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12 Jul 2018, 6:07 am by Joe Patrice
This may be the Federalist Society's biggest vetting failure ever because all real conservative jurists would say they went $200K in debt buying Montreal Expos tickets. [read post]
10 Jul 2018, 5:59 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
However, his record as a judge who is a reliable social conservative with a reputation suggesting he is hostile to abortion rights and LGBTQ rights, with ties to the Federalist Society, suggests he will be a difficult vote for tribal interests to pick up in any matter. [read post]
10 Jul 2018, 5:26 am by Hugh Hewitt
Leonard Leo of the Federalist Society joined me this morning: Audio: 07-10hhs-leo Transcript: HH: Joined now by Leonard Leo of the Federalist Society. [read post]
10 Jul 2018, 5:16 am by Mark Walsh
Next to Giuliani, with one empty chair between them, is Leonard Leo, who is on leave from the Federalist Society to serve as Trump’s special adviser on the nomination. [read post]
10 Jul 2018, 4:00 am by Howard Friedman
  Our civil society will be all the poorer if Senators, as a matter of practice, reject well-qualified judicial nominees whose consciences have been formed in this ethic. [read post]
9 Jul 2018, 7:08 am by Andrew Hamm
Brett Samuels reports for The Hill that yesterday Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut, called it “extraordinary” that the president “outsourced his decision to the Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation. [read post]
9 Jul 2018, 6:33 am by Thom Lambert
Kennerly Davis, a contributor to the Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project. [read post]
9 Jul 2018, 5:53 am by Gail Heriot
I gave a talk at the Federalist Society’s Executive Branch Review a couple of months ago entitled It’s Time for the Executive Branch to Conduct a “Disparate Impact Inventory” (The link is to a written version of the talk w/ a few footnotes added). [read post]
9 Jul 2018, 5:49 am by Gail Heriot
If you want to know my thoughts, take a look at a talk I gave at the Federalist Society's 2018 Executive Branch Review: It's Time for the Executive Branch to Conduct a "Disparate Impact Inventory. [read post]
7 Jul 2018, 8:04 pm by Howard Bashman
“Blumenthal says Supreme Court nominees by Federalist Society won’t get his vote”: Mary O’Leary of The New Haven Register has this report. [read post]
6 Jul 2018, 7:54 pm by Howard Bashman
“The Federalist Society Majority: The organization will soon have a 5–4 stranglehold on the Supreme Court. [read post]
4 Jul 2018, 11:40 am by Amy Howe
” Barrett was also a member of the Federalist Society, the conservative legal group, from 2005 to 2006 and then again from 2014 to 2017. [read post]
2 Jul 2018, 5:21 am by Andrew Hamm
’” Jess Bravin reports for the Wall Street Journal that a few weeks before announcing his retirement, Kennedy “talked about judicial vacancies with the man assigned to find his successor,” Leonard Leo, the “Federalist Society leader upon whom President Donald Trump relies when it comes to picking judges. [read post]
1 Jul 2018, 5:48 pm by Howard Bashman
“Meet the Conservative Activist Who Plays Critical Role in Supreme Court Picks; Leonard Leo, a leader in the Federalist Society, advocates for unflinching conservatives, and he has Trump’s ear”: Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report. [read post]
29 Jun 2018, 9:47 am by Anthony Gaughan
In retrospect, he concluded that four things doomed her nomination: She was not “active in the Federalist Society,” She had no federal judicial experience, and thus no track record to reassure conservatives of her judicial philosophy, She did not go to an Ivy League law school, and She lacked social connections to “Washington’s conservative legal circles. [read post]
28 Jun 2018, 9:01 am by Joseph Fishkin
If Justice Kennedy’s successor is anyone from President Trump’s list (outsourced to the Federalist Society) of potential nominees, it will be time for everyone who disagrees with the political-economic course the Court is charting to begin to reorient our constitutional politics. [read post]
28 Jun 2018, 3:02 am by Walter Olson
Brown, Real Clear Energy; Federalist Society written debate on climate change as mass tort, with Dan Lungren, Donald Kochan, Pat Parenteau, and Rick Faulk; earlier here, here, here, here, here, here, and generally] Tags: Bay Area, climate change, San Francisco Judge Alsup rules against Oakland, San Francisco climate suits is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]