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The Menace of Arbitrary Power and the Duty of Judicial Engagement: A Further Reply to Greg Weiner

Huffington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
To summarize: Weiner believes that the Constitution is a majoritarian document—that, under the Constitution (to borrow Judge Robert Bork's language), “in wide areas of life majorities are entitled to rule, if they wish, simply because they are ...
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'The City of Conversation': Theater Review

Hollywood Reporter - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A setup that seems ripe for satire instead plays out as family drama, becoming less convincing as the action jumps forward to Reagan's 1987 nomination of Robert Bork for the Supreme Court. Leaving their boy in the care of Hester during the day, Colin ...

SUNDAY NIGHT EXTRA: GOP should recall 'Saturday Night Massacre'

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Usually, the example given is the rejection of Reagan appointee Robert Bork in July 1987, when Reagan had eighteen months remaining in his term of office.
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The City of Conversation

L.A. Weekly - ‎May 26, 2016‎
... less of its momentum - survives into the second act as the story jumps ahead to 1987 and becomes mired in the weedy ideological debate surrounding the contentious confirmation hearings over Reagan's nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court.

Hatch's Senior Moment

The Jewish Week (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
He was said to be on Ronald Reagan's short list but the nod went to Robert Bork, Douglas Ginsburg and finally Anthony Kennedy.

Munch goes to Spork

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Not Chewbacca-mask-lady-video funny but funny as many “-ork” words are (dork; Mork from Ork; Judge Robert Bork). That it also is the rather goofy utensil associated with potato salad and baked beans at Memorial Day cookouts playfully belies the ...

A VHS-era privacy law in the Digital Age

TechCrunch - ‎May 24, 2016‎
... court in New England illustrates the weaknesses in this anachronistic law. Congress passed the VPPA in 1988 in response to the Washington City Paper's publication of a list of videos that Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork rented at his local video ...
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IAB, New York Times, Others Back Gannett In Privacy Battle

MediaPost Communications - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Lawmakers passed the Video Privacy Protection Act in 1988, after a newspaper obtained and published the video rental records of Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. "Scores of companies contract with service providers to analyze anonymous data about ...

Review: Superb cast, sharp dialogue mark Horizon's “City of Conversation”

ArtsATL - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Hester has been hard at work herself trying to keep Robert Bork off the Supreme Court, and it's an issue she and her son and daughter-in-law don't agree on.
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NYT's 'Miserable' Objectivity Fail: Ken Starr Was Clinton's Inspector Javert, Might Share Blame for 9/11

NewsBusters (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Conservatives would argue that the Iran-Contra witchhunt against the Reagan administration and the personal assaults against Supreme Court nominees Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas amounted to “partisan warfare” from the left. Chozick tried hard to ...
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Tom Brady pulling out all the stops with his choice of Deflategate attorney

MyPalmBeachPost (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It's fourth-and-long on Tom Brady's Deflategate appeal. Does he have a flea-flicker play that might work? I'm not enough of a legal scholar to rule on that, but Brady and the NFL Players Association aren't messing around in their choice of counsel.

'City of Conversation' playwright Anthony Giardina on America's politics of destruction

Los Angeles Times - ‎May 21, 2016‎
In it, Hester Ferris, a Georgetown political hostess, turns political operative to help derail President Reagan's nomination of Judge Robert Bork to the Supreme Court. The work of Hester (Christine Lahti) and the ripple effects on son Colin (Jason ...

Annual Dinner, New Web Site

Power Line (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The think tank that I run, Center of the American Experiment, has an annual dinner with a distinguished history. We have hosted speakers like Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev, George H. W. Bush, George Will, Robert Bork, and many more. Our 2016 ...
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Trump Taps Washington Lawyer to Help Vet Potential Running Mates

Bloomberg - ‎May 19, 2016‎
From 1987 to 1989, Culvahouse served as White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan, helping to handle the failed Supreme Court nomination of Robert Bork. He is currently a lawyer in the Washington law firm O'Melveny & Myers, and did not respond ...
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The Brown decision's legacy: Still under review

Constitution Daily (blog) - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Steven Calabresi, a professor of law at Northwestern University and co-founder of the Federalist Society who joined Ackerman at a 2014 event to discuss his book, cited Judge Robert Bork: “The world changes, in which unchanging values find their ...

Trump Hires Lawyer To Investigate Running Mates

Legal Reader (blog) - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Culvahouse investigated Sarah Palin as John McCain's running mate in 2008. Culvahouse, a former chairman of O'Melveny, was White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan and helped handle the failed U.S.

Trump hires BigLaw lawyer for running-mate…

ABA Journal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Culvahouse, a former chairman of O'Melveny, was White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan and helped handle the failed U.S.
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Corker, considered contender for VP, to meet with Trump Monday

Knoxville News Sentinel - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Culvahouse advised Reagan on a number of matters, most notably Iran-Contra and Robert Bork's doomed nomination to the U.S.

Do These College Students Support Hamas...?!?

PJ Media - ‎May 23, 2016‎
This is so scary!! Ami Hororwitz goes to Portland State University to ask students if they would go one step further than the BDS Movement, and actually admit to supporting Hamas.

Liberal Media Bias: From Nixon's Fund to Trump's Women

NewsBusters (blog) - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Then there was Reagan's 1987 nomination of Judge Douglas Ginsburg to replace the defeated nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court.