Posts tagged "University of Chicago law school"

Watch Constitutional Law Expert David Applegate discuss w/Berkowitz Trump and the Supreme Court nomination process: Cable/Web

David Applegate [making predictions as of January 9, 2017] : The next Supreme Court Justice of the U. S. will be …  However, the important part of tonight’s discussion is the explanation of the process that most likely any President goes through as she or he picks a Supreme Court nominee.  If he or she... Read more »

Is Prof. Geof Stone almost bound to support Judge Gorsuch for the Supremes? Berkowitz w/UChicago's Stone, Cable/Web

Prof. Stone: … and the third [requirement to be on the Court] is that your views are within a reasonable mainstream of legal thought. [Stone goes on to say that the nominee, to be confirmable, must also decide opinions in a judicial, as opposed to ideological, way.  Does this mean that Stone, to be consistent,... Read more »

The most famous federal appellate judge in the Country tells it like it is: Berkowitz w/Posner, Cable/Web

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner: … old documents [such as the U. S. Constitution] are not going to tell you how to deal with new problems.   The Public Affairs show, featuring Judge Posner in Part 1  of a two part series, airs tonight throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and... Read more »
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Watch conservative activist David Applegate discuss Trump's likely Supreme Court nominee: Cable/Web

David Applegate: The next Supreme Court Justice of the U. S. will be Diane Sykes, [7th] Circuit Federal Appellate Judge…[actually] the chances are 50%… that Donald Trump will… nominate Sykes. Public Affairs, featuring Supreme Court expert and conservative activist [And partner at Williams, Montgomery & John] David Applegate  airs tonight at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable... Read more »

Watch Supreme Court expert David Applegate predict the next U. S. Supreme Court Justice: Berkowitz w/Applegate on Cable/Web

David Applegate: The next Supreme Court Justice of the U. S. will be Diane Sykes, [7th] Circuit Federal Appellate Judge…[actually] the chances are 50%… that Donald Trump will… nominate Sykes. Public Affairs, featuring Supreme Court and public policy expert [And partner at Williams, Montgomery & John] David Applegate  airs tonight at 8:30 pm and midnight on... Read more »

Better than tomorrow's Thom Serafin Holiday Party: Berkowitz w/UChicago Law School's Geof Stone on Trumping the Supreme Court

Prof. Geoffrey Stone: I don’t care whether Trump is a Republican or a Democrat—or a liberal or a conservative—I do not trust my country with him. Watch Prof. Stone tonight at 8:30 pm and Midnight on Cable Ch. 21 You can watch, 24/7, UChicago Law School professor Stone, author of a dozen scholarly books, fifty... Read more »
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Watch UChicago's Prof. Geoffrey Stone discuss the impact of the Presidential election on the U. S. Supreme Court, Cable/Web

Prof. Geoffrey Stone: I don’t care whether Trump is a Republican or a Democrat—or a liberal or a conservative—I do not trust my country with him. You can watch, 24/7, UChicago Law School professor Geoffrey Stone, author of a dozen scholarly books, fifty scholarly articles and 300 columns illuminate  key issues relating to the U.... Read more »

Understanding how judges decide cases: Berkowitz w/Judge Posner on Legal Realism, Legal Formalism and stealth liberal Justices, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: And, so, wandering into politics… would it be your view that the Republicans are now doing the sensible thing in not holding hearings on Judge Garland? Judge Posner: Yes, because you mentioned Souter, Stevens and Blackmun, so they are good examples of what is called a stealth liberal because… The Public Affairs show,... Read more »

July 4th Fireworks: Watch Berkowitz w/Legal revolution leader Judge Posner, Cable/Web,

Judge Posner: …A judge never wants to take personal responsibility for a decision…he read these old documents, old cases and now he knows what the law is. ***** Jeff Berkowitz: [Are] Republicans now doing the sensible thing in not holding hearings on Judge Garland? ***** Judge Posner now is leading Revolution No. 2, legal realism... Read more »
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Is it Chief Justice Roberts' job to enforce collegiality in the federal appellate courts? Watch Berkowitz w/Federal Judge Richard Posner, Cable/Web

Federal Appellate  Judge Richard Posner: [If I were Chief Justice Roberts … I would bring [the not so collegial appellate judges] to Washington, D.C.…chew them out and that would be the end of it. The Public Affairs show, featuring Judge Posner in Part 1  of a two part series, airs tonight throughout the City of Chicago... Read more »