* Adam Feldman employs BriefCatch, a impressive new instrument from legal composing expert Ross Guberman, to come across the ideal writers in the Supreme Court docket bar — and some of the major advocates could shock you. [Empirical SCOTUS]
* Distinguished To start with Amendment litigator Charles Glasser makes the (compelling) circumstance in favor of a federal anti-SLAPP statute. [Daily Caller]
* Jeff Hauser, executive director of the Revolving Doorway Task, argues that the Trump Justice Department’s installation of Trump allies as interim U.S. attorneys “represent[s] a exam of civil society’s capability to struggle back against threats to the rule of law” — and so considerably, “the exam is heading badly.” [Slate]
* Speaking of the Trump DOJ, Ben Adlin breaks down the hottest federal-condition struggle — and describes why it’s not as basic as just citing the Supremacy Clause. [Leafly]
* “Bring me a circumstance!” Reflections from Joel Cohen and Bennett L. Gershman on using litigation to deliver about social alter. [Law.com]
* What can legal marketers find out from… a male using a cat as his hat? [Shana Douglas]
David Lat is editor at big and founding editor of Over the Legislation, as perfectly as the creator of Supreme Ambitions: A Novel. He earlier labored as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and a law clerk to Choose Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court docket of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. You can connect with David on Twitter (@DavidLat), LinkedIn, and Facebook, and you can access him by e mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.