Morning Docket: 10.15.18

* When you’re better known for your love of beer than your love of anything else, here’s the TMZ headline you get after feeding those in need: “JUSTICE KAVANAUGH SERVING MEALS TO HOMELESS … Hold the Beer, Please.” [TMZ]

* And in other Kavanaugh news, a group of witches will be holding a ritualistic event to hex the newly confirmed justice. Their goal is “to make Kavanaugh suffer,” and they plan to cast a spell and use effigies, coffin nails, and graveyard dirt to get the job done. [USA Today]

* President Trump defended his mockery of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, saying in his 60 Minutes interview that “if I had not made that speech, we would not have won.” When reminded that he was being a disgusting human being, he brushed it off, saying, “I’m not going to get into it, because we won. It doesn’t matter. We won.” [NBC News]

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Non-Sequiturs: 10.14.18

* Adam Feldman examines the historical record to look at how Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s brutal confirmation process could affect his jurisprudence. [Empirical SCOTUS] * And Joel Cohen looks at how Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation fight might affect his judging of the accused. [Law and Crime] * Meanwhile, David Oscar Markus argues that criminal defendants in federal …

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