Jared Kushner is a former real-estate mogul and publisher who currently serves as a senior advisor to US President Donald Trump. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? We're hosting a symposium on the Supreme Court's shadow docket. Yet prior to Sunday’s game vs. the Atlanta Falcons, Stafford had never played a single game in Georgia, where he and his wife Kelly attended college. Judge Larsen spoke at Scalia’s memorial service in 2016, praising his intellect, upbeat attitude and the opportunities he gave his clerks. He also used ‘Google Map APIs’ and ‘Facebook’s ad-targeting tools to identify and target the voters according to their location density. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Larsen explained that she did not recuse herself “lightly.” However, she noted, because she had been included by President-elect Donald Trump on his list of potential nominees, she believed that her “appearance on the president-elect’s list and his presence as a party in these cases creates a conflict requiring my disqualification.”. https://heavy.com/.../07/adam-pritchard-joan-larsen-husband Larsen worked in the Office of Legal Counsel, which provides legal advice to the president and the executive branch. After graduating first in her class from Northwestern University’s law school (like retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens before her), Larsen clerked for Judge David Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and then for Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. In her 2017 confirmation hearing, she said she has ruled evenly and never given any public or private promises that she would overrule Roe vs Wade or any other precedents. The activities of militia groups in the state and the alleged terrorist plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer – have raised concerns and rumors about safety at the polls. After police... Let us pull back the custom-designed curtain(s) to reveal one of the most unique properties on the market around here, which is believed to have been designed by Rossetti Architects, the firm behind the Palace of Auburn Hills. During the 2019–20 playoffs, Mahomes led the Chiefs to Super Bowl LIV, their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years, where they defeated the San Francisco 49ers for their first Super Bowl victory since 1970. One person rumored to be on his shortlist is circuit judge Joan Larsen, and although her stance on abortion is murky, the pro-life groups that have endorsed her in the past don't seem to mind. Larsen’s campaign website contains a section labeled “Judicial Philosophy,” in which she writes that “judges should interpret the laws according to what they say, not according to what the judges wish they would say. This website may use cookies to improve your experience. After filing for bankruptcy in June, BarFly Ventures — the parent company of several Michigan restaurants including the HopCat beer bars — is under new ownership. Awarded the American Gavel Award for Distinguished Reporting About the Judiciary to recognize the highest standards of reporting about courts and the justice system. Judge Larsen is among a small group of women whom Mr Trump is considering to replace Ginsburg, the liberal icon whose death last week gave conservatives a chance to move the court further to the right. He initially played college football and college baseball at Texas Tech University. Wendy Williams is a well-known TV host, actress, fashion designer, author, and former radio personality. If she were nominated to succeed Scalia, that could be both an asset and a liability: Democrats might lack ammunition to oppose her (although they would certainly attempt to attack her service in OLC), but it might also not assuage the concerns of conservatives, who have vowed to avoid “another David Souter” – a justice who was nominated by President George H.W. 1 overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft. Her appearance on the cover of an erotic magazine, in 2012, was instrumental in her bagging a role in the record-breaking music video, ‘Blurred Lines’. There are two other judges under consideration who also have Michigan ties. Following a highly publicized election contest, she lost to Republican Trump on November 8, 2016. DETROIT – When the sub-prime bubble popped, an estimated 10,000 Detroiters lost their homes -- many of them because their homes were over-assessed. White House officials say Mr Trump was referring to Judge Larsen when he said Monday his finalists included “a great one from Michigan ” On Tuesday, he called her “very talented” in an interview with a local television station. Awarded the Silver Gavel Award by the American Bar Association for fostering the American public’s understanding of the law and the legal system. [21][22] On November 1, 2017, Larsen was confirmed by the full Senate by the same 60–38 vote. That broad view of executive power could appeal to Trump, as could Larsen’s relative youth and the fact that she would succeed Scalia, for whom she clerked. She qualified as a lawyer from Yale Law School and embarked on a successful legal career before venturing into politics. But, by 1996, Joan L Larsen was volunteering for Republican Bob Dole, and today few doubt her conservative credentials, which includes a longtime affiliation with the Federalist Society. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Conservative activists hope that, if nominated and confirmed by the Senate, Judge Larsen would carry on the legacy of her mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia  for whom she clerked in the early 1990s and eulogized after his 2016 death. [9] Her service was terminated due to her appointment to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Also, it became the first boy band in US chart history to land two number-one albums in a calendar year. Now, with Howard as head coach of Michigan basketball, Dickinson is a freshman center hoping to make an immediate impact. In his junior year, he led all NCAA Division I FBS players in multiple categories including passing yards (5,052 yards) and passing touchdowns (53 touchdowns). When Michigan Governor Rick Snyder nominated her to serve on the Michigan Supreme Court in 2015, Larsen told reporters that she had not played any role in the creation of the memos, explaining that “those national security measures in the Justice Department were classified.” Larsen apparently served as co-author of a March 2002 memo that addressed whether detainees in the war on terror could go to court to challenge their detention, but the memo itself has not been made public. He then entered the 2017 NFL Draft where he was the tenth overall selection by the Kansas City Chiefs. Judge Joan Larsen . In February 2018, she disclosed publically that she is suffering from Graves' disease. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Michigan Court of Claims Judge Christopher Murray said the directive amounted to an administrative rule under state law, and Benson did not follow the proper procedure. Jared is the son of another real estate guru, Charles Kushner, who owned ‘Kushner Companies’ before he was imprisoned for 2 years. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. According to Michigan State Police, it happened around 6:30 p.m. Monday, after the man was pulled over on westbound I-94 near the Lodge Freeway. Johnny Richardson, 25, and Micahia Taylor, 27, are accused of conspiring with a former UIA contract employee, identified as Brandi. [2] While at Northwestern, she served as articles editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. Click here to follow along. Trump is expected to meet with former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen. He used the best technology from Silicon Valley for the political campaign. Joan Larsen is President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from Michigan. She also worked in the Office of Legal Counsel in the US Department of Justice from 2002 to 2003, drafting legal opinions involving the Patriot Act, detainees' rights and other matters. As a teenager, he also sang for a music band and was often appreciated for his ability to make his classmates laugh. [8] She was on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's May 2016 list of potential Supreme Court justices. She is a graduate of Northeastern University. Despite her popularity, Williams has also earned notoriety for her on-air spats with several celebrities! Prior to entering the television industry, she served as a radio DJ and became popular in New York as a "shock jockette". We're hosting a...(click to view)We're hosting a symposium on the Supreme Court's shadow docket. The couple live outside Ann Arbor with their two children, who attend public schools. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. [10][11][12] Larsen's nomination was held up for months by Michigan's Senators, Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters. He used the “lean-start up” strategy for promotions. Her mother is 89. September 9, 2020 Joan Larsen, currently a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, is on President Trump’s shortlist for the U.S. Supreme Court. Delays appear to be the result of slowdowns in mail service and a late issuance of ballots by Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey. Larsen became a professor at the University of Michigan Law School in 1998. One of the women on Donald Trump’s short list to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court got her first taste of politics as a college student stuffing envelopes for Democrat Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential run. [7] Larsen received 58.7% of the vote in a three-way race against Deborah Thomas and Kerry Morgan. 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