Tuesday, January 7, 2014
"The opinions are tedious, pompous anti-models of judicial writing, no advertisement for the method of originalism." But tell us how you really feel about District of Columbia v. Heller, law professor Eric Posner.
Posted at 11:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Questions still unanswered about rights of Utah's married same-sex couples; During stay, are they valid or not?" Brooke Adams, Lindsay Whitehurst, and Erin Alberty will have this article in Wednesday's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune.
And in Wednesday's edition of The New York Times, Jack Healy will have an article headlined "Uncertainty in Utah as Appeals Process Plays Out Over Gay Marriage."
"A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case." That's the title of an event that The Heritage Foundation hosted today in Washington, DC, and you can view the video on YouTube by clicking here.
Posted at 07:51 PM by Howard Bashman
"Susan Peikes Gantman Elected President Judge of Pennsylvania Superior Court": The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts issued this news release today.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"White House Gives Up On William Thomas, Gay Black Judicial Nominee Blocked By Marco Rubio": Jennifer Bendery of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 07:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judges challenge U.S. SEC over 'conflict minerals' rule": Reuters has this report.
And Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire reports that "Court receptive to overturning SEC's conflict minerals disclosure rule."
"Technology? Some justices want to keep distance." Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Patent litigation threat looms over network providers": Online at the Washington Examiner, Gary Shapiro -- president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association -- has this essay about a case that the U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to review.
Posted at 01:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judicial Nominees Start Over in Senate": Todd Ruger has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court stay on marriage shows desire for slower process": This article appears today in The Deseret News. The newspaper has also posted online an editorial titled "Supreme Court stay a promising sign for democracy, federalism, families."
In today's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune, Brooke Adams and Lindsay Whitehurst have an article headlined "Supreme Court halts Utah gay marriages pending appeal; Utah attorney general says the Monday ruling puts married same-sex couples in 'legal limbo.'" Yesterday's edition of the newspaper contained an editorial titled "Time to let gay marriage ban go, Utah: Gay marriage is not going away."
And yesterday's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment titled "U.S. Supreme Court Halts Gay Marriages In Utah" featuring Nina Totenberg, while today's broadcast of "Morning Edition" contained an audio segment titled "High Court Stops Gay Marriages In Utah."
"Education Groups Urge High Court to Take Up 'Boobies' Speech Case": Mark Walsh has this post today at the "School Law" blog of Education Week.
Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman
"Utah Gay-Marriage Ban Was a Predictable Disaster": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Constitution in 2014: Election rules." Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 08:27 AM by Howard Bashman