Saturday, January 11, 2014
"Legal and Moral Dimensions of Utah's Same-Sex Marriage Fight": Law professor Richard Epstein has this post at "Ricochet."
Posted at 11:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Jim Duquette: An appeal by Alex Rodriguez would violate Basic Agreement." Mark Herrmann of Newsday has this report.
Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Court tells Yelp it must reveal some critics' identities": Bob Egelko, Caleb Garling, and Ben Muessig of The San Francisco Chronicle have this report.
"Va. Supreme Court rules for The Pilot in libel case": This article appears today in The Virginian-Pilot.
And Frank Green of The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports today that "Va. Supreme Court upholds tossing of libel verdict against Virginian-Pilot."
"Colorado says goodbye to retiring Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Bender": The Denver Post has this blog entry.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"Eric Holder Criticized On Anniversary Of Aaron Swartz Death": Matt Sledge of The Huffington Post has this report.
And Megan Geuss of Ars Technica reports that "On the anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz, Anonymous hacks MIT again; And one year after the activist's suicide, Swartz's father speaks to Boston Magazine."
Update: At "The Switch" blog of The Washington Post, Andrea Peterson has an entry titled "The law used to prosecute Aaron Swartz remains unchanged a year after his death."
"Administration: Birth control doesn't directly violate company's religious rights." Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico.com has a report that begins, "The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act's requirement that most employers provide contraception in their health plans, even if a company's owners have religious objections."
Posted at 09:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Blogger's Incarceration Raises First Amendment Questions": Campbell Robertson will have this article in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:23 PM by Howard Bashman
"High court case: abortion clinic protest-free zone." Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Myth of the Anti-Government Constitution: The Supreme Court should overturn a circuit-court ruling in Noel Canning v. NLRB that would hamstring the president's ability to make recess appointments." Law professor Peter M. Shane has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to hear Cincinnati free-speech case; Billboard ad campaign against congressional candidate challenged in 2010": This article appears today in The Cincinnati Enquirer.
The Dayton Daily News reports that "Supreme Court to hear election case; Cincinnati case led to lawsuit over false campaign statements."
"Federal appeals court rules Alabama property tax system is not discriminatory, rejects lawsuit filed by poor schoolchildren": The Huntsville Times has this report.
And The Associated Press reports that "Alabama's property tax system survives challenge; Court panel's ruling keeps Alabama's low rate intact."
"Argument preview: The nomination wars." Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 02:10 PM by Howard Bashman