Saturday, January 18, 2014
"States Air Their Differences at Supreme Court": Stateline from The Pew Charitable Trusts has this report.
Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gov. Christie swears in new N.J. Supreme Court justice": The Newark Star-Ledger has this report.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that "Fernandez-Vina sworn in for N.J. Supreme Court."
The Bergen Record reports that "Christie's nominee for high court takes seat."
And The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill, New Jersey reports that "'Fuzzy' ascends to state's high court; sworn in as N.J. justice."
"For Supreme Court, it's not the law, it's the power of five: Getting to a majority of five is the deciding factor at the nation's highest court." Law professor Eric J. Segall will have this op-ed in Sunday's edition of The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 10:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ex-Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway wants out of Camp Cupcake": This article appears today in The Detroit Free Press.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gay-Marriage Cases Hand One Appeals Court a Rare Starring Role": In today's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Ashby Jones has an article that begins, "A sleepy court is about to get its turn in the limelight. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, one of the nation's 13 federal appeals courts, doesn't have firebrand judges and isn't routinely reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court."
"The pivotal issue in this case relates to the danger ostensibly imposed by CROCS sandals, not the danger of riding escalators generally." The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued this ruling yesterday. The decision affirmed the entry of summary judgment against the plaintiffs.
Posted at 02:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Will Consider Whether Police Need Warrants to Search Cellphones": Adam Liptak has this article today in The New York Times.
In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined "Supreme Court to decide case on police cellphone searches."
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court to rule on 4th Amendment, cellphone searches."
And Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Can police search suspect's cellphone with no warrant? Supreme Court to rule; The Supreme Court has allowed police to search closed containers found on a suspect, but defense lawyers say cellphones now hold so much data that a warrant must be obtained."
"After a Prolonged Execution in Ohio, Questions Over 'Cruel and Unusual'": This article appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman