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Sunday, January 19, 2014

"Would You Feel Differently About Snowden, Greenwald, and Assange If You Knew What They Really Thought?" Sean Wilentz will have this cover story in the February 3, 2014 issue of The New Republic.
Posted at 10:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Madison's Privacy Blind Spot": Law professor Jeffrey Rosen has this essay in the Sunday Review section of today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"Is Your Abortion My Free Speech?" On Wednesday, law professor Noah Feldman had this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"Tiny Antenna Threatens Network TV's Airspace; Chet Kanojia and Aereo Seek to Shake Up Television Industry": Leslie Kaufman will have this article in Monday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"US Supreme Court may help 'aged out' immigrant kids get back on citizenship track": The New York Daily News has this report.
Posted at 10:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Juveniles Facing Lifelong Terms Despite Rulings": Erik Eckholm will have this article in Monday's edition of The New York Times.

And in today's edition of The Boston Globe Magazine, Nancy Gertner has an essay titled "Locking up kids for life? A new court decision takes a step toward juvenile justice reform."
Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman



"School finance shaped by history of lawsuits; Kansas' school finance litigation dates back to early 1970s": The Topeka Capital-Journal has an article that begins, "As the Legislature awaits a Kansas Supreme Court ruling in the Gannon v. State school finance case, a simultaneous debate has been whether the courts should have any say on state funding levels."
Posted at 08:45 PM by Howard Bashman


"Torres selected as next chief justice": The Pacific Daily News of Guam has an article that begins, "The Supreme Court of Guam's three justices elected Justice Robert J. Torres to serve as the next chief justice of the island."
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ciavarella's last chance": Today's edition of The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania contains a front page article that begins, "Disgraced former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. is down to his final shot at appealing his conviction on corruption charges that landed him in prison for 28 years."
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Worry, debate follow Pa. court's drilling decision": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Last month's state Supreme Court decision that backed the rights of municipalities in their fight against Gov. Tom Corbett's new gas drilling law has left environmentalists, business owners and lawmakers trying to anticipate how it will change the broader legal landscape."
Posted at 08:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"Unions circling wagons on court case": Robert Barnes will have this new installment of his "The High Court" column in Monday's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ruling on Pa. voter ID unlikely to be the last word": This article appears today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Posted at 02:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"Striking A Blow For Transparency": Today at TPM Editor's Blog, David Kurtz has a post that begins, "Lifetime appointments to the bench, the legitimate need to keep judges apart from the political hurly burly, and their own institutional insularity combine to make the conduct of the federal judiciary extremely opaque and difficult to hold to account."
Posted at 01:57 PM by Howard Bashman


"York City Council shelves local ordinance, awaits ruling in U.S. Supreme Court case; Council changes plans to establish health care access corridor": The York Daily Record has an article that begins, "The U.S. Supreme Court's deliberation on a Massachusetts law creating buffer zones around abortion clinics has caused York City Council to shelve its own proposal to establish an access corridor to health-care facilities."
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Politics on the Bench -- a Judge's View of Partisanship at Play; Her removal after a gay rights ruling was demoralizing, but she has reason for hope." Marsha Ternus will have this essay in Monday's edition of The National Law Journal.
Posted at 01:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"State Supreme Court options if Legislature falls short on school funding": This article appears today in The Seattle Times.
Posted at 01:27 PM by Howard Bashman


"Government should not force people into unions": Columnist George F. Will has this op-ed in The Washington Post.

And yesterday at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston had a post titled "Argument preview: Is Abood in trouble?"
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman



"Case of the curious juror: when the Web invades the courtroom; A King County rape trial highlights a challenge confronting judges across the country: How to keep jurors, accustomed to reaching for their smartphones when any question arises, from going online to do their own research on cases." This front page article appears today in The Seattle Times.
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"Va. quickly emerging as key in gay marriage fight": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"WU students get their day in Supreme Court": In today's edition of The Statesman Journal of Salem, Oregon, Peter Wong has an article that begins, "When the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case about how much possessors of child pornography must pay their victims, two Willamette University law professors and four law students will be in the chambers."
Posted at 01:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Snatching profits out of the air." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report today.
Posted at 09:24 AM by Howard Bashman


"As trial nears, 9th Circuit Court accused of favoring Hollywood; Does the 9th Circuit Court favor Hollywood studios? The question arises as a screenwriter's daughter wages a copyright battle with MGM." David G. Savage and Maura Dolan have this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 09:23 AM by Howard Bashman






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