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Monday, January 21, 2013

"At Memorial for Aaron Swartz, Seeking Inspiration From an Activist's Life": Patrick Clark has this post today at the "Betabeat" blog of The New York Observer.

The organization Democracy Now! has posted the video of this past weekend's memorial ceremony at this link.
Posted at 10:55 PM by Howard Bashman



"Anita Hill takes her story to film in new Sundance documentary; More than 20 years after she ignited the issue of sexual harassment, 'Anita' reveals the woman behind the testimony": Ben Fulton will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune.

Today's edition of The Toronto Star contains an article headlined "Sundance: Anita Hill finds hope reliving painful history."

And today at the "Jezebel" blog, Dodai Stewart has a post titled "The Anita Hill Documentary Can Teach a New Generation About Sexual Harassment."
Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman



"Claire McCaskill Live-Tweets From Inauguration, Shares Photo Of Scalia's 'Weird Hat'": TPMLiveWire has this blog post.

Comedy Central's "Indecision" blog has a post titled "Claire McCaskill Is Obsessed With Antonin Scalia's Hat."

And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Tony Mauro has a post titled "About the Justices' Skullcaps."
Posted at 10:35 PM by Howard Bashman



"Abortion battle rages 40 years after Roe decision; Protests planned in Washington": Cheryl Wetzstein of The Washington Times has this article, along with a related article headlined "A lot happened on one day, but only Roe decision remains relevant."

And Tuesday's edition of The Wall Street Journal will contain an article headlined "Support Grows for Roe v. Wade."
Posted at 10:26 PM by Howard Bashman



"Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder taking suggestions from justices, staff to fill state Supreme Court spot after Justice Diane Hathaway's exit": The Detroit Free Press has this news update.
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Bronx, the Bench and the Life in Between: 'My Beloved World,' a Memoir by Sonia Sotomayor." Michiko Kakutani will have this book review in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"They have always been us": The blog "a public defender" has this post today concerning the Aaron Swartz prosecution and the reaction it has evoked.
Posted at 06:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Obama stumbles on 'states' during swearing in": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Chief Justice John Roberts got it right this time -- but President Barack Obama appeared to stumble over the word 'states' during his ceremonial swearing in."
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"A chance to stop judicial forum shopping; Current case could rectify Marshall's mistake": In today's edition of The Washington Times, attorney Charles J. Cooper has an op-ed that begins, "A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court could clarify a 200-year-old mistake by the great Chief Justice John Marshall."
Posted at 11:42 AM by Howard Bashman


"Hathaway retires amid fraud case; Justice is first sitting Mich. Supreme Court judge charged with a crime since 1975": The Detroit News has this update.
Posted at 11:28 AM by Howard Bashman


"UK Supreme Court judgment summaries on YouTube . . . now we need the full hearings": Adam Wagner has this post today at the "UK Human Rights Blog" reporting on a news release that the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom issued today.

You can access that court's official YouTube channel by clicking here.
Posted at 11:17 AM by Howard Bashman



"Ex-Bengals cheerleader's lawsuit trial to begin": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader who had sex with her underage student is about to begin another court battle on Tuesday in a bizarre case stemming from sexually tinged, disparaging comments made about her on a website long before the scandal was revealed."
Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Employers challenging health law contraceptive provision": Robert Barnes has this new installment of his "The High Court" column in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman


"Sotomayor's path to the Supreme Court: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on her upbringing and judgeship, and her memoir 'My Beloved World.'" CNN has posted online this video. Earlier, CNN "Starting Point" host Soledad O'Brien had a blog post titled "My conversation with Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor: The power of a role model."

And yesterday, NY1 News had a report headlined "Justice Sotomayor Reflects On Her Life At East Harlem Book Signing."
Posted at 09:02 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Kelly reflects on Michigan's top court": The Observer & Eccentric Newspapers of Michigan contained this article yesterday.
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"How M.I.T. Ensnared a Hacker, Bucking a Freewheeling Culture": This article appears today in The New York Times.

The Boston Herald reports today that "Ortiz says suicide will not change handling of cases."

Newsweek has an article headlined "Cyber Martyr: The Tragedy of Aaron Swartz."

And in The Boston Globe, John E. Sununu has an essay titled "A crisis of values at MIT."
Posted at 08:44 AM by Howard Bashman



"The People's Choice: Roe v. Wade at forty." Jeffrey Toobin has this Comment in the January 28, 2013 issue of The New Yorker.
Posted at 08:33 AM by Howard Bashman






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