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Sunday, February 3, 2013

"Sotomayor, a Book-Tour Star, Sees a New Niche for a Justice": Jodi Kantor will have this article Monday in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Dictionary: A way to define an argument." Robert Barnes will have this new installment of his "The High Court" column in Monday's edition of The Washington Post.

Monday's column reports on an article by law professors James J. Brudney and Lawrence Baum titled "Oasis or Mirage: The Supreme Court's Thirst for Dictionaries in the Rehnquist and Roberts Eras."
Posted at 09:28 PM by Howard Bashman



"Lemon law attorney Vince Megna's YouTube videos a wild card in election": In today's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patrick Marley has an article that begins, "Supreme Court candidate and lemon law attorney Vince Megna built up his name over the past year with a series of web videos, but those spoofs could come to haunt him in the election."
Posted at 03:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court to hear fight over taking DNA from arrested people; The Supreme Court will hear a privacy rights challenge to the police practice of taking DNA from people arrested but not yet convicted": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 03:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"A political question imperative: The D.C. Circuit's ruling against NLRB recess appointments proves DOJ should rely on the political-question defense that was upheld by the Supreme Court in 'Goldwater v. Carter.'" Victor Williams will have this essay in tomorrow's issue of The National Law Journal.
Posted at 02:01 PM by Howard Bashman


"Colleagues say Jane Kelly will be ideal appeals court judge": This article appeared yesterday in The Gazette of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

And although the nomination is only a few days old, law professor Carl Tobias has already published an op-ed in The Des Moines Register titled "Senators must put aside partisanship and confirm Jane Kelly."
Posted at 01:54 PM by Howard Bashman



"Free speech belongs to media and bloggers alike; Iowa's libel law should treat media giants, Internet posters the same": Rox Laird has this essay in today's edition of The Des Moines Register.
Posted at 01:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"When the Law Says a Parent Isn't a Parent": Ginia Bellafante has this new installment of her "Big City" column in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman


Andy Marso of The Topeka Capital-Journal is reporting: In today's newspaper, he has articles headlined "Enforcing topless ban has challenges; Missouri officer says law now pushed in Kansas drove industry underground" and "Cost of constitutional amendments examined; Most amendments currently proposed deal with judicial selection."
Posted at 01:11 PM by Howard Bashman


"Middle River family has second chance in federal court in Taser case; Court remands case to lower court on grounds of possible excessive use of force with Taser": This article appeared in yesterday's edition of The Baltimore Sun reporting on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued Friday.
Posted at 12:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. faces construction quandary at aging Guantanamo camp": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 10:07 AM by Howard Bashman


"Along the U Street corridor, her honor finds all the comforts of home": This article appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 10:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Obama's nose bloodied on recess appointments." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 10:00 AM by Howard Bashman






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