Tuesday, February 13, 2018
"Court rules Gardendale can't form school system, finds racial motives; city to appeal": Kent Faulk of The Birmingham News has this report.
And Jay Reeves of The Associated Press reports that "Court in desegregation case blocks Alabama school split."
"Gov. Wolf rejects Pennsylvania Republicans' map proposal, saying it remains a partisan gerrymander": Jonathan Lai and Liz Navratil of The Philadelphia Inquirer have this report.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Iowa Supreme Court to hear challenge to 72-hour waiting period for abortions": Stephen Gruber-Miller of The Des Moines Register has this report.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Their new neighbors are 10,000 hogs. Do they have the right to sue?" Stephen Gruber-Miller of The Des Moines Register has this report.
Earlier, at "On Brief: Iowa's Appellate Blog," Rox Laird previewed the case in a post titled "Iowa Supreme Court preview: Is Iowa's law protecting hog confinements from lawsuits unconstitutional?"
"Military judge wants civilian attorneys arrested for quitting USS Cole case": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"He's been a Texas Supreme Court justice for a month. Now Jimmy Blacklock must become a candidate." Emma Platoff of The Texas Tribune has this report.
Posted at 07:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Suited up: Do voters have a right to wear political garb at the polling booth? A Minnesota law barring politics at the polls arrives at the Supreme Court." Steven Mazie has this post at the "Democracy in America" blog of The Economist.
Posted at 05:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"The judiciary must deal with #MeToo -- and with what I know": Nicole VanderDoes, chief counsel of the ABA Standing Committee on the American Judicial System, has this post today at the blog of the ABA Journal.
Posted at 05:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"Pentagon wants to replace Guantanamo's Top Secret prison. Price per prisoner: $4.6M." Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 05:09 PM by Howard Bashman
"As Washington Splits Over Trump, Four Justices Seek Consensus": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 05:07 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court still feeling the impact of Antonin Scalia's death": Joan Biskupic of CNN.com has this report.
Posted at 05:03 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Movers and Shakers (Attorneys and Justices)": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 04:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"Trump's 87 picks to be federal judges are 92% white with just one black and one Hispanic nominee": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 04:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Antonin Scalia's disruption of the Supreme Court's ways is here to stay": Law professor Richard L. Hasen -- author of the "Election Law Blog" -- has this essay online at The Washington Post.
Posted at 09:38 AM by Howard Bashman