Monday, February 17, 2014
"Okla. pharmacy won't give drug for Mo. execution": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "An Oklahoma pharmacy has agreed not to provide Missouri with a made-to-order drug for an inmate's execution scheduled for later this month, according to court documents filed Monday."
Posted at 11:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Same-sex marriage laws, religious business owners on collision course; Churches, businesses want to be able to turn away same-sex couples": This article appeared yesterday in The Tulsa World.
Posted at 11:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"The next battle in the abortion wars": Politico Magazine has this report.
Posted at 11:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"Alvin Holmes: Clarence Thomas an 'Uncle Tom'; Representative clarifies comments." In yesterday's edition of The Montgomery Advertiser, Kala Kachmar and Brian Lyman had this installment of that newspaper's "Under the Dome" column.
Posted at 06:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"California Supreme Court Justice Kennard talks adversity, gratitude": Southern California Public Radio 89.3 KPCC today has this report (with audio).
Posted at 05:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ann Arbor teen's legal brief: Juvenile lifers deserve a 2nd chance." This front page article appears today in The Detroit Free Press.
And Freep columnist Brian Dickerson has a related blog post titled "Michigan Supreme Court justices should take high schooler seriously" that begins, "A junior at one of the state's most prestigious Catholic high schools thinks she and her classmates have a lot in common with 353 Michigan prison inmates serving mandatory life sentences for crimes that they committed as teenagers."
"Memo reveals Clinton's difficulty over Supreme Court choice": Bill Mears of CNN.com has this report.
Posted at 05:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court may rule on guns outside the home; Lower courts are split on whether the Second Amendment's right to self-defense includes the right to carry a gun in public": Richard Wolf will have this article in Tuesday's edition of USA Today.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Compounding Pharmacies Called On To Make Execution Drugs": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 03:21 PM by Howard Bashman
"In Kansas, Right Joins Left to Halt Bill on Gays": Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article that begins, "A bill that would have allowed individuals to refuse to provide business services to same-sex couples in Kansas because of religious beliefs met a surprising and quick end last week when conservative senators sided with liberal advocates in saying that the measure promoted discrimination."
Posted at 11:11 AM by Howard Bashman
"Further thoughts on the (statutory) right to argue pro se at the Supreme Court": Will Baude has this post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman
"Death penalty doubts affirmed; Inslee's death penalty moratorium 'overwhelming relief' for former state justice who resigned to protest capital punishment": This article appears today in The Olympian of Olympia, Washington.
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman
"Generic drug makers fight rule on health risk warnings; The proposed FDA regulation would close a legal loophole and allow patients to sue; An industry group predicts costs will soar, but others say it's the right thing to do": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"Chicago-style pizza 'shouldn't be called pizza,' Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says; The outspoken High Court conservative and Elmhurst, Queens native issued a sharp verdict over the weekend: deep-dish may taste good but it's not real pizza." The New York Daily News has this report.
Posted at 08:23 AM by Howard Bashman
"Same-sex marriage moving swiftly back toward Supreme Court; Lower-court rulings have struck down state bans, meaning the issue could face a definitive test before justices as early as next year": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman