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Friday, February 17, 2017

"Bill making 'upskirting' illegal in Georgia nears approval": The Associated Press has this report. As the article explains, "Lawmakers were spurred to act after a divided state Court of Appeals found that a man didn't break any Georgia laws when he filmed up a woman's skirt while she shopped at a grocery store -- a practice known as 'upskirting.'"

My earlier coverage of that ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 11:02 PM by Howard Bashman



"John Doe leak investigators reviewed documents at the Wisconsin Supreme Court": Daniel Bice, Jason Stein, and Patrick Marley of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have this report.
Posted at 10:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"Bloomfield to appeal Commandments case to Supreme Court": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A New Mexico city will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lower court ruling requiring the removal of a Ten Commandments monument outside City Hall."
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"Getting Back to Basics: Recognizing and Understanding the Swing Voter on the Supreme Court of the United States." Kristin M. McGaver has this Note in the current issue of the University of Minnesota Law Review.
Posted at 01:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Workable Democracy: The optimistic project of Justice Stephen Breyer." Lincoln Caplan has this article (available online in both HTML and PDF formats) in the March-April 2017 issue of Harvard Magazine.
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"Chief justice cheers turnout at Longview off-site session": Glenn Evans of The Longview (Tex.) News-Journal has this report.

And in related coverage, Meredith Shamburger of The Longview (Tex.) News-Journal has reports that "Supreme Court visit sparks students' interest in law." Whether the visit also sparked students' interest in becoming "Twitter famous" remains to be seen.
Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman



"U.S. top court to set guidelines for Trump treatment of non-citizens": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 10:35 AM by Howard Bashman






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