Saturday, February 22, 2014
"Lawyers, judge hold secret Guantanamo hearing on CIA black sites": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gun Control and the Constitution: Should We Amend the Second Amendment?" Paul M. Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek has an article that begins, "The liveliest (and oldest) former member of the U.S. Supreme Court is at it again."
The article discusses a proposal contained in Justice John Paul Stevens' upcoming book, "Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution."
"Supreme Court to weigh EPA move to regulate greenhouse gases; Industry groups and Republican-led states are asking justices to block what they call a 'brazen power grab' by the president's environmental regulators": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 11:58 AM by Howard Bashman
"Sheriff won't fight gun permit ruling": The San Diego Union-Tribune has an article that begins, "Law-abiding Californians have come another step closer to being able to carry guns in public. Sheriff Bill Gore said Friday that he will not fight an opinion by a federal appeals court that ruled against the county's restrictive policy on carrying concealed weapons."
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"Capital Secrecy: An Inexcusable Failure by the Media." Andrew Cohen has this essay online at the Brennan Center for Justice.
Posted at 11:50 AM by Howard Bashman
"Argument preview: Curbing greenhouse gases." Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 10:16 AM by Howard Bashman
"Another Step on the Path to Settling Frisk Cases": In today's edition of The New York Times, Benjamin Weiser has an article that begins, "A federal appeals panel in Manhattan cleared the way on Friday for the lawsuits challenging the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices to be sent back to a lower-court judge, a step toward negotiating a final settlement in the longstanding legal dispute."
And Bloomberg News reports that "NYC Wins Return of Stop-And-Frisk Case to Pursue Accord."
"Clarence Thomas's Disgraceful Silence": Jeffrey Toobin had this blog post online yesterday at The New Yorker.
And Michael McGough of The Los Angeles Times has an essay titled "Justice Clarence Thomas' silence is 'disgraceful'? Not really."
"SB 1062 forcing Brewer to consider issues tied to faith, discrimination": This front page article appears today in The Arizona Republic, along with a front page article headlined "Arizona business groups overwhelmingly opposed to SB 1062."
In today's edition of The Arizona Daily Star, Howard Fischer has a front page article headlined "Business leaders ask Brewer to veto law allowing denial of services."
The New York Times contains a front page article headlined "Religious Right in Arizona Cheers Bill Allowing Businesses to Refuse to Serve Gays."
And The Los Angeles Times reports that "Wary Arizona businesses urge veto of anti-gay bill."
"Photographers Band Together to Protect Work in 'Fair Use' Cases": Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article that begins, "To many photographers, a federal appeals court ruling last spring that permitted Richard Prince to use someone else's photographs in his art was akin to slapping a 'Steal This' label on their work."
Posted at 09:58 AM by Howard Bashman
"Federal appellate court rules against Notre Dame": This front page article appears today in The South Bend Tribune.