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Sunday, March 3, 2013

"Birmingham attorney appointed to Supreme Court of Palau, an island nation in Pacific Ocean": The Birmingham (Ala.) News has this report.
Posted at 08:54 PM by Howard Bashman


Female NFL kicking competitor is only two letters away from being a senior D.C. Circuit judge: Unfortunately, the latest news on Lauren Silberman, from USA Today, is that "Female kicker's historic bid ends with injury."
Posted at 08:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"Obama pushing to diversify federal judiciary amid GOP delays": This article will appear Monday in The Washington Post.

And The Houston Chronicle reports that "Vacancies, backlogs plague federal judiciary as partisan ties cause delays in filling emergency openings across the nation."
Posted at 08:04 PM by Howard Bashman



"Forum debates judicial selection process": Today's edition of The Quad-City Times of Davenport, Iowa contains an article that begins, "Two years after voters served the Iowa Supreme Court with a shocking blow, the judicial selection process continues to be debated, as witnessed at a forum Saturday with Iowa Supreme Court Justice Thomas Waterman."
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Battle for tycoon's assets threatens UK's title as divorce capital of the world; Landmark case in supreme court will decide whether spouses can protect assets by citing company law": The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"In the Spotlight: Retired but hardly at rest." In today's edition of the Sacramento Bee, Ginger Rutland has an article that begins, "Her hair is snowy white. She leans heavily on a cane and calls herself 'just an unemployed cowgirl.' But this self-deprecating ex-cowgirl is retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the nation's highest court, and she remains passionate about the nation she served."
Posted at 01:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"Workzone: Top court to hear U.S. Steel case appeal." Today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contains an article that begins, "The nation's highest court has agreed to hear an appeal of a ruling involving workers at U.S. Steel's Gary Works in Indiana who want to be paid for the time it takes them to put on the protective clothing their jobs require."
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Kentucky Supreme Court to hear 'no win, no pay' criminal fee case; Lawyer faces ethics violations in fee dispute": The Louisville Courier-Journal has this report.
Posted at 11:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"David Viviano talks about his appointment to Michigan Supreme Court": The Macomb Daily has this report.

And MLive.com columnist Tim Skubick has an essay titled "David Viviano promises to be an interesting choice for Supreme Court."
Posted at 11:50 AM by Howard Bashman



"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: The lost fight for gun control." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 10:06 AM by Howard Bashman






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