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Saturday, March 9, 2013

"The Liberals Against Affirmative Action": In the Sunday Review section of tomorrow's edition of The New York Times, David Leonhardt will have a news analysis that begins, "When the Supreme Court last ruled on affirmative action, almost a decade ago, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy issued a 13-page dissent that may now provide the best guide to the future of affirmative action."
Posted at 09:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Right to Counsel: Badly Battered at 50": Lincoln Caplan will have this "Sunday Observer" essay in the Sunday Review section of tomorrow's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:15 PM by Howard Bashman

"How a U.S. Citizen Came to Be in America's Cross Hairs": This lengthy front page article will appear in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:55 PM by Howard Bashman

"Gay marriage at the Supreme Court: A 'real couple' behind Prop 8 challenge." Robert Barnes will have this article Sunday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"Obama Voting Rights Act: Administration Planned For Law Being Struck Down." Ryan J. Reilly and Sam Stein of The Huffington Post have this report.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby seeks to speed court process on health care appeal": This article appears today in The Oklahoman.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman

"Circuit seeks reply on war crimes": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 10:25 AM by Howard Bashman

"Court limits border searches of laptops": Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.

In today's edition of The Arizona Daily Star, Howard Fischer has an article headlined "Court limits search of computers; 'Reasonable suspicion' needed before Border Patrol can look at files."

And Joe Mullin of Ars Technica reports that "Appeals court raises standard for laptop searches at US border; Still, a sex offender with encrypted files was suspicious enough to search."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's en banc Ninth Circuit ruling appears here, here, and here.
Posted at 10:12 AM by Howard Bashman

"'Conversion Therapy' May Hinge on Pot Precedent": Scott Graham of The Recorder has this report previewing cases scheduled for oral argument next month in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

The Ninth Circuit offers free access to the appellate filings in these cases via this link.
Posted at 10:00 AM by Howard Bashman

"Blocked Bids to Fill Judgeships Stir New Fight on Filibuster": This front page article appears today in The New York Times. A related graphic can be viewed at this link.
Posted at 09:15 AM by Howard Bashman

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