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Sunday, March 17, 2013

"The Supreme Court of Canada's silence is not golden": Monday's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail will contain an editorial that begins, "It was an embrace unimaginable in Canada. The first Hispanic justice of the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, having written a bestselling memoir, embraced a seven-year-old girl who asked her what books she loved as a child, while 700 people looked on. It's unimaginable in Canada because judges on the Supreme Court do not write books. Not when they're on the court, and not when they retire. As in zero. None."
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Chief Judge Rader on the Supreme Court and Judge Posner": Gene Quinn has this post today at his blog, "IPWatchdog."
Posted at 11:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Edith Windsor's Pioneering Life, From Portofino to the Supreme Court": The March 25, 2013 issue of New York magazine contains this article.
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"Sunday Sit-Down: West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin." This interview appears in today's edition of The Wheeling News-Register.
Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"High court reflects diversity of modern marriage": Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post.

And columnist George F. Will has an op-ed titled "The shaky science behind same-sex marriage."
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to AZ Proof of Citizenship Law": Ariane de Vogue has this blog post today.

At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument preview: Election integrity, or voter suppression?"

And today's edition of The Arizona Republic contains a front page article headlined "Supreme Court to weigh Arizona's voter-ID law." The newspaper also contains dueling op-eds about the case. Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has an op-ed titled "High court should help Arizona protect elections." And columnist Linda Valdez has an op-ed titled "Arizona's 2004 voter-ID statute is biased, should be thrown out."
Posted at 07:38 PM by Howard Bashman



"Key Dems split with White House on allowing lawsuits over generic drugs": The Hill has this blog post today.
Posted at 07:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Challenges to iron-ore mine likely to wind up in Wisconsin Supreme Court; Winner of Patience Roggensack-Ed Fallone election likely to help decide cases": Patrick Marley will have this article Monday in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Posted at 07:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Milton Tingling is the man who doused Mayor Bloomberg's ban of oversized drinks in city; Tingling found mayor's proposal flawed because it was applied unevenly; Friends and family say judge has always had thirst for fairness": The New York Daily News contains this article today.
Posted at 07:23 PM by Howard Bashman


"Public defenders crucial to justice for past 50 years in U.S." This front page article appears today in The New Haven Register.
Posted at 07:02 PM by Howard Bashman


"Navy ruling ends commercial flights to Guantanamo from South Florida": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 05:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Law doesn't require unanimous jury for death sentence": This front page article appears today in The Tampa Bay Times.
Posted at 01:37 PM by Howard Bashman


"Does Affirmative Action Do What It Should?" Dan Slater has this essay today in the Sunday Review section of The New York Times.
Posted at 01:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas Visits NDLS": The Law School of the University of Notre Dame has posted online this news release.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Verrilli and Clement at the Corporate Counsel Institute": Georgetown University Law Center has posted online this news release.
Posted at 01:27 PM by Howard Bashman


"O'Connor shares Supreme Court's history at National Constitution Center": This post appears at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 01:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"Serious problems persist in indigent legal defense": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Better Colleges Failing to Lure Talented Poor": This front page article appears today in The New York Times. According to the article, "Elite colleges may soon face more pressure to recruit poor and middle-class students, if the Supreme Court restricts race-based affirmative action. A ruling in the case, involving the University of Texas, is expected sometime before late June."
Posted at 01:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"Argument preview: A vintage 'takings' case." Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 11:44 AM by Howard Bashman


"Must voters have to prove citizenship to register?" The Associated Press has this report.

Update: At his "Election Law Blog," Rick Hasen has a post titled "Sleeper Case of the Year?"
Posted at 10:07 AM by Howard Bashman



"Four former Pa. governors come out for judicial merit selection": The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report.
Posted at 09:33 AM by Howard Bashman


"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Gitmo or the U.S. courts for terror suspects?" Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:30 AM by Howard Bashman






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