Sunday, March 18, 2012
"For young killers, 'a chance to have a chance'; Supreme Court to consider whether a life sentence without parole is too harsh for juveniles": Monday's edition of The Chicago Tribune will contain this article.
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ted Olson calls work on California's Prop. 8 case 'highlight of my life'": This article will appear Monday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 10:17 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to weigh key constitutional issues with healthcare law; Legal scholars on the right and left agree the case, which comes before the court in a week, is momentous; Justices will decide on what limit the Constitution places on Congress' power": David G. Savage will have this article Monday in The Los Angeles Times.
And Monday's edition of The Washington Post will contain an article headlined "Health-care law activists to reach for broad political targets at Supreme Court hearings."
"Sexual predators rarely kept locked up under Justice program": Brad Heath will have this lengthy article Monday in USA Today.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Paul Clement Court: Seven cases; One lawyer; The GOP's great hope for this Supreme Court season is an unassuming attorney who just happens to be lead counsel on the most polarizing arguments in America." The March 26, 2012 issue of New York Magazine will contain this article.
Posted at 09:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"29 circuit court judges signed Walker recall petitions": This article appears today in The Sheboygan (Wis.) Press.
Posted at 09:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Update -- New Low: 28% Give Supreme Court Positive Ratings." Rasmussen Reports issued a news release today that begins, "Even before the U.S. Supreme Court begins hearings later this month on the constitutionality of the national health care law, fewer voters than ever view the high court positively." You can view the polling questions at this link.
Posted at 08:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gun shows caught in the crossfire": In Monday's edition of The San Jose Mercury News, Howard Mintz will have an article that begins, "Before the end of this year, Russell and Sallie Nordyke will set up shop for at least five gun shows at the Santa Clara County fairgrounds, providing a gathering spot for thousands of gun enthusiasts to buy and sell rifles, pistols and other weapons."
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman
"Upper West Side landlord hoping to take fight against rent control to Supreme Court": This article appears today in The New York Post.
Posted at 08:03 PM by Howard Bashman
"Low-key Solicitor General Verrilli to be in health-care spotlight": Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Federal Judges Are, in Fact, 'Job Creators'; A comment made by Senator Mitch McConnell is a reminder of how some lawmakers plainly do not understand the role of the judiciary": Andrew Cohen has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 02:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Struggle with the Police & the Law": Retired Justice John Paul Stevens has this review of Irving Morris's book "The Rape Case: A Young Lawyer's Struggle for Justice in the 1950s" in the April 5, 2012 issue of The New York Review of Books.
Posted at 01:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Same-sex divorce case heads to top Maryland court; Married out of state, divorce denied in Maryland": This article appears today in The Baltimore Sun.
Posted at 11:07 AM by Howard Bashman
"Convergence of factors could produce cheapest Alabama Supreme Court race in generation": Today's edition of The Mobile Press-Register contains an article that begins, "Campaign spending has been on the decline in Alabama judicial races, Republican Roy Moore has never been a favorite of the corporate elite and many experts do not consider his opponent to be a serious candidate."
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman
"US Supreme Court considers Alabama case of 14-year-old murderer on Tuesday": Mary Orndorff has this article today in The Birmingham News.
And The Express-Times of Easton, Pennsylvania reports today that "Upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case could impact 14-year-old murderer's prison sentence."
"N.J. Supreme Court nominee an old hand at consensus-building": MaryAnn Spoto has this article today in The Newark Star-Ledger.
Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman
"4 Republican justices control fate of health law": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
The Oklahoman reports today that "Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn hopes Supreme Court will limit Congress' reach under the Constitution; With the Supreme Court poised to hear arguments in the health care law, Coburn says the justices should use the case to set new constitutional boundaries on what activity Congress can regulate."
Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has an article headlined "Health Care Reform: Why It's Safe From The Supreme Court."
And in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Akil Reed Amar and Todd Brewster have an op-ed entitled "Rejecting Affordable Care Act is rejecting Constitution," while Iilya Shapiro has an op-ed entitled "Obamacare premise is just wrong."
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: When children commit murder." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman