Sunday, March 24, 2013
"Three Things You May Not Get About the Aaron Swartz Case": Ken at "Popehat" has this post.
Posted at 11:33 PM by Howard Bashman
"Chief Justice's lesbian cousin will attend Prop. 8 hearing": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this news update.
Posted at 11:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"The conservative legal star who is fighting for gay marriage; Theodore B. Olson, a former Reagan advisor and anti-Clinton crusader, is about to challenge California's Proposition 8 before the U.S. Supreme Court; The case 'has changed my life a lot,' he says": The Los Angeles Times contains this article today.
In Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Jeffrey A. Fowler and Jess Bravin will have an article headlined "Gay Marriage Defines Court's Week; As Proponents Look Forward to Arguments Before Justices, Foes Warn of '50-State Solution' to Issue." You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News. The newspaper will also contain an editorial titled "Marriage and the Supreme Court: The Justices should not pre-empt an evolving cultural debate best settled democratically."
Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Gay marriage at the Supreme Court: What are the pivot points? What precedents and arguments may shape the court as it hears two landmark cases on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry." And Brad Knickerbocker has an article headlined "On gay marriage, political ground shifts rapidly: Will Supreme Court take note? The US Supreme Court this week takes up two key gay marriage cases; Public opinion is changing rapidly here -- a particular challenge for Republicans trying to rebrand their party."
Bill Mears of CNN.com reports that "Gay couple fights for right to marry in epic high court fight."
And Michael Tackett of Bloomberg News has an article headlined "Gay Marriage as Supreme Ruling Recalls Dred Scott, Selma."
"Justices to Look at Deals by Generic and Branded Drug Makers": This article will appear Monday in The New York Times.
In Monday's edition of USA Today, Richard Wolf will have an article headlined "Court to rule on deals that slow entry of generic drugs; The government says brand-name and generic drug companies are cheating consumers by cutting sweetheart deals; The drugmakers say just the opposite is true."
The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Can drug companies pay to delay generics?"
And Monday's edition of The Washington Post will contain an editorial titled "'Pay-to-delay' pharmaceutical deals smack of illegal collusion."
"States Gone Wild": In Monday's edition of The New York Times, columnist Bill Keller will have an op-ed that begins, "No sooner had Arkansas adopted the country's most regressive abortion law earlier this month -- a ban after about 12 weeks of pregnancy -- than North Dakota lowered its limit to as early as six weeks."
Posted at 10:37 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Line at the Supreme Court, and Some Are Paid to Be There": This post appears today at "The Caucus" blog of The New York Times.
And NPR's "the two-way" blog has a post titled "100 Hours On The Supreme Court's Sidewalk: Camping Out For A Seat To History."
"Navy's top lawyer named interim military commissions chief": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
And Rosenberg also has a related article headlined "At Guantanamo, captives, war on terror devolves into fight over food."
"In gay marriage cases, Supreme Court may choose caution over boldness": Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post.
And this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment titled "Millennials And Same-Sex Marriage: A Waning Divide."
"Former Bush Aide Pushes 'Conservative Case' For Gay Marriage": This audio segment featuring Nina Totenberg appeared on today's broadcast of "Weekend Edition Sunday."
And online at The Atlantic, law professor Garrett Epps has an essay titled "How Will Justice Kennedy Decide on the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Cases? Will he honor states rights or gay rights? He has a long track record of support for both."
"Low blows": Speaking of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf has this interesting post today at his blog, "Hercules and the Umpire."
Posted at 10:04 AM by Howard Bashman
"Shadow of Roe v. Wade Looms Over Ruling on Gay Marriage": Adam Liptak has this article today in The New York Times.
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has an article headlined "AP interview: Lesbian couple in gay marriage case."
Lila Shapiro of The Huffington Post has an article headlined "Before The Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage, An American Change Of Heart."
At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument preview: Marriage and the Court's 'friends' -- Part I."
And in today's edition of The Sacramento Bee, law professor Lawrence C. Levine has an essay titled "The man who may decide the future of gay rights" that begins, "All eyes will be on Sacramento's own Justice Anthony M. Kennedy this week when the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral argument in two important cases dealing with issues of fairness and equality under the law."
"'Out of Order': sketchy collection of stories about the Supreme Court; 'Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court' by retired court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is a slim, plodding collection of stories about the court." Curt Schleier has this book review today in The Seattle Times.
Posted at 09:53 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to hear case with implications for drug prices": This article appears today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Posted at 09:50 AM by Howard Bashman
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Voter ID -- fraud prevention or voter suppression?" Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:40 AM by Howard Bashman