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Sunday, March 29, 2015

"From health care to voting rights, Ted Kennedy's legacy faces fire; In the five years since the death of Kennedy, his mission has been under threat, piece by piece": Susan Milligan has this article in the Magazine section of today's edition of The Boston Globe.
Posted at 11:17 AM by Howard Bashman


"The greening of gay marriage in Ireland: Historic referendum is drawing wide support in a deeply Catholic land." This front page article appears in today's edition of The Boston Globe.
Posted at 11:16 AM by Howard Bashman


"Are There Limits to Government Speech? The Supreme Court considers whether putting a Confederate battle flag on a license plate should be different than urging Americans to eat more beef." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
Posted at 11:09 AM by Howard Bashman


"S.C. religious freedom law inspired by Supreme Court's peyote ruling": The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina has this report.
Posted at 11:03 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court may hear case on school barring American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo": David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman


"A 12,500-Word Limit is Too Brief For Some Appellate Lawyers; Proposal to reduce the 14,000-word maximum draws criticism": Zoe Tillman will have this article in Monday's edition of The National Law Journal.

The Appellate Rules and Forms Public Hearing in Washington, DC is now scheduled to occur on April 1, 2015. According to information that I have received, representatives of the ABA's Council of Appellate Lawyers, the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, the Appellate Section of the State Bar of Texas, and EarthJustice are scheduled to testify at the hearing.

You can access the public comments that those groups submitted, and all other public comments received (including mine), via this link.
Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman







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