Friday, April 5, 2013
"Cuomo Picks Judge in City to Fill Spot at Top Court": Saturday's edition of The New York Times will contain an article that begins, "Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo nominated Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam on Friday to fill a vacancy on the state's highest court, and if confirmed, she would become the first African-American woman to serve on it."
The Times Union of Albany, New York reports that "First black woman tapped for state's top court."
Reuters reports that "Cuomo selects Abdus-Salaam for Court of Appeals seat."
"Qurans at crux of Guantanamo hunger strike": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
And Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post reports that "Guantanamo Hunger Strike Grows As Military Locks Out Press."
Programming note: This afternoon, the Philladelphia Phillies play their home opener against the Kansas City Royals. I will at Citizens Bank Park for the game, enjoying the view from this section on what is turning out to be quite a nice afternoon in Philadelphia.
"Judge Orders Morning-After Pill Available for All Ages": The New York Times has this news update reporting on a ruling that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued yesterday.
Posted at 12:56 PM by Howard Bashman
"Texas Supreme Court rules against Fort Worth family whose dog accidentally euthanized": The Star-Telegram of Fort Worth, Texas has this news update.
"The Recess Appointment Power After Noel Canning v. NLRB: Constitutional Implications." The Congressional Research Service issued this report last week.
Posted at 12:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. judge gives PA Supreme Court first crack at judge retirement dispute": The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this report.
Posted at 11:38 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Constitution and graduation ceremonies in church": Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 08:12 AM by Howard Bashman
"Pharma lawyers debate pay-for-delay settlements": Erin Geiger Smith of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:10 AM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. judge: Bork's antitrust legacy endures." David Ingram of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:05 AM by Howard Bashman
"Lewis & Clark Law School showcases top students -- with help from U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts": This article appears today in The Oregonian.
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman