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Thursday, April 10, 2014

"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor talks about her memoir at Seton Hall": The Record of Hackensack, New Jersey has this report.
Posted at 10:23 PM by Howard Bashman

" | The Times-Picayune turns over information under court order": The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this news update.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Utah and same-sex marriage: Issues on appeal." Lyle Denniston has this post tonight at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"CIA's use of harsh interrogation went beyond legal authority, Senate report says": Ali Watkins, Jonathan S. Landay, and Marisa Taylor of McClatchy Washington Bureau today have a report that begins, "A still-secret Senate Intelligence Committee report calls into question the legal foundation of the CIA's use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists, a finding that challenges the key defense on which the agency and the Bush administration relied in arguing that the methods didn't constitute torture."
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Court Seems Split on Utah Gay Marriage Ban": Jack Healy will have this article in Friday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Williams v. Johnson: A neglected cert petition on a very troubling issue." Will Baude has this post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy."

My original post noting the Ninth Circuit's ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 04:55 PM by Howard Bashman

"We hold that the Sixth Amendment requires reasonable accommodations for hearing-impaired criminal defendants during judicial proceedings and that such accommodations must be commensurate with the severity of the hearing impairment." So ruled a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a decision issued today.
Posted at 04:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"SCOTUSblog on camera: Orin Kerr -- Part three." Perhaps it's time to start feeling sad, as only two parts of this interview remain after today's installment.
Posted at 04:22 PM by Howard Bashman

Access online the audio of today's oral argument of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Kitchen v. Herbert, No. 13-4178: Via this link (11.1MB mp3 audio file).
Posted at 02:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court appears split on Utah's same-sex marriage case": Brooke Adams and Marissa Lang of The Salt Lake Tribune have this news update.

Kirk Mitchell of The Denver Post has a news update headlined "10th Circuit arguments on gay marriage ban focus on family and fairness."

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that "Appeals court hears arguments on same-sex marriage ban."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Appeals court appears divided on same-sex marriage."

The Associated Press reports that "Judges hearing gay marriage case appear divided."

Joan Biskupic of Reuters reports that "Appeals court hears case testing gay-marriage rights."

Joel Rosenblatt and Andrew Harris of Bloomberg News report that "Utah Gay-Marriage Ban Questioned by U.S. Appellate Judges."

And Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed reports that "Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over Utah's Same-Sex Marriage Ban; The three judges hearing the case heard more than an hour of arguments, with two of them leaning toward striking down the state's ban."
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. legal fight over same-sex marriages enters new round": Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report.

Andrew Harris and Joel Rosenblatt of Bloomberg News report that "Utah Gay-Marriage Appeal Seen as Supreme Court Rehearsal."

And Jack Healy of The New York Times has a news update headlined "Federal Court to Consider Utah Ban on Same-Sex Marriage."
Posted at 01:10 PM by Howard Bashman

"All eyes focused on the 10th Circuit Court": Dennis Romboy of The Deseret News has this report.

And Marissa Lang of The Salt Lake Tribune has an article headlined "Rainbow rally calls for equality on eve of same-sex marriage hearing; 10th Circuit Court will hear Utah case Thursday."

Today's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is scheduled to begin at noon eastern time in Denver.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman

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