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Sunday, April 11, 2010

"Jane Orie's supporters contend Zappala is pursuing vendetta": The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review contains this article today.
Posted at 10:35 PM by Howard Bashman

"Republicans say Obama's Supreme Court pick must be mainstream": This article will appear Monday in The Washington Post.

In Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin will have an article headlined "Kagan Foes Stress Gay-Rights Stand; Republicans Focus on Court Contender's Move to Block Military Recruiters." You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.

And in Monday's edition of USA Today, Joan Biskupic will have an article headlined "Obama's Supreme Court choice: Go for consensus or risk a clash?"
Posted at 10:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court expected to tackle 'sleeping sex slave' question; The likely appeal of an overturned sexual conviction may set up a bizarre hearing at the Supreme Court of Canada: Deciding whether an unconscious person can consent." Kirk Makin had this article yesterday in The Toronto Globe and Mail.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court: A potent legal weapon against school bullies." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Clean Elections arguments to be heard in court; Appeals judges to hear arguments over matching funds for candidates": Today's edition of The Arizona Republic contains an article that begins, "The future of Arizona's publicly funded elections program will be placed in the hands of three judges with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco on Monday."
Posted at 10:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"Stevens, the Only Protestant on the Supreme Court": Adam Liptak has this article today in the Week in Review section of The New York Times. Linda Greenhouse has an op-ed entitled "One Man, Two Courts." And former law clerks have an op-ed entitled "My Boss, Justice Stevens."

Today in The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined "Replacing Justice Stevens on high court is not just a matter of ideology." And an op-ed supplies various answers from "legal and political experts" to the question "Who should replace Justice Stevens?"

In The Los Angeles Times, James Oliphant and Richard A. Serrano have an article headlined "Three Supreme Court contenders share ties; Merrick Garland, Diane Wood and Elena Kagan all have connections to Chicago, and all rose through the ranks during the Clinton years; They would face varying degrees of criticism if nominated."

Rob Hotakainen of McClatchy Newspapers has an article headlined "GOP: Pick a 'fringe' nominee for Supreme Court get filibuster."

The Wall Street Journal has a news update headlined "Republicans Don't Rule Out Court Filibuster." You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.

The Birmingham News has an update headlined "Alabama Senator does not rule out filibuster for Supreme Court nominee."

Monday's edition of The Australian reports that "Republicans warn Obama on picking 'activist' to top US court."

The Associated Press has reports headlined "Leahy: Nominee likely on high court for fall term"; "GOP senators push for 'mainstream' court nominee"; "Senators say high court filibuster can be avoided"; and "Potential Obama nominees for the Supreme Court."

Bloomberg News has reports headlined "Stevens's Retirement Will Let Obama Shape U.S. Supreme Court" and "Republicans Signal Obama May Have Supreme Court Fight."

Reuters reports that "Republicans warn Obama on Supreme Court nominee." reports that "Republicans cautious on court fight."

CQ Politics reports that "Leahy Predicts New Justice Confirmed by August." has a report headlined "Crawford: Obama Wants No Fight Over SCOTUS; White House Wants to Avoid Partisan Battle, Yet Also Seeks Nominee to Make Dems Look More in Tune With Everyday Americans." And Bob Schieffer has an essay entitled "The Legacies of Stevens, and Gerald Ford: Former President Wanted to Be Remembered for His SCOTUS Pick, When Criteria for High Court Seemed Very Different."

The Chicago Sun-Times contains an editorial entitled "Supreme Court battle is likely to get ugly."

And at the web site of The Christian Science Monitor, guest blogger Tim Kane has a post titled "Why isn't there an economist on the Supreme Court? With John Paul Stevens retiring, the Supreme Court needs an economist, because the court sets the important long-term economic rules."
Posted at 03:02 PM by Howard Bashman

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