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Sunday, April 13, 2014

"Put Cameras in the Supreme Court: Australia, Canada, and England all allow cameras in their high courts; So should the U.S." S.M. Oliva has this essay online today at Reason.com.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court ruling sets off race for bigger donations; Political parties, election lawyers and donors move quickly to capitalize on the Supreme Court's decision striking down overall limits on what wealthy contributors can give": Fredreka Schouten of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 10:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"Legal minds eye quality control for convictions": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gun rights may return to Supreme Court's agenda": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Orie Melvin appeal to be heard next month in Lawrence County": In yesterday's edition of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Adam Brandolph had an article that begins, "A three-judge Pennsylvania Superior Court panel will hear oral arguments next month on former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin's appeal of her conviction on corruption charges."

And yesterday's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contained an article headlined "State Superior Court to hear arguments on Orie Melvin's appeal."
Posted at 09:12 AM by Howard Bashman



"Pennsylvania's U.S. senators in controversial judicial deal": In Wednesday's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Tracie Mauriello had an article that begins, "Pennsylvania progressives are looking to scuttle an apparent backroom deal on judicial nominations that the state's two senators are negotiating."

And today's edition of that newspaper contains an editorial titled "Bench pressed: Activists go political against a prospective judge."
Posted at 09:10 AM by Howard Bashman







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