Sunday, April 27, 2014
"Stay voids 3 legal same-sex marriages in Tennessee": The Tennessean has a news update that begins, "Three same-sex Tennessee couples' marriages -- granted recognition last month by a Nashville federal judge -- are once again legally void after the state's attorney general won a stay from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio."
"Harper's judicial losing streak reveals the limits of government action": Sean Fine will have this article in Monday's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail.
Posted at 09:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Taking Up Police Searches of Data Troves Known as Cellphones": Adam Liptak will have this article in Monday's edition of The New York Times.
"Breyer loves when justices defy expectations, but others still say politics are what matter": Robert Barnes will have this new installment of his "The High Court" column in Monday's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 09:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Takes Up Police Power to Search Cell Phones": Pete Williams of NBC News has this report.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Koch brothers, major corporations sponsor pension reform seminar for judges; Attendees could decide fate of contentious cases across the nation": Chris Young of The Center for Public Integrity has this report.
Posted at 08:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to rule on warrantless searches of electronic devices; Cops want access, without warrants, to electronic devices of everybody arrested": David Kravets of Ars Technica has this report.
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"[P]erhaps the strangest indication of marriage equality's sudden ascent to inevitability came this week, when an openly gay federal judge was forced to defend Oregon's gay marriage ban in his own courtroom because nobody else would": So writes Mark Joseph Stern online at Slate in an essay titled "Openly Gay Oregon Judge Defends Marriage Ban Because No One Else Will."
Posted at 08:17 PM by Howard Bashman
"The slow death of the death penalty: America is falling out of love with the needle." This article appears in the current issue of The Economist magazine.
Posted at 10:04 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Retreats Again on Racial Justice": Kenneth Jost has this post today at his blog, "Jost On Justice."
Posted at 10:00 AM by Howard Bashman
"State wants Utah Supreme Court to intervene in gay marriage recognition case": Dennis Romboy has this article in today's edition of The Deseret News.
And in today's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune, Marissa Lang has an article headlined "Same-sex marriage: Both sides want Utah Supreme Court to have say."
"Supreme Court takes on privacy in digital age": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:33 AM by Howard Bashman
"How a Gulf Settlement That BP Once Hailed Became Its Target": Campbell Robertson and John Schwartz have this front page article today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman