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Saturday, May 3, 2014

"The fallible Justice Scalia": Columnist Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post has this essay.
Posted at 08:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"Arkansas AG supports gay marriage, will defend ban": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Guantanamo Prosecutor Asks Judge to Hold Off Declassification": Charlie Savage will have this article in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Technology law will soon be reshaped by people who don't use email; The US supreme court doesn't understand the internet; Laugh all you want, but when NSA, Pandora and privacy cases hit the docket, the lack of tech savvy on the bench gets scary": Trevor Timm has this essay online today at The Guardian (UK).
Posted at 01:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"In Okla., little argument over the final outcome for inmate who died after botched execution": This front page article appears today in The Washington Post.

And The Associated Press reports that "Lawmakers say they won't abandon death penalty."
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Proponents for change say concern over cameras in federal court is unfounded": David E. Frank and David Boeri have this front page article in the current issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman


"Oregon prisoner locked in solitary confinement 27 months loses appeal to punish prison system": Bryan Denson of The Oregonian has this article reporting on a decision that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued on Tuesday.
Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"How Not to Pick Judges": Maya Sen will have this essay in the Sunday Review section of tomorrow's edition of The New York Times.

Sen's article, "How Judicial Qualification Ratings May Disadvantage Minority and Female Candidates," appears in the Spring 2014 issue of the Journal of Law and Courts. You can freely access the entire article in PDF format via JSTOR.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman



"Religious Accommodation in the Age of Civil Rights": Harvard Law School hosted this event last month.

You can access hours and hours of video from the conference on YouTube via this link.
Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman



"Obama Orders Policy Review on Executions": This front page article appears in today's edition of The New York Times.

Today's edition of The Oklahoman contains a front page article headlined "Botched execution: Gov. Fallin labels investigation 'independent' though it's led by state official present at lethal injection; Man to lead 'independent' investigation is Oklahoma state official who was acting in an official capacity at the lethal injection that went bad."

Today's edition of The Tulsa World contains a front page article headlined "Investigation into botched execution to be headed by former DOC worker; Gov. Fallin names Michael Thompson to direct investigation of botched execution."

In today's edition of The Arizona Republic, Michael Kiefer has a front page article headlined "What Oklahoma's botched execution means for Arizona."

And The Guardian (UK) reports that "Texas plans three executions as courts mull secrecy of lethal drugs; Next execution scheduled to use drugs of secret origin; Legal battle over prison officials' secrecy nears decision."
Posted at 10:15 AM by Howard Bashman







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