Saturday, May 4, 2013
"Texas leaders, educators and courts grapple with segregated schools": This article will appear in Sunday's edition of The Dallas Morning News.
Posted at 11:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Alaska Supreme Court upholds state rejection of anti-abortion initiative": Today's edition of The Anchorage Daily News contains an article that begins, "The Alaska Supreme Court Friday unanimously upheld a lower court decision that a voter initiative banning all abortions could not appear on the Alaska ballot because it was unconstitutional."
"In this episode, Judge Correale Stevens explains the five different courts of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania, the role of a Judge in and out of a courtroom and how he came to be the President Judge of the PA Superior Court." You can access via this link the video of a program that aired earlier this week on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.
"Toys R Us appeals $20M award in Mass. slide death": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"NRA's next president to lead its court fights against gun control": Reuters has an article that begins, "Alabama lawyer Jim Porter, in line to become the next president of the National Rifle Association, is expected to spearhead the group's court challenges of gun-control laws enacted in several states since the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting massacre."
Posted at 07:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Corporations Find a Friend in the Supreme Court": Adam Liptak will have this article in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 07:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Send Judges to Guantanamo, Then Shut It": Law professor Bruce Ackerman and Eugene R. Fidell have this op-ed today in The New York Times.
Posted at 01:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"Read Dahlia Lithwick's Award-Winning Supreme Court Coverage; Slate brings home a National Magazine Award for columns and commentary": Slate has posted online this item.
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Pivotal medical marijuana Supreme Court ruling coming Monday": "The Watchdog Blog" of The Press-Enterprise of Riverside, California has a post that begins, "The California Supreme Court will rule Monday, May 6 on a Riverside case that will decide whether local governments can ban storefront medical marijuana dispensaries."
Posted at 01:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"Former justice alleges Mich. Supreme Court misconduct in forthcoming book": This article appears today in The Detroit News.
"Inside the Roberts Court": Monday's edition of The National Law Journal will contain this lengthy excerpt from Marcia Coyle's new book, "The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution."
Posted at 10:32 AM by Howard Bashman
"A Place to Chill in Cold War: Justices Planned to Hold Court at Mountain Resort After Nuclear Attack, Memos Show." Jess Bravin has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.
Yesterday, Mike Sacks interviewed Bravin on HuffPost Live about Bravin's new book, "The Terror Courts: Rough Justice At Guantanamo Bay."