Friday, May 16, 2014
"After 1st gay marriages, 'joy spread'": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Newlyweds and couples celebrated Friday along with the lead lawyer in the landmark case behind the first same-sex marriages in Massachusetts and the nation 10 years ago."
Posted at 11:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Federal judge halts forced-feeding of 1 Guantanamo captive; A federal judge in Washington has ordered a temporary halt to the military's forced-feeding at Guantanamo of a long-held Syrian captive": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Meat labeling vs. free speech: A fine meal for judges." Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau has this article previewing an en banc oral argument scheduled for Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"California finds 'right to privacy' for anonymous online commenters": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"You Don't See What I See: The Supreme Court Justices can't stop calling each other 'blind.'" Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate today.
Posted at 02:11 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gay Marriage Is Off Again in Idaho and On in Arkansas": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"At Diploma Ceremony, Justice Scalia Reflects on the Future of the Legal Academy": William & Mary Law School has this report.
Posted at 08:12 AM by Howard Bashman
"'Jock tax' exemption in Ohio law is unconstitutional, ex-NFL player tells Supreme Court": The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an article that begins, "An Ohio law allowing most visiting professional athletes and entertainers to be charged municipal income tax is unconstitutional, according to an Ohio Supreme Court brief filed Wednesday by a former National Football League player."
Posted at 08:09 AM by Howard Bashman
"NJ lawyers to highlight judicial independence at annual conference": The Newark Star-Ledger has an article that begins, "As Gov. Chris Christie tries to reshape the state courts, New Jersey's largest group of lawyers will meet today to discuss 'how today's political climate affects judicial independence.'"
Posted at 07:58 AM by Howard Bashman