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Saturday, May 25, 2013

"Leak Inquiries Show How Wide A Net U.S. Cast": Ethan Bronner, Charlie Savage, and Scott Shane will have this front page article in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Louisiana Civilian in the Supreme Court: The Selective Service Cases Revisited." Law professor Charles J. Reid Jr. has posted this article online at SSRN (via "Legal Theory Blog").

The article's abstract begins, "Edward Douglass White, who served both as an Associate Justice and as Chief Justice of the United States during his long tenure on the Supreme Court (1894-1921) is notable for being the only civilly-trained Louisianan to serve on the Court."
Posted at 09:06 PM by Howard Bashman



"By the time new federal judge from Maine was confirmed, he 'had no practice left'": The Bangor Daily News contains this article today.
Posted at 09:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Roberts returns home; Chief justice tells LaLumiere graduates tenacity key to success": This article appears today in The South Bend Tribune.

And The Associated Press reports that "Chief Justice Roberts tells graduates at N. Indiana boarding school diligence key to success."
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"We Have the Most Conservative Supreme Court in Decades; Why Do Americans Think It's Liberal?" Michael B. Keegan had this blog entry yesterday at The Huffington Post.
Posted at 08:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Obama's Gitmo Problem": Columnist Joe Nocera has this op-ed in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"Manufacturers Hope SCOTUS Takes Up The Case Of The Smelly Washer": Daniel Fisher has this blog post online today at Forbes.com.
Posted at 08:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"Kids-for-cash judge's prison term stands": This article appears today in The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

And The Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre reports today that "Ciavarella's sentence is upheld; Appeals court only vacates a count of honest services mail fraud, which knocks off $100 fine."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Third Circuit ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court gives wounded soldier a break on computer search": Michael Doyle of McClatchy's Washington Bureau has this post today at his blog, "Suits & Sentences."

You can access Thursday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces at this link.
Posted at 05:17 PM by Howard Bashman



"Alton T. Lemon, Who Challenged State Aid to Religious Schools, Dies at 84": Adam Liptak is the author of this obituary, which appears online at The New York Times.
Posted at 05:09 PM by Howard Bashman






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