Sunday, June 9, 2013
"Gay marriage rulings: Experts predict what court will do; Experts don't expect all-encompassing rulings from a cautious court." Richard Wolf will have this article in Monday's edition of USA Today.
Posted at 08:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I do not expect to see home again'; Source for the Guardian's NSA files on why he carried out the biggest intelligence leak in a generation -- and what comes next." Ewen MacAskill of The Guardian (UK) has this interview. [Update: A related article from The Guardian can be accessed here.]
The New York Times has a news update headlined "Former C.I.A. Worker Says He Leaked U.S. Surveillance Data."
"Sex workers march ahead of landmark Supreme Court hearing on prostitution": The Canadian Press has this report.
Posted at 01:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"What Happened to Eric Holder? He was a Reagan-appointed judge and a Clinton-appointed prosecutor respected by both sides; Then it all fell apart." Matthew Cooper has this article online at National Journal.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Scalia's Impassioned Dissent on DNA Sampling": Kenneth Jost has this post today at "Jost On Justice."
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Did Justice Powell Know He Had A Gay Clerk?" Will Baude has this post today at "PrawfsBlawg."
Posted at 01:27 PM by Howard Bashman
"Paul wants to lead Supreme Court challenge to fed's tracking of Americans' calls, emails": FoxNews.com has this report.
At Politico.com Josh Gerstein has an article headlined "Leak investigations so far: Just a warm-up act."
Online at The Guardian (UK), U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) has an op-ed titled "This abuse of the Patriot Act must end: President Obama falsely claims Congress authorised all NSA surveillance; In fact, our law was designed to protect liberties."
And online at The Atlantic, Rebecca J. Rosen has an essay titled "Security-State Creep: The Real NSA Scandal Is What's Legal; The Court has failed to develop a robust system for applying the Fourth Amendment meaningfully to the questions of the 21st century."
"Guantanamo gets troop surge, no special envoys": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 10:26 AM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. Supreme Court decision in Flint man's case could have far-reaching impact": The Flint (Mich.) Journal has this report.
Posted at 09:55 AM by Howard Bashman
"Why Obama Keeps Losing at the Supreme Court": Ilya Shapiro has this essay at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 09:48 AM by Howard Bashman
"New Jersey's legacy of Supreme Court power": Online at The Newark Star-Ledger, columnist John Farmer has an essay that begins, "With two New Jersey natives among its nine members today, you could assume the Garden State never had more impact on the U.S. Supreme Court, poised today to deliver potentially culture-shifting decisions in the coming weeks."
Posted at 09:46 AM by Howard Bashman
"In DNA Ruling, a Cruel Blow to Scriptwriters": In Wednesday's edition of The New York Times, Neil Genzlinger had this "Critic's Notebook" essay.
Posted at 09:44 AM by Howard Bashman
"US v. Apple could go to the Supreme Court: The unique facts of Apple's case will make it a singularly sympathetic one to today's markedly pro-business Supreme Court -- if the case reaches it." Roger Parloff of Fortune has this report.
Posted at 09:42 AM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Kagan to visit R.I. in August to mark Royal Charter anniversary": Edward Fitzpatrick of The Providence Journal has an article that begins, "Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will be in Rhode Island in August to speak on the 350th anniversary of the state's Royal Charter, Roger Williams University of Law School dean David A. Logan said."
Posted at 09:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Gay marriage in California: U.S. Supreme Court's clock ticking to decide Proposition 8." Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this report.
And on Thursday, Minnesota Public Radio News aired an audio segment titled "Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens predicts court will overturn Defense of Marriage Act."
"The people behind some of the major Supreme Court cases of 2013": Elizabeth Chuck of NBC News has this report.
And at The Daily Beast, Josh Dzieza has an article headlined "Supreme Court Rulings This June: Everything You Need to Know."
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: DNA ruling a big win for police." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:20 AM by Howard Bashman
"Exhibit A for a Major Shift: Justices' Gay Clerks." Adam Liptak has this front page article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:18 AM by Howard Bashman