Thursday, June 10, 2010
"Leading GOP senators blast Kagan's work as clerk": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 05:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"Today, President Obama nominated James E. Graves, Jr. to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit." So begins a news release that the White House issued today. The nominee currently serves as a Justice on the Supreme Court of Mississippi.
Posted at 05:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Liberal group: Pro-business tilt on Roberts court." Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this article. The report referenced in the article's headline can be accessed here.
Posted at 03:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"Senate panel approves Matheson for federal appeals court; But Arizona senator expresses reservations about nominee's war-on-terror writings": The Salt Lake Tribune has this news update.
Posted at 02:31 PM by Howard Bashman
"Chatigny Clears Senate Committee": The Hartford Courant has this news update.
Alexander Bolton of The Hill has a news update headlined "Judiciary advances circuit court nominee after bitter fight over serial-killer case."
They predicted this would happen: Today, the Court of Appeals of Maryland -- that State's highest court -- struck down on First Amendment grounds a Montgomery County, Maryland ordinance that prohibits accepting anything of value in exchange for fortunetelling. You can access today's ruling at this link.
"Kagan has many achievements, but her world has been relatively narrow": Ann Gerhart and Philip Rucker have this article today in The Washington Post.
The Boston Globe reports today that "Groups seek forum by fighting Kagan; See chance to raise cash and profiles."
The Oklahoman contains an article headlined "Sen. Tom Coburn meets Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, criticizes process for confirming high court justices; GOP Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma says Senate Judiciary Committee can't rely on what nominees tell them because Sonya Sotomayor said one thing and did another."
The Associated Press has a report headlined "Coming Friday: 30,000 more pages of Kagan files."
And The Washington Times has an editorial entitled "Kagan's threat to gun owners: Nominee has a past that is opposed to individual self-defense."
Hagan meets Kagan: Details here.
Posted at 07:32 AM by Howard Bashman