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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."

And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," David Ingram has a post titled "Polarized Vote Advances Nominee for 2nd Circuit."
Posted at 02:30 PM by Howard Bashman

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.

Update: Last August, as I previously noted here, The Washington Post published an article about the man who brought this lawsuit.
Posted at 09:55 AM by Howard Bashman

"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."
Posted at 07:40 AM by Howard Bashman

Hagan meets Kagan: Details here.
Posted at 07:32 AM by Howard Bashman

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