Wednesday, June 12, 2013
"Federal Plan for 'Morning After' Pill's Sale Is Approved": This article will appear Thursday in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Transfer of Judicial Misconduct Complaint against Circuit Judge Edith H. Jones": Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. issued this letter today to evidence his transfer of the judicial misconduct complaint to the Judicial Council of the District of Columbia Circuit.
Posted at 11:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Medical ethicists say stop Guantanamo force-feeding": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 08:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"What's Your Hurry?" Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:37 PM by Howard Bashman
"Sotomayor reflects on rise from Bronx to top US court": Chantal Valery of Agence France-Presse has this report.
Posted at 05:26 PM by Howard Bashman
"Lawsuits over government surveillance languish": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 05:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"Report: Obama Tops in Diversifying Federal Bench." Todd Ruger has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
And online at USA Today, Doug Kendall has an essay titled "Duh, it is president's job to nominate judges; It is time for the Senate to do its job by confirming D.C. Circuit Court nominees."
"Justice O'Connor rails against electing Pa. judges": Jeff Blumenthal of Philadelphia Business Journal has this report.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"What Is Anthony Kennedy Thinking? Why the Supreme Court justice might decide we've been thinking about gay marriage all wrong." Law professor Sonja West has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 04:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Obama Waves White Flag in Contraceptive Battle": This article appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"Bathrooms Are Not Separate-But-Equal; A Maine court case signals the next frontier of civil rights: transgender equality." Law professor Adam Winkler has this essay online today at The New Republic.
As The Bangor Daily News recently noted in an article headlined "High court to hear arguments in transgender bathroom case Wednesday," the case is scheduled for oral argument today in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine.
"Judge Strikes Law Banning Demonstrations at Supreme Court": Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal has this report.
Update: In other coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Judge sides with arrested Supreme Court protester."
At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Court plaza ordered open to protests."
And Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Judge invalidates protest ban on Supreme Court plaza."
"Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on the benefits of educational exchange": Frances Stead Sellers has this post at "The Reliable Source" blog of The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:25 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme court urged to reject challenge to prisoner voting ban; Attorney general asks justices to rule against legal battles by two inmates seeking right to cast ballots in elections": The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Posted at 08:23 AM by Howard Bashman
"Wide majority opposes race-based college admissions programs, Post-ABC poll finds": Today's edition of The Washington Post contains an article that begins, "Americans overwhelmingly oppose race-based college admissions and support extending federal benefits to same-sex couples, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that finds broad public agreement on issues awaiting Supreme Court decisions this month."
Posted at 08:16 AM by Howard Bashman