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Sunday, June 16, 2013

"Obama not guilty of 'court packing'; Filling existing vacancies is his job": Monday's edition of USA Today will contain this editorial.

The newspaper will also contain an op-ed in response by U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) titled "Judges confrontation a made up fight; Fill other court vacancies first."
Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court ruling on genes is a 'victory for common sense'": This interview with Mary-Claire King appears online at New Scientist.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"Conservatives likely to write most remaining decisions in Supreme Court's term": Robert Barnes will have this new installment of his "The High Court" column in Monday's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"Medical ethicists say stop Guantanamo force-feeding": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Obama chooses lawyer as Guantanamo closure envoy."

Update: In Monday's edition of The New York Times, Charlie Savage will have an article headlined "Kerry Associate Chosen for Post on Closing Guantanamo Prison."
Posted at 08:17 PM by Howard Bashman



"Amid Gitmo strike, ex-detainee tells of force-feed": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:38 PM by Howard Bashman


"Why Justice Stevens Is Dead Wrong About DNA Searches: Is it really less intrusive to collect someone's vital data for eternity than it is to rummage through his papers briefly?" Andrew Cohen has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 01:35 PM by Howard Bashman


"Why Both Sides Want Gay Marriage Settled By The States": Alan Greenblatt has this report online at NPR.
Posted at 01:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. surveillance architecture includes collection of revealing Internet, phone metadata": Barton Gellman has this front page article today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman


"Sunday Dialogue: How the Court Decides." This letter to the editor and responses to it appear in the Sunday Review section of today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 01:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"Affirmative action ruling contest: race vs. class." The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court gay-marriage rulings: Anything but simple; The Supreme Court rulings are not as simple as whether gays and lesbians can marry or not, and whether they become eligible for federal benefits." Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 09:42 AM by Howard Bashman


"Alabama Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether to reconsider its brand name drug liability opinion": The Birmingham News has this report.
Posted at 09:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court considers landmark equality cases; Justices are deciding whether to pull back on 1960s-era remedies for racial discrimination, while extending equal marriage rights to gays and lesbians": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 09:38 AM by Howard Bashman


"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Natural DNA can't be patented." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.

And in earlier coverage, The Seattle Times had an article headlined "UW geneticist who discovered breast-cancer genes flying high over Supreme Court ruling; The University of Washington geneticist who discovered the breast cancer genes at the heart of the Supreme Court's landmark decision said Thursday that she's 'as high as the flag on the Fourth of July.'"
Posted at 09:34 AM by Howard Bashman







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