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Saturday, June 28, 2008

"Supreme Court Ends Term with Tough Decisions": This audio segment (RealPlayer required) featuring Nina Totenberg appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Weekend Edition Saturday."
Posted at 07:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"In a Complicated Term, Kennedy Left Boldest Mark": Linda Greenhouse will have this article Sunday in The New York Times.
Posted at 07:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Roberts' record on high court defies '05 pledges of centrism": James Oliphant will have this article Sunday in The Chicago Tribune.

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has an article headlined "Court, long quiet, ends term with a growl."

James Vicini of Reuters has an article headlined "US Supreme Court: Bush gun rights win, Guantanamo loss."'s Tony Mauro has an article headlined "Despite June Fireworks, a Calmer Supreme Court Term." also reports that "9th Circuit Racks Up Usual High Reversal Rate in Supreme Court Term; Even conservative Judge Pamela Rymer paid a price for hewing closely to precedent."

Bill Mears of reports that "Justices' term ends on a less-contentious note."

And Mark H. Anderson of Dow Jones Newswires reports that "Supreme Court Term Is Mixed For Business, But Wins Were Big."

Update: In a post you can access here, Law Professor Eugene Volokh takes issue with the premise of The Chicago Tribune article.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court refuses to hear insurance case; Widow denied $426,000 over switch in spouse's company policy": The Houston Chronicle contains this article today.
Posted at 10:24 AM by Howard Bashman

"New Chief Justice Quince becomes first black woman to head branch of state in Florida; She vows to continue push for reform of criminal-justice system": This article appears today in The Tallahassee Democrat.

The Orlando Sentinel reports today that "New Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Peggy Quince makes history."

The Associated Press reports that "Florida gets 1st black woman chief justice."

And The St. Petersburg Times contains an editorial entitled "Chief Justice Quince makes history at tough time for Florida high court."
Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court gun ruling leaves questions: How far does the constitutional right to gun ownership extend? Is the right fundamental -- generally not subject to government rules? Or can it be strictly regulated?" David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

The Washington Post reports today that "Council Considering Gun Law Changes; City Responds to High Court Ruling."

The New York Times reports that "Challenges to Bans on Handguns Begin."

In The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko and Cecilia M. Vega report that "NRA sues S.F. over guns in public housing."

In The San Jose Mercury News, Howard Mintz reports that "NRA takes on San Francisco law; City vows fight to uphold gun ban in public housing."

The Chicago Tribune reports that "NRA sues Chicago, 3 suburbs to repeal their firearms bans."

And The Chicago Sun-Times reports that "Jackson slams gun ruling, vows new effort."
Posted at 10:18 AM by Howard Bashman

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