Wednesday, July 8, 2009
"Uncommon Detail Marks Rulings by Sotomayor; She Almost Oversteps Her Role, Experts Say": Jerry Markon will have this article Thursday in The Washington Post.
In Thursday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Naftali Bendavid and Jess Bravin will have an article headlined "GOP Lowers Its Goals For Sotomayor Hearing."
"Pharmacists can't refuse Plan B pill, appeals court says; A pharmacy owner and workers had sued Washington state to block a requirement that they stock and sell the 'morning after' contraceptive": Carol J. Williams will have this article Thursday in The Los Angeles Times.
"$567 Million Attorney Fee Award in Fen-Phen Litigation Challenged": Shannon P. Duffy will have this article Thursday in The Legal Intelligencer.
Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"In Senate, Debate on Detainee Legal Rights": This article appears today in The New York Times.
"A court ritual worth watching: Sure, Sotomayor's confirmation hearing will have its share of senatorial grandstanding and the requisite bloviating; But don't let this keep you away." Tony Mauro has this op-ed today in USA Today.
And online at The Christian Science Monitor, law professor Paul Litton has an op-ed entitled "Sotomayor would have to make value judgments: 'Follow the law!' does not answer questions on gay marriage, abortion, and life imprisonment for juveniles."
Available online from National Public Radio: Yesterday's broadcast of "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment entitled "Sotomayor Seen As Moderate On Criminal Justice" featuring law professors Doug Berman and Jonathan Adler.
First Circuit rejects constitutional challenge to Massachusetts law creating a protest-free buffer zone around the entrances, exits, and driveways of abortion clinics throughout that State: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Place of Women on the Court": Emily Bazelon will have this article in Sunday's issue of The New York Times Magazine.
Posted at 05:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judges strike broad ban on Washington's Plan B rules": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Federal appeals judges say a lower court was wrong when it blocked Washington state's rules mandating the sale of 'morning-after' birth control pills."
It's a gardening implement, not slang for "prostitute": The Associated Press has a report headlined "It's not slang! Nev. court permits 'HOE' license" that begins, "A Las Vegas man can take a jolly ride around town now that he's won a courtroom battle with the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles to keep his personalized 'HOE' license plate."
The Supreme Court of Nevada apparently has not yet posted this ruling online at its web site.
Update: A reader emails:
I write to inform you that the Supreme Court of Nevada opinion referenced in your 5:10 post is available at the Nevada ACLU's website at this link.I thank this reader for sending along a link to today's Nevada Supreme Court ruling.
Posted at 05:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"Court to weigh school's ban on campaign shirt": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A student who was prohibited from wearing a T-shirt supporting John Edwards' presidential campaign at school asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to bar a Texas school district from enforcing its dress code."