Wednesday, August 15, 2012
"11th Circuit Court blocks removal of 10 Commandments monument from Florida courthouse": The Huntsville Times has this news update.
And The Associated Press reports that "Fight over Dixie monument sent back to lower court."
"Panel denies hearing for 'Norfolk Four' convict": The Virginian-Pilot has this news update.
And The Associated Press reports that "'Norfolk 4' member loses bid for new hearing."
"Impersonating a cop vs. pretending to be a war hero": Ken Paulson has this essay online at the First Amendment Center.
Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court should have 4 women says retiring justice; Deschamps leaving top court after 10 'intense' years": CBC News has a report that begins, "The federal government should ensure there are at least four women on the Supreme Court of Canada's bench, according to retiring Justice Marie Deschamps, but she doesn't think appointees have to be bilingual on day one of the job."
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"SF cop fights suspension over nude photos": Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Henry K. Lee has an article that begins, "A San Francisco police officer whose hobby is photographing naked women has filed a federal civil rights suit against the city, saying he was wrongfully suspended twice because of his off-duty pastime."
Posted at 01:56 PM by Howard Bashman
"Pop Star's Photos Aren't Fair Game, Divided Panel Concludes": Scott Graham of The Recorder has this report.
And at Politico.com, Tal Kopan has a blog post titled "Court: Mag violated copyright by printing wedding photos."
"D.C. Joins Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Affirmative Action Case": Zoe Tillman has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 01:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"From Casinos To Carpenters, Watching Houseboat Case At Supreme Court": At Forbes.com, Daniel Fisher has this blog post.
Posted at 09:25 AM by Howard Bashman
"Kamala Harris on race, college admission": In today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has an article that begins, "California Attorney General Kamala Harris has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let public colleges in other states keep their authority to consider a student's race in admissions decisions, saying California's ban on affirmative action has made schools less diverse and harmed students of all races."
Posted at 09:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"Louisiana Supreme Court chief justice dispute should be settled by state, Gov. Bobby Jindal says": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:10 AM by Howard Bashman
"What kind of conservative is Ted Cruz?" Columnist Dana Milbank has this op-ed today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 09:06 AM by Howard Bashman
"Panel to decide on Orie Melvin's pay; Judge Manning expected to decide whether to separate sisters' cases": Laura Olson and Paula Reed Ward have this article today in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Posted at 08:55 AM by Howard Bashman
"Aging Justices Give New Life To High Court As Campaign Issue": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 08:53 AM by Howard Bashman