Monday, August 22, 2016
"On Voting, North Carolina Case Is Test for Justices": Kenneth Jost has this post today at his blog, "Jost on Justice."
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"A leading contender for open Georgia Supreme Court seat pulls out of running": Greg Bluestein of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this report.
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"How Did Justice Scalia Shape American Policing? Donald Trump wants a Supreme Court appointee like the formidable late judge; But Scalia had a controversial and sometimes conflicted opinion on law enforcement." Law professor Barry Friedman has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 09:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Reglan Suits Not Preempted By Federal Law, NJ Justices Say": Emily Field of Law360.com has this report (subscription required for full access).
And at his "New Jersey Appellate Law" blog, Bruce D. Greenberg has a post titled "In re Reglan Litigation: No Federal Preemption of State Law Claim That Generic Drug Carried Inadequate Warning."
"California Supreme Court allows teacher tenure laws to stand": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.
Howard Blume and Joy Resmovits of The Los Angeles Times report that "In a major win for teachers unions, state Supreme Court lets teacher tenure ruling stand."
Emma Brown of The Washington Post reports that "California Supreme Court decision leaves state's teacher tenure law in place."
The Associated Press reports that "California court decision keeps teacher tenure protections."
And Bloomberg News reports that "California Teacher Tenure Is Left Intact by State's High Court."
"How Zika could change the politics of late-term abortion: The virus causes birth defects, a factor that might influence some views on abortion." Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico.com has this report.
Posted at 08:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"Illinois Supreme Court rejects property division for unmarried couples": Robert McCoppin had this article in Saturday's edition of The Chicago Tribune.
And The Associated Press reports that "Gay rights setback seen in Illinois Supreme Court ruling."
"Constitution Check: Has the U.S. war against ISIS in Syria been illegal from the start?" Lyle Denniston has this post at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 08:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Summer Pipeline": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 07:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"Help Him Help You: The best way for at-risk Republican senators to distance themselves from Donald Trump is to call for hearings for Merrick Garland." Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 07:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to Consider Legal Standard Drawn From 'Of Mice and Men'": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 02:08 PM by Howard Bashman