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Sunday, September 2, 2012

"Same-sex marriage crusaders ask Supreme Court to stand down": Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:52 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judge Susie Morgan rules Bernette Johnson has seniority to be next chief justice": The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Federal judge rules in La. chief justice spat."
Posted at 01:11 PM by Howard Bashman

"Prying Open a Cold Case": In today's edition of The New York Times, David Carr has an article that begins, "Did Jeffrey MacDonald, an Army doctor and Green Beret stationed at Fort Bragg, stab and bludgeon his family to death early on the morning of Feb. 17, 1970? Over the last four decades many courts and more than a few journalists have concluded that he did, but for Errol Morris that settled nothing."
Posted at 09:34 AM by Howard Bashman

"9th Circuit's Clarion Calls Are Being Heard": Scott Graham of The Recorder has an article that begins, "During her review of the U.S. Supreme Court at this year's Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference in Hawaii, appellate star Kathleen Sullivan paid special attention to United States v. Alvarez, the high court decision striking down the Stolen Valor Act."

At this link, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has posted online various videos from its recent judicial conference, including a video of the presentation discussed in Graham's article.
Posted at 09:30 AM by Howard Bashman

"Richard A. Posner's Badly Confused Attack on Scalia/Garner--Part 2": Ed Whelan has this post at National Review Online's "Bench Memos" blog.
Posted at 09:25 AM by Howard Bashman

"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Obama in Catholic bishops' crosshairs." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:16 AM by Howard Bashman

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