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Sunday, October 25, 2015

"New health overhaul challenge reaching Supreme Court": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"Aging Supreme Court energizes Republicans more than Democrats in 2016 race": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 09:16 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court to examine racial divide in jury selection": Robert Barnes will have this article in Monday's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:21 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Comment on Noah Feldman on Judge Gordon Quist": Asher Steinberg has this post at his blog, "The Narrowest Grounds."
Posted at 08:17 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ruling upholds extra prison time for felon who laughed during sentencing": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

And Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that "Judge's doubling of laughing defendant's prison time upheld."

You can access Thursday's ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 04:21 PM by Howard Bashman



"Cruz: America 'one more liberal justice' away from irrevocable damage." Bradford Richardson has this article online at The Hill.
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"Evangelicals Discover Moral Ambiguity on the Death Penalty; A new focus on systemic institutional problems reflects the changing demographics of the faithful": Robert P. Jones has this article online today at The Atlantic.
Posted at 04:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"'The most significant race in recent memory' for Pa. Supreme Court": In today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Chris Palmer has an article that begins, "The low-wattage contest for Pennsylvania's Supreme Court got a few jolts of energy last week, thanks to a blitz of television ads and the release of pornographic emails tied to a sitting justice." The newspaper also contains an editorial titled "Supreme opportunity."

In today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Chris Potter has a front page article headlined "State Supreme Court race runs along party lines; Three seats open on Supreme Court." Potter also has a related article headlined "Seven candidates in the running for three Pennsylvania Supreme Court seats." And the newspaper contains an editorial titled "For Supreme Court: The best choices are Olson, Donohue and Wecht."

And in today's edition of The Erie Times-News, Ed Palattella has this article profiling the appellate court candidates. The newspaper also contains an editorial titled "Statewide judges should be picked on merit."
Posted at 03:52 PM by Howard Bashman



"Kane fights back and ignites wider debate on Pa. politics": Craig R. McCoy and Angela Couloumbis have this article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

And today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contains a letter to the editor titled "Justice Eakin, domestic abuse is never a joke."
Posted at 03:33 PM by Howard Bashman







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