Thursday, November 4, 2010
"Election Likely to Affect EPA Litigation, Judicial Nominations": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 09:03 PM by Howard Bashman
"Wiggins cuts Sanders' lead in WA high court race": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Patrick nominates first African-American chief justice of SJC": The Boston Globe has a news update that begins, "Governor Deval Patrick announced this morning that he is nominating veteran associate justice Roderick L. Ireland as chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, an appointment that would make Ireland the first black person ever to lead the venerable court."
Posted at 08:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ten Commandments issue -- again": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 08:47 PM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Stevens voices support for NYC mosque": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:56 PM by Howard Bashman
"Oklahoma City resident plans to challenge measure on international, Sharia law, agency says": This article appears today in The Oklahoman.
And The Tulsa World reports today that "Lawsuit expected Thursday challenging Shariah law vote."
"Arizona's tuition tax credit debated at U.S. Supreme Court; Justices ask: Are donations made in lieu of taxes government money?" The Arizona Republic contains this article today.
And Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal reports that "Arguments on preemption and religion offer red meat to the justices."
"Mason grad's Fantasy Supreme Court league more than a game; Online program excites Supreme Court enthusiasts, educates students": This article appeared recently in The Fairfax County Times.
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Breyer visits Springside School": The Chestnut Hill (Pa.) Local has this report.
Posted at 08:00 AM by Howard Bashman
"Judge rejects mistrial in Hayes case; Penalty deliberations slated to start Friday": This article appears today in The New Haven Register.
Today's edition of The Hartford Courant contains an article headlined "Defense Details Mitigating Factors In Attempt To Keep Steven Hayes Off Death Row." In addition, columnist Helen Ubinas has an op-ed entitled "With Its Endless Horrors, Hayes Trial Has Changed Us."
And The Associated Press reports that "Closing arguments set in Conn. home invasion trial."
In today's edition of The Des Moines Register: The newspaper contains articles headlined "Removal of justices complicates court's calendar"; "Strong rural 'no' vote noted in justices' ouster"; and "Democratic leader in Iowa Senate vows he'll block vote on gay marriage."
The newspaper also contains an editorial entitled "Everyone lost in judicial retention election" and an op-ed by Marc Hansen entitled "No middle ground on removing justices."
"'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal a likely election casualty": Nancy A. Youssef and David Lightman of McClatchy Newspapers have this report.
Posted at 07:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Starbucks defeats woman's tea burn lawsuit": Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued on Tuesday. The ruling consists of both a published and an unpublished opinion.
Posted at 07:28 AM by Howard Bashman