Tuesday, November 14, 2017
"Eric Holder's Battle Against Gerrymandering": David Daley has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 09:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Oppose the Confirmation of Don Willett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit": Vanita Gupta, President & CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued this letter today.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"In California, anonymity for online reviewers is slipping away": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 08:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Defense in Menendez case pushes for mistrial as jurors fail to reach verdict": Thomas Moriarty and MaryAnn Spoto of The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger have this report.
And Nick Corasaniti of The New York Times has an article headlined "No Verdict After Jury Resumes Deliberations in Menendez Trial."
"Connecticut Supreme Court Hears Newtown Families' Appeal Against Gun Companies": Rick Rojas and Kristin Hussey of The New York Times have this report.
And Rob Ryser of The News-Times of Danbury, Connecticut reports that "Sandy Hook families make case against gunmaker in state Supreme Court."
"Trump is dangerously cutting corners in his quest to remake the Judiciary": The Los Angeles Times has published this editorial.
Posted at 01:56 PM by Howard Bashman
"Woman asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear Scott Twp. cemetery dispute": Terrie Morgan-Besecker of The Times-Tribune of Scranton, Pennsylvania has this report.
According to the article, "The Pacific Legal Foundation, a California-based nonprofit that fights for landowners' rights, agreed to represent Knick before the U.S. Supreme Court at no cost, David Breemer, a senior attorney for the organization, said in a press release."
"The most respected Supreme Court reporter of her generation slams media 'objectivity'; Linda Greenhouse on why 'the opposite of objectivity isn't partisanship'": Online at Vox, Eric Allen Been has this interview with Linda Greenhouse and discussion about her newest book.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"First Amendment case may become proxy for abortion rights at Supreme Court": Joan Biskupic of CNN.com has this news analysis.
And in today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has a front page article headlined "US Supreme Court to decide California law on 'crisis pregnancy centers.'"
"Free Speech Is Starting to Dominate the U.S. Supreme Court's Agenda": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"Sandy Hook Families' Lawyer To Connecticut Justices: Adam Lanza Heard Gunmaker's Marketing Message." Dave Altimari and David Owens of The Hartford Courant have this report.
And Lois Beckett of The Guardian (UK) reports that "Sandy Hook families argue in court gun companies 'courted' shooter; Family members of Newtown victims say gun companies' macho advertising for AR-15-style rifles helped draw Adam Lanza to 'the weapon he needed.'"
"First the city sank his house. Now, he's at the Supreme Court over free speech case." Monique O. Madan of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 01:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"Doubling Down on a Deeply Troubling Argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop": Jim Oleske has this post at the "Take Care" blog.
Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman
"Trump on Course for Least Diverse Judicial Picks Since Reagan; President's nominees have been overwhelmingly white and male": Todd Ruger of Roll Call has this report.
Posted at 10:46 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court jurisdiction over the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces": Will Baude has this interesting post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 10:44 AM by Howard Bashman