Tuesday, November 20, 2012
"Warren Rudman, Dead at 82, Played Key Role in Souter Confirmation": Todd Ruger has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 09:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court will hear raisin farmers' case": Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report.
Posted at 06:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"In pay-for-delay cert competition, Merck offers SCOTUS an option": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 06:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Don't Worry About the Voting Rights Act; If the Supreme Court strikes down part of it, black and Hispanic voters will be just fine": Law professors Eric Posner and Nicholas Stephanopoulos have this essay online at Slate.
Posted at 05:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Top court accepts raisin case tied to Depression-era law": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judge tells agency lawyers to kill the acronyms ASAP": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 02:27 PM by Howard Bashman
The November 2012 issue of Harvard Law Review, focusing on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2011-2012 Term, can now be accessed online: You can access the complete contents via this link.
Posted at 01:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"Souter, back on the bench: Retired justice presides over Ames competition at HLS." Harvard Law School has posted online this news release, which provides access to video of the competition.
Posted at 01:36 PM by Howard Bashman
"The next big affirmative-action case": Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
Available online from The Bay Citizen: Today, that news organization posted articles headlined "Federal judge's rulings favored companies in which he owned stock; Despite regulations, financial conflicts of interests slipped past safeguards" and "PACER federal court record fees exceed system costs."
Posted at 01:26 PM by Howard Bashman
Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: The Court posted today's Order List at this link. The Court today granted review in two new cases.
In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "High court to hear appeal about California raisins."
"Can the Senate Be Saved?" Jeffrey Toobin has this filibuster-related blog post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 10:57 AM by Howard Bashman
"Will U.S. Try To Snuff Out State Marijuana Laws?" This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 08:49 AM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court hears arguments over worship in NY public schools": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:46 AM by Howard Bashman
"Federal agents hunt former prosecutor, child porn convict who slipped monitoring bracelet; James Cameron, 50, of Rome, formerly of Hallowell, apparently removed the electronic device on Thursday, hours after a Boston court hearing that vacated 6 of 13 convictions against him": This article appears today in The Kennebec Journal, along with a related article headlined "Monitor bracelet cutting easy to do, but rare, US Marshals say."
"Mass. not moving quickly to address the fate of juvenile killers; State seeks new policy on life sentences; youths must get chance of parole": The Boston Globe has this report from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman
"Gay marriage takes next steps": Politico.com has this report.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman
"Case Pits Technology-Based Police Search Against Citizens' Rights": This article appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:15 AM by Howard Bashman