Monday, November 22, 2010
"Canada would become magnet for polygamy if law struck down, court told": This article will appear Tuesday in The Toronto Globe and Mail.
And The Vancouver Sun has a news update headlined "Polygamy reference case opens with failed bid to add TV cameras."
"Former justice Elizabeth Weaver censured for airing deliberations": Dawson Bell of The Detroit Free Press has a news update that begins, "The Michigan Supreme Court has issued a pointed and public rebuke of a former justice, Elizabeth Weaver, for making secret recordings of internal court deliberations and releasing some of the transcripts."
And The Detroit News has an update headlined "Michigan Supreme Court criticizes ex-Justice Elizabeth Weaver."
"DOJ Pick Would Have Taken a Recess Appointment": At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," David Ingram has a post that begins, "Dawn Johnsen, a hero to some liberal lawyers and a failed nominee to head the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel, says she would have been happy to serve in the job on a temporary basis."
Posted at 05:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"Petition for Certiorari Filed in Pineda-Moreno, The Ninth Circuit GPS Case": Orin Kerr has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 05:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Order blocking Okla. Islamic law measure extended": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 02:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"Sharia fear-mongering threatens religious freedom": Charles C. Haynes has this commentary online at the First Amendment Center.
Posted at 12:20 PM by Howard Bashman
Onan he arbarian: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit invokes the biblical story of Onan in striking down as overbroad a special condition of supervised release in a ruling issued today.
Posted at 11:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Hearing to begin in Okla. on Islamic law lawsuit": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:12 AM by Howard Bashman
"B.C. court to decide whether polygamy is a protected religious practice": This article appears today in The Toronto Globe and Mail.
And The Vancouver Sun reported yesterday that "Polygamy reference case could open door to legalizing multiple marriage."
"Juvenile offenders still get near-life terms": Yesterday's edition of The Sarasota Herald-Tribune contained a front page article that begins, "More than six months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Florida's practice of sending juveniles to prison for the rest of their lives for non-murder crimes was unconstitutional, not a single former juvenile sentenced in such cases has found much relief."
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Tribe to Return to Harvard Law School in January 2011": This article appears today in the Harvard Crimson.
Posted at 08:10 AM by Howard Bashman