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Sunday, December 8, 2013

"Some Wisconsin Supreme Court justices urging senators to support amendment; Change would let high court choose its chief justice": Patrick Marley of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report.
Posted at 09:17 PM by Howard Bashman


"Nadon's Supreme Court appointment ignores spirit of law, professors argue": In last Tuesday's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail, Sean Fine had an article that begins, "Justice Marc Nadon's appointment to the Supreme Court defies the spirit of a law meant to reassure Quebeckers that judges chosen from their province would understand its civil code, two law professors write."
Posted at 08:09 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court weighs issue of cross-state air pollution": Richard Wolf will have this article in Monday's edition of USA Today.
Posted at 07:53 PM by Howard Bashman


"Internet giants weigh in on defamation lawsuit": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision allowing an Arizona-based gossip website to be sued for defamation by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with a teenager."
Posted at 07:21 PM by Howard Bashman


"Satanists seek spot on Oklahoma Statehouse steps": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "In their zeal to tout their faith in the public square, conservatives in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a wide range of religious groups, including satanists who are seeking to put their own statue next to a Ten Commandments monument on the Statehouse steps."
Posted at 02:51 PM by Howard Bashman


"Terrorism appeal focuses on secrecy": This article appears in today's edition of The Amarillo Globe-News.

You can access via this link (16.8MB mp3 audio file) the audio of last Thursday's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Filibuster rule's end should help Obama reshape a key court; A Senate filibuster rule change should help Obama reshape the key D.C. Circuit Court, but Republicans have other tools to block nominees": Timothy M. Phelps has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

Update: In other coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time."
Posted at 01:03 PM by Howard Bashman



"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Peek-a-boo, the drone sees you." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 01:02 PM by Howard Bashman






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