Sunday, December 16, 2012
"Decision on gay 'conversion therapy' ban depends on other rulings; The dispute is before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which is expected to decide within the next several days whether to put the law on hold before it takes effect Jan. 1": Maura Dolan has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 08:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judges take on ministers over supreme court; Chris Grayling told by judiciary to give up power to appoint chief executive": The Guardian (UK) has this news update.
Posted at 08:37 PM by Howard Bashman
"New state Supreme Court justice clearly has his mind made up": Columnist James Gill of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this essay today.
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Florida's Property Rights Abuse Lands at the Supreme Court; The justices prepare to hear a major 5th Amendment case": Damon W. Root has this essay online at Reason.
Posted at 08:26 PM by Howard Bashman
"Remove a Stain on the Supreme Court by Impeaching Justice Scalia; He's been off the rails for years, but the justice's latest outburst regarding homosexuality should be the last straw: it's time for Congress to kick him out." Law professor David R. Dow had this essay online Friday at The Daily Beast.
Friday at The Huffington Post, Michael Russnow had an essay titled "Scalia's Gay Stance Is Unacceptable: Recusal From Supreme Court Deliberations on DOMA and California Proposition 8 Is Called For."
"Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court": This segment appeared on Friday's broadcast of the PBS program "Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly."
Posted at 03:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Common ground on affirmative action: Asian-Americans, like students of other races, benefit from the kind of diversity that enriches their education and prepares them for careers in the global workplace." Khin Mai Aung and Robert Toone will have this op-ed in tomorrow's edition of The National Law Journal.
Posted at 03:27 PM by Howard Bashman
"Obama administration drops appeal over Guantanamo rules": Josh Gerstein had this post yesterday at Politico.com.
Posted at 03:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"To Judge Richard Posner, Gun Control Is a Joke; Days before Newtown, the Seventh Circuit extended the Second Amendment beyond even the Supreme Court's decisions": Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
And Andrew Cohen has an essay entitled "Guns, Parents and Sandy Hook: Time to Take The Bullet; The National Rifle Association is a mighty thing; But it is still no match for the political power of parents in America."
"High court fight looms over right to carry a gun": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:24 AM by Howard Bashman
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Woman, 83, unlikely same-sex marriage warrior." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:20 AM by Howard Bashman