Sunday, December 31, 2017
"'I Wish You Bad Luck,' He Said With Good Intentions; Chief Justice John Roberts elaborates on this spring's famous ninth-grade graduation speech": Bob Greene has this essay online at The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 08:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"Courts Must Better Police Themselves on Harassment, Chief Justice Says": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.
Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that "Chief Justice Roberts says courts will examine protections against sexual harassment."
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Chief Justice Roberts says the courts will take a closer look at how to prevent sexual harassment of clerks."
Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Chief Justice Asks Federal Judiciary to Assess Its Sexual Harassment Policies; Chief Justice John Roberts says judicial branch 'is not immune' to the problem of workplace harassment."
Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press has a report headlined "Roberts: Judiciary will review sexual misconduct policies."
Valerie Volcovici of Reuters reports that "Chief justice orders review of sexual harassment standards in U.S. judiciary."
Laurie Asseo of Bloomberg News reports that "U.S. Courts Will Review Rules After Sexual Harassment Claims."
And Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com reports that "Chief Justice Roberts announces sexual harassment moves, touts disaster response in year-end report."
Access Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.'s 2017 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary: At this link.
"China Snares Innocent and Guilty Alike to Build World's Biggest DNA Database; Police gather blood and saliva samples from many who aren't criminals, including those who forget ID cards, write critically of the state or are just in the wrong place": Wenxin Fan, Natasha Khan, and Liza Lin of The Wall Street Journal have this report.
Posted at 11:28 AM by Howard Bashman
"Ruling but no resolution on which teen killers merit parole": Adam Geller of The Associated Press has this report.
Also, in related coverage from The AP, Sharon Cohen has a report headlined "Should a man in prison for dad's murder get another chance?" And The AP reports that "Daughter takes on ruling that may let mom's killer go free."
"California high school football player can't be forced to stand for national anthem, court rules": Adam Elmahrek of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman
"Masterpiece Cakeshop: The Slope Is, in Fact, Slippery; The case forces us to ask how far we want anti-discrimination laws to go." Kevin D. Williamson has this essay online at National Review.
Posted at 11:11 AM by Howard Bashman
"A Lawless President Meets the Rule of Law": Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, "Jost on Justice."
Posted at 11:08 AM by Howard Bashman
"The most important SCOTUS stories of 2017": Law professor Erwin Chemerinsky has this essay online at ABA Journal.
Posted at 11:06 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to take up Ohio's purges of inactive voters": Julie Carr Smyth and Mark Sherman of The Associated Press have this report.
Posted at 11:03 AM by Howard Bashman