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Monday, June 27, 2005

“Justices Split on Decalogue Displays; Religious Intent Is Cited In Texas, Kentucky Cases Over Ten Commandments”: Jess Bravin will have this article (pass-through link) Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 11:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘Thou shalts’ polarize court; 5-4 ruling, bitter words reflect rift among justices”: This article will appear Tuesday in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Don’t Stop Grokkin’; Apparent MGM v. Grokster slamdunk is really a mixed bag” Mike Godwin has this essay online today at Reason.

Posted at 9:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme court rejects journalists’ appeal; Reporters face jail for refusing to name source”: This article appears Tuesday in The Guardian (UK).

Posted at 9:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ten Commandment Displays Allowed in Some Public Spaces”: This segment (transcript with link to audio) featuring The Chicago Tribune’s Jan Crawford Greenburg appeared on this evening’s broadcast of the PBS program “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.” You can also access audio (RealPlayer required) of Jan’s report on today’s other notable happenings at the Court.

Posted at 9:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Saad puts 2008 heat on McCain”: Tuesday’s edition of The Hill will contain an article that begins, “Republican leaders in Michigan’s Macomb and Oakland counties are pressuring Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) to win an up-or-down vote on a controversial judicial nominee from the Wolverine State. They want McCain to use his influence to persuade his colleagues to clear Henry Saad, the nominee to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals who was left out of the judicial deal Senate centrists struck last month.”

Posted at 9:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“No Retirement Announcements at High Court”: Gina Holland of The Associated Press provides this updated report, in which historian David Garrow is quoted as saying that if no retirement is announced tomorrow, we can expect to see these same nine Justices back on the bench in October.

Posted at 8:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ten Commandments rulings leave both sides unsatisfied”: Stephen Henderson of Knight Ridder Newspapers provides this report.

Posted at 8:10 PM by Howard Bashman

Available online from National Public Radio: This evening’s broadcast of “All Things Considered” contained segments entitled “High Court Allows Commandments Display” (featuring Nina Totenberg); “High Court Rules Against Grokster“; “Reporters on CIA Leak Seek Right of Appeal“; and “Supreme Court Weighs ISP Control of Data.”

And today’s broadcast of “Talk of the Nation” contained segments entitled “High Court Rulings Split on Commandment Displays” (featuring David G. Savage); “Supreme Court Rules Against Grokster” (featuring Tony Mauro); and “High Court Won’t Hear Jailed Journalists’ Case.”

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Posted at 7:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Aguirre: Commandments rulings show Soledad cross is religious symbol.” The web site of The San Diego Union-Tribune provides a news update that begins, “San Diego’s city attorney opined Monday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on public displays of the Ten Commandments does not help the effort to prevent the removal of the cross from atop Mount Soledad.”

Posted at 7:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“The File Sharing Fight’s Not Over: The entertainment industry won the Grokster case; But the narrow decision leaves open the possibility that other peer-to-peer services could be legal.” Roger Parloff has this essay online at Fortune.

Posted at 7:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Rehnquist Throws Down The Gavel, But Not The Towel; Amid speculation over Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s resignation, the Supreme Court rules on a pair of Ten Commandment cases and one on Internet file-sharing”: Time magazine provides this online report.

Posted at 5:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Breyer casts decisive vote on religious displays; Justice: Old monuments with Commandments are OK; new displays are not.” Tom Curry, national affairs writer for MSNBC, provides this report.

Posted at 5:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“A year after ruling, Guantanamo detainees remain in legal limbo”: Frank Davies of Knight Ridder Newspapers provides this report.

Posted at 5:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Decision to bar display of faith ratchets up culture war”: Financial Times provides a news update that begins, “The Supreme Court stepped into one of the most contested fronts of the US culture war on Monday, ruling that the display of framed copies of the Ten Commandments in Kentucky courthouses crossed the constitutional line between church and state.”

Posted at 3:10 PM by Howard Bashman