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Sunday, January 18, 2009

“Katyal Tapped as Principal Deputy in SG’s Office”: Joe Palazzolo has this post at “The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times.”

Posted at 7:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Claiming juror misconduct, Ford seeks to overturn settlement it agreed to pay”: Chuck Lindell and Corrie MacLaggan have this article today in The Austin American-Statesman. According to the article, the case is now pending before the Supreme Court of Texas.

Posted at 7:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Hawaiian rights activists take land case public in Waikiki march; Demonstration held in conjunction with overthrow observance”: This article appears today in The Honolulu Advertiser.

Posted at 11:34 AM by Howard Bashman

“High court’s Gunter censured over fight with sister”: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette yesterday contained an article that begins, “An Arkansas Supreme Court justice was reprimanded Friday by a state judicial panel, apparently the first censure ever of a member of Arkansas’ highest court.”

And The Associated Press reports that “Arkansas panel reprimands Supreme Court justice.”

You can view the reprimand at this link.

Posted at 11:30 AM by Howard Bashman

“Hoping That Left Is Right: Gavin Newsom, a vocal supporter of gay marriage, is betting his future on the fact that social attitudes are growing more liberal.” The January 26, 2009 issue of Newsweek will contain this article.

Posted at 11:27 AM by Howard Bashman

“Record labels ask First Circuit to block webcast of federal court hearing; I dissent!” Ben Sheffner has this post at his “Copyrights & Campaigns” blog.

Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“Alabama woman takes historic ride with Obama; defeat in court case brings Ledbetter to the attention of soon-to-be first family”: This article appears today in The Birmingham News.

Posted at 11:14 AM by Howard Bashman

“Two Stars, Meeting Across a Bible”: Today in the Week in Review section of The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse has an article that begins, “A few pairings stand out in the history of chief justices swearing in presidents.”

Posted at 11:04 AM by Howard Bashman

“All the Presidents’ Justices: Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts have more in common than their rhetoric might suggest.” Dahlia Lithwick will have this essay in the January 26, 2009 issue of Newsweek.

Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman

“1st time for everyone: Roberts will swear in Obama.” Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has a report that begins, “Two Harvard-educated lawyers who made rapid ascents to power will briefly share the stage Tuesday at the presidential inauguration.”

Posted at 9:57 AM by Howard Bashman