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Sunday, March 17, 2013

“The Supreme Court of Canada’s silence is not golden”: Monday’s edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail will contain an editorial that begins, “It was an embrace unimaginable in Canada. The first Hispanic justice of the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, having written a bestselling memoir, embraced a seven-year-old girl who asked her what books she loved as a child, while 700 people looked on. It’s unimaginable in Canada because judges on the Supreme Court do not write books. Not when they’re on the court, and not when they retire. As in zero. None.”

Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Chief Judge Rader on the Supreme Court and Judge Posner”: Gene Quinn has this post today at his blog, “IPWatchdog.”

Posted at 11:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Edith Windsor’s Pioneering Life, From Portofino to the Supreme Court”: The March 25, 2013 issue of New York magazine contains this article.

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“Sunday Sit-Down: West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin.” This interview appears in today’s edition of The Wheeling News-Register.

Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to AZ Proof of Citizenship Law”: Ariane de Vogue has this blog post today.

At “SCOTUSblog,” Lyle Denniston has a post titled “Argument preview: Election integrity, or voter suppression?

And today’s edition of The Arizona Republic contains a front page article headlined “Supreme Court to weigh Arizona’s voter-ID law.” The newspaper also contains dueling op-eds about the case. Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has an op-ed titled “High court should help Arizona protect elections.” And columnist Linda Valdez has an op-ed titled “Arizona’s 2004 voter-ID statute is biased, should be thrown out.”

Posted at 7:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Challenges to iron-ore mine likely to wind up in Wisconsin Supreme Court; Winner of Patience Roggensack-Ed Fallone election likely to help decide cases”: Patrick Marley will have this article Monday in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Posted at 7:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Milton Tingling is the man who doused Mayor Bloomberg’s ban of oversized drinks in city; Tingling found mayor’s proposal flawed because it was applied unevenly; Friends and family say judge has always had thirst for fairness”: The New York Daily News contains this article today.

Posted at 7:23 PM by Howard Bashman

“Navy ruling ends commercial flights to Guantanamo from South Florida”: Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.

Posted at 5:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Does Affirmative Action Do What It Should?” Dan Slater has this essay today in the Sunday Review section of The New York Times.

Posted at 1:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“O’Connor shares Supreme Court’s history at National Constitution Center”: This post appears at the “Constitution Daily” blog of the National Constitution Center.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Better Colleges Failing to Lure Talented Poor”: This front page article appears today in The New York Times. According to the article, “Elite colleges may soon face more pressure to recruit poor and middle-class students, if the Supreme Court restricts race-based affirmative action. A ruling in the case, involving the University of Texas, is expected sometime before late June.”

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman