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Sunday, March 31, 2013

“Vikings great Page pens kids’ book about pinky; Justice’s finger permanently bent outward at a 90-degree angle”: The Associated Press has a report that begins, “Pro football Hall of Famer and Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page has written a children’s book about his odd pinky, a finger that’s permanently bent outward at a 90-degree angle.”

Posted at 9:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“High court questions legality of driving under the influence of marijuana in Ariz.” Howard Fischer has this article in today’s edition of Today’s News-Herald of Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

Posted at 1:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Moonlighting judges collect corporate pay; Pennsylvania is among few states that let jurists work in business world — for handsome pay”: This article appears today in The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Posted at 10:12 AM by Howard Bashman

“Cooperation needed for high court nominee”: The Citizens’ Voice of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania contains this article today.

In today’s edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, law professor Bruce Ledewitz has an op-ed titled “Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court, still broken; It’s been defined by arrogance and mired in scandal for decades.” And Friday’s newspaper contained an editorial titled “The next justice: Corbett should name a non-partisan to the court.”

On Friday at his “Baer Growls” blog, columnist John Baer of The Philadelphia Daily News had a blog post titled “Judging for the Ages.”

And last week in The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Scott Cooper had an op-ed titled “Merit selection will make picking judges more political, not less.”

Posted at 10:04 AM by Howard Bashman

“Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Do cases sound death knell for affirmative action?” Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.

Posted at 9:38 AM by Howard Bashman