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Sunday, April 21, 2013

“Texas water fight could have implications for Utah and thirsty West”: The Deseret News has an article that begins, “The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in a case that could have implications for states that rely on interstate water compacts.”

Posted at 10:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Law school dean regrets ‘censorship’ of Chief Justice Roberts visit”: Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post.

The Oregonian reported Friday that “Student journalists chastise Lewis & Clark College for holding up story on Chief Justice John Roberts’ visit.”

And earlier on Friday, the editor-In-chief and sports editor of The Daily Pioneer, the student newspaper of Lewis & Clark College, posted online an essay titled “Four days of prior restraint: A call for journalism at Lewis & Clark.”

Posted at 10:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge: Criticized conference won’t be back for years.” The Maui News yesterday posted online an article that begins, “Richard Clifton, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals, believes Maui will host another 9th Circuit Judicial Conference in four to six years, but he’s not optimistic about it happening sooner.”

At her blog “Record on Appeal,” Rebecca A. Copeland has a post titled “Ninth Circuit Judge Richard Clifton’s Practice Pointers and Other Tips on Brief Writing and Oral Arguments.” And via YouTube, you can access related video at this link.

Posted at 3:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Lawmakers Push for Federal Trial of Boston Suspect”: The New York Times has this news update. And today’s newspaper contains an article headlined “Legal Questions Riddle Boston Marathon Case.”

Today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday” had an audio segment titled “Concerns Raised With Legal Issues In Bombing Case.”

And at, Josh Gerstein has an article headlined “Next for Boston Marathon suspect: 5 legal questions.”

Posted at 3:09 PM by Howard Bashman