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Saturday, April 27, 2013

“Breyer has shoulder surgery after bike accident”: Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.

Bloomberg News reports that “Supreme Court Justice Breyer Undergoes Shoulder Surgery.”

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer breaks shoulder in bike crash.”

The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer fractures shoulder in biking accident in D.C.

Ariane de Vogue of ABC News reports that “Justice Breyer Hospitalized After Accident.”

USA Today reports that “Justice Breyer has shoulder surgery after bike accident.” reports that “Supreme Court Justice Breyer has surgery after bicycle fall.”

And at “SCOTUSblog,” Lyle Denniston has a post titled “Justice Breyer injured in fall.”

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Second Amendment Challenges to Student Housing Firearms Bans: The Strength of the Home Analogy.” Michael L. Smith has this student Comment in the current issue of the UCLA Law Review.

Posted at 2:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court says businesses can’t automatically seek federal help in legal disputes on reservations”: Howard Fischer has this article today in The East Valley (Ariz.) Tribune.

The Arizona Republic reports today that “Skywalk feud sent to Tribal Court; Hualapais call 9th Circuit ruling a victory; attraction’s developer downplays decision.”

And at her “Trial Insider” blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled “Skywalk’s Financial Balancing Act.”

You can access yesterday’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 1:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Secrecy in court for the rich and powerful”: Sunday’s edition of The Chicago Tribune will contain an article that begins, “Cook County judges have helped the wealthy, well-known and well-connected to keep their family matters hidden while using the public’s courts, according to a Tribune investigation.”

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Inside America’s Dirty Wars: How three US citizens were killed by their own government in the space of one month in 2011.” Jeremy Scahill has this cover story in the May 13, 2013 issue of The Nation.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Oregon same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, federal judge says in employee discrimination case”: Bryan Denson of The Oregonian has an article that begins, “A federal appeals judge found this week in a bias complaint that federal and Oregon bans on same-sex marriages violate the U.S. Constitution.” You can access the ruling at this link.

Posted at 10:18 AM by Howard Bashman

“Canadian Omar Khadr to appeal terrorism convictions”: Today’s edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail contains an article that begins, “Omar Khadr’s plea-bargained guilty plea and conviction on murder, terrorism and spying charges will be appealed to a U.S. civilian federal court that has tossed out similar Guantanamo military tribunal convictions for two high-profile al-Qaeda defendants. If the appeal succeeds, Mr. Khadr could be freed immediately.”

Posted at 9:54 AM by Howard Bashman