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Saturday, May 25, 2013

“A Louisiana Civilian in the Supreme Court: The Selective Service Cases Revisited.” Law professor Charles J. Reid Jr. has posted this article online at SSRN (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

The article’s abstract begins, “Edward Douglass White, who served both as an Associate Justice and as Chief Justice of the United States during his long tenure on the Supreme Court (1894-1921) is notable for being the only civilly-trained Louisianan to serve on the Court.”

Posted at 9:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“By the time new federal judge from Maine was confirmed, he ‘had no practice left'”: The Bangor Daily News contains this article today.

Posted at 9:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“We Have the Most Conservative Supreme Court in Decades; Why Do Americans Think It’s Liberal?” Michael B. Keegan had this blog entry yesterday at The Huffington Post.

Posted at 8:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alton T. Lemon, Who Challenged State Aid to Religious Schools, Dies at 84”: Adam Liptak is the author of this obituary, which appears online at The New York Times.

Posted at 5:09 PM by Howard Bashman