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Friday, June 7, 2013

“Administration Says Mining of Data Is Crucial to Fight Terror”: This front page article will appear in Saturday’s edition of The New York Times.

In Saturday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin will have an article headlined “Rules on Privacy Could Be Revisited.”

Anita Kumar and Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau have an article headlined “Phone record fury just one sign of how privacy is a thing of the past.”

Online at Slate, Emily Bazelon has a jurisprudence essay titled “I Am Worried. You Should Be Too; We shouldn’t have to wait for an abuse of power to know that the NSA’s snooping has gone too far.”

And online at The New Yorker, Lynn Oberlander has a blog post titled “Can Justice Sotomayor Stop the N.S.A.?

Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Can the Human Blueprint Have Owners?” Online at The New York Times, you can access at this link a “Room for Debate” discussion whose description begins, “The Supreme Court is expected to decide soon whether human genes can be patented.”

Posted at 11:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“White House chief of staff, Sens. Feinstein, McCain visiting Guantanamo today”: Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.

Posted at 6:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Melvin attorney gives 20 reasons for former state Supreme Court Justice’s appeal”: Adam Brandolph has this article today in The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Posted at 5:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“Sotomayor gets another $1.9 million for memoir”: The Associated Press has a report that begins, “Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has gotten more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling memoir from her publisher.”

Update: In other coverage, at “The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times,” Tony Mauro has a post titled “Sotomayor Reports $1.9 Million in Income from Royalties.”

And Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Sotomayor’s Book Advances From Knopf Surpass $3 Million.”

Posted at 2:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Rose crossed line in messages to prosecutors; Judge’s job is to be a neutral arbiter, not to coach the prosecution or the defense”: This editorial appears today in The Des Moines Register.

Posted at 8:45 AM by Howard Bashman

“Court Permits Hailing of Taxis Across the City”: Today’s edition of The New York Times contains a front page article that begins, “The state’s highest court on Thursday unanimously upheld the Bloomberg administration’s plan to radically expand street-hail taxi service beyond Manhattan, signaling a fundamental shift in New York City’s entrenched taxi culture.”

The New York Daily News reports that “Courts clear way for sweeping overhaul of NYC’s taxi and livery system.”

The New York Law Journal reports that “Council Wasn’t Needed to Pass NYC Taxi Plan, Ruling Concludes.”

And Reuters reports that “Court OKs plan that will double number of cabs in New York City.”

You can access yesterday’s ruling of the New York State Court of Appeals — that state’s highest court — at this link.

Posted at 8:40 AM by Howard Bashman