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Sunday, June 9, 2013

“Gay marriage rulings: Experts predict what court will do; Experts don’t expect all-encompassing rulings from a cautious court.” Richard Wolf will have this article in Monday’s edition of USA Today.

Posted at 8:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I do not expect to see home again’; Source for the Guardian’s NSA files on why he carried out the biggest intelligence leak in a generation — and what comes next.” Ewen MacAskill of The Guardian (UK) has this interview. [Update: A related article from The Guardian can be accessed here.]

The New York Times has a news update headlined “Former C.I.A. Worker Says He Leaked U.S. Surveillance Data.”

And The Washington Post has a news update headlined “Edward Snowden identified as source of NSA leaks.”

Posted at 4:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“What Happened to Eric Holder? He was a Reagan-appointed judge and a Clinton-appointed prosecutor respected by both sides; Then it all fell apart.” Matthew Cooper has this article online at National Journal.

Posted at 1:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Paul wants to lead Supreme Court challenge to fed’s tracking of Americans’ calls, emails”: has this report.

At Josh Gerstein has an article headlined “Leak investigations so far: Just a warm-up act.”

Online at The Guardian (UK), U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) has an op-ed titled “This abuse of the Patriot Act must end: President Obama falsely claims Congress authorised all NSA surveillance; In fact, our law was designed to protect liberties.”

And online at The Atlantic, Rebecca J. Rosen has an essay titled “Security-State Creep: The Real NSA Scandal Is What’s Legal; The Court has failed to develop a robust system for applying the Fourth Amendment meaningfully to the questions of the 21st century.”

Posted at 1:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Supreme Court decision in Flint man’s case could have far-reaching impact”: The Flint (Mich.) Journal has this report.

Posted at 9:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“New Jersey’s legacy of Supreme Court power”: Online at The Newark Star-Ledger, columnist John Farmer has an essay that begins, “With two New Jersey natives among its nine members today, you could assume the Garden State never had more impact on the U.S. Supreme Court, poised today to deliver potentially culture-shifting decisions in the coming weeks.”

Posted at 9:46 AM by Howard Bashman

“US v. Apple could go to the Supreme Court: The unique facts of Apple’s case will make it a singularly sympathetic one to today’s markedly pro-business Supreme Court — if the case reaches it.” Roger Parloff of Fortune has this report.

Posted at 9:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Supreme Court Justice Kagan to visit R.I. in August to mark Royal Charter anniversary”: Edward Fitzpatrick of The Providence Journal has an article that begins, “Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will be in Rhode Island in August to speak on the 350th anniversary of the state’s Royal Charter, Roger Williams University of Law School dean David A. Logan said.”

Posted at 9:40 AM by Howard Bashman