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Sunday, April 27, 2014

“Stay voids 3 legal same-sex marriages in Tennessee”: The Tennessean has a news update that begins, “Three same-sex Tennessee couples’ marriages — granted recognition last month by a Nashville federal judge — are once again legally void after the state’s attorney general won a stay from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio.”

You can access at this link Friday’s order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit granting a stay.

Posted at 9:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Harper’s judicial losing streak reveals the limits of government action”: Sean Fine will have this article in Monday’s edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail.

Posted at 9:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“Breyer loves when justices defy expectations, but others still say politics are what matter”: Robert Barnes will have this new installment of his “The High Court” column in Monday’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 9:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Koch brothers, major corporations sponsor pension reform seminar for judges; Attendees could decide fate of contentious cases across the nation”: Chris Young of The Center for Public Integrity has this report.

Posted at 8:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court to rule on warrantless searches of electronic devices; Cops want access, without warrants, to electronic devices of everybody arrested”: David Kravets of Ars Technica has this report.

Posted at 8:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“The slow death of the death penalty: America is falling out of love with the needle.” This article appears in the current issue of The Economist magazine.

Posted at 10:04 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Retreats Again on Racial Justice”: Kenneth Jost has this post today at his blog, “Jost On Justice.”

Posted at 10:00 AM by Howard Bashman