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Sunday, May 25, 2014

“Veterans’ cross in Maryland at the center of national battle; Humanists say memorial on government land violates church-state separation”: The Baltimore Sun has this report.

Posted at 8:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ginsburg performs wedding for man in 1970s case she argued before the Supreme Court”: Robert Barnes will have this new installment of his “The High Court” column in Monday’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 8:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“This Article Is Fortified With Antioxidants:The food industry’s devious, ingenious, magical misuse of science.” Online at Slate, Alan Levinovitz has an essay that begins, “Like many things that are infuriating and depressing, POM Wonderful LLC v. The Coca-Cola Company is also very funny. Currently under consideration by the Supreme Court, the case has a wonderfully absurd feel, starting with the name of the product in question, which itself remains a matter of debate.”

Posted at 8:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Christie, Sweeney deal on NJ Supreme Court leaves one lasting vacancy”: Today’s edition of The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey contains a front page article that begins, “The last open seat on the New Jersey Supreme Court is likely to stay vacant for the rest of Gov. Chris Christie’s term, The Star-Ledger has learned.”

Posted at 8:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court takes Ladera man’s whistleblower case; Robert MacLean, who disclosed information while serving as an air marshal, hopes to have his one court win sustained; It came after after numerous losses and a bankruptcy long after he was fired”: The Orange County Register has this report.

Posted at 9:10 AM by Howard Bashman

“Strine, Supreme Court support office moves from courthouse; Strine has already moved to his new chambers in the Renaissance Centre at 405 N. King St.” Today’s edition of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware contains an article that begins, “In an unusual move for the Delaware Supreme Court, the state has signed a multi-million lease on commercial office space in Wilmington for the offices of Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr., his staff and the court’s administrative offices.”

Posted at 9:08 AM by Howard Bashman

“LGBT activists take UVa professor to task for his stance on cases”: Yesterday’s edition of The Daily Progress of Charlottesville, Virginia contained a front page article that begins, “University of Virginia legal scholar Douglas Laycock is facing criticism from gay rights groups for his support of religious freedom laws that activists say could lead to discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Activists also are upset at his support for Hobby Lobby in an ongoing Supreme Court case involving contraception coverage.”

And C-VILLE Weekly has an article headlined “Sullivan’s law professor husband criticized by gay rights group.”

Posted at 9:04 AM by Howard Bashman