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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

“One Court, Three Judges and Four States With Gay Marriage Cases”: Erik Eckholm will have this article in Thursday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Right Like Any Other: New Judicial Approaches to Abortion Rights.” Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 8:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“A comprehensive investigation of voter impersonation finds 31 credible incidents out of one billion ballots cast”: Law professor Justin Levitt has this guest entry today at The Washington Post’s “Wonkblog.”

Posted at 8:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Jay Z Can Thank Supreme Court for Setback in ‘Big Pimpin’ Lawsuit; A win for a ‘Raging Bull’ heiress also becomes a win for the Egyptian objecting to a sample in one of the hip hop star’s biggest hits”: Eriq Gardner has this post today at the “Hollywood, Esq.” blog of The Hollywood Reporter.

Posted at 8:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Del. Supreme Court’s Strine adds flair to new judicial robe”: Maureen Milford of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware has this report.

Posted at 6:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Supreme Court justices asked to review Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban; Tulsa County court clerk files petition saying a federal appeals court has taken away the right of people to debate the issue of same-sex marriage”: Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman has this news update.

The Associated Press reports that “Oklahoma gay marriage ban lands at Supreme Court.”

And at “SCOTUSblog,” Lyle Denniston has a post titled “Oklahoma clerk appeals on same-sex marriage.”

Posted at 4:23 PM by Howard Bashman

“District Court Says Town of Greece Decision Does Not Cover Invocations Offered Directly By County Board Members”: Howard Friedman has this post today at his “Religion Clause” blog.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court hearing gay marriage arguments from 4 states”: The Associated Press has a report that begins, “A federal appeals court was set to hear arguments Wednesday in six gay marriage fights from four states — Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee — in the biggest such session on the issue so far.”

The Detroit Free Press has articles headlined “Gay marriage showdown in Cincinnati: 4 states, 6 cases, 3 judges” and “Michigan’s landmark gay marriage decision lands in hands of 3 judges.”

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that “Gay marriage case pits 2 star lawyers.”

And Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor reports that “Federal appeals court taking up six gay marriage cases today.”

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Missouri Inmate’s Execution to Proceed After Supreme Court Denies Stay; Michael Worthington Made Last-Ditch Request to Find Out Details About Lethal-Injection Drug; Four Liberal Justices Dissent From Order”: Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal had this report last night.

You can access yesterday’s order of the U.S. Supreme Court denying a stay at this link.

Posted at 1:03 PM by Howard Bashman

Programming note: Thanks to an out-of-the-office meeting this morning, additional posts will appear here this afternoon.

Posted at 7:00 AM by Howard Bashman