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Friday, August 8, 2014

“Attorney General Pam Bondi: Let the U.S. Supreme Court decide gay marriage, not Florida courts; Wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule nationally on gay marriage, Attorney General Pam Bondi asks a Florida appeals court.” The Miami Herald has this report.

Posted at 10:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Five Years With Sonia Sotomayor On The Supreme Court”: Fox News Latino has a report that begins, “Sonia Sotomayor became the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice on Aug. 8, 2009.”

Posted at 9:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“Police Probe Dan Markel Link to ‘Get’ Extortion Rabbis; Few Knew of Slain Law Prof’s Consulting Gig”: The Jewish Daily Forward has this report today.

Posted at 3:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“The 6th Circuit Looks Poised to Uphold Gay Marriage Bans — for ‘Democracy'”: Mark Joseph Stern has this essay online at Slate.

Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Judge Donald Alsop owes career to Richard Nixon; In one of his last acts, president nominated Donald Alsop to bench”: Today’s edition of The Minneapolis Star Tribune contains a front page article that begins, “Facing impeachment and a possible criminal indictment, Richard M. Nixon knew on Aug. 8, 1974, that the following day he would resign the presidency. But in those waning hours before his political power vanished, Nixon made three final court nominations. Among them was Donald Alsop, a New Ulm attorney who would be elevated to Minnesota’s U.S. District Court.”

Posted at 10:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“GOP Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald ticketed again; MacDonald violated limits put on her license in connection with drunk-driving allegation”: The Minneapolis Star Tribune has this report.

Posted at 9:56 AM by Howard Bashman