"Mike Lee continues lonely fight against Obama":
The Salt Lake Tribune has a news update
that begins, "Sen. Mike Lee voted against a judicial nominee from California on Thursday, keeping up his lonely protest against President Barack Obama's recess appointments."
"Federal Judge OKs School Prayer Settlement, Answers Critics":
Mark Walsh has this very interesting post
at the "School Law" blog of Education Week.
"Obama, Congress must fill lower federal court openings":
Law professor Carl Tobias has this essay
online at the McClatchy Newspapers web site.
"Senate Judiciary Approves Bill Requiring Cameras in Supreme Court":
Tony Mauro has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
And Reuters reports that "Senate panel approves bill to televise high court."
"Gay Marriage Advocates Hope for Sweeping Supreme Court Ruling, Right? Wrong!"
Ariane de Vogue of ABC News has this blog post
"Both sides arguing pardons case today":
Today's edition of The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi contains an article
that begins, "Based on arguments presented today, the Mississippi Supreme Court could decide that most of former Gov. Haley Barbour's 200-plus pardons are not valid. Or, the state high court could decide the governor's pardon power is absolute and cannot be reviewed by judges."
The Supreme Court of Mississippi's live oral argument video stream can be accessed by clicking here.
"Gambling With Gay Marriage":
Law professor David Cole
has this blog post
online at The New York Review of Books.
"States line up to challenge stringent Section 5 voting rights provision":
Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report
"Bill Would Allow Cameras in the Supreme Court":
Coverage of this morning's Senate Judiciary Committee
executive business meeting to consider the bill
is available live now via C-SPAN3
"The Last Line of Defense: An unlikely crusader, Diana Holt wages a heroic, long-odds battle against the death penalty."
Raymond Bonner will have this article
in the March 2012 issue
of The Atlantic Monthly. The article is adapted from Bonner's forthcoming book, "Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong
"Suit filed over Jesus statue": This article
appears today in The Daily Inter Lake of Kalispell, Montana.
And The Associated Press reports that "Lawsuit filed over Jesus statue on public land."
"Group wants Supreme Court to save war memorial":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "Supporters of a war memorial cross deemed unconstitutional last year by a federal court plan to ask the Supreme Court to reverse the decision, amid a growing fight nationwide over the use of religious symbols to honor fallen troops."