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Monday, February 18, 2013

"Execution of 'mentally retarded' Warren Hill still set for Tuesday": The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this news update.
Posted at 11:23 PM by Howard Bashman


"Proposition 8 case: Judge who struck down California's gay marriage ban speaks out." Howard Mintz will have this article Tuesday in The San Jose Mercury News.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Roberts to mark 10th anniversary of Jackson Center": The Buffalo News has a report that begins, "Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., a Buffalo native, will travel to Jamestown in May to speak at the Robert H. Jackson Center, which honors another Supreme Court justice with Western New York roots."
Posted at 11:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"Argument preview: Stakes are high in dispute over rights to genetically modified seeds." Law professor Ronald Mann has this post at "SCOTUSblog."

And in Tuesday's edition of The Los Angeles Times, George Kimbrell and Debbie Barker will have an op-ed titled "Monsanto, the court and the seeds of dissent: Should Monsanto, or any corporation, have rights to a self-replicating natural product?"
Posted at 11:17 PM by Howard Bashman



"Ronald Dworkin: A Tribute from the Other Side of the Political Spectrum." Law professor Richard Epstein has this post at Ricochet.
Posted at 09:40 PM by Howard Bashman


One man's story of do-it-yourself U.S. Supreme Court brief printing: Aaron Greenspan has this blog post (via "Above the Law").
Posted at 05:49 PM by Howard Bashman


"No, Aaron Swartz Was Not Charged With Violating JSTOR's Terms of Service": Orin Kerr has this post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy."

And as noted in this news release posted by Harvard Law School, tomorrow at 5 p.m. eastern time "Lawrence Lessig will mark his appointment as Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School with a lecture honoring the memory and work of Aaron Swartz, the programmer and activist who took his own life on Jan. 11, 2013 at the age of 26." When the lecture gets underway tomorrow, a live webcast will be available online via this link.
Posted at 03:35 PM by Howard Bashman



"New D.C. Circuit Chief Judge Dreading the Sequester": Michelle Olsen has this guest post today at "Above the Law."
Posted at 02:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"As More Courts Allow Video, Justices Dig In Heels": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman


"Aaron Swartz May Have Violated JSTOR's Terms of Service. Should That Be a Crime?" Justin Peters has this blog post online at Slate.
Posted at 12:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"After 15 years in solitary, convicted terrorist pleads for contact with others; Ramzi Yousef, convicted in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, asks a judge to move him into a more open prison environment; Some agree his treatment is unconstitutional": Richard A. Serrano had this article yesterday in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 12:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Hints Of Progress After Investigation At Guantanamo Court": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 12:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Remembering Ronald Dworkin": Law professor Charles Fried has this essay online today at The New Republic.
Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"High-stakes fight over soybeans at high court": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:25 AM by Howard Bashman


"Ronald Dworkin: A Eulogy." Law professor Jim Fleming had this blog post yesterday at "Balkinization."
Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman


"Inside The Supreme Court: A look inside the Supreme Court, a storied and influential institution." Today's broadcast of "The Kojo Nnamdi Show" from American University Radio will feature Adam Liptak and Joan Biskupic as guests. You can listen live beginning at 12:06 p.m. eastern time today by clicking here to launch the live audio feed.
Posted at 10:20 AM by Howard Bashman


"How Westboro Baptist Church Accidentally Raised $75,000 for LGBT Youth: The hate-spewing church works against itself by inciting college students." Camille Beredjick has this article online at In These Times.
Posted at 10:14 AM by Howard Bashman


"Farmer's Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."

And at Time magazine's web site, Adam Cohen has an essay titled "Is It A Crime to Plant A Seed?"
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman



"Hawaii should walk away from Steven Tyler Act": Online at USA Today, Josh Blackman and Ilya Shapiro have an essay that begins, "In a brazen giveaway to celebrities who like to like to vacation on its pristine beaches, Hawaii is about to bid a sorry aloha to the First Amendment."
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"A Critical Look at the 'Critical Mass' Argument": Online at The Chronicle of Higher Education, law professor Dawinder S. Sidhu has an essay that begins, "The Supreme Court's pending ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin is expected to largely decide how or even whether affirmative action can be used in college admissions."
Posted at 08:33 AM by Howard Bashman


"Assault, Battery and Government Liability": This editorial appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman


"Argument preview: How open are public records?" Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 08:00 AM by Howard Bashman


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