"Appeals court upholds constitutionality of state's funeral laws, reverses others":
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
"As Execution Drugs Run Dry, Attention Turns To Source Of Shortage": This audio segment
appeared on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered
"As Obama Vows to Go It Alone, Justices Weigh a Boundary":
Adam Liptak will have this article
in Thursday's edition of The New York Times.
"Attorney general: Alaska will continue defending same-sex marriage ban."
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty said he will continue to defend the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, even as federal courts around the country strike down similar bans."
"Federal appeals court upholds man's banishment from many Georgia counties":
The Associated Press has this report
on an unpublished opinion
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
"Aereo loses copyright fight, gets banned in 6 states; Judges in New York and Utah disagree, as case heads to Supreme Court":
Joe Mullin has this report
today at Ars Technica.
Update: In other coverage, Dan Levine of Reuters reports that "US judge gives broadcasters injunction against Aereo online TV."
The Salt Lake Tribune has a news update headlined "Controversial TV service Aereo ordered to shut down in Utah; District court judge claims service violates copyright law."
The Associated Press reports that "Aereo blocked in some Western states after ruling."
And Bloomberg News reports that "Fox Broadcasting Wins Court Order Halting Aereo in Utah."
"Democratic and Female Judges Are Lenient. But That's O.K."
Online today at The New Yorker, Tim Wu
has a blog post
that begins, "Imagine that you are the judge asked to sentence a convict named Shon Hopwood, a twenty-three-year-old Nebraskan who has begged you for leniency and sworn he will change his ways."
"Obama folds on aid order secrecy":
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post
"In new SCOTUS bid, Argentina hedges bet on sovereign immunity":
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight today has this report
, which contains a link to Argentina's petition for writ of certiorari
"Second judge ponders Virginia's same-sex marriage ban":
Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this news update
"WLF Briefing Focuses on U.S. Supreme Court at its Mid-Term Point":
"The Legal Pulse" blog of the Washington Legal Foundation has this post
today linking to the video
of that organization's event
"FCC won't appeal ruling on Internet neutrality":
The Associated Press has this report
"EPA Emission Rules Face Test at High Court":
Brent Kendall has this article
today in The Wall Street Journal.
"Does section 5(3) of New York's Domestic Relations Law void as incestuous a marriage between an uncle and niece 'of the half blood' (that is, where the husband is the half-brother of the wife's mother)?"
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
today certified that question
to the New York State Court of Appeals
in an immigration case.
"Court of Appeals hear[s] arguments on Evansville cross display": This front page article
appears today in The Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press.
And The Associated Press reports that "Judges hear dispute over Evansville cross display on public land scuttled by court order."
You can access at this link (mp3 audio file) the audio of yesterday's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
"Can a State Carry Out the Death Penalty in Secret? The Georgia Supreme Court ponders whether death-row inmates can demand to know about the drugs being used to kill them -- a question with profound national significance."
Andrew Cohen has this essay
online at The Atlantic.
"New Confederate license plate brings skirmishes":
Today's edition of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution contains this front page article
"Kansas Senate leaders kill controversial religious freedom bill": This article
appears today in The Wichita Eagle.
And The Associated Press reports that "Kansas Senate Judiciary chairman says anti-gay bill is dead in Legislature."
"Argentina asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear bonds case":
Lawrence Hurley and Kevin Gray of Reuters have this report
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser is reporting:
An article headlined "Honolulu's rail project wins 2 key federal court rulings
" reports on a decision
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
And in other news, "Governor names Michael Wilson to state Supreme Court." The Hawaii Governor's Office yesterday issued this official announcement.
Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting:
In today's newspaper, he has an article headlined "Baseball sued over low minor-league wages
And in Sunday's newspaper, he had an article headlined "Retiring California justice Kennard's 25-year legacy."