"Can escape clause save voting rights provision?"
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report
"DNA and the Constitution": This editorial
will appear Monday in The New York Times.
"Generic-Drugs Ruling Stirs Backlash":
In Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Palazzolo will have an article
that begins, "Business groups are urging Alabama's highest court to reconsider its recent ruling that name-brand drug makers can be held liable for injuries caused by the generic versions of their products."
You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.
"Case law precedent murky on prayer before government meetings":
Today's edition of The Rapid City (S.D.) Journal contains an article
that begins, "The legal case against prayer at government meetings isn't nearly as clear-cut as the Freedom From Religion Foundation would have Rapid City officials believe."
"'Blessed' Sotomayor wins against-all-odds journey":
Brenlee Carrington had this book review
in yesterday's edition of The Winnipeg Free Press.
"Anti-communist oaths persist despite court rulings":
The Associated Press has this report
"U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments over Md. DNA case; Justices' decision will have national implications on future crime-fighting procedures": This article
will appear Monday in The Baltimore Sun.
And in Monday's edition of USA Today, Richard Wolf will have an article headlined "High court's DNA case pits crime solving vs. privacy."
"Welcome to the blogosphere Judge Richard Kopf via 'Hercules and the Umpire'":
Douglas A. Berman has this post
today at his "Sentencing Law and Policy" blog about a new blog titled "Hercules and the Umpire
," written by Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf
I had the pleasure of speaking with Judge Kopf at a few events sponsored by the Eighth Circuit that I have attended. His blog's first post, explaining the motiviation and title of the blog, is very much worth a look.
"Time to change the way top judges get their jobs":
Today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer contains an editorial
that begins, "With its conviction of a member of the state's highest court on election campaign corruption charges, a Pittsburgh-area jury on Thursday, in effect, issued a parallel indictment of the way Pennsylvania voters pick their top judges."
Over eleven years ago, the installment of my "Upon Further Review" column published in The Legal Intelligencer on Monday, September 10, 2001 was titled "Pennsylvania Should Keep, But Reform, Its System Of Electing Appellate Judges."
"Servant of the Law: The experience, and good sense, of Robert Bork."
In the March 4, 2013 issue of The Weekly Standard, Fourth Circuit
Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III
has this review
of Robert H. Bork's new book, "Saving Justice: Watergate, the Saturday Night Massacre, and Other Adventures of a Solicitor General
And speaking of Judge Wilkinson, yesterday at the blog "washslaw," law professor Kevin C. Walsh had a post titled "Some JHW III for AMK and others re: same-sex marriage and indulging 'the impulse to constitutionalize.'"
"Justices poised to query voting rights focus on South":
Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Prisoners at the mercy of abusive guards?"
Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report