"Edward Blum defies odds in getting cases to Supreme Court": This article
will appear Tuesday in The Washington Post.
"The Tortuous, Protracted Wait to Confirm Judges -- From Abe to Obama: The Senate confirmed Robert Bacharach as a U.S. circuit judge Monday after 399 days in limbo; In Lincoln's day, it often took less than 10 days."
Russell Wheeler has this essay
online at The Atlantic.
"Sotomayor chides prosecutor for 'racially charged' question":
Robert Barnes will have this article
Tuesday in The Washington Post.
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined "Justice Sotomayor criticizes prosecutor for racial remark."
The San Antonio Express-News reports that "Supreme Court justices rip S.A. prosecutor."
Bill Mears of CNN.com has a blog post titled "Sotomayor slams controversial remarks by prosecutor."
At Politico.com, Tal Kopan has a blog post titled "Sotomayor slams prosecutor's racial remarks."
And The Hill has a blog post titled "Justice Sotomayor reprimands federal prosecutor for racial remark."
"Justices Hear Arguments on Missed Deadline in Murder Case":
Adam Liptak will have this article
Tuesday in The New York Times.
"After Months of Delay, Senate Confirms Tenth Circuit Nominee Unanimously":
Todd Ruger has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Access parts four and five of Brandi Grissom's six-part series in The Texas Tribune "exploring the intersections of the mental health and criminal justice systems in Texas":
Part four is headlined "Andre Thomas: Gaps in a 30-Year-Old Mental Health Code
," while part five is headlined "Andre Thomas: Struggling to Maintain Sanity In Prison
My earlier coverage of the series can be accessed here, here, and here.
"Bork: Nixon offered next high court vacancy in '73."
The Associated Press has this report
"Roe v Wade: 40 Years On. . . The Legal History & Future of Reproductive Rights."
Some careful readers may recall that recently I was involved in a taping of an episode of The American Law Journal television show. The program is scheduled for broadcast tonight, and it can be viewed online, on-demand at this link
"Court takes up question of arrestee DNA sampling":
Jesse J. Holland of The Associated Press has this report
"Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Butt v. Utah":
Eugene Volokh has this post
at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
"Would-Be Federal Judges Face The Washington Waiting Game":
Carrie Johnson will have this audio segment
on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered
"D.C. Circuit Appears Skeptical of FCC in Tennis Channel Case":
Mike Scarcella has this post
today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Update: In other coverage, Reuters reports that "Court grills FCC, Tennis Channel in Comcast discrimination suit."
"Obama Justice Department Won't Disclose Number Of Classified OLC Opinions":
Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post has this report
"St Joe investors lose in court; Einhorn had shorted stock":
Reuters has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
"Alabama will not challenge ban on collecting immigration information from students":
The Huntsville Times has a news update
that begins, "The State of Alabama will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its efforts to collect immigration information on public school students, Alabama Solicitor General John Neiman said this morning."
"Does the Fourth Amendment still fit the 21st Century?"
Law professor Erwin Chemerinsky
has this essay
online today at the ABA Journal's "Law News Now" blog.
"Justice laments prosecutor's racially charged question":
Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has a report
that begins, "U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday condemned racially charged language used by a federal prosecutor in Texas."
Update: In other coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Sotomayor criticizes prosecutor for racial remark."
"Ted Talks: Why Sen. Ted Cruz gets rewarded for saying a lot of things that no one would take seriously anywhere else."
David Weigel has this essay
online at Slate.
The essay contains a discussion of some of the cases that U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued at the U.S. Supreme Court when he served as Solicitor General of Texas.
"Argentina Bets on Skeptical U.S. Judges to Avoid Crisis":
Bloomberg News has this report
"Harvard Law Review Increases Online Presence": This article
appears today in The Harvard Crimson.
"So Open It Hurts: What the Internet did to Aaron Swartz."
Noam Scheiber has this cover story
in the March 11, 2013 issue of The New Republic.
Sixth Circuit rejects Freedom from Religion Foundation's claim that the City of Warren, Michigan must add a "Winter Solstice" sign criticizing religious belief to the city's pre-Christmas holiday display of secular and religious symbols:
Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton
wrote today's opinion
on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
"Will the Supreme Court Open the Door to Voter Discrimination?"
Adam Cohen has this essay
online today at the web site of Time magazine.
"Money Managers: The justices might not be done ruining our campaign finance system."
Michael Tomasky has this essay
online today at The Daily Beast.
Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court:
The Court has posted today's Order List at this link
. The Court granted review in two new cases.
In addition, Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a statement, in which Justice Stephen G. Breyer joined, respecting the denial of certiorari in Calhoun v. United States, No. 12-6142.
In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "High court to review Kansas sheriff's killing"; "Court won't hear campaign contributions appeal"; and "Court nixes Va. appeal in case of low IQ inmate."
Reuters reports that "U.S. justices agree to weigh defendant's self-incrimination claim"; "Supreme Court to hear claim over withdrawn guilty plea"; and "U.S. justices decline to hear campaign finance case."
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Clinton Backers Rejected by High Court on Campaign Charge."
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Court grants two cases."
"In Maryland, five wait on death row": This article
appears today in The Washington Post.
"FBI cyberwar's poor aim: Swartz case a sorry use of resources."
Rachelle G. Cohen has this op-ed
today in The Boston Herald.
"Shame in the family: Justice Joan Orie Melvin needs to resign her seat."
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contains this editorial