"Senate Republicans Open To Gutting Voting Rights Act, Despite Scalia's Analysis":
Ryan Grim and Sabrina Siddiqui of The Huffington Post have this report
At TPM DC, Sahil Kapur reports that "Republican Senators Bob And Weave On Voting Rights Act."
And PolitiFact.com from The Tampa Bay Times has a report headlined "Was Chief Justice John Roberts right about voting rates in Massachusetts, Mississippi?"
"'Out Of Order' At The Court: O'Connor On Being The First Female Justice." This audio segment
appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Fresh Air from WHYY
"U. researchers find appointed state judges more effective than elected judges":
The Daily Princetonian has this article
reporting on an academic paper whose abstract you can access here
"Eighth Circuit Grants Rehearing En Banc to Settle Intra-Circuit Split":
Ryan Koopmans had this post
yesterday at "On Brief: Iowa's Appellate Blog."
"SCOTUSblog on camera: Nina Totenberg interview, Part 2."
Today, "SCOTUSblog" has posted at this link
part two of its interview with NPR's legal affairs correspondent, Nina Totenberg
"Alex Kozinski, Federal Judge, Would Pay A Maximum Of $2,400 A Year For Privacy":
Matt Sledge of The Huffington Post has this report
Video of the event at which Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Alex Kozinski participated on Sunday at Yale Law School can be accessed here.
"Shackled immigrant Juana Villegas' case to be retried; Jury must decide whether authorities violated pregnant immigrant's rights": This article
appears today in The Tennessean reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
"DOJ Seeks Rehearing En Banc in Bahlul to Overturn Hamdan II":
Steve Vladeck has this post
at the "Lawfare" blog, which has uploaded the petition for rehearing en banc at this link
"Court rejects East Peoria white supremacist Matt Hale's appeal":
The Associated Press has this report
on a ruling
that Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
issued today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Access today's broadcast of BBC Radio's "Law in Action," titled "Inside the Supreme Court":
You can access the audio via this link
The BBC offers the following description of today's episode: "In a broadcasting first the programme comes from inside the United Kingdom Supreme Court where the country's most senior judge, the Court's president Lord Neuberger, answers questions put by Joshua Rozenberg and an audience of Law in Action listeners."
"Guantanamo guard shot 'non-lethal' round at detainees":
Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report
"Reid Urges Senate GOP to Give D.C. Circuit Nominee a Confirmation Vote":
Today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Todd Ruger has a post
that begins, "The Senate will vote Wednesday morning on Caitlin Halligan, the embattled nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, as part of a recent Democratic push to fill federal judicial vacancies."
"The Mother of DNA Databases: If we really cared about protecting the innocent, we'd collect samples from everyone -- not just the convicted."
Law professor Eric Posner
has this essay
online at Slate.
"Insensitive Remarks Led to Young Scalia's Firing by Kinko's":
Online at The New Yorker, Andy Borowitz has this post
at his blog, "The Borowitz Report."
This morning, I will be in court for oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
of an appeal on which I am working. Additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
"Justices to Take Up Case on Generic Drug Makers' Liability": This article
appears today in The New York Times.