"Justice Scalia Objects":
Linda Greenhouse has this post
at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Seventh Circuit strikes Brief for Appellants containing more than the permissible number of words, summarily affirms, but declines to impose any additional sanctions:
Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner
issued this ruling
today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
"Cole bombing suspect to face military tribunal at Guantanamo; Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, the suspected mastermind of the 2000 bombing of a U.S. destroyer in a Yemen port that killed 17 sailors, will be the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried by military commission during the Obama administration":
Richard A. Serrano and David G. Savage have this article
today in The Los Angeles Times.
"Republican-backed legislation bans abortion after 20 weeks in Minnesota; Lawmakers say fetal pain is motivation": This article
appears today in The St. Paul Pioneer Press.
"Judge dismisses challenge to gay marriage barriers; Hennepin County judge said a 1971 state Supreme Court ruling and state law prohibit same-sex marriage":
The Minneapolis Star Tribune contains this article
"The Empire strikes back in copyright row: Judges forced to rule on who owns Stormtrooper helmet." This article
appears today in The Daily Mail (UK).
"Specter Reinvents Himself as a Solo Practitioner":
Gina Passarella of The Legal Intelligencer has this report
"James Madison U.'s Elimination of 10 Sports Teams Was Legal, Appeals Court Affirms":
The Chronicle of Higher Education has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit