"Cuomo Picks Judge in City to Fill Spot at Top Court":
Saturday's edition of The New York Times will contain an article
that begins, "Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo nominated Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam on Friday to fill a vacancy on the state's highest court, and if confirmed, she would become the first African-American woman to serve on it."
The Times Union of Albany, New York reports that "First black woman tapped for state's top court."
Reuters reports that "Cuomo selects Abdus-Salaam for Court of Appeals seat."
And New York Law Journal reports that "First Department Justice Tapped for Top Bench."
"Qurans at crux of Guantanamo hunger strike":
Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report
And Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post reports that "Guantanamo Hunger Strike Grows As Military Locks Out Press."
This afternoon, the Philladelphia Phillies
play their home opener
against the Kansas City Royals
. I will at Citizens Bank Park
for the game, enjoying the view from this section
on what is turning out to be quite a nice afternoon in Philadelphia.
Additional posts will appear here this evening.
"Judge Orders Morning-After Pill Available for All Ages":
The New York Times has this news update
reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
"Texas Supreme Court rules against Fort Worth family whose dog accidentally euthanized":
The Star-Telegram of Fort Worth, Texas has this news update
Justice Don R. Willett wrote today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Texas. You can also access online the briefs and the oral argument video.
"The Recess Appointment Power After Noel Canning v. NLRB: Constitutional Implications."
The Congressional Research Service issued this report
"U.S. judge gives PA Supreme Court first crack at judge retirement dispute":
The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this report
"The Constitution and graduation ceremonies in church":
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
"Pharma lawyers debate pay-for-delay settlements":
Erin Geiger Smith of Reuters has this report
"U.S. judge: Bork's antitrust legacy endures."
David Ingram of Reuters has this report
"Lewis & Clark Law School showcases top students -- with help from U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts": This article
appears today in The Oregonian.