"The Supreme Court Confirmation Process":
Gerard N. Magliocca has this blog post
today at "Balkinization."
"University challenges athlete unionization":
Lyle Denniston has this post
tonight at "SCOTUSblog."
"Miami Herald Protests New 'Culture Of Censorship' At Guantanamo":
Ryan J. Reilly and Michael Calderone of The Huffington Post have this report
"Utah asks appeals court to block judge's orders in adoption cases; Department of Health refused to issue new birth certificate for same-sex couple's child":
Brooke Adams of The Salt Lake Tribune has this news update
"Court: Ganim still can't practice law."
The Connecticut Post of
Bridgeport has a news update
that begins, "Joseph Ganim might run for mayor again, but he'd have to do it without a law license."
Edmund H. Mahony of The Hartford Courant has a news update headlined "High Court Dashes Ganim's Efforts To Resume Law Practice."
And The Associated Press reports that "Ex-Bridgeport Mayor Ganim's bid for law license denied by Connecticut Supreme Court."
You can access today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Connecticut at this link.
"Supreme Court weighing when online speech becomes illegal threat; High court has never defined online 'speech crime'":
David Kravets of Ars Technica has this report
"Gay marriage appeals move issue back toward high court":
Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report
"Comcast Points to Appeals Court Rulings at Hearing on Merger":
Todd Ruger has this post
today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"5th Amendment trumps 1st in prosecution involving unnamed commenters":
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
Although yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an unpublished ruling denying The Times-Picayune's petition for writ of mandamus, today the newspaper has filed a motion asking the Fifth Circuit for a stay of the district court's order pending appeal.
"SCOTUSblog on camera: Orin Kerr -- Part two."
If you weren't among the lucky few who got to visit with Orin in New Orleans earlier this week, you can now visit with him on YouTube, as "SCOTUSblog" has posted online at this link
the second part of its five-part interview.
"Gangster rap lyrics stir debate at NJ Supreme Court":
The Newark Star-Ledger has this news update
Sometime soon, the video of today's New Jersey Supreme Court oral argument should be available for on-demand viewing via this link.
"Hillary Clinton knocks Supreme Court's campaign finance decisions":
CNN.com has this blog post
"Are Court Stenographers Necessary?"
The New York Times has posted online this "Room for Debate" discussion
"Kasich says state should fight gay-marriage ruling":
The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch has this report
"Same-sex marriage battle escalates to force Supreme Court decision on constitutionality":
Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this news update
"The High Cost of Free Speech":
Thomas B. Edsall has this essay
online today at The New York Times.
Recently arrived in the mail:
Today's mail contained a review copy of professor Austin Sarat
's book, "Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty
And a few days ago, I received the newly revised Second Edition of Ross Guberman's book, "Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation's Top Advocates."
"Wild-card 10th Circuit judge is deciding vote in gay marriage cases": This article
appeared in Sunday's edition of The Denver Post.
"Two moms, a baby and a legal first for U.S. gay marriage":
Joan Biskupic of Reuters has a report
that begins, "Last month a baby in Tennessee made history: Emilia Maria Jesty was the first child born in the state to have a woman listed on the birth certificate as her 'father.'"
"Gay marriage's win streak tested in higher court":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "The gay marriage movement's winning streak faces its greatest test yet in Denver this week."
"In this case the EEOC sued the defendants for using the same type of background check that the EEOC itself uses."
So begins a ruling
that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
"Supreme Court to Decide Whether All Evidence Supporting Removal Under the Class Action Fairness Act Must Be Submitted With The Notice of Removal":
Donald Falk has this post
at Mayer Brown's "Class Defense" blog.
"Unofficial Enforcer of Ruling on Race in College Admissions":
Adam Liptak had this new installment
of his "Sidebar" column in yesterday's edition of The New York Times.
"Prosecutor will appeal need for warrant for GPS":
The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch has this report
"Denver appeals court to hear arguments on Utah's same-sex ban; Utah is appealing a federal judge's ruling that Amendment 3 is unconstitutional":
Brooke Adams has this article
in today's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune.
"Violent rap lyrics to take center stage at NJ Supreme Court":
The Newark Star-Ledger has this report
. Only time will tell whether this will spur other appellate courts to play walk-on music
as the judges or justices take the bench.