"Supreme Court Scrutinizes Inmate's Challenge To Provision In Death Penalty Repeal; Justice Asks Attorney: You Could End Up Winning This Battle But Losing The War, Right?"
Alaine Griffin will have this article
Wednesday in The Hartford Courant.
And The Connecticut Law Tribune reports that "State Supreme Court Hears Arguments Against Retroactive Use Of Death Penalty."
You can access the video of today's order argument before the Supreme Court of Connecticut at this link.
"High court: Minor pot offenses need not mean mandatory deportation."
Robert Barnes will have this article
Wednesday in The Washington Post.
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Justices give break to legal immigrants convicted of pot possession."
This evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment titled "Justices Say U.S. Improperly Deported Man Over Marijuana" featuring Nina Totenberg.
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Opinion recap: Easing a severe drug law."
"Argument preview: Taking away a defense to crime."
Lyle Denniston has this post
"John Roberts on Computer Crime Legislation (1984)":
Law professor Kyle Graham
has this post
today at his blog, "noncuratlex.com."
"Court Upholds School's Use of 'Timeout Room'":
At the "School Law" blog of Education Week, Mark Walsh has this post
reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
"Court Rules for Immigrant in Deportation Case Over Drug Offense":
Adam Liptak will have this article
Wednesday in The New York Times.
"Appeals court backs EPA in battle over retroactive veto of Clean Water Act permit":
Manuel Quinones of Greenwire has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
"Argument recap: Killing an argument in one easy blow."
Lyle Denniston has this post
You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Sekhar v. United States, No. 12-357.
"Oklahoma-Texas water dispute at high court":
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report
Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court justices tackle Texas-Oklahoma water fight."
Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Texas-Oklahoma water fight could wash over West."
And Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire reports that "Justices struggle with interstate compact at heart of Texas-Okla. water war."
You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Tarrant Regional Water Dist. v. Herrmann, No. 11-889.
Retired Justice David H. Souter rejects adult entertainment establishment's First Amendment challenge to zoning ordinances of City of Fall River, Mass.
You can access yesterday's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
at this link
"Court to review overturned terror conviction":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A federal appeals court is taking another look at a three-judge panel's decision to overturn the military commission conviction of an alleged al-Qaida propagandist."
And at the "Lawfare" blog, Wells Bennett and Benjamin Wittes have a post titled "Breaking News: D.C. Circuit Grants En Banc Rehearing in Al-Bahlul."
You can access today's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granting rehearing en banc at this link.
Update: At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Congress's war crimes power at issue."
Seventh Circuit creates circuit split on whether a non-spousal inherited individual retirement account is exempt from creditors' claims in bankruptcy:
Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
issued today's opinion
on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
In the May/June 2013 issue
of Boston Review, law professor Pamela S. Karlan has an essay
that begins, "The idea that the meaning of a constitutional provision is frozen at the moment of its ratification -- and that its meaning can be discerned and applied to contemporary controversies in an incontestable manner -- lies at the heart of arguments for originalism, an interpretive method Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has spent his career championing."
"Appeals Court Lifts Stay of Execution for Warren Lee Hill":
The Associated Press has this report
on the ruling
that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Update: In other coverage, Bill Rankin of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a news update headlined "Court lifts execution stay; state out of lethal-injection drugs."
Access online today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case:
Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the opinion of the Court
, 11-702. Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito, Jr. issued dissenting opinions. You can access the oral argument via this link
In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Court limits deportations over marijuana crimes."
Update: In other coverage, Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Justices say marijuana possession not a deportable offense."
"What is the Supreme Court? Why was it established in 2009? And what issues does it hear about?"
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has posted online an introductory film
"primarily aimed at GSCE/Standard Grade students."
"The Case Against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: A Guide."
Jeffrey Toobin has this blog post
online today at The New Yorker.
Online at The Atlantic, Adam Goodman has an essay titled "How the Media Have Misunderstood Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Miranda Rights: A primer on Miranda and the public-safety exception." And Andrew Cohen has an essay titled "Tsarnaev's Now Been Charged: Five Questions, Five Answers; Understanding what happened today and what comes next for the Boston bombing suspect."
And at Slate, Emily Bazelon has a jurisprudence essay titled "Of Course Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Is Not an Enemy Combatant; John McCain and Lindsey Graham's ludicrous, harmful campaign to get him declared one."
"JPMorgan's huge win vs Dexia could be undone by Edge Act ruling":
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"New Mexico Horse Meat Facility Moves a Step Closer to Operation": This article
appears today in The New York Times.
"Justices Weigh Conditions In Awarding U.S. Grants":
Adam Liptak has this article
today in The New York Times.
In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that "Supreme Court weighs restrictions that Congress can impose on groups it funds."
In today's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage reports that "Supreme Court weighs 'loyalty oaths' for groups fighting AIDS; The groups object to having to explicitly oppose prostitution and sexual trafficking in order to receive U.S. aid."
In today's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin reports that "Justices Weigh Conditions on Funding for Aid Groups."
And on yesterday evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled "Justices Weigh Speech Rights For Groups Getting U.S. Funds."