"Former Detainee's Appeal Cites Long Wait for a Trial":
In Thursday's edition of The New York Times, Benjamin Weiser will have an article
that begins, "A lawyer for the only terrorist detainee to be held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and then tried in the civilian court system asked a federal appeals court on Wednesday to overturn his conviction, on the grounds that his long detention violated his right to a speedy trial."
"California Supreme Court wrestles with spousal rights case":
Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this update
"Google Says Authors Can't Sue Over Digital Books as Group":
Bloomberg News has a report
that begins, "Google Inc. asked an appeals court to deny class status to a group of authors who claim in a $3 billion lawsuit that the company's project to digitally copy millions of books from libraries violates their copyrights."
And Reuters reports that "U.S. court scrutinizes class suit against Google e-book project."
"Justice Scalia Once Called Elmhurst Home": This article
appears in today's edition of The Western Queens Gazette of Long Island City, New York.
"In HLS Classes, Women Fall Behind":
Today's edition of The Harvard Crimson contains a lengthy article
that begins, "Among the top students in their graduating classes, men and women entering Harvard Law School earn similar undergraduate grades and LSAT scores. But as soon as students step into Wasserstein Hall, a dramatic gender disparity emerges."
"Is the Bahlul case coming apart?"
Lyle Denniston has this post
"Sanctions May Be Least Of 'Copyright Troll' Worries As Matter Is Referred To Feds, IRS":
Kelly Phillips Erb has this blog post
"Goldstein Civil Rights Suit Reinstated":
Pamela A. MacLean has this post
at her "Trial Insider" blog reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
"GOP seeks more donor freedom":
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at "SCOTUSblog."
"Should PA judges have to retire at 70?: The Supreme Court hears the arguments."
The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this update
"Pennsylvania Supreme Court approves revised redistricting maps":
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this news update
The Philadelphia Inquirer has a news update headlined "Pa. high court OKs revised legislative map."
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a news update headlined "State Supreme Court upholds legislative reapportionment plan."
The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania has a news update headlined "Pa. Supreme court upholds new legislative boundaries for House and Senate; Decision comes after justices rejected the first map in January; clears way for Hispanic seat in Allentown."
And The Associated Press reports that "Pa. high court upholds redrawn legislative maps."
Today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania consists of the opinion of the court and a concurring opinion.
"Judges skeptical of states challenging EPA regulatory authority":
Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire had this report
"RNC urges Supreme Court to strike campaign-finance limits":
Sam Baker has this blog post
online at The Hill.
Late Monday, the James Madison Center issued a news release titled "Opening Brief Filed in U.S. Supreme Court in Challenge to the Federal Biennial, Individual Aggregate Limits on Contributions to Political Parties and Candidates." You can access the brief by clicking here.
"Labor nominee under fire for St. Paul pullout from Supreme Court case":
Minnesota Public Radio has this report
"Appeals court affirms new trial for man convicted of Glenpool double murder":
Today's edition of The Tulsa World contains this article
reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
"Obama stands firm in 'sensitive' jobs fight":
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post
"Orie Melvin, sister guilty of corruption, put on house arrest; Orie Melvin given order for creative apology":
Paula Reed Ward has this article today in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
And in today's edition of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Adam Brandolph has articles headlined "Melvin sentenced to 3 years of house arrest, 2 years of probation for using state employees for campaign work" and "Nauhaus says prison costly, taxpayers 'paid enough.'"
"In California, Push for College Diversity Starts Earlier":
Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article
that begins, "As the Supreme Court weighs a case that could decide the future of affirmative action in college admissions, California offers one glimpse of a future without it."
"Episode I -- A More Perfect Union":
PBS has posted online at this link
the entire first episode of "Constitution USA with Peter Sagal," which made its television debut last night.
"Prenda lawyer downplays devastating order, promises appeal; Judge Wright is 'no fan of intellectual property law,' says John Steele":
Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report
And Nate Anderson has an essay titled "Why weren't the Prenda porn trolls stopped years ago? Judges have complained about their tactics for years."