"Road Trip! What Reporters Still Live For."
Joan Biskupic has this post
today at her "Court Beat" blog.
"For U.S. Supreme Court justice, Ramapo College graduation is a family affair":
Mahwah (N.J.) Suburban News has an update
that begins, "Her exalted position notwithstanding, Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was feeling a lot like those in the audience at Ramapo College of New Jersey's graduation on May 13."
"City must hire 111 bypassed black firefighter candidates, court rules":
The Chicago Sun-Times has a news update
that begins, "The Chicago Fire Department must hire 111 bypassed black firefighter candidates -- and distribute 'tens of millions of dollars' in damages to 6,000 others who will never get that chance -- a federal appeals court ruled Friday, upholding a landmark ruling."
Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook wrote today's ruling on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Update: In other news coverage, The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Chicago must hire 111 black firefighters."
"Justice Stevens Okays bin Laden Killing":
Jess Bravin has this post
at WSJ.com's "Law Blog."
"Court affirms convictions of Abramoff probe figure":
Pete Yost of The Associated Press has this report
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Mike Scarcella has a post titled "Appeals Court Upholds Safavian Public Corruption Conviction."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
"Court strikes down law banning loud car stereos": This article
appeared yesterday in The Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
The Tampa Tribune reports that "Free speech, not volume, deciding factor in tossing car stereo law."
And The Associated Press reports that "Court Says Loud Music Law Unconstitutional."
You can access Wednesday's ruling of Florida's Second District Court of Appeal at this link.
"Secret Cash Dominates in State Court Races; Unidentified contributors are pumping big money into key races":
Bloomberg News has this report
"Federal appeals court hears fake veteran case": This article
appears today in The Denver Post.
"SCOTUS needs an ethical code":
Law professor Herman Schwartz
has this op-ed
"State immigration laws may never be constitutional":
The Associated Press has this report
"Pfizer Sets Aside $772 Million, Settles One-Third of Prempro Drug Cases":
Jef Feeley of Bloomberg News has this report