"Gay divorce locally paves way for Missouri couples; Same-sex divorce granted April 1 in Greene County was likely Missouri's first": This front page article
appears in today's edition of The Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader.
"Listen to what judges say during Orie Melvin appeal hearing":
In Monday's edition of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Adam Brandolph will have an article
that begins, "The questions a panel of three Pennsylvania Superior Court judges poses to lawyers for former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin on Tuesday could suggest their stance on at least some of the issues she raises in her appeal of her corruption convictions, a legal expert said."
"Judges and Justice for Sale":
Monday's edition of The New York Times will contain an editorial
that begins, "Judicial elections have always been a bad idea."
"The Man Who Made Libertarians Wrong About the Constitution: How Richard Epstein's highly influential, highly politicized scholarship cemented Tea Party dogma."
In the May 26, 2014 issue of The New Republic magazine, law professor Cass R. Sunstein
has this review
of law professor Richard A. Epstein
's new book, "The Classical Liberal Constitution: The Uncertain Quest for Limited Government
"Justices May Hold Fate of Children Who Lost Place in Immigration Line":
James Barron will have this article
in Monday's edition of The New York Times.
"Wading through the malarkey of judges as umpires":
Law professor Alan Garfield
has this essay
online at The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware.
"Keep politics out of the courthouse":
Online at The Washington Post, Ruth McGregor
and Randall Shepard
have an op-ed
that begins, "The chaos surrounding the execution of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett was not just a wake-up call on capital punishment and how it is administered. The final hours also saw political efforts to bully and weaken Oklahoma's courts. Similar battles are playing out around the country, threatening the ability of our courts to be fair and impartial."
"Why Abortion-Rights Activists Should Fear the Supreme Court; A high-court ruling is seen as a likely last-ditch effort to stop sweeping antiabortion legislation passed in Texas and other states; But counting on a win is a very risky gamble for the law's opponents":
Sophie Novack and Sam Baker have this report
online at National Journal.
"Progressives Hailed Filibuster Reform, But It Could Haunt Them On Michael Boggs":
Jennifer Bendery of The Huffington Post has this report
"Coats had front-row seat to two U.S. Supreme Court nominations":
Dan Carden of The Times of Munster, Indiana has an article
that begins, "Hoosiers today know Dan Coats as their U.S. senator, but nine years ago his informal title was far more exotic -- Sherpa."
"Delaware's ties to Brown decision strong, unique; When the Supreme Court heard Brown, it was actually dealing with combined lawsuits from several states, including two from Delaware":
The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware has this report
"Alabama abortion law set for federal trial":
Brian Lyman has this front page article
in today's edition of The Montgomery Advertiser.
"Supreme Court Decisions to Shape Policy, Campaigns":
David Hawkings has this blog post
online today at Roll Call.
"Taser death in La. could get Supreme Court review":
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report