"Scuttling a President's 'Popular Imprint' on the Judiciary":
Russell Wheeler has this post
today at "ACSBlog."
And in somewhat related commentary, today at the "Daily Intelligencer" blog of New York magazine, Jonathan Chait has a post titled "The Climate-Change Wars Begin This Summer."
"Publicity Rights Aren't Property Rights: Appellate Court Gets It Very Wrong in Hart v. EA."
Corynne McSherry has this post
today at the Electronic Frontier Foundation's "Deeplinks" blog.
"Why Urban Dictionary Comes In Handy On The Witness Stand": This audio segment
appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Talk of the Nation
"Judge: Acknowledgement of Al-Awlaki strike could affect lawsuit."
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post
And online at The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf has an essay titled "The Audacity of Eric Holder's Letter Admitting Team Obama Killed 4 Americans: Its long overdue admissions are paired with praise for the president's supposed commitment to transparency."
"Obama to Restart Transfers From Guantanamo":
The Wall Street Journal has this news update
You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.
"Audio recordings of oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will become available online free of charge beginning September 9, 2013, the start of the Court's 2013-2014 Term."
So begins a news release
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
"Appeals court allows capital retrial of Wolfe":
The Associated Press has this report
on the ruling
that a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
"In a First, U.S. Admits Drones Have Killed 4 Americans":
Charlie Savage of The New York Times has this news update
"Watch Chief Justice John Roberts' Speech":
WGRZ Channel 2, the NBC affiliate in Buffalo, New York, has posted online at this link
video of the Chief Justice's recent remarks at the Robert H. Jackson Center.
D.C. Circuit announces that audio of its oral arguments will soon be freely available online:
Details can be accessed here
. An official announcement is expected to issue later today.
My related post from last night appears at this link.
"Is long-running pollution 'an event'? 3rd Circuit says yes in CAFA case."
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
about a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
issued last Friday.
"Officer Serrano's Hidden Camera -- The stop-and-frisk trials of Pedro Serrano: NYPD rat, NYPD hero."
Jennifer Gonnerman has this lengthy article
in the May 27, 2013 issue of New York magazine.
"A Prolonged Stay: The Reasons Behind the Slow Pace of Executions."
Raymond Bonner has this report
online today at ProPublica.
"Creating the Courts Americans Want: The public is dissatisfied with our courts; What the judicial system needs is a culture of performance-based innovation."
Babak Armajani and Judge Kevin S. Burke
of the Hennepin County (Minn.) District Court have this essay
online today at the web site of Governing magazine.
"Courts to hear birth control mandate lawsuits":
Politico.com has a report
that begins, "Obamacare's birth control mandate will go before four different appeals courts over the next three weeks as private businesses that object to the policy on religious liberty grounds bring a barrage of lawsuits that opponents hope to get before the U.S. Supreme Court as soon as this fall."
"Supreme Court Notebook: Sotomayor at Yale."
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report
"Prop C Wins: LA Voters Send Strong Message Against Supreme Court's Citizens United Ruling."
The Huffington Post has this report
"Judge Rubenstein fights state Supreme Court's takeover of mandatory retirement suit": This article
appears today in The Bucks County (Pa.) Courier Times.
"Lawyers look to Alabama Supreme Court on juvenile killer sentences after legislature fails to act":
The Birmingham News has this report
"Christie calls Justice Albin a 'grandstander,' chastises state Supreme Court":
The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger has this report
"Activists seek to keep PA chief justice Castille from another 10-year term; They lay out their case for ousting chief justice in the November election; He defends his record": This article
appeared yesterday in The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
The Associated Press reports that "Activist group launches campaign to derail state Supreme Court chief justice's retention effort."
And at Philly.com, columnist John Baer has an essay titled "Grassroots group wants Castille gone."
The report that the organization Rock the Capital has issued can be accessed at this link.
"Legal fraternity 'shattered' by sudden death of senior judge":
The New Zealand Herald has this report
"9th Circuit strikes down Arizona abortion law":
Today's edition of The Arizona Republic contains this front page article
In today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that "Court rejects Arizona abortion law."
And today's edition of The New York Times reports that "Arizona Law on Abortions Struck Down as Restrictive."
My earlier coverage of yesterday's Ninth Circuit ruling can be accessed here and here.
"Lesbian couple in Allen says morality clause in divorce equals discrimination":
Yesterday's edition of The Dallas Morning News contained an article
that begins, "A lesbian couple in Allen say they are targets of discrimination after a Collin County judge ruled they could no longer live together because of a morality clause in the 2011 divorce papers one of the women signed."