"Paying For Prestige: Law schools paid judges nearly $2 million for teaching, lecturing in 2012."
Zoe Tillman will have this article
(free access) in next Monday's edition of The National Law Journal.
Also in next Monday's issue, Tillman will have an related article headlined "Judicial Disclosure Reports Don't Tell All; Appellate judges shielded some financial information in nearly half of all of the documents filed last year."
"Top Judge Who Gave Lawyer Praise Recuses Himself From Patent Cases; Laudatory Email Raises Questions About Patent Bar":
Ashby Jones and Brent Kendall will have this article
in Friday's edition of The Wall Street Journal.
"Appeals court rules against Tulsa officer in mosque lawsuit":
The Tulsa World has this news update
reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
"Ecuadoreans try to block Patton Boggs settlement with Chevron":
Reuters has this report
"Scalia v. Scalia: Does his faith influence his judicial decision making?"
Dahlia Lithwick has this book review
in the June 2014 issue of The Atlantic.
"Death by Nitrogen -- If lethal injection falls out of favor, death penalty states could turn to a new method: nitrogen gas."
Tom McNichol has this jurisprudence essay
online at Slate.
"Senate OKs drone memo author to be federal judge":
The Associated Press has this report
You can view the U.S. Senate's official roll call vote tally at this link.
"Court: Sea-Tac workers can sue over lunch menus."
The Seattle Times has this report
on a 5-to-4 ruling
that the Supreme Court of Washington State
"Do We Need the Supreme Court?"
Law professor Geoffrey R. Stone
has this blog entry
today at The Huffington Post.
"Constitution Check: Has the Supreme Court already tipped its hand on same-sex marriage?"
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
"Supreme Court Ruling Not Enough To Prevent Debtors Prisons": This audio segment
appeared on yesterday's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition
"Why the Supreme Court Needs Term Limits: The best solution to the increasingly politicized and unseasoned Court is to limit justices to 18-year terms."
Norm Ornstein has this essay
online today at The Atlantic.
"Christie brushes off criticism for re-nominating Rabner as NJ Supreme Court chief justice":
The Newark Star-Ledger has this report
Today's edition of The Record of Hackensack, New Jersey contains a front page article headlined "Christie strikes deal to retain Stuart Rabner as N.J. chief justice."
Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article headlined "Christie Renominates New Jersey's Chief Justice in Deal With Democrats."
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that "In deal, Christie renominates Chief Justice Rabner and names Lee Solomon to court."
And The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill, New Jersey reports that "Deal sends Haddonfield's Solomon to high court."
"BP turns to U.S. Supreme Court in fight over oil spill settlement":
The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report
McClatchy Washington Bureau reports that "BP wants Supreme Court to throw out Deepwater Horizon settlement."
CNN.com reports that "BP will ask Supreme Court to review Deepwater Horizon settlement ruling."
In commentary, Paul M. Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek has an essay titled "Judge in BP Spill Case Sends Distress Signal to Supreme Court."
And Michael Hiltzik, business columnist for The Los Angeles Times, has an essay titled "On the gulf oil spill, BP moves to prolong the courtroom agony."
"Does a Supreme Court Ruling Mean Disney Will Lose 'Spider-Man' Rights? Once rejected for not suing soon enough, the company challenging Disney's hold on the character thinks it's no longer precluded from moving forward in court."
Eriq Gardner has this post
at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter.
"State campaign finance laws are on borrowed time":
Columnist George F. Will has this essay
online at The Washington Post.
"Getting to Fifty on Marriage Equality":
Amy Davidson has this blog post
online at The New Yorker.
Therein she writes, "Judge Michael McShane, in Oregon, and Judge John E. Jones, in Pennsylvania, sounded like they were having one of those days when you remember why your job is fun, and even maybe important, and also why the Constitution is a powerful document."
"Supreme Court Justices Just 'Junior Varsity Politicians'? Breyer Talks State of Legal Profession at ALI Dinner."
Tom P. Taylor of Bloomberg BNA has this blog post
"Supreme Court puts execution of Missouri man on hold":
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch contains this article
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Execution delayed in unusual case."
"With New Bill, Abortion Limits Spread in South": This front page article
appears today in The New York Times.