"Liberals put the squeeze to Justice Roberts":
Columnist George F. Will has this essay
online at The Washington Post.
"After Guantanamo, Starting Anew, in Quiet Anger":
Saturday's edition of The New York Times will contain this profile
of Lakhdar Boumediene.
"Should Hate Speech Be Outlawed?"
Retired Justice John Paul Stevens has this review
of the book "The Harm in Hate Speech
" by law professor Jeremy Waldron
in the June 7, 2012 issue of The New York Review of Books.
"Hey, Liberals, Stop Being So Mean to John Roberts!"
Nan Aron has this essay
online at The Huffington Post.
"DOJ appeals injunction on import of death penalty drug":
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"Appeals court reverses decision on Fargo Ten Commandments monument":
The Forum of Fargo, North Dakota has this news update
Terry Baynes of Reuters reports that "8th Circuit revives Ten Commandments challenge."
And The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court says ND group's lawsuit on Fargo Ten Commandments monument should move forward."
My earlier coverage of today's Eighth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Robbins Geller Partner Sanford Svetcov is Alive and Kicking":
Scott Graham of The Recorder has this report
"Brownback signs bill that caused sharia flap":
The Topeka Capital-Journal has this news update
The Kansas City Star has a news update headlined "Brownback signs bills outlawing foreign laws in courts."
And The Associated Press reports that "Kan. gov. signs measure blocking Islamic law."
"High Court Shouldn't Hear Madoff Investor Appeal, SEC Say":
Bloomberg News has this report
"FDA Is Appealing Court Bar To Drug Used In Executions":
Tom Schoenberg of Bloomberg News has a report
that begins, "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is appealing a federal judge's order that banned the importation of sodium thiopental and its use in executions."
"6th Circuit shifts test for disability discrimination":
Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report
on a ruling
that Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton
issued today on behalf of the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
"UVa law group files federal suit on limits of women in combat": This article
appears today in The Daily Progress of Charlottesville, Virginia.
The Virginian-Pilot reports today that "Suffolk reservist sues over ban on women in combat."
Bloomberg News reports that "Female Soldiers Sue U.S. In Challenge To Combat Limits."
The Associated Press reports that "2 female Army officers sue to reverse combat ban."
Yesterday, the University of Virginia School of Law issued a news release headlined "Students, Professor Help File Lawsuit on Behalf of Plaintiffs Seeking to Overturn Military Ban on Women in Combat." You can access a copy of the complaint initiating suit at this link.
"Tony Mauro, U.S. Supreme Court correspondent for The National Law Journal, was elected Steering Committee chairman of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press at its biannual meeting this week."
You can access the complete press release at this link
"Vote on Oklahoma judicial nominees delayed by GOP; Robert E. Bacharach and John E. Dowdell will get another chance on June 7 for a vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee":
Chris Casteel has this article
today in The Oklahoman.
"Federal appeals court kicks Tribune's lawsuit against U. of I. to state court; Newspaper seeks to identify parents of applicants who got preferential treatment": This article
appears today in The Chicago Tribune.
Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook issued yesterday's ruling on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Did a city commission's adoption of an ordinance that countermanded the commission's earlier decision to remove from municipal property a Ten Commandments monument imbue the monument with an impermissible religious symbolism that had earlier been judicially declared not to exist?
A Ten Commandments monument that the Fraternal Order of Eagles donated to the City of Fargo in 1958 is the subject of a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
"Texas toast," on appeal:
One might expect that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
would be the
federal appellate court to decide an appeal concerning "Texas toast
." Be that as it may, today's ruling
on the subject issued from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
"Pom Uses Ad to Answer Judge's Order":
The New York Times has this news update
"Defense of Marriage Act: 2nd judge overturns law."
Bob Egelko has this article
today in The San Francisco Chronicle.
Bay City News Service reports that "Judge strikes down Defense of Marriage Act provision in state employees' case."
And Chris Geidner has a blog post titled "Federal Judge Rules DOMA, Tax Code Force Unconstitutional Treatment For Same-Sex Couples."
You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California at this link.
"John Edwards verdict could become part of Citizens United backlash; A diverse panel of North Carolinians is currently considering whether John Edwards committed campaign fraud in 2008, but the verdict could also reverberate nationally if it is at odds with the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling":
The Christian Science Monitor has this report
"Gov. Christie's N.J. Supreme Court nominee: Is he best for the job?" This editorial
appears today in The Newark Star-Ledger.
Indian Country Today is reporting:
The publication has articles headlined "Senate Carcieri Report Blames Supreme Court for Mess in Indian Country
" and "Supreme Court Sets Date in Ward Churchill Case for June 7
"The Liberal Legal Meltdown Over ObamaCare: If supporters of mandatory insurance were as confident of its merits as they claim to be, they would offer legal arguments, not moral accusations."
Law professor Michael W. McConnell
has this op-ed
today in The Wall Street Journal. You can freely access the full text via Google News
"Sisters' Woes Jolt Pittsburgh; Probes Entangle Supreme Court Justice, State Senator, Both of Prominent Family": This article
appeared Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal.
And in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, law professor Bruce Ledewitz has an op-ed entitled "High court's suspension of Orie Melvin is dubious."