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Wednesday, June 7, 2006

"State's high court to decide on parolees' votes": This article appears today in The Denver Post.

And The Rocky Mountain News reports today that "Court to weigh parolees' rights; ACLU claim fights current state law."
Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman



Available online from law.com: Marcia Coyle has an article headlined "June May Be Test for Roberts Court; Some say justices' unanimity has been reached through narrow opinions, but will trend hold up under wave of heavyweight cases?"

Shannon P. Duffy reports that "3rd Circuit Denies Fired Teacher's Suit Over Support for Abortion Rights."

And in other news, "2nd Circuit Rejects 'Blended' Rate for Solo's Work."
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman



In today's edition of The Daily Journal of California: Lawrence Hurley has an article headlined "Milberg's Troubles Foul Its Political Largesse; Washington's Ethics Scandal and Federal Indictment Makes Democratic Wellspring Untouchable."

And Peter Blumberg, editor of the San Francisco Daily Journal, has an essay entitled "Immigration Curiously Untouched in Partisan Poking of Judicial Nominees; Judicial Picks Get Immigration Pass."
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Trinidad Follows Court Order, Replacing Trinity Cross": The "Religion Clause" blog offers this post today about the aftermath of a decision that the High Court of Justice of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago issued on May 26, 2006.
Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Amendment to ban gay marriage fails in Senate": James Kuhnhenn of Knight Ridder Newspapers provides this report.

And this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment entitled "Senate Rejects Amendment to Ban Gay Marriage" (RealPlayer required).
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"Last stand for property-rights activists; A year after high court's key decision, New London, Conn., voted to evict homeowners": Warren Richey will have this article Thursday in The Christian Science Monitor.
Posted at 07:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justices Must Hear Latest Greenhouse-Gas Case": Timothy J. Dowling has this op-ed today in The Daily Journal of California.
Posted at 05:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"3rd Circuit Denies Suit by Teacher Over Right to Support of Abortion": law.com's Shannon P. Duffy provides this news update.
Posted at 04:10 PM by Howard Bashman


A threat by police to arrest a suspect's girlfriend and put the couple's child in foster care if the suspect did not confess does not make the confession involuntary if the threat is truthful: Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook issued this interesting opinion today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 04:04 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judge orders lawyers to play game: Acrimonious attorneys told to settle dispute by playing a round of 'rock, paper, scissors.'" Fortune Magazine provides this report. A copy of the original order can be viewed at this link (thanks to every last person who has sent this along since yesterday!).
Posted at 03:55 PM by Howard Bashman


Equitable tolling of the deadline for a state prisoner to file a federal habeas petition because the prison law library failed to provide Spanish-language books or Spanish-speaking clerks or librarians to assist Spanish-speaking inmates: The majority on a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today breathes new life into this equitable tolling argument. You can access today's ruling at this link. Circuit Judge Andrew J. Kleinfeld's dissenting opinion is also very much worth a look.
Posted at 03:45 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gay Marriage Amendment Fails in U.S. Senate": This audio segment (RealPlayer required) appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Day to Day."
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Jury Trials: Could 'CSI' ruin our criminal justice system?" Charles Loeffler has this essay (pass-through link) online today at The New Republic.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Modest Proposal For Supreme Court Reform": This post appears today at "OrinKerr.com."
Posted at 03:35 PM by Howard Bashman


"Fired Catholic school teacher loses appeal": The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware provides a news update that begins, "The Catholic school teacher who was fired from her job for signing an advertisement supporting abortion rights has lost her appeal." You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.
Posted at 03:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"Senate Rejects Gay Marriage Ban": The Associated Press provides this report. According to the article, "The 49-48 vote fell 11 short of the 60 required to send the matter for an up-or-down tally by the full Senate."

Update: The official roll call vote tally can be viewed at this link.
Posted at 10:43 AM by Howard Bashman



"Bible-Based Prison Treatment Program Shelved": This audio segment (RealPlayer required) appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition." I previously collected additional coverage at this link.
Posted at 09:50 AM by Howard Bashman


Available today at National Review Online: An editorial is entitled "A Vote for Marriage."

And Peter Kirsanow has an essay entitled "Sue U.S.: We're asking for it if we pass the Akaka bill."
Posted at 09:45 AM by Howard Bashman



"How to humanize a killer: Defense teams in capital cases research their clients' childhood -- and conduct often-harrowing interviews with the clients' families -- to evoke sympathy from juries' Critics call mitigation evidence the 'abuse excuse.'" Sarah Elizabeth Richards has this article today at Salon.com.
Posted at 09:44 AM by Howard Bashman


The Associated Press is reporting: Now available online are articles headlined "Gay Marriage Amendment Carries New Support" and "Night Stalker Appeals Death Sentence."
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"Boom of the Judicial Canon; Ally of White House Counsel Is Under Fire in Texas": The Washington Post today contains an article that begins, "In Texas, calling someone a 'spokesman' comes close to fighting words. Take the case of the Honorable Nathan L. Hecht, a justice of the Supreme Court of Texas and a well-known conservative jurist. A longtime friend of White House counsel Harriet Miers, Hecht gave more than 120 media interviews during her failed Supreme Court nomination."
Posted at 07:25 AM by Howard Bashman


"Senate Emphasis on Ideology Has Some in G.O.P. Anxious": The New York Times contains this article today.

The Washington Times reports today that "Marriage measure doomed in Senate."

The Chicago Tribune contains an article headlined "Gay leader: Marriage issue a fake; Says GOP trying to obscure nation's deeper problems."

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that "Pa. moves to ban same-sex marriage; The state House approved, by 136-61, a constitutional amendment that would shore up an existing law."

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that "Pa. House passes gay marriage ban."

The Harrisburg Patriot-News contains articles headlined "Could marriage debate do harm to Santorum?" and "House votes to bolster marriage law."

In The Washington Post, Dana Milbank's Washington Sketch column is headlined "For Foes of Same-Sex Marriage, It's the Thought That Counts."

In The Boston Globe, columnist Jeff Jacoby has an op-ed entitled "A civil debate on gay marriage."

And in The Los Angeles Times, David Link has an op-ed entitled "He dares not speak its name; In avoiding the word 'gay,' the president defines same-sex marrige as only a hetero issue."
Posted at 07:20 AM by Howard Bashman



"Senate to consider letting Hawaiians pursue sovereignty": This article appears today in The Washington Times.

And The New York Times today contains an editorial entitled "A Chance for Justice in Hawaii."
Posted at 07:12 AM by Howard Bashman



"When public employees speak": The Chicago Tribune contains this editorial today.
Posted at 07:10 AM by Howard Bashman


"'Honest services' law vexes defense lawyers in fraud cases": This article appears today in The Chicago Tribune.
Posted at 07:04 AM by Howard Bashman


"Separation hypocrisy: Congress isn't so excited about separation of powers when it comes to the judiciary." The Los Angeles Times contains this editorial today.
Posted at 07:00 AM by Howard Bashman


"One Step Closer to Eviction; The City Council of New London, Conn., votes to oust the two plaintiffs holding out in their homes in a landmark eminent domain case": This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 06:55 AM by Howard Bashman


In news from Louisiana: The New York Times reports today that "Louisiana Governor Plans to Sign Anti-Abortion Law."

And The Advocate of Baton Rouge reports today that "Panel edits Ten Commandments; Committee rewords religious phrases."
Posted at 06:50 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Kennedy's Culture War: How gay marriage became a federal case, alas." This editorial (free access) appears today in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 06:38 AM by Howard Bashman


In news from Alabama: The Montgomery Advertiser today contains articles headlined "Riley slams door on Moore; Baxley defeats Siegelman" and "Nabers defeats Parker in chief justice battle."

The Birmingham News reports today that "GOP picks Riley; Democrats, Baxley" and "Nabers leads victorious incumbents."

The Mobile Press-Register reports that "Riley and Baxley will square off in Alabama governor race" and "Supreme Court incumbents fend off challenges."

And The New York Times reports that "Alabama Governor Defeats Former Justice in Primary."
Posted at 06:35 AM by Howard Bashman



"Why the Supreme Court Got It Wrong When It Rejected a Government Whistleblower's First Amendment Claim": Jesselyn Radack has this essay online today at FindLaw.
Posted at 06:30 AM by Howard Bashman


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