"Judge Kent resigns amid impeachment proceedings": This article
appears today in The Houston Chronicle.
The Galveston County Daily News reports today that "From behind bars Kent resigns from bench."
Saturday's edition of The Washington Times will report that "Impeached judge Samuel B. Kent tenders his resignation; Move could avert Senate trial."
And Bloomberg News reports that "U.S. Judge Kent in Texas Resigns After House Impeachment."
Available online from law.com:
Tony Mauro has an article headlined "Can the Voting Rights Act Survive Another Challenge? Lawyers say release from federal supervision may get easier in wake of Supreme Court ruling
And in other news, "Scalia Discusses Conjunctions, Contractions and Pet Peeves at Texas Bar Event."
"Sotomayor 2d Am. case now at Court":
Lyle Denniston has this post
"Forgo vs. Forego":
Eugene Volokh has this post
at "The Volokh Conspiracy" today in response to this post
of mine from Tuesday.
"Chief Justice wrote of limits to Jackson acclaim":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "Presidents named Reagan, Bush and Clinton applauded Michael Jackson in his lifetime. John Roberts, now the nation's chief justice, said there were limits to adulation of a pop star."
And at "The Caucus" blog of The New York Times, Charlie Savage has a post titled "From the White House Files: A Fight Over Michael Jackson."
"Protesters in Pasadena decry past interrogation techniques":
Today's edition of The Pasadena Star-News contains an article
that begins, "About two dozen activists, some hooded and clad in orange jumpsuits, gathered to protest U.S. interrogation policies Thursday in front of the Ninth District Court of Appeals on Grand Avenue. The protesters singled out Judge Jay Bybee, a former attorney from the Office of Legal Counsel in the Bush Administration. Bybee now serves on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals."
"Congressional Research Service on Sotomayor: Hard to Categorize."
Tony Mauro has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
By clicking here, you can access the Congressional Research Service report titled "Judge Sonia Sotomayor: Analysis of Selected Opinions."