"Federal appeals court rules DNA samples after arrests OK":
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has this news update
And Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Federal court: If you're arrested, officials can take a DNA sample; A legal challenge to the federal law that allows authorities to take DNA samples from people who have been arrested or detained -- prior to any conviction -- was rejected by a federal court."
My earlier coverage of today's en banc Third Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Ginsburg offers 'greatest hits' summary of past term":
Bill Mears of CNN.com has this report
"A priceless win at the Supreme Court? No, it has a price."
Robert Barnes will have this article
Tuesday in The Washington Post.
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "A rare request for Supreme Court fees."
"Question of Birth Becomes One of President's Power":
Adam Liptak will have this new installment
of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Congratulations, Jason Kipnis!
Kipnis, who was first mentioned here at "How Appealing" in this post
from September 3, 2009, earlier tonight had his first major league hit, a game-winning single
that caused the Cleveland Indians
to defeat the Los Angeles Angeles of Anaheim
by a score of 3 to 2
In coverage of this evening's game, The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a news update headlined "Jason Kipnis' RBI single caps ninth-inning rally as Cleveland Indians top Angels, 3-2." And MLB.com has a report headlined "Indians conjure late magic, walk off to snap skid."
"Judge Muir dies at 96":
This past Saturday's edition of The Williamsport Sun-Gazette contained an article
that begins, "A local judicial icon worked for the people until the almost minute he succumbed. Four days ago, U.S. Middle District Court Senior Judge Malcolm Muir, who died Friday at age 96, was busy in his chambers working on Social Security appeal cases, according to court officials and colleagues."
And this past Saturday's edition of The Harrisburg Patriot-News contained an article headlined "Judge Malcolm Muir, who presided over Budd Dwyer case, dies at 96."
"U.S. Appeals Court: OK to check DNA of those arrested."
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a news update
that begins, "A closely divided 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has found that the collection of DNA samples from people arrested -- but not yet convicted -- of crimes is constitutional, in an opinion released today."
You can access today's en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, decided by a vote of 8-6, at this link.
"Diversity Comes to Judiciary; Bench Makeup Could Be Hallmark for Obama":
Roll Call has this report
"Michigan's overturned ban on affirmative action in college admissions may get 2nd look from court":
The Associated Press has this report
"Neb. doctor who performs late-in-pregnancy abortions in Md. talks about future of clinic, security concerns":
Today's edition of The Washington Post contains a lengthy article
that begins, "LeRoy Carhart travels from his home in Nebraska almost every week to perform abortions at a clinic in Germantown, Md. He rarely stays at the same hotel twice. He rolls dice to pick the route he'll take to work, because 'the biggest part of security is not being predictable,' he said."