"New justice to assume Melvin's former Supreme Court seat": This article
appears today in The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
"Circuit Upholds City's $105 Million Award Against Exxon":
New York Law Journal has this report
My earlier coverage of Friday's Second Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Could the Government Get a Search Warrant for Your Thoughts? Why remain silent if they can just read your mind?"
John Villasenor has this essay
online at The Atlantic.
What's new at work:
Since returning from an appellate oral argument in Seattle mid-month, I have wrapped-up appellate briefs in two different cases. The more noteworthy of those two cases, in which I finalized the Brief for Plaintiffs/Appellees this past Friday, previously received coverage from ABC News
, CBS Philly
, The Philadelphia Inquirer
, and Bloomberg News
. It appears that work will remain quite busy in the forthcoming months, with opening briefs due in four entirely unrelated appeals -- two in August and two in September.
"With adoption possible next week, Veronica's birth father asks court to block ruling": This article
appeared yesterday in The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina.
Yesterday's edition of The Tulsa World reported that "Baby Veronica's biological father seeks Supreme Court reconsideration."
The Associated Press reports that "Father asks high court to block SC adoption ruling."
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "'Baby Veronica' case back at the Court."
"States seek to nullify Obama efforts":
At Politico.com, Tal Kopan has this report
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan: 'There Are Always Bumps In The Road.'"
You can access at this link
an interview that Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty recently conducted with Justice Elena Kagan.
"5th Circuit Dismisses 'Candy Cane' Religious Expression Case For Failure To Use Certified Mail In Pre-Suit Notice":
Last night at his "Religion Clause" blog, Howard Friedman had this post
reporting on a ruling
that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
"G.O.P. Senators See an Upside in a Problematic Issue: Abortion." This front page article
appears today in The New York Times.
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Awlaki's killing and the Constitution."
Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report