"Religious Objections To Health Law Multiply; Controversies involving private firms being required to offer contraceptive coverage are likely headed to U.S. Supreme Court":
Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal has this report
"Why Your Cell Phone's Location Isn't Protected by the Fourth Amendment":
Orin Kerr has this blog post
online today at The New Yorker.
"Judges attend lavish conferences on taxpayer dime amid budget cuts":
Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times has this report
on a letter
that U.S. Senator Tom Coburn
(R-OK) issued last Friday.
"Chris Christie's Legal Position on Gay Marriage Is Pure Nonsense: The New Jersey governor's court brief reads like a bad student paper."
Nathaniel Frank has this jurisprudence essay
online at Slate.
"Ohio nonprofit gets new trial over 'bachelor pad'":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "Fair housing advocates on Monday won a new trial in a federal lawsuit against an Ohio company that advertised an apartment as 'a great bachelor pad' for men looking to 'hook up.'"
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
"Miami killer John Errol Ferguson executed":
The Miami Herald has this news update
"Taken: Under civil forfeiture, Americans who haven't been charged with wrongdoing can be stripped of their cash, cars, and even homes; Is that all we're losing."
Sarah Stillman has this article
in the August 12, 2013 issue of The New Yorker.
"Congress Pushes Supreme Court on Ethics Rules":
Todd Ruger has this post
today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"The Irony of Justice Scalia's California Prison Rant; His dissenting opinion on Brown v. Plata has nothing to do with the subject at hand: prisoners and the Eighth Amendment."
Andrew Cohen has this essay
online at The Atlantic.
"Easton Area School District: Struck down 'I Heart Boobies' bracelet ban leaves schools 'defenseless.'"
The Express-Times of Easton, Pennsylvania has this news update
The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania has a news update headlined "Federal court strikes down 'I (heart) boobies' ban."
The Associated Press has a report headlined "US court: Pa. school can't ban 'boobies' bracelets."
And at the "School Law" blog of Education Week, Mark Walsh has a post titled "Full Appeals Court Upholds 'Boobies' Bracelets in Schools."
You can access today's ruling of the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.
"N.Y. City Asks Top State Court to Review Large-Soda Ban":
Bloomberg News has this report
A meeting later this morning with co-counsel in a case in which the appellate briefs are due approximately two weeks from now will have me away from the computer for a bit. Additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
"Judges Extend High Court Same-Sex Ruling; Weeks After Key Part of Federal Marriage Act Is Struck Down, Preliminary Findings Show Decision Could Reshape Laws":
Ashby Jones has this article
today in The Wall Street Journal.
"Florida Ignores the Supreme Court": This editorial
appears today in The New York Times.
"Confessions of an Application Reader: Lifting the Veil on the Holistic Process at the University of California, Berkeley."
In the Education Life section of yesterday's edition of The New York Times, Ruth A. Starkman
had this essay
"Supreme Court may need to decide how private a cellphone is":
In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has this new installment
of his "The High Court" column.