"Appeals court upholds West Palm abortion-clinic quiet-zone law":
The Palm Beach Post has this news update
And News Service of Florida reports that "Court backs sound limits outside abortion clinics."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit at this link.
"Yes, Halbig should be taken en banc":
Law professor Nicholas Bagley
has this post
today at the blog "The Incidental Economist."
"Aaron's Law Is Doomed Leaving US Hacking Law 'Broken'":
Thomas Brewster has this post
today at Forbes.com.
"One Court, Three Judges and Four States With Gay Marriage Cases":
Erik Eckholm will have this article
in Thursday's edition of The New York Times.
"A Right Like Any Other: New Judicial Approaches to Abortion Rights."
Linda Greenhouse has this essay
online at The New York Times.
"NYC asks court to drop appeals in stop-frisk cases":
The Associated Press has this report
"A comprehensive investigation of voter impersonation finds 31 credible incidents out of one billion ballots cast":
Law professor Justin Levitt
has this guest entry
today at The Washington Post's "Wonkblog."
"Kountze cheerleaders take Scripture fight to Texas Supreme Court":
The Beaumont Enterprise has this news update
"KBR asks Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers can sue over war-zone events":
The Oregonian has this report
Paul D. Clement appears as counsel of record on the petition for writ of certiorari.
"Conservatives nationwide target Tennessee Supreme Court justices":
The Los Angeles Times has this report
And Brian Haas of The Tennessean reports that "Supreme Court justices fight back against replacement."
"Jay Z Can Thank Supreme Court for Setback in 'Big Pimpin' Lawsuit; A win for a 'Raging Bull' heiress also becomes a win for the Egyptian objecting to a sample in one of the hip hop star's biggest hits":
Eriq Gardner has this post
today at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter.
"Gay marriage hearing ends: How will court rule?"
The Cincinnati Enquirer has this news update
And Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "U.S. appeals court conflicted over gay marriages cases."
The audio from all four of today's same-sex marriage appeals argued at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit can now be accessed via this link.
"Del. Supreme Court's Strine adds flair to new judicial robe":
Maureen Milford of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware has this report
"Gay-Marriage Opponents Seek Redemption From Court Losses":
Andrew Harris of Bloomberg News has this report
"U.S. Supreme Court justices asked to review Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban; Tulsa County court clerk files petition saying a federal appeals court has taken away the right of people to debate the issue of same-sex marriage":
Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman has this news update
The Associated Press reports that "Oklahoma gay marriage ban lands at Supreme Court."
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Oklahoma clerk appeals on same-sex marriage."
"Loretta Rush named first female chief justice of Indiana Supreme Court":
Tim Evans of The Indianapolis Star has this news update
In today's mail:
I received an advance copy of Paul M. Barrett
's new book, "Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win
." The book is scheduled to go on sale September 23, 2014.
"Court hearing gay marriage arguments from 4 states":
The Associated Press has this updated report
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has posted the audio from the first hour of oral argument at this link.
"District Court Says Town of Greece Decision Does Not Cover Invocations Offered Directly By County Board Members":
Howard Friedman has this post
today at his "Religion Clause" blog.
"Court hearing gay marriage arguments from 4 states":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A federal appeals court was set to hear arguments Wednesday in six gay marriage fights from four states -- Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee -- in the biggest such session on the issue so far."
The Detroit Free Press has articles headlined "Gay marriage showdown in Cincinnati: 4 states, 6 cases, 3 judges" and "Michigan's landmark gay marriage decision lands in hands of 3 judges."
The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that "Gay marriage case pits 2 star lawyers."
And Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor reports that "Federal appeals court taking up six gay marriage cases today."
"Judges' dissents on gay marriage give opponents hope":
Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Utah, Virginia want Supreme Court to settle same-sex marriage issue."
And at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center, Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Constitution Check: When and how will the Supreme Court act on same-sex marriage?"
"Missouri Inmate's Execution to Proceed After Supreme Court Denies Stay; Michael Worthington Made Last-Ditch Request to Find Out Details About Lethal-Injection Drug; Four Liberal Justices Dissent From Order":
Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal had this report
You can access yesterday's order of the U.S. Supreme Court denying a stay at this link.
Thanks to an out-of-the-office meeting this morning, additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
Access online information from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit concerning today's oral arguments in five same-sex marriage cases:
The court has posted this notice
. The oral arguments are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. eastern time. When the oral argument audio becomes available online, I will link to it.