"Gov. Fallin issues ultimatum to Baby Veronica's biological father":
The Tulsa World has this news update
And The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina has a news update headlined "As governor issues ultimatum, Capobiancos see early results of Oklahoma trip to retrieve Veronica."
"The Supreme Court's First Amendment Cowardice: They should have overturned a ruling that bars gruesome abortion photos; Instead, they ducked."
Emily Bazelon has this jurisprudence essay
online at Slate.
"No rehearing in contraception case":
Lyle Denniston has this post
My earlier coverage of today's Third Circuit order appears at this link.
"The Supreme Court's Gilded Age redux":
Richard White has this essay
online at Reuters.
"Feds Crack Encrypted Drives, Arrest Child Porn Suspect":
David Kravets has this post
at Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog.
And in local coverage, Bruce Vielmetti of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that "Prosecutors charge man with child porn in encryption case."
"Appeals court sides with Brentwood on Contributor sales":
The Tennessean has this news update
And Brentwood Home Page has a report headlined "Court rules in city's favor in Contributor lawsuit" that begins, "The Sixth District Court of Appeals in Cincinnati issued an opinion in favor of the City of Brentwood Wednesday in the First Amendment case between the city and The Contributor newspaper."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
"Michigan's anti-begging statute cannot withstand facial attack because it prohibits a substantial amount of solicitation, an activity that the First Amendment protects, but allows other solicitation based on content."
A unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
issued this ruling
Update: In early news coverage, The Grand Rapids Press has an article headlined "Michigan's begging law violates First Amendment: federal appeals court."
"Vermont Can't Shut Entergy Nuclear Plant, Court Rules":
Bloomberg News has this report
The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Vt. can't use law to close nuclear plant."
Nate Raymond of Reuters reports that "Vermont wins partial appeal victory over Entergy nuclear plant."
And Vermont Public Radio reports that "Court Rules Against State In Vt. Yankee Federal Preemption Case."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
By a vote of 7-to-5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has denied rehearing en banc of ruling that rejected a company's religious challenge to Obamacare's contraceptive mandate:
You can view today's order denying rehearing en banc at this link
(via Michael A. Scarcella
"Google's Glass goes to Guantanamo":
Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report
"Judge finds no evidence of eavesdropping on Guantanamo meetings":
Reuters has this report
"Yucca Nuclear Debate Seen Revived as Court Rebuffs NRC":
Bloomberg News has this report
Update: In other coverage, The New York Times reports today that "Government Must Continue Review of Nevada Nuclear Waste Site, Court Says."
The Los Angeles Times reports that "Nuclear agency violating law at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, court says."
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau reports that "Feds told to stop stalling on Yucca Mountain nuclear waste decision."
The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Yucca Mountain waste site: Court orders nuclear agency back to work; The Nuclear Regulatory Commission was ordered to comply with federal law and complete its review of a license application for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site, which Congress now refuses to fund."
The Las Vegas Sun reports that "Few barriers between Nevada and nation's nuclear waste."
Emily Yehle of Greenwire reports that "Split judicial panel orders NRC to resume license review."
At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Matthew Huisman has a post titled "Court Orders Yucca Mountain Licensing to Resume."
And today's edition of The Wall Street Journal contains an editorial titled "Problems With Authority: Lawless regulators and the White House earn a judicial rebuke."
"Baby Veronica's adoptive parents come to Oklahoma": This article
appears today in The Tulsa World.
The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina reports today that "Capobiancos in Oklahoma on quest to bring Veronica home, press conference set for today."
The Associated Press reports that "Judge holds new adoption hearing on Cherokee girl."
And Reuters reports that "Oklahoma governor says won't intervene quickly in Cherokee adoption case."