"Nevada Supreme justices suffer 'personal toll'":
The Reno Gazette-Journal has an article
that begins, "Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty is the main spokesman for Question One on the November general-election ballot. If passed by voters, it would establish an appeals court in Nevada. It would ease the overwhelming pressure on the state Supreme Court, which now is the only appeals court in the state."
"Supreme Court ace challenges America's highest minimum wage":
Claire Zillman of Fortune has this report
"Alabama Supreme Court rules brand name drug makers liable for harm caused by generic versions":
AL.com has this report
The Associated Press has a report headlined "Alabama high court upholds generic drug decision" that begins, "Brand-name drug makers can be held liable for warnings on a generic medication even if it was produced by another company, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled Friday, standing by an earlier decision that business leaders viewed as a defeat."
And WSJ.com's "Pharmalot" blog has a post titled "Pfizer is Liable for Harm Caused by a Generic Version of its Drug: Court."
You can access yesterday's 6-to-3 ruling of the Supreme Court of Alabama on rehearing at this link.
"Arrested federal judge keeps getting $199K salary":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "An Alabama federal judge stripped of his caseload following his arrest on domestic violence charges in Atlanta will continue receiving his annual salary of nearly $200,000."
"National news media picture West Ottawa High School teacher on Supreme Court cell phone ruling":
The Grand Rapids Press has this report
"Suspect's silence allowed as evidence at trial, court rules":
Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report
Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News reports that "Redwood City man's conviction in fatal crash to remain in doubt."
The San Mateo Daily Journal reports that "Supreme Court restores fatal crash conviction: Redwood City man's post-incident silence, and Fifth Amendment rights, at issue."
Metropolitan News-Enterprise reports that "S.C. Orders New Look at Conviction in Traffic Fatality of Child; Divided Court Says Evidence of Defendant's Lack of Concern for Victims May Have Been Admissible."
And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Silence can be used against suspects."
You can access Thursday's 4-to-3 ruling of the Supreme Court of California at this link.
"Justice tells women: 'Rooting out unconscious bias is much harder.'"
Today's edition of The Santa Fe New Mexican contains a front page article
that begins, "U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Santa Fe audience Friday that discrimination against women is more subtle than it used to be and can be more difficult to combat than the overt discrimination she encountered when she began her legal career more than 50 years ago."
And today's edition of The Albuquerque Journal contains an article headlined "Justice Ginsburg: Women must keep up the fight for equality."
"First Justice Department Memo on Killing Anwar Al-Awlaki":
Charlie Savage has this newsbrief
in today's edition of The New York Times.
You can view the heavily redacted memo at this link.