"Baby Veronica case: Fallin signs extradition order for Dusten Brown."
The Tulsa World has a news update
that begins, "Saying the biological father of Baby Veronica is 'not acting in good faith,' Gov. Mary Fallin has signed an extradition order to South Carolina for Dusten Brown, her office announced Wednesday."
The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina has a news update headlined "Oklahoma governor orders extradition of Veronica's birth father."
And The Associated Press reports that "Okla. gov. signs order for Cherokee girl's dad."
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to speak at Mark Lanier's theological library":
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys has this post
at the "Tex Parte Blog" of Texas Lawyer.
"Cebull misconduct review headed to national committee; 9th Circuit's July 2 order remains under seal":
The Great Falls Tribune has a news update
that begins, "The results of a long-running investigation into misconduct allegations against former chief U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull remain under seal as the matter heads to a national panel for review."
"California immigrant's law license bid appears in doubt":
Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has an update
that begins, "Boxed in by federal law, the California Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared unlikely to allow immigrants to be licensed to practice law unless they've secured legal immigration status first."
And Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined "State top court may deny law license to immigrant without green card."
The Supreme Court of California has posted the video of today's oral argument online at YouTube, and you can access that video by clicking here.
En banc Seventh Circuit orders new trial on criminal convictions obtained on "stated income" mortgage loans:
I had this post
about the case on the day the Seventh Circuit
granted rehearing en banc, noting that Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
had written the majority opinion, while Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner
had issued a dissent.
In an en banc ruling issued today, the tables have turned.
"Gay marriage debate enters court as sides debate who has authority to stop court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples":
The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this news update
, together with a news update headlined "Marriage license hearing draws proponents on both sides of issue
The Associated Press reports that "Judge vows quick Pa. same-sex marriage case ruling."
And Bloomberg News reports that "Pennsylvania Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Ban Challenge."
"Time Warner Cable Wins Ruling on Independent Programming":
Bloomberg News has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
And at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled "Appeals Court Vacates FCC's Program Carriage Standstill Rule; Cable companies get a small victory in the ongoing scuffle with programmers just days after the CBS and Time Warner Cable standoff came to a close."
"Court asked to uphold BP settlement approval":
The Associated Press has this report
"Mass. court hears Pledge of Allegiance challenge":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A family asked Massachusetts' highest court Wednesday to ban the daily practice of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools, arguing that the words 'under God' in the pledge discriminate against atheists."
"Court: Ohio can seek death penalty in 1993 murder."
Amanda Lee Myers of The Associated Press has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
"Henry Putzel Jr., Supreme Court 'reporter of decisions' and civil rights lawyer, dies at 99":
The Washington Post has an obituary
that begins, "Henry Putzel Jr., a civil rights lawyer during the era of U.S. Supreme Court-ordered desegregation who later worked for the high court editing and polishing its rulings and opinions, died Sept. 2 at his home in Peterborough, N.H."