"Complex Science at Issue in Politics of Fetal Pain": This front page article
will appear in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
"Oral arguments heard in Lafave probation case":
The Tampa Tribune has this news update
And The Associated Press reports that "Debra Lafave asks Florida Supreme Court to end her probation."
"Justice Antonin Scalia says constitution not meant to answer moral questions":
The GW Hatchet has this report
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Tony Mauro has a post titled "Scalia Chides 'Activist' Colleagues on Eve of Constitution Day."
"Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare."
The Cato Institute has posted online at this link
the video from last Friday's event.
I will be in Washington, DC at Cato tomorrow to participate as a panelist in an event titled "The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue -- A Look at the October 2012 and 2013 Terms."
"A&E Television Can't Escape Gang Whistleblower's Privacy Lawsuit; An appeals court rules that a man whose identity wasn't concealed on a documentary series has a reasonable probability of prevailing against the cable network":
Eriq Gardner has this post
at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter.
Variety has a report headlined "'Gangland': Appeals Court Refuses to Dismiss Police Informant's Claim Against A&E."
And at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "'Gangland' Accuser Suit Survives Anti-SLAPP."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
"Big business, class actions and the Supreme Court: It's complicated."
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"Reflecting on Secrecy in 4th Circuit Panel Composition":
Steve Klepper has this post
today at the "Maryland Appellate Blog."
I expressed some similar thoughts in April 2006 in my Law.com column titled "Who's on the Argument Panel: Why Ignorance Isn't Bliss" (registration may be required for free access).
"Gay bias in jury selection: Appeals court to consider issue in fight between drug giants."
Howard Mintz will have this article
Tuesday in The San Jose Mercury News.
"Leaks and Consequences: Why treating leakers as spies puts journalists at legal risk."
Lincoln Caplan has this cover story
in the Autumn 2013 issue
of The American Scholar.
"Reagan's Court v. the Libertarians': A new crop of Supreme Court books show Chief Justice Roberts siding with his hero's ghost -- for now."
Law professor Garrett Epps
has this essay
online today at The American Prospect.
"Plaintiff in iconic school speech case starts tour":
The Associated Press has this report
"For Justice Kennedy, the Power of Being Earnest":
Kenneth Jost has this post
at his blog, "Jost On Justice."
"Missouri Supreme Court hears appeal from man who was injured by a hot dog":
Missouri Digital News has this report
on a lawsuit stemming from an eye injury allegedly sustained during a hot dog toss into the stands at a Kansas City Royals
Via the web site of the Supreme Court of Missouri, you can access the appellate briefs (here, here, and here) and the oral argument audio (mp3 audio file).
"Constitutional Law Scholars Preview Supreme Court Term":
C-SPAN is planning to provide live coverage
of this event
, hosted by the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
. C-SPAN's coverage is scheduled to get underway at 12:30 p.m. eastern time today.
"Supreme Court's ruling in Baby Veronica case leads to more legal wrangling over adoption":
Robert Barnes has this new installment
of his "The High Court" column in today's edition of The Washington Post.