"Why the court wants to try again":
In Monday's edition of The Washington Post, Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor Jr. will have an op-ed
that begins, "The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral argument next week in Fisher v. University of Texas
, the high court's first case on the use of race in higher education admissions since its 2003 decisions in Gratz v. Bollinger
and Grutter v. Bollinger
"As US Supreme Court opens, all eyes on Chief Justice John Roberts; The US Supreme Court opens its 2012-2013 term Monday with Justice Anthony Kennedy again the likely swing vote; But given his vote on the Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts may not be predictably conservative either":
Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has this report
"Justice Kennedy Is Back for More Torture":
Law professor Noah Feldman
has this essay
online at Bloomberg View.
"The Supreme Court, absent from the election debate":
Robert Barnes will have this article
Monday in The Washington Post.
And Bill Mears of CNN.com reports that "Election raises stakes for possible Supreme Court vacancies."
"Houseboat Case Docks at Supreme Court":
Brent Kendall will have this article
Monday in The Wall Street Journal. You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News
And Monday's edition of USA Today will contain an article headlined "Trader's floating home battle goes to Supreme Court."
"Supreme Court justices attend annual Red Mass":
The Associated Press has this report
And lest we forget that the subject of a sentence determines the number of the verb, CNN.com has a blog post titled "Record number of justices attends Red Mass."
From the summer edition of "Appellate Issues," a publication of the American Bar Association's Council of Appellate Lawyers:
Among other interesting articles, the most recent edition
of this publication contains an item headlined "An Interview With Howard J. Bashman on His How Appealing
You can access earlier editions of the publication via this link. And thanks to the publication's editor, David J. Perlman, for his interest in interviewing me in connection with this blog's 10-year anniversary.
"Californians back change on three strikes, but not on death penalty; Proposition 36 would ease the three-strikes sentencing law; Proposition 34 would replace the death penalty with life without possibility of parole":
Jack Leonard and Maura Dolan have this front page article
today in The Los Angeles Times.
"Lee Boyd Malvo, 10 years after D.C. area sniper shootings: 'I was a monster.'" This front page article
appears today in The Washington Post.
The newspaper has also posted online the audio of its reporter's interview with Malvo and a handwritten note that Malvo sent to the reporter in advance of the interview.
"Presidential race may leave lasting imprint on Supreme Court; Future appointments by Obama or Romney could be pivotal on issues of gay rights, gun laws, abortion and money in politics":
David G. Savage has this article
today in The Los Angeles Times.
"How the Supreme Court can retain legitimacy":
Carrie Severino has this essay
"Supreme Court to delve into more divisive issues":
Richard Wolf will have this article
Monday in USA Today.
"Insight: Three lawyers ask U.S. Supreme Court: Why here?"
Rebecca Hamilton of Reuters has an article
that begins, "For more than three decades survivors of human rights abuses in foreign countries have turned to U.S. federal courts to seek justice. On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court hears a case that could make that impossible."
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Big Brother, big dogs are looking at you."
Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report
"Supreme Court cases could stir 2012 race":
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this report