"Justices Press Lawyers for Broad Solutions":
Adam Liptak will have this article
Thursday in The New York Times.
"Study: Race-neutral admissions can work."
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "As the Supreme Court revisits the use of race in college admissions next week, critics of affirmative action are hopeful the justices will roll back the practice. A new report out Wednesday offers a big reason for their optimism: evidence from at least some of the nine states that don't use affirmative action that leading public universities can bring meaningful diversity to their campuses through race-neutral means."
And online at Slate, Emily Bazelon has a jurisprudence essay entitled "Tell Slate Your Affirmative Action Story: The Supreme Court is about to hear a huge case on race-conscious college admissions; How has this issue affected you?"
"Supreme Court: Must government pay compensation for dam's temporary flooding?"
Robert Barnes will have this article
Thursday in The Washington Post.
And Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers reports that "Supreme Court wades into flood-control compensation argument."
"Are class action lawyers in Arkansas snubbing SCOTUS (and CAFA)?"
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has a report
that begins, "Over the summer, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court made one of the most improbable grants of certiorari you will ever see."
"Sept. 11 defense lawyers seek delay, blame rats; Lawyers for the alleged 9/11 mastermind said Wednesday that their offices at Guantanamo are a health hazard and that a proposed prosecution alternative is too cramped":
Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this news update
"Supreme Court weighs federally created floods":
Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report
And Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire reports that "Justices consider Ark. claim against Army Corps."
You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Arkansas Game and Fish Comm'n v. United States, No. 11-597.
Update: At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument recap: 'Trust us' as a legal standard."
"2nd Circuit drops hint: Morrison may limit reach of criminal laws."
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"Bigger bucks come to Supreme Court clerks who wait":
Reynolds Holding and Richard Beales have an essay
online at Reuters Breakingviews that begins, "Bigger bucks come to Supreme Court clerks who wait. Top U.S. law firms are offering $280,000 signing bonuses to lure the young attorneys who work with America's nine top judges. But many do stints with the government first. A new Breakingviews calculator shows how that path can be financially smarter over the long run."
"Vitro to Ask U.S. Court to Enforce Mexican Reorganization":
Bloomberg News has this report
previewing a case scheduled for oral argument today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
"Argument preview: What does a court's silence mean?"
Lyle Denniston has this post
"Analysis: How opponents held back the U.S. voter ID tide."
Andrew Longstreth of Reuters has this report
"Statesman's heirs wrest historic papers from NC":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "Descendants of one of the first U.S. Supreme Court justices won a legal fight Tuesday against the state of North Carolina over ownership of their ancestor's historic papers, which could be worth millions."
You can access yesterday's ruling of the Court of Appeals of North Carolina at this link.
"Harper nominates Quebec judge Wagner to Supreme Court":
Kirk Makin has this article
today in The Toronto Globe and Mail.
And The Montreal Gazette reports that "Wagner has presided over important Quebec cases."