"Effort underway to declassify document that is legal foundation for NSA phone program":
Sunday's edition of The Washington Post will contain an article
that begins, "In the recent stream of disclosures about National Security Agency surveillance programs, one document, sources say, has been conspicuously absent: the original -- and still classified -- judicial interpretation that held that the bulk collection of Americans' data was lawful."
"Justice Nadon steps aside from Supreme Court until legal challenge resolved":
In Wednesday's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail, Sean Fine had an article
that begins, "One day after being sworn in, Justice Marc Nadon has stepped aside temporarily from his duties at the Supreme Court of Canada in the face of an unprecedented legal challenge to his appointment from Toronto lawyer Rocco Galati. It is believed to be the first time a Supreme Court judge has stood down before, in effect, sitting down."
And in related coverage, CBC News reports that "Quebec bar urges quick hearing on Justice Marc Nadon's eligibility; Could take 5 years for case to get through legal system if not expedited, says bar association head."
"Who will preside as Supreme Court chief over Delaware's gold mine?"
Sunday's edition of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware will contain an article
that begins, "In a state that has built a $1.4 billion industry as the preferred legal home for Big Business, Gov. Jack Markell's choice for Supreme Court chief justice must protect Delaware's franchise that caters to corporations and covers more than a third of the state's budget."
"Argument preview: Race's role on campus, in society."
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at "SCOTUSblog."
"Judge: my key voter ID ruling was wrong."
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post
"Lavabit and the Right to Private E-mail":
Michael Phillips has this post
at the "Elements" blog of The New Yorker.
"An Alliance in Media Petitions Justices":
Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article
that begins, "The nation's biggest television broadcasters are collectively asking for the Supreme Court's support in their quest to stop Aereo, a small Internet start-up that threatens some of the underpinnings of the TV business."
And the "Company Town" of The Los Angeles Times has posts titled "Broadcasters take Aereo to Supreme Court" and "Cablevision blasts broadcasters' Supreme Court filing against Aereo."