"The American Debate: High court in absentia."
In yesterday's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, columnist Dick Polman had an essay
that begins, "The presidential candidates have debated each other for 180 minutes, yet neither has expended even a second on a crucial campaign issue that has a profound impact on our lives."
And online at The Atlantic, Andrew Cohen has an essay arguing that "the future of the judiciary is at stake" in this year's presidential election.
"Dozens of states make it hard to get abortions":
The Associated Press has this report
"Pornography and Politics": This profile
of Larry Flynt will appear in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
"AG questions voting act's constitutionality":
Today's edition of The San Antonia Express-News contains an article
that begins, "Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott challenged the constitutionality of a key provision of the Voting Rights Act in an appeal filed with the U.S. Supreme Court late Friday."
The Texas Tribune reports that "Texas Appeals Redistricting Decision; Elections Proceed."
And yesterday, the Texas Attorney General's Office issued a news release headlined "Texas Files Appeal with U.S. Supreme Court in Redistricting Case." You can access at this link the Jurisdictional Statement filed yesterday in the U.S. Supreme Court.
"Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court": This audio segment
featuring Nina Totenberg
appeared on yesterday evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered
"Supreme Court rules employees have right to privacy on work computers":
In today's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail, Kirk Makin has an article
that begins, "Workplace computers contain so much personal information nowadays that employees have a legitimate expectation of privacy in using them, the Supreme Court of Canada said in a major ruling Friday."
Today's edition of The Toronto Star contains an article headlined "Supreme Court of Canada: Employees have privacy rights over workplace computers."
The Toronto Sun reports that "Supreme Court orders retrial of teacher in child porn case."
Financial Post has an article headlined "Supreme Court of Canada: Employer's policies not determinative of privacy rights."
And The Canadian Press has a report headlined "Richard Cole Child Porn Case: Workplace Privacy Affirmed By Supreme Court In Ruling."
You can access yesterday's ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada at this link.