"Election Likely to Affect EPA Litigation, Judicial Nominations":
Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report
"Wiggins cuts Sanders' lead in WA high court race":
The Associated Press has this report
"Patrick nominates first African-American chief justice of SJC":
The Boston Globe has a news update
that begins, "Governor Deval Patrick announced this morning that he is nominating veteran associate justice Roderick L. Ireland as chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, an appointment that would make Ireland the first black person ever to lead the venerable court."
"Ten Commandments issue -- again":
Lyle Denniston has this post
"Justice Stevens voices support for NYC mosque":
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report
"Oklahoma City resident plans to challenge measure on international, Sharia law, agency says": This article
appears today in The Oklahoman.
And The Tulsa World reports today that "Lawsuit expected Thursday challenging Shariah law vote."
"Arizona's tuition tax credit debated at U.S. Supreme Court; Justices ask: Are donations made in lieu of taxes government money?"
The Arizona Republic contains this article
And Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal reports that "Arguments on preemption and religion offer red meat to the justices."
"Mason grad's Fantasy Supreme Court league more than a game; Online program excites Supreme Court enthusiasts, educates students": This article
appeared recently in The Fairfax County Times.
"Justice Breyer visits Springside School":
The Chestnut Hill (Pa.) Local has this report
"Judge rejects mistrial in Hayes case; Penalty deliberations slated to start Friday": This article
appears today in The New Haven Register.
Today's edition of The Hartford Courant contains an article headlined "Defense Details Mitigating Factors In Attempt To Keep Steven Hayes Off Death Row." In addition, columnist Helen Ubinas has an op-ed entitled "With Its Endless Horrors, Hayes Trial Has Changed Us."
And The Associated Press reports that "Closing arguments set in Conn. home invasion trial."
In today's edition of The Des Moines Register:
The newspaper contains articles headlined "Removal of justices complicates court's calendar
"; "Strong rural 'no' vote noted in justices' ouster
"; and "Democratic leader in Iowa Senate vows he'll block vote on gay marriage
The newspaper also contains an editorial entitled "Everyone lost in judicial retention election" and an op-ed by Marc Hansen entitled "No middle ground on removing justices."
"'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal a likely election casualty":
Nancy A. Youssef and David Lightman of McClatchy Newspapers have this report
"Starbucks defeats woman's tea burn lawsuit":
Reuters has this report
on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
issued on Tuesday. The ruling consists of both a published
and an unpublished