5/30/08: Ziegler Reprimanded, Kitchens Runs a Different Campaign in Mississippi

Ex-prosecutors embrace courts for terror cases – The Associated Press
An argument for the courts to try suspected terrorists.

Wis. Supreme Court reprimands one of its own – The Chicago Tribune
The Wisconsin Supreme Court reprimanded Justice Annette Ziegler for judicial ethics violations. The first time in Wisconsin Supreme Court’s history that they have reprimanded a sitting justice.

Justices Show Ability To Move to the Center – The Washington Post
The Roberts’ Court are centrists?

Kitchens running on judiciary campaign reform – ACS Blog
Mississippi Supreme Court candidate, Jim Kitchens, is running a different type of judicial campaign.

5/27/08: Liptak on Judicial Electons, Judges Can Blog Too, Slashes in State Judicial Budgets

Rendering Justice, With One Eye on Re-election – The New York Times
Adam Liptak on Judicial Elections and their ramifications.

Off the bench, judge blogs her mind – The Boston Globe
A Federal Judge, who blogs?!

Lawmakers Near Agreement On Domestic Surveillance – Wall Street Journal
An editorial rejoicing in the apparent death of the Tennessee Judicial Selection plan.

State ax falls on judicial budgets – Winona Daily News
Article discussing the slash in budget for the Judicial Branch in Minnesota for the new fiscal year. The Same is also true in New Jersey.

5/23/08: The Brown Decision and the Roberts Court, Reactions to Linda Greenhouse's Article

The Roberts Court and Thurgood Marshall’s Legacy – Balkinization
The folks at Balkin take a look at the Brown anniversary that has just past, and the Roberts court dismantling of the decision.

Something a little different today, where the blog world has had a very loud reaction to Lina Greenhouse’s article in the New York Times today. Althouse, the folks at Volokh, Lawbeat, and the Law Blog at the Wall Street Journal Online all have their reactions to her article.

5/23/08: Breakthrough in the Domestic Surveillance Debate, Guantánamo Trials Will not be Delayed, Nevada Lawyers Question Judges

At Supreme Court, 5-to-4 Rulings Fade, but Why? – The New York Times
Linda Greenhouse takes a look at why the Court is not as polarized as it was in the past.

Guantánamo Judge Won’t Delay Trials – The New York Times
Military judge will not delay Guantánamo trials.”

Lawmakers Near Agreement On Domestic Surveillance – Wall Street Journal
The issue of immunity for telecoms will be resolved with this possible agreement.

Attorneys most critical of judges’ knowledge of law – Las Vegas Review Journal
Attorneys in a Nevada county are very critical of some of their judges knowledge of the law.

5/23/08: Breakthrough in the Domestic Surveillance Debate, Guantánamo Trials Will not be Delayed, Nevada Lawyers Question Judges

At Supreme Court, 5-to-4 Rulings Fade, but Why? – The New York Times
Linda Greenhouse takes a look at why the Court is not as polarized as it was in the past.

Guantánamo Judge Won’t Delay Trials – The New York Times
Military judge will not delay Guantánamo trials.”

Lawmakers Near Agreement On Domestic Surveillance – Wall Street Journal
The issue of immunity for telecoms will be resolved with this possible agreement.

Attorneys most critical of judges’ knowledge of law – Las Vegas Review Journal
Attorneys in a Nevada county are very critical of some of their judges knowledge of the law.

5/22/08: Lots of Stories From the Blogs Today

Jones Confirmation Delayed Again – Legal Pad
A federal court nominee’s long and delayed nomination process is discussed.

Why Do Conservatives Care So Much About the Courts?: – The Volokh Conspiracy
Public Opinion survey says Americans trust the courts more than anyone. Olin Kerr explains why conservatives care so much about the courts.

New study indicates success of state guideline systems – Sentencing Law and Policy Blog
A Justice at Stake partner, the National Center for State Courts, has a new study on sentencing guidelines in the states.