on Nov 8, 2013 at 7:57 am
Coverage of Wednesday’s oral argument in Town of Greece v. Galloway, in which two residents of a New York town are challenging the town’s practice of beginning its council meetings with a prayer, continues. Chantal Valery reports for AFP, while Steven Mazie does the same for The Economist.
In other Court-related news, on Wednesday evening the Supreme Court Historical Society continued its lecture series focused on plaintiffs in landmark twentieth-century cases with a lecture by Kelly Shackelford on Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, a case involving the free speech rights of students. Coverage of the lecture comes from Kali Borkoski for this blog and Mark Walsh at Education Week’s The School Law Blog.
- At The Volokh Conspiracy, Rory Little responds to Orin Kerr’s preview of Fernandez v. California, in which the Court will consider whether a defendant must be personally present and objecting when police officers ask a co-tenant for consent to conduct a warrantless search.
- At NextGenerationTV, I discuss the Court’s recent dismissal of Cline v. Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice, the challenge to an Oklahoma law prohibiting the off-label use of abortion-inducing drugs, as improvidently granted with the channel’s Michelle Fields.
- Will Baude reports for this blog on Monday’s oral argument in personal jurisdiction and venue case Walden v. Fiore.
[Disclosure: Kevin Russell, of Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case. The firm is also counsel to the respondents in Walden. However, I am not affiliated with the firm.]