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12 Aug 2012, 10:00 pm by Nietzer
By Sam Favate In what could be a groundbreaking action with national implications, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a “right to read” lawsuit in Michigan, charging that the state and its agencies that oversee public education have failed to ensure that students are reading at grade level as required by state law. [read post]
10 Oct 2011, 9:12 am by CJLF Staff
State Can Continue to Set Execution Standards: Sam Favate of the Wall Street Journal reports the North Carolina Supreme Court has decided to continue to have ten elected officials,  ranging from the lieutenant governor to the attorney general, set the execution protocol for the states death row inmates without meeting publicly. [read post]
16 Mar 2012, 7:20 am by Joshua Matz
  Sam Favate of the Wall Street Journal Law Blog reports on a recent Bloomberg poll (to which Kiran linked yesterday) indicating that the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that the Court’s health care decisions will be influenced by politics, while Dana Blanton of Fox News reports on a Fox News Poll showing that Americans are divided on the constitutionality of the health care law. [read post]
1 Feb 2012, 6:34 am by Conor McEvily
At the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog, Sam Favate reports on a speech given by Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law. [read post]
13 Jan 2012, 4:30 am by Jim Dedman
Yesterday, Sam Favate at the Wall Street Journal Law Blog reported on a federal judge’s refusal to dismiss a copyright arising from a version of that song. [read post]
14 Dec 2011, 4:55 pm by Eva Arevuo
As Sam Favate pithily pointed out in his Wall Street Journal piece: “If money equals speech, what does no money equal? [read post]
16 Dec 2011, 6:35 am by Marissa Miller
” Briefly: At the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, Sam Favate reports on Justice Clarence Thomas’s visit this week to Yale Law School, his alma mater. [read post]
15 Mar 2012, 10:02 am by azatty
In it, writer Sam Favate examines a recent poll that shows—yep—that most Americans believe that politics will influence the Court’s health care insurance ruling. [read post]
20 Jul 2012, 6:28 am by Rachel Sachs
Greg Stohr at Bloomberg, Adam Liptak at The New York Times, Robert Barnes at The Washington Post, Sam Favate at the WSJ Law Blog, and Bill Mears at CNN all have coverage, with additional reporting at UPI, Reuters, and The Hill. [read post]
4 Jan 2012, 6:57 am by Conor McEvily
Finally, the Montana Supreme Court’s recent dismissal of a challenge to a state ban on direct spending by corporations on political candidates or committees (which Lyle covered for this blog) also continues to garner coverage, including from Sam Favate at the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, Dan Rivoli at the International Business Times, and Jeremy Leaming of ACSblog. [read post]
29 Feb 2012, 6:51 am by Conor McEvily
At the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, Sam Favate reports on the growing trend at law schools of offering Supreme Court clinics. [read post]
10 Jan 2012, 6:29 am by Kiran Bhat
  Debra Cassens Weiss of the ABA Journal and Sam Favate of the WSJ Law Blog report on Justice Breyer’s remarks Saturday defending the Justices’ recusal and ethical practices. [read post]