October 8, 2014

LegalEyes for October 8, 2014

Abortion, Attorney General Eric Holder, Campaign Finance, Holt v. Hobbs, Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk, Labor Law, LegalEyes, U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit

by Caroline Cox

Ned Resnikoff reports for MSNBC on Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk, a labor case that is being heard before the Supreme Court this morning. The case questions whether workers should be paid overtime for the time spent waiting on mandatory security checks.

In The Nation, Zoë Carpenter reports that the debate over abortion access is headed to the Supreme Court.

Mugambi Jouet writes for the New Republic on what Attorney General Eric Holder does not understand about the death penalty.

In the blog for the Brennan Center for Justice, Victoria Bassetti argues that the recent spate of political scandals reveals the dangers of money in politics.

Lyle Denniston offers for SCOTUSblog the latest updates on the decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to clear the way for same-sex marriages in Idaho and Nevada and the Supreme Court’s order to postpone the ruling.

In Bloomberg View, Noah Felman takes a look at Tuesday’s oral arguments in Holt v. Hobbs, a case concerning whether a Muslim inmate could be forced to shave his beard.