Where did summer go? Bring it back, please. While you do so, read some of these weekend stories, sure to light a fire unde-oh, whatever, just read the damn things:
- Constitution Daily has a post about the drama and controversy that marked the first Supreme Court justices.
- Connecticut’s top federal judge is seeking outside help to clear through a huge backlog of civil cases.
- Former Waterbury prosecutor John Connolly has died. Search the blog for his name if you want to know more about him, but he’s dead, so no comments here today.
- U.S. District Court in Minnesota rules that forcing a student to provide his Facebook/Twitter passwords violates the First and Fourth Amendments.
- One of the East Haven police officers charged with civil rights violations has pled guilty, possibly to testify against others?
- Missouri’s public defenders will be able to cap their caseload, per their Supreme Court [PDF].
- Michigan’s indigent defense system is on its way to an overhaul.
- Is the Obama flag logo violating Federal Law? No.
- CT News Junkie has a nice report on StandDown, the annual event that provides free legal and health services to veterans.
- The Juvenile Justice Blog writes about that 13-year old in Florida charged with murder.
Okay, that’s enough.