As Supreme Court scholars await the March 4 release of the late Justice Harry Blackmun’s papers, Supreme Court reporter Tony Mauro writes in Legal Times about the decision by Blackmun’s daughter Sally, to give exclusive pre-release access to the papers to reporters Linda Greenhouse of the New York Times and Nina Totenberg of National Public Radio. Mauro says editors at The Washington Post were “livid” over the favored treatment given to the Times. [via Romanesko]