Saturday, December 3, 2016
"Resources: Potential U.S. Supreme Court Nominees of President-Elect Donald Trump." At the web site of The Institute for Intermediate Study, Andrew Hyman has created this resource concerning those 21 individuals on the President-elect's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees.
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"Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court to Review Lexmark's Power to Prevent Resale of Toner Cartridges; In separate case, court to review whether hospitals with religious affiliations must comply with federal law protecting employee pensions."
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a blog post titled "Supreme Court to hear case about Southern California police shooting."
"After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote": Michael Wines has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:11 AM by Howard Bashman
"Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight." Stephanie Saul has this front page article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Earlier, Azeen Ghorayshi of BuzzFeed News reported that "University Will Sue Its Own Student Newspaper For Reporting On Sexual Assault Case; The University of Kentucky will take its student paper to court to avoid releasing documents detailing scientist James Harwood's alleged sexual assault against two students."
And Marjorie Kirk, the student newspaper's editor-in-chief, had an essay in The Northern Kentucky Tribune titled "Balancing ethics, minimizing harm, seeking truth related to sexual assaults on campus."
"Bowe Bergdahl, Facing Desertion Trial, Asks Obama for Pardon": Charlie Savage has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman
Friday, December 2, 2016
"Miner Co. case could be heard by U.S. Supreme Court": Evan Hendershot of The Daily Republic of Mitchell, South Dakota has this report.
According to the article, "For eight years, Arlen and Cindy Foster have questioned the U.S. Natural Resource Conservation Service's wetland designation of 0.8 acres of their rural farmland -- a designation made by the agency using a proxy site 33 miles away to determine whether the Foster's similar land would support wetland plants."
"Amid bitter partisan battles, another N.C. voting case heads to Supreme Court": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 10:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Is the birth-control issue passing to a new government?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"Indian Nationalism Goes to the Movies": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 10:21 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ruth Bader Ginsburg Debating Whether To Cancel Winter Vacation Climbing K2": The Onion has this newsbrief today.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Deluged Immigration Courts, Where Cases Stall for Years, Begin to Buckle": Julia Preston has this front page article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 03:36 PM by Howard Bashman
Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: At this link. The Court today granted review in seven cases that will produce five hours of oral argument.
In early news coverage, Sam Hananel of The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court takes up hospital pension dispute."
From Reuters, Brendan Pierson reports that "Supreme Court takes Christian-affiliated hospital pension case." And Lawrence Hurley reports that "U.S. top court to hear printer cartridge dispute on patent rights."
And Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Religious Hospital Pension Clash Accepted by U.S. Supreme Court" and "Police Shooting Case Draws Scrutiny From U.S. Supreme Court."
Thursday, December 1, 2016
"Dylann Roof shouldn't be allowed to act as his own lawyer": Chandra Bozelko has this essay online at Reuters.
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"Harvard Pledges To Support Students Here Illegally, But They Worry": Tonya Mosley of WBUR Radio in Boston has this report.
Posted at 10:38 PM by Howard Bashman
"For Judge 'knees together' Camp: Education is power." Law professor Brenda Cossman has this essay online at The Toronto Globe and Mail.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Georgia, Florida await decision as water war trial concludes": Dan Chapman of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this report from Portland, Maine.
And The Associated Press reports that "Georgia-Florida water fight now in hands of special master."
"State Supreme Court To Hear Sandy Hook Parents' Appeal In Gun Lawsuit": Dave Altimari of The Hartford Courant has an article that begins, "The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the families of nine victims and one survivor of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker and sellers of the gun used in the slaying that killed 20 children and six adults."
Posted at 08:16 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ohio Supreme Court race decided by few thousand votes; Cincinnati appellate Judge Pat Fischer, a Republican, wins": The Toledo Blade has this report.
And Randy Ludlow of The Columbus Dispatch has a blog post titled "It's finally official: Fischer wins Supreme Court seat."
"UCLA law clinic takes two cases to U.S. Supreme Court; Law students, faculty prepare briefs on the merits": Joshua Rich of the UCLA Newsroom has this report.
Posted at 07:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Uber's arbitration appeal at the 2nd Circuit is big test for Internet businesses": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 03:56 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Day in Court With Judge Margaret Ryan, Possible Scotus Nominee": Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal has this report.
Posted at 03:12 PM by Howard Bashman
SCOTUSDaily interviews Robert Barnes of The Washington Post: You can read the interview at this link.
Posted at 01:38 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Weighs Jailed Immigrants' Right to Periodic Hearings": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined "Supreme Court considers whether those facing deportation can be held indefinitely."
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court weighs rules for jailing immigrants who are fighting deportation."
Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Supreme Court divided on rights of immigrants facing deportation."
Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Obama Administration Defends Immigrant Detention Practices Before Supreme Court; Lower court found detention practices were too harsh, saying government must provide bail after six months."
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Deportation Clash Divides U.S. Supreme Court Justices."
On yesterday evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled "Supreme Court Tests Whether Detained Immigrants Have Right To Hearing."
"Who will prevail in the sexual-orientation discrimination and parking stop cases?" Will Baude has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman
Access the contents of the Autumn 2016 issue of The Green Bag: Via this link.
And now that the holiday season has arrived, it's the perfect time to purchase a subscription to The Green Bag for yourself, a family member, friend, or colleague.
"Trump's 21 potential court nominees are overwhelmingly white, male and from red states": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman
"Appellate judges lean on 'Loving' in LGBT workplace discrimination case": Fatima Hussein has this front page article in today's edition of The Indianapolis Star.
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
"Game over: New US computer search law takes effect Thursday; Senate declines to vote on proposals to block or delay the administrative rule." David Kravets of Ars Technica has this report.
Posted at 11:36 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Specter of Korematsu: A timely look back at the infamous Supreme Court case that upheld the internment of Japanese Americans." The new installment of Slate's "Amicus" podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick can be accessed here.
Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Noose Tightens Around In-Laws With Indictment in Murder of Jewish Professor Dan Markel": Daniel J. Solomon of The Forward has this report.
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"Delaware Supreme Court to weigh fate of death row inmates; Court to hear arguments over whether a ruling to end the death penalty should be applied to those still on death row": Jessica Masulli Reyes of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware has this report.
Posted at 09:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"Indian Cinemas Must Play the National Anthem, Supreme Court Rules": Ellen Barry of The New York Times has this report on a ruling that the Supreme Court of India issued today.
Posted at 09:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Robin Camp one step closer to being first federal judge kicked off bench": Sean Fine of The Toronto Globe and Mail has an article that begins, "A judge who asked the complainant in a rape trial why she didn't keep her knees together stands to become the first federally appointed judge to be kicked off the bench over his conduct of a sex-assault trial, after a disciplinary body's unanimous recommendation on Wednesday that he be removed."
Posted at 09:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"UK's Supreme Court faces Brexit limelight": Andrew Hosken of BBC News has this report.
Posted at 09:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Missouri Supreme Court judge Richard Teitelman dies at 69": Kurt Erickson of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has this report.
Posted at 09:36 PM by Howard Bashman