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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Machineguns do not receive Second Amendment protection, Fifth Circuit rules: You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:23 PM by Howard Bashman




"Frogs 1, landowners 0: Courts rule St. Tammany land vital to endangered species." Faimon A. Roberts III of The New Orleans Advocate has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court upholds critical La. habitat for endangered frog."

You can access today's ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman




"'Glaring' conflict doomed $7.25 billion Visa/MasterCard settlement": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post today.

My earlier coverage of today's Second Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 05:55 PM by Howard Bashman




"As Obama term winds down, Solicitor General Don Verrilli makes his exit": Alexandra Gutierrez has this post today at "SCOTUSblog," in which an undisclosed person (or persons) from the blog interviews the former Solicitor General of the United States.
Posted at 05:06 PM by Howard Bashman




"Texas abortion dropped 15 percent after now overturned law": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman




"New trial granted for Adnan Syed of 'Serial'": Justin Fenton of The Baltimore Sun has this report.

You can view the order granting a new trial at this link.
Posted at 04:53 PM by Howard Bashman




"Charles Adelson's attorney denies Markel involvement": Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat has an article that begins, "The attorney for Dan Markel's former brother-in-law Charles Adelson said he was not involved in the FSU law professor's broad daylight slaying."
Posted at 03:32 PM by Howard Bashman




"New laws on abortion set to take effect around the country": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "New laws targeting abortion are set to take effect Friday in about one-fifth of the states, initiating another wave of restrictions just days after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas measure that led several clinics to close."
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Notebook: Thomas' dissents rise in nixed cases." Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:26 PM by Howard Bashman




"Judge grants preliminary injunction on Indiana abortion law": Stephanie Wang of The Indianapolis Star has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion law."
Posted at 01:23 PM by Howard Bashman




"Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on felons voting in Iowa": Jason Noble of The Des Moines Register has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons."

You can access today's 4-to-3 ruling of the Supreme Court of Iowa at this link.
Posted at 01:12 PM by Howard Bashman




"Visa, MasterCard antitrust settlement with merchants is voided": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report.

Austen Hufford of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Visa, MasterCard Class-Action Settlement Rejected by U.S. Court; Court of Appeals rules that class plaintiffs weren't adequately represented." You can freely access the full text of the article via Google.

And The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court nixes $7.25B credit card swipe fee settlement."

You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:50 AM by Howard Bashman




"Adultery Is None of the Military's Business": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 11:44 AM by Howard Bashman




"Top appeals court to take up landmark child migrant case": David Rogers of Politico.com has this report. To answer everyone's question, in this instance "top appeals court" refers to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Posted at 11:42 AM by Howard Bashman




"Justice Kennedy Turns Into a Liberal": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 10:38 AM by Howard Bashman




"Rivera arrives in Leon County": Sean Rossman of The Tallahassee Democrat has an article that begins, "The two men suspected of killing Florida State law professor Dan Markel in a murder-for-hire scheme are now behind bars in Tallahassee."
Posted at 10:35 AM by Howard Bashman




Wednesday, June 29, 2016

"Appeals Court Asks If Sound Recording Rights Can Be Divested Like Magic Tricks; It's the 11th Circuit's turn to wade into the legal fight over the performance of pre-1972 songs": Eriq Gardner has this post at the "THR, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:32 PM by Howard Bashman




"Federal appeals court upholds judge's lowest possible sentence in child-porn case": Eric Heisig of The Cleveland Plain Dealer has this report on a ruling that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman




"Court upholds lawyer couple's conviction in extortion scheme": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected appeals from former San Antonio husband and wife lawyers convicted nearly a decade ago in an extortion scheme after the wife placed online ads for sex to get back at her cheating husband."

You can access today's non-precedential per curiam opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:04 PM by Howard Bashman




"What Is on Justice Anthony Kennedy's Mind? The impenetrable Supreme Court justice's leftward shift and his latest blockbuster of a term." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
Posted at 08:22 PM by Howard Bashman




"For conservatives, high court's term was a letdown": Robert Barnes has this front page article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 06:15 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Supreme Court is moving left. Here's why." William Yeomans has this essay online at Reuters.
Posted at 04:35 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Mau-Mauing of Justice Kennedy": Mark Pulliam had this post yesterday at the "Library of Law and Liberty" blog.
Posted at 12:24 PM by Howard Bashman




"How the two justices from California are moving the Supreme Court to the left": David G. Savage has this front page article in today's edition of The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 12:15 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Procedural Issues in the Texas Abortion Case": Law professor Michael C. Dorf has this essay today at Justia.com's Verdict.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman




"All the Greedy Young Abigail Fishers and Me": Jia Tolentino had this post yesterday at "Jezebel."
Posted at 10:26 AM by Howard Bashman




That rare civil case in which a federal appeals court appoints counsel to argue for both opposing parties: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued this decision yesterday.
Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman




"Without Scalia, Roles Change for Supreme Court Justices; Alito raises profile as voice for conservatives; Sotomayor becomes liberal counterweight": Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report.
Posted at 09:50 AM by Howard Bashman




"Second Markel suspect in Leon County": Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman




Tuesday, June 28, 2016

"Justices' Orders Underscore Ruling Against Abortion Limits": Adam Liptak will have this article in Wednesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:40 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Concludes Session With Decision On Texas Abortion Law": This audio segment featuring Nina Totenberg and Tom Goldstein appeared on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered."
Posted at 10:45 PM by Howard Bashman




"When Opposites Converge Over Domestic Violence": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman




"Post-Scalia Court Has Liberals Winning, Conservatives Venting": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court's Term Disappoints Conservatives and Businesses; Antonin Scalia's death helped lead to narrow decisions and several notable liberal victories": Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman




"Schriever Air Force Base colonel wants adultery case tossed, claims law discriminates against heterosexuals": The Colorado Springs Gazette has this report.
Posted at 10:16 PM by Howard Bashman




"Kansas Supreme Court signs off on new school funding equity law; Justices will soon turn toward determining funding adequacy": Jonathan Shorman of The Topeka Capital-Journal has this report.

The Associated Press reports that "Kansas Supreme Court accepts latest school funding changes."

And Reuters reports that "Kansas court says funding plan averts need to close public schools."

You can access today's order of the Supreme Court of Kansas at this link.
Posted at 10:10 PM by Howard Bashman




"On the great Lyle Denniston's departure from SCOTUSblog": Tom Goldstein has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 09:58 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court to Hear Case on ATM Fees; Visa, MasterCard and several banks are challenging lawsuits alleging they conspired to set anticompetitive ATM fees": Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report.
Posted at 02:53 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Right-Wing Supreme Court That Wasn't": Adam Liptak will have this article in Wednesday's edition of The New York Times.

And Ariane de Vogue and Tal Kopan of CNN.com have an article headlined "Kennedy's swings, Scalia's death define volatile Supreme Court term."
Posted at 02:48 PM by Howard Bashman




"Opinion Transforms Texas' Abortion Landscape": Manny Fernandez and Abby Goodnough have this article in today's edition of The New York Times.

And The New York Times Magazine has posted online a "Notebook" discussion titled "Why the Supreme Court's Texas Abortion Decision Is So Momentous" among Emily Bazelon and law professors Eric Posner and William Baude.
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Ideal Allies: Abortion was saved with a dry, wonky, emotionless opinion from a man; Which is kind of perfect." Dahlia Lithwick has this Supreme Court dispatch online at Slate.
Posted at 01:54 PM by Howard Bashman




"Sallie Updyke Mundy appointed to Pennsylvania Supreme Court; The Superior Court judge fills vacancy left by Justice Eakin": Anthony Mendicino of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this report.

And in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Tommy Rowan has an article headlined "Porngate justice's replacement approved."
Posted at 01:44 PM by Howard Bashman




"How Supreme Court's Texas decision may affect Pa.'s abortion law": Marie McCullough has this front page article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Posted at 01:36 PM by Howard Bashman




"How goes the legislative attack on abortion rights?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman




"Liberal Rulings End 'Strange and Ill-Fated' Term": Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, "Jost on Justice."
Posted at 01:23 PM by Howard Bashman




"Anthony Kennedy restores a liberal Supreme Court": Columnist Dana Milbank has this essay in today's edition of The Washington Post.

Also in today's edition of The Washington Post, law professor David Cole has an op-ed titled "Justice Kennedy's surprisingly open mind."
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Complicates Corruption Cases From New York to Illinois": Eric Lipton and Benjamin Weiser have this article in today's edition of The New York Times.

And in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jeremy Roebuck has a front page article headlined "Could Monday's Supreme Court decision on ex-Virginia governor help Fattah?"
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman




"Washington must fix culverts that block salmon from habitat, court rules": Lynda V. Mapes of The Seattle Times has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states": David Crary of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 12:54 PM by Howard Bashman




"Symposium: The constitutional law of abortion after Whole Woman's Health -- What comes next?" Law professor Kevin C. Walsh has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 12:42 PM by Howard Bashman




"Court to hear major new controversies -- next Term": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 12:37 PM by Howard Bashman




Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: At this link. The Court granted review in eight new cases.

In Stormans, Inc. v. Wiesman, No. 15-862, Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. issued a dissent, in which Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. and Justice Clarence Thomas joined, from the denial of certiorari.

And in Delaware Strong Families v. Denn, No. 15-1234, Justice Thomas issued a dissent from the denial of certiorari, and Justice Alito notes that he voted to grant certiorari.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Justices reject request to rehear union case that tied 4-4"; "High court will hear appeal over high ATM fees"; "Supreme Court will review unusual citizenship law"; "Justices to hear dispute over deaf driver education in Texas"; "High court will hear dispute over service dog at school"; "High court to hear Miami loan discrimination case"; "Supreme Court rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal"; and "Justices reject challenge to Delaware campaign finance law."
Posted at 09:34 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, June 27, 2016

"Quick Note: 5-4 Decisions and Equally Divided Votes Since 1946." Adam Feldman has this post today at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 11:54 PM by Howard Bashman




In case you missed it, the Sixth Circuit's redesigned web site made its debut today: You can access it at this link. And the opinions page will challenge your knowledge of judges' initials.
Posted at 11:03 PM by Howard Bashman




"Appeals Court Revives Lawsuit Claiming Viacom Violates Kids' Privacy on Nick.com; The 3rd Circuit lets Viacom off the hook on most claims, but not one that alleges the company failed to live up to a promise not to collect personal information": Eriq Gardner has this post at the "THR, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter. My earlier coverage of today's Third Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman




"Abortion providers aim to reopen some closed Texas clinics": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 09:36 PM by Howard Bashman




"This Lawyer's First Supreme Court Case Just Decided The Fate Of Abortion Rights; Relatively inexperienced women have now won the three most important abortion rights cases in American history": Laura Bassett of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 09:27 PM by Howard Bashman




"McDonnell ruling a big blow to corruption law; The Supreme Court's decision shocks good-government activists, who say it revives 'pay for play'": Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this report.
Posted at 09:20 PM by Howard Bashman




"Abortion Ruling Could Create Waves of Legal Challenges": Erik Eckholm of The New York Times has this report.

Ford Fessenden of The New York Times has an interactive report headlined "How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Affect Access to Abortion."

And online at The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse has an essay titled "The Facts Win Out on Abortion."
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman




"For Obama, setbacks from a divided Supreme Court": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman




"A 'view' from the Courtroom: A final bite at the apple." Mark Walsh has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 08:04 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Supreme Court's Just Application of the Undue-Burden Standard for Abortion": Margaret Talbot has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 07:58 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Supreme Court's Bribery-Blessing McDonnell Decision": Amy Davidson has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 07:52 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Rules for Abortion Are Still Rules -- Not Loopholes: Texas's H.B.2 statute imposed regulations that yielded no health benefit but made abortion a lot harder to get; The Supreme Court wasn't fooled": Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 07:48 PM by Howard Bashman




"Diversity Is Not Equity: The Supreme Court's Fisher decision is a victory for affirmative action; But has the war on resegregation already been lost?" Jeff Chang has this jurisprudence essay online today at Slate.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman




"Influence Peddling Gets First Amendment Protection": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 07:35 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Senate Republicans' Assault on the Supreme Court": Law professor Geoffrey R. Stone has this essay online at Time magazine.
Posted at 03:30 PM by Howard Bashman




"Opinion analysis: Abortion rights reemerge strongly." Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog," together with a post titled "Opinion analysis: New barrier to public corruption cases."
Posted at 03:28 PM by Howard Bashman




"A Cost-Benefit Test Defeats Texas Abortion Restrictions": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 02:48 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court: Domestic abusers can be banned from owning firearms." Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 02:46 PM by Howard Bashman




"Google beats children's web privacy appeal, Viacom must face one claim": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today.
Posted at 12:52 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion regulations": Chuck Lindell of The Austin American-Statesman has this report.
Posted at 12:45 PM by Howard Bashman




"If You Can't Beat 'Em Block 'Em: A Preface to a New Post-Scalia Court Strategy?" Adam Feldman has this post today at his "Emperical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 12:14 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court rules domestic abusers can lose gun ownership rights": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court rules unanimously in favor of former Va. governor McDonnell in corruption case": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

Adam Liptak of The New York Times reports that "Supreme Court Vacates Ex-Virginia Governor's Graft Conviction."

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court overturns Robert McDonnell's bribery conviction."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Justices overturn former Va. governor McDonnell's corruption conviction."

Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court Throws Out Corruption Conviction of Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell; High court rules former governor may have been convicted of conduct that isn't illegal."

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that "U.S. Supreme Court vacates Bob McDonnell's convictions."

Sam Hananel of The Associated Press reports that "High court overturns former governor's bribery conviction."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court throws out Virginia ex-governor McDonnell's corruption conviction."

And Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Ex-Governor McDonnell Wins at U.S. Supreme Court on Corruption Conviction."
Posted at 11:16 AM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that "Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic restrictions."

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court overturns Texas abortion restrictions."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Supreme Court strikes down abortion restrictions."

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court Voids Texas Abortion Regulations; Justices find that state created unacceptable obstacles to abortion access."

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Texas abortion law."

And Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Texas Abortion Limits Struck Down by U.S. Supreme Court."
Posted at 10:36 AM by Howard Bashman




Access today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court today issued rulings in three argued cases.

1. Justice Elena Kagan delivered the opinion of the Court in Voisine v. United States, No. 14-10154. Justice Clarence Thomas issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Sonia Sotomayor joined in part. You can access the oral argument via this link.

2. Justice Stephen G. Breyer delivered the opinion of the Court in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-274. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a concurring opinion. Justice Thomas issued a dissenting opinion. And Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. issued a dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. and Justice Thomas joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.

3. And Chief Justice Roberts delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in McDonnell v. United States, No. 15-474. You can access the oral argument via this link.
Posted at 10:03 AM by Howard Bashman




Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: At this link. The Court today granted review in two new cases and noted probable jurisdiction in one case.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Justices to review ruling on NC congressional districts"; "High court rejects appeal over wages for home care workers"; and "Justices reject appeal over medical marijuana in Montana."
Posted at 09:32 AM by Howard Bashman




"When the Eight-Member Supreme Court Avoids Deadlocks, It Leans Left": Alicia Parlapiano of The New York Times has this interactive report.
Posted at 08:32 AM by Howard Bashman




"Texas abortion access case highlights Supreme Court's final day": Ariane de Vogue and Dan Berman of CNN.com have this report.

And Pete Williams of NBC News reports that "Supreme Court Expected to Rule on Strict Texas Abortion Law."
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman




"U.S. Supreme Court decision expected today in Bob McDonnell corruption case": Frank Green of The Richmond Times-Dispatch has this report.
Posted at 08:27 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 26, 2016

"There's A Standoff Between States And The Feds Over Illegal Execution Drugs; It's been nearly a year since the federal government seized thousands of vials of lethal injection drugs on their way to death penalty states; The states want their drugs, and neither side is showing signs of backing down": Chris McDaniel of BuzzFeed News has this report.
Posted at 11:27 PM by Howard Bashman




"Lyle Denniston Leaving SCOTUSBlog": Doug Mataconis has this post today at "Outside the Beltway."

And my coverage from yesterday appears at this link.
Posted at 11:11 PM by Howard Bashman




"How race-based affirmative action could return to UC": Law professor Vikram Amar has this essay online at The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman




Access the newest posts at Slate's "Supreme Court Breakfast Table": Dahlia Lithwick has a post titled "Does authoritarianism count as executive overreach?"

Dawn Johnsen has a post titled "The only good ruling would strike down Texas' terrible laws."

And Walter Dellinger has a post titled "Yes, this ruling matters."
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman




"On Eve of SCOTUS Abortion Decision, Texas Accused of Suppressing Key Data": Irin Carmon of NBC News has this report.
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman




"On Its Last Day, Ideologically Split Court Is Set to Issue Three Rulings; Post-Scalia standoff is likely to affect outcome of Texas abortion clinic case": Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

And Louise Radnofsky of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Outside Supreme Court, Activists Make Their Cases; Demonstrators compete for real estate, best camera angles in tightly regulated area." You can freely access the full text of this article via Google.
Posted at 08:22 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Abortion Case": Nina Totenberg had this audio segment on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered."
Posted at 08:15 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court set to rule on abortion clinic restrictions": Bill Mears of FoxNews.com has this report.
Posted at 05:12 PM by Howard Bashman




Access the newest posts at Slate's "Supreme Court Breakfast Table": Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner has a post titled "The immigration decision won't do much."

And law professor Dawn Johnsen has a post titled "How can a judge dismiss the importance of the Constitution?"
Posted at 05:07 PM by Howard Bashman




"The Supreme Court Smiles on Diversity": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman




"U.S. Supreme Court to rule on ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption conviction": Andrea Noble of The Washington Times has this report.
Posted at 04:58 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court limps to finish": Lydia Wheeler of The Hill has this report.
Posted at 04:50 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court set to close out current term with 3 big cases": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 04:45 PM by Howard Bashman




"U.S. Supreme Court poised to issue major abortion ruling": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 09:25 AM by Howard Bashman




"Browse free or die? New Hampshire library is at privacy fore." Lynne Tuohy of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:24 AM by Howard Bashman




"One year after the supreme court's same-sex marriage ruling, the fight continues; Anti-LGBT legislation 'designed to undermine' has proliferated since Obergefell v Hodges, but for one Alabama couple there's a semblance of normalcy": Matthew Teague of The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Posted at 09:22 AM by Howard Bashman




"Police Gains Come at Fourth Amendment's Expense": Kenneth Jost has this post today at his blog, "Jost on Justice."
Posted at 09:16 AM by Howard Bashman




"Goodbye, General! On his last day in office, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli talks about what it's been like to argue some of the government's biggest cases at the high court; Also -- affirmative action, saved." Slate has posted online this new installment of its "Amicus" podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick.
Posted at 09:14 AM by Howard Bashman




"Divided court draws plaudits and brickbats, but Kennedy's role remains constant -- for now": Robert Barnes has this article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 09:12 AM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 25, 2016

"Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference to Convene in Montana": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this news release yesterday.

During the same week next month when the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference is taking place in Montana, I will be in southern California participating as a panelist at this event hosted by the UC Irvine School of Law.
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman




"7th Circuit tosses would-be revolutionary's suit against Indiana bar": Scott Roberts of TheIndianaLawyer.com has this report on a ruling that Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner issued yesterday on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 11:06 PM by Howard Bashman




Department of Transportation mandatory drug testing does not come with a urine-back guarantee, D.C. Circuit holds: You can access Friday's unanimous ruling of a two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman







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