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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

"Can Land Uninhabitable by an Endangered Species Nonetheless Be 'Critical Habitat' under the Endangered Species Act? The Supreme Court is asked to review an expansive interpretation of the Fish & Wildlife Service's authority to designate critical habitat for listed species." Jonathan H. Adler has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Trial delayed for Dan Markel slaying suspect Magbanua": Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report.
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Few Thoughts on Collins v. Virginia: My take on a Fourth Amendment case that will be argued next Tuesday." Orin Kerr has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 09:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"California Supreme Court struggles as vacancy drags on": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.
Posted at 09:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"Students Identify With 50-Year-Old Supreme Court Case": Nina Totenberg had this audio segment on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered."
Posted at 09:45 PM by Howard Bashman


"Businesses can charge extra for credit card payments, appeals court rules": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

And Helen Christophi of Courthouse News Service reports that "California Ban on Credit Card Surcharges Is Illegal, 9th Circuit Says."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 09:10 PM by Howard Bashman



"Wandering Dago prevails in federal court; Food truck was barred from Empire State Plaza by state": Casey Seiler of The Times Union of Albany, New York has this report.

Steven Cook of The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, New York reports that "State violated Wandering Dago food truck owners' rights, appeals court rules; Can now participate in Empire State Plaza lunch program if it is held again."

And Amanda Ottaway of Courthouse News Service reports that "Food Truck 'Wandering Dago' Wins at Free-Speech Case."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"After #MeToo Comes to the Courts": Law professor Lara Bazelon has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 08:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Tribute to Doug Letter": Benjamin Wittes has this post at the "Lawfare" blog.
Posted at 06:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"Why It's Impossible To Keep Judge Nominations Non-Political: We have divergent interpretive theories that map onto ideologically sorted parties, so is it any surprise that elections are high-stakes for judges?" Ilya Shapiro has this post at The Federalist.
Posted at 06:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"A New Era in SCOTUS Textualism": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 05:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"AZ court ruling: Police must get warrant to use GPS tracking on vehicles." Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star has this report.

You can access today's ruling of a divided Supreme Court of Arizona at this link.
Posted at 05:24 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court clashes with Congress over 'gibberish' in laws written by legislators": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 04:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"New SCOTUS brief: no circuit split on standing in data breach class actions." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 04:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"Lindsay Lohan, Grand Theft Auto V, the First Amendment, and the Right of Publicity: An amicus brief we recently filed in an interesting and important New York high court case." Eugene Volokh has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 12:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"Douglas Letter, Head of Justice Department's Civil Appeals, to Join Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection": Georgetown Law posted this news release online today.
Posted at 12:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"Is Lucia Still Cert-Worthy? While the Trump Administration supports Supreme Court review, it's not clear there's enough in the case to interest the justices." Jonathan H. Adler has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 12:46 PM by Howard Bashman


"Speaking Freely with Adam Liptak": The Free Speech Project at Georgetown University recently posted this video on YouTube.
Posted at 12:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Year Ahead in Judicial Appointments: Four Big Questions." Ed Whelan has this post at National Review's "Bench Memos" blog.
Posted at 12:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"Divided Supreme Court stalls new laws in ongoing veto fight": Steve Terrell has this front page article in today's edition of The Santa Fe New Mexican.

And in today's edition of The Albuquerque Journal, Dan McKay has a front page article headlined "Contested vetoed bills to remain in limbo."
Posted at 12:26 PM by Howard Bashman



"Three women first to file for Nevada Supreme Court": Geoff Dornan of The Nevada Appeal of Carson City has this report.
Posted at 12:20 PM by Howard Bashman






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