Wednesday, January 10, 2018
"Forged at the Supreme Court: SG Alumnae Form Lasting Bond": Madison Alder of Bloomberg Law has this report.
Posted at 11:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court tosses $22.4M verdict against PBSO in shooting that left man paralyzed": Jane Musgrave of The Palm Beach Post has this report.
And Lisa J. Huriash of The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that "Appeals court axes $22.4 million award for man shot and paralyzed by deputy."
"Court OKs killing a type of owl to see effect on other owls": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"In confirmation hearing for 5th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Kurt Engelhardt, senators focus on Danziger Bridge case": Bryn Stole of The New Orleans Advocate has this report.
Brandi Buchman of Courthouse News Service reports that "Fifth Circuit Nominee Pressed on Rulings Against Women Plaintiffs."
And at "The Vetting Room," Harsh Voruganti has a blog post titled "Judge Kurt Engelhardt -- Nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit."
"U.S. to Seek Death Penalty More Often for Violent Crimes; Attorney General Jeff Sessions authorizes federal prosecutors to seek capital punishment in two murder cases and is said to be weighing it in others, including Manhattan terror attack": Nicole Hong and Aruna Viswanatha have this article in today's edition of The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 09:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Pentagon prosecutor says war court has audio of Marine general scoffing, laughing": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has an article that begins, "Pentagon prosecutors are describing a Marine general found in contempt of the war court as scoffing and laughing as he defied a judge's order, and want to send an audio recording of some Guantanamo proceedings to a federal judge to prove it."
Posted at 09:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court cites 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' during oral argument": Kim Janssen of The Chicago Tribune has this report.
Posted at 09:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"Balancing religious freedom with public health: Amish family ordered to use electricity." Steve Marroni of The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this report on the non-precedential ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued last Friday.
Posted at 05:26 PM by Howard Bashman
"Stopping an outrageous land grab: The U.S. Supreme Court has an opportunity to strike a blow for the law." The Washington Times has published this editorial.
Posted at 04:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"How the courts help companies keep sexual misconduct under cover: Women sexually harassed on the job sometimes decide to hold their abusers -- and their employers -- accountable in court; But quite often, judges let companies keep their secrets." Dan Levine, Benjamin Lesser, and Renee Dudley of Reuters have this report.
Posted at 04:38 PM by Howard Bashman