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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

"Supreme Court orders stay of execution": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 11:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"Book review: New edition for a classic treatise." Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe have this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 07:32 PM by Howard Bashman


"Notre Dame Revives Bid for Injunction Over Contraception": At WSJ.com's "Law Blog," Louise Radnofsky has a post that begins, "The University of Notre Dame is trying again to get a court injunction so it can stop covering contraception for its employees, following a favorable Supreme Court order in a similar case."
Posted at 07:16 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal appeals decision deals blow to Missouri death row inmates": The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has this article.

My earlier coverage of last Friday's en banc Eighth Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 06:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Adult bookstores win legal fight with Indianapolis": The Indianapolis Star has this article reporting on an opinion written by Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued last Friday.
Posted at 06:02 PM by Howard Bashman


"Philly District Attorney files appeal of Monsignor William Lynn's overturned conviction": Philly.com has this report and has posted at this link the petition for allowance of appeal filed in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Update: In other coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Philly prosecutor appeals in landmark church case."
Posted at 05:04 PM by Howard Bashman



"Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage appeal will be put on fast track": Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman has this news update.

You can view today's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 04:58 PM by Howard Bashman



"Bold challenge to a law on religion": Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 03:58 PM by Howard Bashman


"In Swatch copyright opinion, 2nd Circuit boosts financial news cos." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report today.
Posted at 03:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Restructuring the Federal Circuit": Law professor Jeremy W. Bock has posted this article online at SSRN (via "Appellate Advocacy Blog").
Posted at 03:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court rules in Argus Leader's favor on making food stamp data from businesses public": The Argus Leader of Sioux Falls, South Dakota has this news update.

And Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has a blog post titled "Court rejects secrecy for food stamp numbers."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 01:48 PM by Howard Bashman



"Yemeni held as 'forever prisoner' at Guantanamo asks to go home, start a 'milk and honey' business": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 12:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"States consider reviving old-fashioned executions": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 12:13 PM by Howard Bashman


"Third Circuit Prepares to Sew Up Its Decision on GSK Corporate Citizenship": Saranac Hale Spencer has this front page article, in which I am quoted, in today's edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's daily newspaper for lawyers.

Last Friday evening, I had this post linking to the appellate filings in the case, in which I am serving as appellate counsel for plaintiffs.
Posted at 12:11 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justices' Pharma Ruling Could Open New Avenue for Recovery": Max Mitchell has this front page article, in which I am quoted, in today's edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's daily newspaper for lawyers.

This blog's most recent earlier coverage of the case, in which I served as appellate counsel for plaintiff, can be accessed here and here.
Posted at 12:06 PM by Howard Bashman



"High court denies compensation for changing clothes; Steelworkers had sought overtime for the time it takes to don protective gear, but all nine justices agree it's not compensable": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

And Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "U.S. Steel Wins Supreme Court Labor Fight; Unionized Workers Aren't Entitled to Pay for Time Spent Putting on Safety Gear."
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justices Allow a Bit of License in Choice of Words During a Possible Air Emergency": Adam Liptak has this article today in The New York Times.

In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined "Supreme Court ruling backs airlines in reporting possible threats."

In today's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage reports that "Supreme Court shields airlines in defamation case; Airlines are protected when reporting threatening or suspicious behavior to the TSA, even if the reports are misleading or exaggerated, the justices agree."

In today's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin has an article headlined "Supreme Court Gives Airlines Wide Security Discretion; Dismisses a Pilot's Defamation Suit."

USA Today reports that "Supreme Court overturns defamation case against airline; Air Wisconsin had reported one of its pilots as a security threat as a passenger because he was faced with job loss."

And Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Did airline unfairly report angry pilot to TSA? Supreme Court rules; A jury decided that Air Wisconsin was reckless in telling the TSA that one of its pilots could be armed and mentally unstable, resulting in his detainment; But the Supreme Court reversed the ruling."
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman







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