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Monday, January 31, 2011

"Appeals ruling mixed on La. lawyer ad rules": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal Judge Rules That Health Law Violates Constitution": The New York Times has this news update.

The Washington Post has a news update headlined "Judge strikes down entire new health-care law."

Noam N. Levey and David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times have a news update headlined "Judge rules Obama healthcare law unconstitutional; The ruling by a federal judge in Florida goes beyond a 2010 ruling that the law's insurance mandate is unconstitutional; Two other federal courts previously ruled the law and its mandate were permissible; The stage is now set for an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court."

The Wall Street Journal has a news update headlined "Judge Rejects Health Law."

Kelly Kennedy and Joan Biskupic of USA Today report that "Judge rules Obama health care law unconstitutional."

Margaret Talev and David Lightman of McClatchy Newspapers report that "Health law takes another hit; judge rules it unconstitutional."

Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor reports that "Judge declares Obama health-care law 'void' in its entirety; A federal judge in Florida rules that the health-care law passed by Congress last year is unconstitutional; Three other federal judges have also ruled on the health-care law -- one against, two in favor -- setting up a potential Supreme Court showdown."

Bill Mears of CNN.com reports that "Federal judge tosses out sweeping health care reform act."

And Politico.com has reports headlined "Florida judge rules health care law unconstitutional"; "Florida health ruling gives Republicans firepower": and "Who is Florida Judge Roger Vinson?"
Posted at 08:55 PM by Howard Bashman



"Sotomayor Reflects On First Years on Court": Adam Liptak will have this article Tuesday in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"N.J. Supreme Court decides political aide cannot sue for defamation over revelation of drug conviction in campaign ads": The Newark Star-Ledger has a news update that begins, "A former political aide whose drug conviction was used as fodder in campaign attack ads cannot sue for defamation even though his record was expunged, the New Jersey Supreme Court said today."

And at "The Volokh Conspiracy," law professor Eugene Volokh has a post titled "Is It Libel to Say Someone Was Convicted of a Crime When the Conviction Has Been Expunged?"

You can access today's ruling of the Supreme Court of New Jersey at this link.
Posted at 03:30 PM by Howard Bashman



"Fla. judge strikes down health overhaul": The Associated Press has this report.

Via WSJ.com's "Law Blog," you can access today's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida at this link.
Posted at 03:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"State high court to consider girl's maturity in having an abortion": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided to consider the role judges play in deciding whether a minor can have an abortion."
Posted at 08:17 AM by Howard Bashman


"Lokuta requests new look at ruling; Former judge wants state high court to reconsider decision upholding her removal": The Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania contains this article today.
Posted at 08:16 AM by Howard Bashman


"A civil rights hero gets his day: Fred Korematsu, a young man who refused to be hauled away during World War II because of his heritage, took his case to the U.S. Supreme Court; Now, six years after his death, a statewide holiday honors his courage." This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.

And The Oakland Tribune reports today that "Civil rights leaders honor Oakland activist."
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman



"Judge secure with sexual orientation; State high court nominee Sabrina McKenna hopes her judicial experience will quell talk of sexuality": Ken Kobayashi has this article today in The Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Posted at 08:10 AM by Howard Bashman


"Hundreds march outside Koch brothers' retreat; The billionaire conservatives hold a gathering of elected officials, political donors and strategists; Outside, liberals hold signs condemning 'corporate greed'; 25 are arrested for trespassing": The Los Angeles Times contains this article today.

The New York Times reports today that "Protesters Take On Conservative Retreat."

And The Desert Sun of Palm Springs, California reports that "Hundreds protest billionaires' talks."
Posted at 08:04 AM by Howard Bashman



"Your Rx or your privacy: The Supreme Court will decide whether states can bar the buying and selling of prescription data." This editorial appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 07:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"US judge may escalate battle over healthcare reform; Judge would be second to rule law unconstitutional; Ruling marks major challenge to federal authority; Judge may seek to invalidate law, order injunction": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 07:48 AM by Howard Bashman






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