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Friday, February 9, 2018

"Immigrants can sue federal detention center in Colorado over forced labor, appeals court says; The immigrants seek more than $5 million in damages from the GEO Group": Kieran Nicholson of The Denver Post has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Police can't be fired for having affairs with other officers, court rules": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today, giving rise to an acknowledged circuit split.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court rules in favor of male student in sexual-assault case": Dan Sewell of The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"Arab Bank Wins Ruling Tossing Verdict Over Terror Funding": Chris Dolmetsch and Christie Smythe of Bloomberg News have this report.

Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "Arab Bank terrorism case ends as U.S. court voids jury verdict."

And Adam Klasfeld of Courthouse News Service reports that "Arab Bank Still on the Hook After Court Chucks Terror Verdict."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:04 PM by Howard Bashman



"Bermuda Outlaws Gay Marriage, Less Than a Year After It Became Legal": Megan Specia will have this article in Saturday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:53 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court Revives Poet's Free Speech Claims Against Public TV": Josh Russell of Courthouse News Service has a report that begins, "The Second Circuit Court of Appeals revived an East Harlem poet's free speech lawsuit against a public access television corporation that barred him from its studio."

You can access today's ruling of a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"Third-highest ranking official at the Justice Department stepping down": Sari Horwitz and Josh Dawsey of The Washington Post have this report.

And Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News reports that "Rachel Brand, The Third-Ranking Justice Department Official, Is Stepping Down."
Posted at 08:25 PM by Howard Bashman



Access online the contents of the February 2018 issue of the Harvard Law Review: Via this link. Therein, law professor Benjamin I. Sachs has an article titled "Agency Fees and the First Amendment."

And online at the Harvard Law Review Forum, First Circuit Judge Juan R. Torruella has a commentary titled "Why Puerto Rico Does Not Need Further Experimentation with Its Future: A Reply to the Notion of 'Territorial Federalism.'"
Posted at 07:54 PM by Howard Bashman



"No. 3 Official at the Justice Department Is Stepping Down": Katie Benner of The New York Times has an article that begins, "Rachel L. Brand, the No. 3 official at the Justice Department, plans to step down after nine months on the job as the country's top law enforcement agency has been under attack by President Trump, according to two people briefed on her decision."
Posted at 05:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"Trump Promise Kept: Gorsuch Fits Scalia Mold on Criminal Law." Jordan S. Rubin of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 12:03 PM by Howard Bashman






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