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Friday, February 26, 2010

"Justices to Weigh Venue Issues in Skilling Case": John R. Emshwiller and Jess Bravin will have this article Saturday in The Wall Street Journal.

At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Tony Mauro has a post titled "Srinivasan's Star Rising at the Supreme Court."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has this oral argument preview.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Chief justice to speak at UA; Law school students will be able to question": The Tuscaloosa News today contains an article that begins, "United States Supreme Court Justice John Roberts plans to speak at the University of Alabama on March 9, the seventh of nine sitting justices to speak at UA. Since 1996, Roberts is the ninth justice to speak in the Albritton Lecture Series at the UA School of Law."

And the University of Alabama School of Law has issued a news release headlined "Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. to Visit Alabama Law on Tuesday, March 9."
Posted at 08:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"Rapid City attorney: Supreme Court appearance beyond compare." Today's edition of The Rapid City Journal contains an article that begins, "Arguing a case before the nation's highest court was the 'Super Bowl, World Series and Olympics all put together' for attorney James Leach of Rapid City."

You can access at this link the transcript of Monday's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Astrue v. Ratliff, No. 08-1322.
Posted at 08:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"High court to define reach of gun-control laws; Does right to bear arms trump cities and states?" Joan Biskupic has this article today in USA Today.

Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers reports that "Supreme Court case could limit local controls on firearms."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has this oral argument preview.
Posted at 08:10 PM by Howard Bashman

"Court throws out confession in Arizona Buddhist temple slayings; Police coerced a teenager to admit to the 1991 killings and did not properly read him his rights, judges rule": Carol J. Williams has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

My earlier coverage of yesterday's en banc Ninth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 08:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court reinstates lawsuit over hot sandwich": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "It's been nearly five years since carnival operator Frank Sutton bit into a chicken sandwich at a McDonald's at a truck stop in the far corner of southwest Virginia. The legal world is still dealing with the ramifications."

My earlier coverage of the Fourth Circuit's non-precedential ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 04:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Speech advocates await dogfight-video ruling": David L. Hudson Jr. has this commentary online at the First Amendment Center.
Posted at 04:37 PM by Howard Bashman

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