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Friday, February 26, 2016

"Why we need Supreme Court term limits": Columnist Jeff Jacoby has this essay online at The Boston Globe.

And today's broadcast of WBUR Radio's "Here & Now" contained an audio segment titled "Scalia's Death Revives Call For Supreme Court Term Limits."
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"Apple Pushes iPhone Standoff Toward Congress or Supreme Court": Bloomberg News has this report.
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"Why politicians make risky Supreme Court nominees": Columnist Michael McGough has this essay online at The Los Angeles Times.
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"Domestic Abusers Take Their Fight To Own Guns To The Supreme Court; Anti-gun violence groups warn the case could put women's lives at stake": Melissa Jeltsen of The Huffington Post has this report.
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"It's time for a wartime veteran on the Supreme Court": Sam Ayres and Dan Driscoll have this essay online at The Los Angeles Times.
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"Long Supreme Court vacancies used to be more common": Drew DeSilver of the Pew Research Center has this report today.
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"Better Care or Onerous Restrictions? Texas Abortion Law Going Before Supreme Court." Jan Hoffman of The New York Times has this report.
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"Obama's GOP Supreme Court whip list": Edward-Isaac Dovere of Politico.com has this report.
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"How many shoes can a Supreme Court nominee fill?" Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
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"Grim Math: Calculating the odds that another Supreme Court justice will die by 2021." Chris Kirk and Stephen Laniel have this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
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"Our Salute to Sidley Austin: 'Eighteen Ways to Blow a Deadline.'" The "Harvard Parody" blog has this post today, along with a related YouTube video.
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"Why This Judge May Be One Of The Only Supreme Court Nominees Worth Considering": Tamara Tabo has this post at "Above the Law" about Fifth Circuit Judge Gregg Costa.
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"The Case for Nominating Elizabeth Warren to the Supreme Court: The time for temperate, modest, and self-abnegating wonks is next vacancy." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
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"A Modest Plan to Save the Supreme Court": Scott Turow has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
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"In Supreme Court battle, does 'advise and consent' still work?" David G. Savage and Michael A. Memoli of The Los Angeles Times have this report.
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"Scalia's Supreme Court Vacancy Could Leave Companies at a Loss; Dow Chemical settles a lawsuit for $835 million, saying the conservative justice's death hurt its chances of success at appeal": Joshua Jamerson and Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

And Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Dow settlement signals impact of Scalia death on class actions."
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"Key Case Goes to Supreme Court Without Abortion Foe Antonin Scalia; Abortion-rights groups can still win, whereas opponents likely can get a tie vote at most": Louise Radnofsky and Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal have this report.
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"The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities." The Newseum has posted on YouTube at this link yesterday's interview of Justice Stephen G. Breyer by NBC News correspondent Pete Williams.
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"How Biden killed John Roberts's nomination in 1992": Columnist Marc A. Thiessen has this essay online at The Washington Post.
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"Outside conservative groups overwhelm Arkansas judge races": The Associated Press has this report.

According to the article, "the barrage is focused on two state Supreme Court races that have become Arkansas' most fiercely fought contests, thanks to the ramped up efforts of outside conservative groups to reshape the nation's state courts by shattering spending records."
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"White House: Obama's Supreme Court list not yet final." The Associated Press has this report.

And Reuters has a report headlined "Supreme Court justice candidate list still open: White House."
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"Samsung scores legal win over Apple in patent feud": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has an article that begins, "In perhaps Samsung's biggest legal win over Apple in their longrunning patent war, a federal apppeals court on Friday overturned a 2014 verdict that slapped the South Korean tech giant with nearly $120 million in damages for copying certain iPhone features."

Susan Decker of Bloomberg News reports that "Apple Loses Appeal in $119.6 Million Samsung Smartphone Case."

Reuters reports that "Samsung wins appeal in patent dispute with Apple."

Joe Mullin of Ars Technica reports that "Apple's $120M jury verdict against Samsung destroyed on appeal; Apple's autocorrect and 'slide to unlock' are invalid in light of prior art."

And at Fortune.com, Don Reisinger reports that "Samsung Wins Appeal In $120M Patent Fight With Apple."

You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit at this link.
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"Ex-Players' Publicity Claims Over NFL Films Denied By 8th Circ." Matthew Perlman of Law360.com has this report (subscription required for full access) on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued today.
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"Appeals court declines to rehear challenge to D.C. gun registration laws": Andrea Noble of The Washington Times has this report on an order denying rehearing en banc that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today.
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"District Judge Dismisses Complaint Seeking Judge Cebull's Emails": Ruthann Robson has this post at the "Constitutional Law Prof Blog." You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California at this link.
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"Tribute: Justice Scalia and the next generation of constitutional custodians." Law professor Kevin C. Walsh has this guest post today at "SCOTUSblog."
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"News Guide: Details on Scalia's health at time of his death." The Associated Press has this report, linking to two underlying documents that you can access here and here.
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"Appeals Court Upholds Law Restricting Louisiana Abortion Doctors": Campbell Robertson has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Group: Ruling may leave Louisiana with 1 abortion clinic."

My earlier coverage of Wednesday's Fifth Circuit stay ruling can be accessed here.
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"Lucy Koh nominated for US Court of Appeals in SF": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News reports that "San Jose Judge Lucy Koh nominated to federal appeals court."

The Associated Press reports that "Obama nominates Silicon Valley judge to appellate court."

At Fortune.com, Jeff John Roberts reports that "White House to Promote Silicon Valley's Most Famous Judge."

And at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Koh Nominated to 9th Circuit."

Yesterday, the White House issued a news release titled "President Obama Nominates Judge Lucy Haeran Koh to serve on the United States Court of Appeals."

And the Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a news release titled "U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh Nominated to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals."
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"Why the Real Battle Over the Fate of the US Supreme Court Isn't About Replacing Scalia": Law professor David Cole has this essay online today at Vice News.
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"The Grave Risks of the Senate Republicans' Stated Refusal to Process any Supreme Court Nominee President Obama Sends Them": Law professor Vikram David Amar has this essay online today at Justia's Verdict.
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"Dow Chemical settles case citing Supreme Court uncertainty": The Associated Press has this report.

Jef Feeley and Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News report that "Scalia's Death Prompts Dow to Settle Suits for $835 Million."

And Reuters reports that "Dow Chemical settles price-fixing case after Justice Scalia's death."
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"Scalia Led Court in Taking Trips Funded by Private Sponsors": Eric Lipton will have this article in Saturday's edition of The New York Times.
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"The Single Most Revealing Sentence Obama Has Said About His Supreme Court Nominee": Ian Millhiser of ThinkProgress has this post today.
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"Decision to kill deal in Eakin's Porngate case cheers some, leaves others in shock": Wallace McKelvey of The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this report.

Paula Reed Ward of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that "Court of Judicial Discipline stymies deal between Supreme Court justice and investigators."

In today's edition of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Natasha Lindstrom has a front page article headlined "Suspended state Supreme Court justice leaves ethics panel without settlement."

The Associated Press reports that "Court won't consider deal for judge in salacious email case."

And today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer contains an editorial titled "Justice Eakin should be judged."
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"Track records of judges who'll decide NFL's Deflategate appeal": Michael McCann of SI.com has this report.
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"Breyer on Scalia: 'He was a good friend.'" Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com has this report.
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