Wednesday, March 7, 2012
"Accidental Heroines": Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Arizona sheriff's pink-underwear policy may be unconstitutional--court": Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 08:33 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judge should have withdrawn from Shell Oil case -- court": Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report.
"FBI chief describes GPS problem from court ruling": Pete Yost of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"What's the question? Two sides in Toyota can't agree on 'economic loss.'" Erin Geiger Smith has this report at Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight.
Posted at 02:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"Seventh Circuit Panel Invites En Banc Petition Regarding Reassignment": At his "Disability Law" blog, law professor Samuel R. Bagenstos has a post that begins, "As ADA mavens know, there is a persistent conflict in the circuits regarding the scope of an employer's duty, as a reasonable accommodation, to reassign an employee with a disability to a vacant position."
"9th Circuit to begin review of Cebull incident": The Billings (Mont.) Gazette has this report.
The Great Falls Tribune reports that "Top Democrats call for House hearing on Cebull."
And The Hill has a blog post titled "Democratic congressman pushes federal judge to resign over forwarding racist email."
"Affirmative action fight goes on": Today's edition of USA Today contains an article that begins, "Affirmative action in college admissions is back on the national radar as the Supreme Court is likely to hear a case involving the University of Texas this year. But a high court ruling may not settle this divisive debate."
Posted at 12:22 PM by Howard Bashman
De novo appellate review does not automatically render harmless a federal judge's failure to recuse due to a spouse's ownership of stock in a litigant, the Federal Circuit has ruled: You can access today's interesting ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit at this link.
Posted at 12:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Antonin Scalia's ObamaCare Problem: The Obama administration repeatedly cites the conservative Supreme Court justice in defense of its health care overhaul." Damon W. Root has this essay online at Reason.
Posted at 10:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"Court to debate Mich. affirmative action ban; Case stems from suit against consideration of race in admissions": Today's edition of The Detroit News contains a front page article that begins, "Michigan's 5-year-old affirmative action ban will be debated today before a federal appeals court in a case that pits those who say the law embodies the spirit of America's equal opportunities against those who say it undermines diversity and democracy."
Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court rules against mistress in alienation of affection lawsuit": This article appears today in The Winston-Salem Journal.
"It's Not Just Citizens United": Alan B. Morrison has this essay online at The Huffington Post.
Posted at 08:15 AM by Howard Bashman
"US Supreme Court Looking At New York Rent Control: UWS Building The Focus Of Constitutional Debate." The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Arch Conservative Who Holds The Key To A Supreme Court Obamacare Victory": Rick Ungar has this essay online at Forbes.
Posted at 08:12 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court wades into Springfield's soap opera": This article appears today in The Savannah (Ga.) Morning News.
Posted at 08:11 AM by Howard Bashman
"Scuttle SCOTUS's life tenure": Law professor Herman Schwartz has this essay at Politico.com.
Posted at 08:09 AM by Howard Bashman
"Casino license row heads to top court; Lawyers will argue their cases today": This article appears today in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Posted at 08:05 AM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas visits Wake Forest law school": Wake Forest University's School of Law issued this news release yesterday.
Posted at 08:04 AM by Howard Bashman
"Wesleyan students to protest Scalia visit": This article appears today in The Middletown (Conn.) Press. Related commentary appears in The Wesleyan Argus.
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman
"Durbin demands Supreme Court televise its proceedings": The Hill has this blog post.
Posted at 07:52 AM by Howard Bashman