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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

"Justice Scalia Objects": Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:57 PM by Howard Bashman


Seventh Circuit strikes Brief for Appellants containing more than the permissible number of words, summarily affirms, but declines to impose any additional sanctions: Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner issued this ruling today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 02:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"Cole bombing suspect to face military tribunal at Guantanamo; Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, the suspected mastermind of the 2000 bombing of a U.S. destroyer in a Yemen port that killed 17 sailors, will be the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried by military commission during the Obama administration": Richard A. Serrano and David G. Savage have this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman


"Republican-backed legislation bans abortion after 20 weeks in Minnesota; Lawmakers say fetal pain is motivation": This article appears today in The St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Posted at 08:10 AM by Howard Bashman


"Judge dismisses challenge to gay marriage barriers; Hennepin County judge said a 1971 state Supreme Court ruling and state law prohibit same-sex marriage": The Minneapolis Star Tribune contains this article today.
Posted at 08:07 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Empire strikes back in copyright row: Judges forced to rule on who owns Stormtrooper helmet." This article appears today in The Daily Mail (UK).
Posted at 08:05 AM by Howard Bashman


"Specter Reinvents Himself as a Solo Practitioner": Gina Passarella of The Legal Intelligencer has this report.
Posted at 08:03 AM by Howard Bashman


"James Madison U.'s Elimination of 10 Sports Teams Was Legal, Appeals Court Affirms": The Chronicle of Higher Education has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 07:38 AM by Howard Bashman






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