Monday, March 11, 2013
"Hold Generic Drug Makers Accountable": This editorial appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"Arkansas's Abortion Ban and One Man's Strong Will": This article will appear Tuesday in The New York Times.
Posted at 09:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"After 17 Months, Senate Confirms New Federal Circuit Judge": At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Todd Ruger has a post that begins, "The Senate unanimously confirmed Washington lawyer Richard Taranto to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Monday, more than 17 months after he was first nominated for the position and more than a year after his confirmation hearing."
Posted at 06:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"Insider trading defendants urge 2nd Circuit to overturn convictions": Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 04:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Laboratory of Judicial Nominations": Law profesor David Fontana has this blog entry today at The Huffington Post.
Posted at 04:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"How SCOTUS wiretap ruling helps Internet privacy defendants": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 04:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"Discrimination Against Asians In College Admissions": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "On Point with Tom Ashbrook."
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"How the Sequester Threatens the U.S. Legal System": Andrew Cohen has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 03:37 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals Court: 'Ed Sullivan' Clip in 'Jersey Boys' is Fair Use; The ruling is intended to discourage lawsuits that have a 'chilling effect on creativity.'" At the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has this post on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
"Lawmakers seek cosponsors for resolution on impeaching Joan Orie Melvin": The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a news update that begins, "Two members of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday sent other House members a memo seeking cosponsors for a bipartisan resolution to investigate the conduct of suspended Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and determine whether she should be impeached."
Posted at 03:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeal by photographer in gay bias case is heard": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "In a case that tests anti-discrimination protection for gays, a religious rights group told the New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday that a photographer who declined to shoot the commitment ceremony of a lesbian couple was exercising her rights to free speech and artistic freedom."
Posted at 03:14 PM by Howard Bashman
Majority on divided three-judge Eighth Circuit panel adopts majority view on proximate cause requirement for child pornography-related federal court restitution awards: You can access today's ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit at this link.
The dissenter, Circuit Judge Bobby E. Shepherd, voted in favor of adopting the view of the en banc Fifth Circuit majority, which held each defendant individually liable for the full amount of the victim's damages.
"Smaller States Find Outsize Clout Growing in Senate; The disproportionate power enjoyed in the Senate by small states is playing a growing role in the political dynamic on issues as varied as gun control, immigration and campaign finance": Adam Liptak has this front page article today in The New York Times.
Posted at 12:24 PM by Howard Bashman