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Friday, March 14, 2014

"Alabama same-sex couple denied divorce will pursue court fight": The Huntsville Times has a news update that begins, "A Madison County woman whose bid for a divorce from her same-sex partner was denied in court this week plans to challenge the constitutionality of Alabama's refusal to recognize gay marriage, her lawyer said today."
Posted at 11:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"In Defense of Religious Liberty: Anti-gay bills and the Hobby Lobby case have given religious rights a bad name; But they're still important to fight for." Emily Bazelon has this jurisprudence essay online today at Slate.
Posted at 10:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Dragnet at Dewey & LeBoeuf Snares a Minnow": Saturday's edition of The New York Times will contain an article that begins, "'You've been indicted,' an assistant Manhattan district attorney, Peirce Moser, told Zachary Warren, a 29-year-old magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown Law School with a prestigious clerkship on the Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Memphis."
Posted at 10:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"US judge strikes Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban": The Associated Press has this report.

I have posted at this link today's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Posted at 06:30 PM by Howard Bashman



"Tennessee lawyer wants same-sex marriage ruling to open doors": The Tennessean has a news update that begins, "A federal judge in Nashville has granted a preliminary injunction against the state's ban on same-sex marriage."

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Tenn. must recognize 3 same-sex marriages."

I have posted at this link today's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Update: In other coverage, Lyle Denniston of "SCOTUSblog" has a post titled "Tennessee ruling on married same-sex couples."
Posted at 06:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Google to 9th Circuit: Undo unworkable 'Innocence' copyright ruling." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report today.

This afternoon, the Ninth Circuit issued an order denying en banc review of the three-judge panel's order denying a stay of its takedown order. Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit issued an order giving the plaintiff 21 days to respond to Google's petition for rehearing en banc, so any further developments in this case would appear to be weeks away.
Posted at 06:10 PM by Howard Bashman



"Senate panel delays Costa for 5th Circuit Court": Chuck Lindell of The American-Statesman had this news update yesterday.
Posted at 04:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Bill Would Open Supreme Court to Audio Live Streaming": Tony Mauro has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 04:11 PM by Howard Bashman


"Will Justices Ginsburg and Breyer Head for the Exit?" Jonathan Bernstein has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 04:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"D.C. Circuit Judge Cornelia Pillard Sworn In": Zoe Tillman has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 01:55 PM by Howard Bashman


Federal Circuit reinstates patent infringement lawsuit against Google concerning "Street View" function of Google Maps: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit at this link.
Posted at 12:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal Judge Went Too Far in Lawsuits, a Court Says": Today's edition of The New York Times contains this article reporting on a summary order that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued on Tuesday.
Posted at 11:03 AM by Howard Bashman


"Appeals court reinstates plan to protect delta smelt": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

The Los Angeles Times reports that "Federal appeals court upholds delta smelt protections; A panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals concludes that a number of disputed environmental provisions were in fact justified."

The Fresno Bee reports that "San Francisco appeals court upholds plan to protect delta smelt."

Courthouse News Service has a report headlined "Big Win for Little Fish in 9th Circuit."

And at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Fish Wins Latest California Water Fight."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Ninth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 08:44 AM by Howard Bashman



"James Holmes case: Will U.S. Supreme Court weigh in on whether Fox reporter should testify?" Denver's Westword has this blog post.
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"Conn. Papers Fight Proposals To Alter Publication Of Legal Notices": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman


"Behind Closed Doors: How the Hawaii Bar Rated Judge Mike Wilson." Honolulu Civil Beat has this report.
Posted at 08:32 AM by Howard Bashman


"NPR's Totenberg dishes on U.S. Supreme Court": The Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune has this report.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman






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