How Appealing

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

"Don't Tell Ruth Ginsburg to Retire: This Supreme Court justice will leave the bench when she's ready, regardless of what others think." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"These claims shouldn't have a prayer: Two challenges to Obamacare on religious grounds would create a dangerous precedent." David H. Gans has this op-ed today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Chevron Faces Lawyer's Appeal of Ecuador Fraud Finding": Bloomberg News has this report.

And Reuters reports that "Lawyer appeals ruling that blocks U.S. collection of award in Chevron Ecuador case."
Posted at 11:17 PM by Howard Bashman



"Constitution Check: Does the First Amendment require live broadcasts of the Supreme Court?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 07:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Kagan Tells Students to Listen, Learn and Work Together": Georgetown University Law Center has this report.
Posted at 07:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"Convicted Hacker 'Weev' Gets Another Chance At Freedom": Gerry Smith of The Huffington Post has this report on an appeal scheduled to be argued tomorrow in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Posted at 07:23 PM by Howard Bashman


"Calif. Fight Over Concealed Weapons Could Head To High Court": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 07:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judge Kozinski Reversed by Federal Circuit: Google May be Liable for Street View." Dennis Crouch has this post today at "Patently-O."

My earlier coverage of last Friday's Federal Circuit ruiing, in which the Ninth Circuit's chief judge sat by designation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, can be accessed here.
Posted at 07:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals court hears Abu Ghraib torture case": The Associated Press has this report on an appeal argued today at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Posted at 04:51 PM by Howard Bashman


"'Blogging and the New Public Intellectual' -- a Conversation with Tom Goldstein": Tom Goldstein of "SCOTUSblog" spoke earlier this month as part of a series titled "Blogging and the New Public Intellectual" hosted by The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College.

You can view a video of the event by clicking here. There's even a "How Appealing" shout-out at the one-hour-and-28-minute mark of the video.
Posted at 04:42 PM by Howard Bashman



"Same-sex marriage ban harms couples and children, lesbian couples argue in appeal; Attorneys for Oklahoma couples who successfully challenged state marriage ban say discrimination against gay couples is on par with gender discrimination": Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman has this report.

The Tulsa World reports that "Same-sex marriage lawsuit plaintiffs respond to Oklahoma's appeal; Oklahoma's same-sex marriage stance is challenged in a legal brief filing."

And The Associated Press has report headlined "Brief: Oklahoma gay marriage ban demeans children."

I have posted online at this link the brief for plaintiffs/appellees/cross-appellants filed yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Posted at 03:48 PM by Howard Bashman



"California chief justice warns of civil rights crisis from court cuts; Recent court budget cuts have left many Californians with little access to justice, Tani Cantil-Sakauye tells Legislature as she pleads for restored funding": Maura Dolan has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

And The Sacramento Bee reports today that "California chief justice warns of 'civil rights crisis.'"

You can access the prepared text of the State of the Judiciary address that California's Chief Justice delivered yesterday at this link.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman



"The Supreme Court Farm Team": Jeffrey Toobin has this blog post online today at The New Yorker.
Posted at 03:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judge's bias in Ariz. death case before justices": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:04 PM by Howard Bashman






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