Sunday, March 26, 2017
"Behind Neil Gorsuch's Non-Answers: Every sign suggests that he would be at least as conservative a judicial activist as Samuel Alito." Jeffrey Toobin will have this Comment in the Talk of the Town section of the April 3, 2017 issue of The New Yorker.
Posted at 05:24 PM by Howard Bashman
Not an in rem proceeding: On Friday, a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued its ruling in United States v. Titties. In spite of that caption, footnote one of the majority opinion explains that "Like the parties and the district court, we refer to the defendant by his proper last name of Tittle."
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Home Depot must again face lawsuit over employee's murder: U.S. court." Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued on Friday.
Update: In other coverage, Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News reports that "Home Depot Must Face Lawsuit Filed By The Family Of A Woman Killed By Her Supervisor."
"Virginia made conditions on death row better. The state is still being sued." Rachel Weiner of The Washington Post has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued on Friday.
Posted at 11:22 AM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership": Jacob Gershman has this post at WSJ.com's "Law Blog" about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued Friday.
Posted at 11:05 AM by Howard Bashman
"D.C. Circuit Review -- Reviewed: 'Breyer, Alito, and Their Pals.'" Aaron Nielson has this post at the "Notice & Comment" blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court won't allow suit against Palestinian Authority": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued Friday.
Posted at 10:24 AM by Howard Bashman
"Court to hear case of student brain damaged after China trip": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving a private boarding school student who contracted a tick-borne disease during a school trip to China and was left brain-damaged."
And in commentary, law professors John C.P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky have an op-ed titled "Legal Test Of School's Responsibility In $41.5 Million Hotchkiss Case" online at The Hartford Courant.
The case, on certified question from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, is scheduled for oral argument tomorrow in the Supreme Court of Connecticut.
"Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court." Curt Anderson of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:50 AM by Howard Bashman