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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

"Pfizer Neurontin Class Improperly Denied, Appeals Court Says": Bloomberg News has this report on three related rulings (available here, here, and here) that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued today.
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"Trojan Horse": Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ken Cuccinelli Fights To Keep Sodomy Law On The Books; The conservative Virginia attorney general asked an appeals court to allow the state to use to the sodomy law to prosecute a man for soliciting a minor": Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed has this report.

Update: At his blog "walshslaw," law professor Kevin C. Walsh has a post titled "A Lawrence quotation prompted by Buzzfeed's pick-up of MacDonald v. Moose."
Posted at 02:23 PM by Howard Bashman



"NY court restores lawsuit against billionaire": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A lawsuit accusing multibillionaire hedge fund founder Steven A. Cohen of hiding assets in a 1990 divorce was reinstated Wednesday -- the latest chapter in a long-running legal battle with his ex-wife."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 02:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Area court case highlights legal thicket surrounding GPS data": Mark Morris has this front page article today in The Kansas City Star.
Posted at 12:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Ginsburg's Misdirection": This editorial appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Racist Obama e-mail leads judge to retire": Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this statement by Chief Judge Alex Kozinski.

Update: In other coverage, at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Montana Judge Behind Racist Obama Email Retires."

And The Associated Press reports that "Judge to retire after sending racist Obama email."
Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman



"Obama Pushes Republicans to Stop Blocking Judicial Picks": Bloomberg News has this report.

The Washington Times reports that "Obama falls behind on key federal court; faltering nominations set a dubious record."

And Sahil Kapur of TPM DC reports that "Conservative Legal Stars Back 'Swift Confirmation' Of Obama's Nominee For Top Judge."
Posted at 09:06 AM by Howard Bashman



"FOIA requesters score major win over Obama Administration": At Politico.com, Josh Gerstein has this blog post reporting on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 09:03 AM by Howard Bashman


"Lawmakers likely to battle over anti-abortion measure": This article appears today in The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch.

The Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser reports today that "Senate passes bill further restricting abortion clinics."

AL.com reports that "Lawmakers give final approval to abortion clinic legislation, bill goes to Gov. Robert Bentley."

Reuters reports that "Alabama Senate passes bill tightening rules for abortion clinics."

The Associated Press reports that "Ala. lawmakers tighten rules for abortion clinics."

Earlier, Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal contained an article headlined "States Harden Views Over Laws Governing Abortion."

And yesterday at Justia.com's Verdict, law professor Joanna L. Grossman had an essay titled "What's the Matter with North Dakota and Arkansas? Two State Legislatures Pass Highly Restrictive and Unconstitutional Abortion Laws."
Posted at 09:02 AM by Howard Bashman



"Alabama tells U.S. Supreme Court nine other states also want arguments on immigration law": Brian Lawson of The Huntsville Times has this report.
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Sotomayor visits Puerto Rico on book tour": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"Patience Roggensack defeats Edward Fallone for second term on state Supreme Court": Patrick Marley has this article today in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Supreme Court: Pat Roggensack beats Ed Fallone."
Posted at 08:36 AM by Howard Bashman







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