Wednesday, April 9, 2014
"The Supreme Court Confirmation Process": Gerard N. Magliocca has this blog post today at "Balkinization."
Posted at 10:08 PM by Howard Bashman
"University challenges athlete unionization": Lyle Denniston has this post tonight at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 10:05 PM by Howard Bashman
"Miami Herald Protests New 'Culture Of Censorship' At Guantanamo": Ryan J. Reilly and Michael Calderone of The Huffington Post have this report.
Posted at 10:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"Utah asks appeals court to block judge's orders in adoption cases; Department of Health refused to issue new birth certificate for same-sex couple's child": Brooke Adams of The Salt Lake Tribune has this news update.
Posted at 09:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Court: Ganim still can't practice law." The Connecticut Post of Bridgeport has a news update that begins, "Joseph Ganim might run for mayor again, but he'd have to do it without a law license."
Edmund H. Mahony of The Hartford Courant has a news update headlined "High Court Dashes Ganim's Efforts To Resume Law Practice."
And The Associated Press reports that "Ex-Bridgeport Mayor Ganim's bid for law license denied by Connecticut Supreme Court."
"Supreme Court weighing when online speech becomes illegal threat; High court has never defined online 'speech crime'": David Kravets of Ars Technica has this report today.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gay marriage appeals move issue back toward high court": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 08:37 PM by Howard Bashman
"Comcast Points to Appeals Court Rulings at Hearing on Merger": Todd Ruger has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 08:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"5th Amendment trumps 1st in prosecution involving unnamed commenters": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Although yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an unpublished ruling denying The Times-Picayune's petition for writ of mandamus, today the newspaper has filed a motion asking the Fifth Circuit for a stay of the district court's order pending appeal.
"SCOTUSblog on camera: Orin Kerr -- Part two." If you weren't among the lucky few who got to visit with Orin in New Orleans earlier this week, you can now visit with him on YouTube, as "SCOTUSblog" has posted online at this link the second part of its five-part interview.
Posted at 05:17 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gangster rap lyrics stir debate at NJ Supreme Court": The Newark Star-Ledger has this news update.
"Hillary Clinton knocks Supreme Court's campaign finance decisions": CNN.com has this blog post.
Posted at 05:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"Are Court Stenographers Necessary?" The New York Times has posted online this "Room for Debate" discussion.
Posted at 04:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"Kasich says state should fight gay-marriage ruling": The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch has this report.
Posted at 04:16 PM by Howard Bashman
"Same-sex marriage battle escalates to force Supreme Court decision on constitutionality": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this news update.
Posted at 04:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"The High Cost of Free Speech": Thomas B. Edsall has this essay online today at The New York Times.
Posted at 02:15 PM by Howard Bashman
Recently arrived in the mail: Today's mail contained a review copy of professor Austin Sarat's book, "Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty."
And a few days ago, I received the newly revised Second Edition of Ross Guberman's book, "Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation's Top Advocates."
"Wild-card 10th Circuit judge is deciding vote in gay marriage cases": This article appeared in Sunday's edition of The Denver Post.
Posted at 01:34 PM by Howard Bashman
"Two moms, a baby and a legal first for U.S. gay marriage": Joan Biskupic of Reuters has a report that begins, "Last month a baby in Tennessee made history: Emilia Maria Jesty was the first child born in the state to have a woman listed on the birth certificate as her 'father.'"
Posted at 01:11 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gay marriage's win streak tested in higher court": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The gay marriage movement's winning streak faces its greatest test yet in Denver this week."
Posted at 01:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"In this case the EEOC sued the defendants for using the same type of background check that the EEOC itself uses." So begins a ruling that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to Decide Whether All Evidence Supporting Removal Under the Class Action Fairness Act Must Be Submitted With The Notice of Removal": Donald Falk has this post at Mayer Brown's "Class Defense" blog.
Posted at 09:46 AM by Howard Bashman
"Unofficial Enforcer of Ruling on Race in College Admissions": Adam Liptak had this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in yesterday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:44 AM by Howard Bashman
"Prosecutor will appeal need for warrant for GPS": The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch has this report.
Posted at 09:42 AM by Howard Bashman
"Denver appeals court to hear arguments on Utah's same-sex ban; Utah is appealing a federal judge's ruling that Amendment 3 is unconstitutional": Brooke Adams has this article in today's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune.
Posted at 08:10 AM by Howard Bashman
"Violent rap lyrics to take center stage at NJ Supreme Court": The Newark Star-Ledger has this report. Only time will tell whether this will spur other appellate courts to play walk-on music as the judges or justices take the bench.
Posted at 08:07 AM by Howard Bashman