Wednesday, April 16, 2014
"An Indecent Burial": Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 10:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court case could test future of broadcast TV": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
In the April 15, 2014 issue of Variety, Ted Johnson has a news analysis headlined "Supreme Court Ruling on Aereo Will Be Significant, No Matter Who Wins."
Jordan Crook of TechCrunch reports that "Aereo Shows Off Their Rooftop Antenna Farm Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling."
Lawrence Hurley and David Ingram of Reuters report that "U.S. Supreme Court's Alito ends recusal in Aereo TV case."
At the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Jonathan Handel has a post titled "Justice Alito Rejoins Aereo Supreme Court Case; All nine Supreme Court Justices will hear oral argument Tuesday in the closely-watched case."
"India's Supreme Court Recognizes 3rd Gender": This post appears at the "India Ink" blog of The New York Times.
"How the President Got to 'I Do' on Same-Sex Marriage": Jo Becker will have this article in this upcoming Sunday's edition of The New York Times Magazine.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Abortion Endures as a Political Tripwire": Online today at The New York Times, Thomas B. Edsall has an essay that begins, "Why is there such a difference in the durability of two foundational issues of American conservatism: gay marriage and abortion?"
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman
"Weev Talks About Life In Prison And His Plans To Open A Hedge Fund, TRO LLC": John Biggs has this interview online at TechCrunch.
According to Auernheimer, "I have instructed my counsel not to file a motion for dismissal by cause of double jeopardy if the government brings this case in another jurisdiction. I will gladly litigate this matter again to attack the CFAA a second time, even if the result is another round of imprisonment."
"Justice Alito Re-Enters Two Key Business Cases": Tony Mauro has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 05:46 PM by Howard Bashman
"Round 2: Court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage case." The Associated Press has this report.
"US judge overturns 6-week abortion ban": The Associated Press has this report.
And the Center for Reproductive Rights, which brought the challenge, issued a news release titled "Federal Court Permanently Blocks Most Extreme Abortion Ban in the Country; Judge calls North Dakota's ban on abortion at six weeks 'a blatant violation of the constitutional guarantees afforded to all women.'"
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota at this link.
Update: In other coverage, Bloomberg News reports that "North Dakota 'Fetal Heartbeat' Abortion Ban Ruled Illegal."
"Court Deportations Drop 43 Percent in Last Five Years": This article will appear in Thursday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 04:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Professor tries for double play in toxic tort case before Supreme Court": Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report today.
Posted at 04:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"House Lawyers Defend 'Speech or Debate'": Zoe Tillman has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times" reporting on an amicus brief filed yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Scalia to Student: If Taxes Get Too High 'Perhaps You Should Revolt.'" Jacob Gershman has this post today at WSJ.com's "Law Blog."
Posted at 01:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Argument preview: A global search for money." Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 01:33 PM by Howard Bashman
"Lavabit held in contempt of court for printing crypto key in tiny font; US attorney: Lavabit 'treated court orders like contract negotiations.'" Joe Silver of Ars Technica has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. consumer groups win unsealing of lawsuit over infant death": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Diller Goes Big in High Court Gamble on Aereo's Future": Greg Stohr and Alex Barinka of Bloomberg News have this report today.
Posted at 01:26 PM by Howard Bashman
"Bisignano can be on ballot, Iowa Supreme Court rules": Grant Rodgers has this article today in The Des Moines Register.
And at "On Brief: Iowa's Appellate Blog," Ryan Koopmans has a post titled "Iowa Supreme Court splits over what kinds of criminals can vote."
"Crosses Spark a Constitutional Fight": Jacob Gershman has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 01:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"An update on our press pass": Tom Goldstein has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judge stays most of Ohio gay marriage ruling": The Associated Press has this report.
You can access today's order of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio at this link.
Programming note: This morning, I am meeting with trial counsel in an appeal on which I am working. Additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Tragicomedy of the 9/11 Trial: A report from Guantanamo Bay." Dave Cullen has this essay online at The New Republic.
Posted at 08:03 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods; The Supreme Court will hear a free-speech challenge to an Ohio state law that prohibits publishing false statements about political candidates": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.