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Thursday, April 17, 2014

"Law professor to argue case at Supreme Court": Old Gold & Black, the student newspaper of Wake Forest University, has an article that begins, "On April 23, Wake Forest University Law School Professor John Korzen will face the ultimate test of any attorney, he will make an oral argument before the nine justices of the Supreme Court of the United States."
Posted at 10:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Ohio case before U.S. Supreme Court could decide whether states can criminalize campaign lies": Sabrina Eaton of The Cleveland Plain Dealer has this report.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Kalb Report with Justices Antonia Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg": C-SPAN has posted the video of this evening's event at this link.
Posted at 10:04 PM by Howard Bashman

In Bashman news from Niagara Falls: The Buffalo News reports that "Woman charged with using bat to bash man's car."
Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Scalia, Ginsburg Offer Amendments to the Constitution": Marcia Coyle has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 09:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"Va. Supreme Court rules for U-Va. in global warming FOIA case": Tom Jackman of The Washington Post has this blog entry.

And The Associated Press reports that "Va. Supreme Court backs ex-U.Va. climate researcher."

You can access today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Virginia at this link.
Posted at 08:46 PM by Howard Bashman

"NJ man's handgun case before U.S. Supreme Court on Friday": The Newark Star-Ledger has this report.

And The Washington Times has an article headlined "Supreme Court weighs appeal to concealed-carry gun laws; Considering challenge to New Jersey's 'justifiable need' mandate."
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"S.F.'s plastic-bag ban clears last legal hurdle": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"Two justices say high court will likely rule on NSA programs": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:34 PM by Howard Bashman

After deciding to forgo its own request for rehearing of the Ninth Circuit's decision prohibiting a party from striking a juror based on sexual orientation, Abbott Labs. files brief supporting Ninth Circuit's sua sponte consideration of en banc review: You can access the brief that Abbott Laboratories filed today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.

Also today, SmithKline Beecham Corporation, which prevailed before the three-judge panel, filed this brief opposing en banc review.

My earlier coverage of the three-judge panel's ruling in this case can be accessed here.
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judges question attorneys at gay marriage hearing": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States sharply questioned whether Oklahoma can legally prevent the marriages."

And Kirk Mitchell of The Denver Post has a news update headlined "Federal appeals court considers Oklahoma's gay marriage ban."

Update: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has posted at this link (5.72 MB mp3 audio file) the audio of today's oral argument in the Oklahoma same-sex marriage case.
Posted at 04:47 PM by Howard Bashman

"Tulsa lesbian couple waited decade for day in court on marriage ban": Kirk Mitchell of The Denver Post has this news update.
Posted at 04:16 PM by Howard Bashman

"Guantanamo trial in 9/11 veers off track again": The Associated Press has this report.

And Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald reports that "Guantanamo trial delays frustrate 9/11 victims' family members."
Posted at 03:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman."
Posted at 02:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Cell phone search case is easy call for Supreme Court": Jack Shafer has this essay online at Reuters.
Posted at 02:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"Argentina's fight with bondholders reaches U.S. top court": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman

"Argument preview: Attack ads and the First Amendment." Lyle Denniston of "SCOTUSblog" has this post today.
Posted at 10:28 AM by Howard Bashman

"A $6 Million Legal Bill -- And A Fight For Credit In The Marriage Equality Movement": Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed has this report.
Posted at 10:26 AM by Howard Bashman

"4th Circuit throws open courtroom windows in 'Company Doe' ruling": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Consumer groups win appeal to reveal Company Doe."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Fourth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 10:24 AM by Howard Bashman

"McCutcheon lawyer brings new campaign finance case": Byron Tau of has this report.
Posted at 08:12 AM by Howard Bashman

"Oklahoma case carries on court fight over same-sex marriage; Panel that heard Utah's arguments last week will hear Oklahoma's same-sex marriage case": Marissa Lang has this front page article in today's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune.

In today's edition of The Deseret News, Dennis Romboy has an article headlined "Utah, Oklahoma same-sex marriage cases on parallel track."

In today's edition of The Denver Post, Kirk Mitchell has an article headlined "Colorado's gay marriage ban could hinge on appeals court ruling."

And Emma Margolin of msnbc reports that "Appeals court to hear case for gay marriage in Oklahoma."
Posted at 08:10 AM by Howard Bashman

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