How Appealing

Friday, April 20, 2012

"An Interview with David Lat": The Virginia Law Weekly newspaper has published this interview, in which "How Appealing" is mentioned.
Posted at 11:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Princess Bride," on appeal: In dissenting in part from the ruling that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued today, Circuit Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod begins:
An employee either is or is not at-will. There is no such thing as somewhat at-will, or as the majority puts it "sufficiently non-at-will." In fact, the majority's conclusion brings to mind Miracle Max's diagnosis that Westley was "mostly dead." See Princess Bride (20th Century Fox released Sep. 25, 1987).
You can access the complete ruling at this link.
Posted at 08:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. appeals court upholds criminal cockfighting laws": Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report on two rulings (here and here) that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 08:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judges Drive Truck Through Loophole in Supreme Court GPS Ruling": Kim Zetter has this post today at Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog.
Posted at 04:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"Women's Work": At the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse has a post that begins, "We're accustomed to talking about a 'divided' Supreme Court, riven with ideological conflict."
Posted at 04:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"The constitutional right to be left alone": In yesterday's edition of The Washington Post, columnist George F. Will had an op-ed that begins, "Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III, a Reagan appointee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, is a courtly Virginian who combines a manner as soft as a Shenandoah breeze with a keen intellect."
Posted at 04:32 PM by Howard Bashman


"Senate panel endorses Kayatta for judgeship; The trial lawyer from Cape Elizabeth wins strong support as his 1st Circuit nomination heads toward a final floor vote": This article appears today in The Portland (Me.) Press Herald.
Posted at 04:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judges seem wary of overruling tobacco judgment": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"Jury Statute Not Violated by Protester, Judge Rules": This article appears today in The New York Times.

Reuters reports that "Judge tosses jury nullification case."

And The Teaneck (N.J.) Patch reports that "Jury Tampering Case Against Teaneck Man Dropped; Former state Assembly candidate could have faced prison time for advocacy efforts."
Posted at 11:34 AM by Howard Bashman







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