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Thursday, May 3, 2012

"Chemical weapons law applies to jealous wife -- 3rd Cir": Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report on today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in United States v. Bond, on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court. The Third Circuit's decision consists of a majority opinion and two concurring opinions. Paul D. Clement argued the case on remand before the Third Circuit on November 16, 2011. You can access the oral argument audio here (part one) and here (part two).

In related news coverage, last month The Wall Street Journal published an article headlined "Terror Law's Long Reach Challenged; Latest Front in Campaign Against Federalization of Crime Is a Statute Enacted as Part of a Chemical-Weapons Treaty." You can freely access the full text of this article via Google News.
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judge Wilkinson Hints that Overturning Obamacare Would Be a Mistake": Jess Bravin has this post at's "Law Blog."
Posted at 04:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Lower Floor": Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 03:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"Medicare disruptions seen if health law is struck": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Medicare's payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Barack Obama's health care law is summarily overturned, the administration has quietly informed the courts."
Posted at 02:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Dick Posner" and the donated kidney: ABC News has this report.
Posted at 01:27 PM by Howard Bashman

"Turkish Group Appeals Court Ruling over 'Unreliable Websites'": In August 2011, The Armenian Weekly published an article that begins, "The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) has appealed a Federal Court's March 30 decision to dismiss a lawsuit brought forth by the TCA against the University of Minnesota for having included the TCA's website on a list of 'unreliable websites' due to the latter's denial of the Armenian Genocide." The newspaper's earlier coverage of the lawsuit can be accessed here, here, and here.

Today. a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued a decision upholding the trial court's dismissal of the case.
Posted at 12:46 PM by Howard Bashman

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