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Monday, May 6, 2013

"Florida's Cuba Contract Ban Blocked by U.S. Appeals Court": Bloomberg News has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued today.
Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman


"Prenda hammered: Judge sends porn-trolling lawyers to criminal investigators; Lawyers who lied and obfuscated for years face disbarment and a $82,000 fine." Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report.

And at Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog, David Kravets has a post titled "Judge Asks IRS, Feds to Investigate Copyright-Trolling Attorneys."
Posted at 09:30 PM by Howard Bashman



"It's Her Beloved World, And We're Just Living In It: Justice Sotomayor Speaks on Free Speech." David Lat has this post today at "Above the Law."
Posted at 08:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Meet the Most Important Ted Cruz Birther: Ted Cruz; Ted Cruz is eligible to be president under almost any reading of the Constitution -- except his own." Noam Scheiber has this essay online today at The New Republic.

And online at The Hill, Alexander Bolton reports that "Republicans ride on Cruz control."
Posted at 08:14 PM by Howard Bashman



ABC has posted online the video of Justice Sonia Sotomayor's appearance today on "The View": You can access two video clips from the interview -- clip one and clip two. In addition, you can access the complete episode, containing the entire interview, by clicking here. According to Barbara Walters, Justice Sotomayor is the first U.S. Supreme Court justice to appear on that program.
Posted at 04:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"EPA to defend its greenhouse gas emission rules tomorrow": Jeremy P. Jacobs and Jean Chemnick of Greenwire have this report.
Posted at 03:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"The 'Plan B' pill dispute explained": Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 02:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court: California cities can ban pot shops." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the Supreme Court of California issued today.

And Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has an update headlined "Medical pot: California Supreme Court allows cities to ban weed dispensaries."
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"Jeffrey Rosen Named President & CEO of the National Constitution Center": The National Constitution Center issued this news release today.

Additional information can be accessed here (print) and here (YouTube video).
Posted at 01:07 PM by Howard Bashman



"Once Home to Kagan and Warren, HLS Faculty Still Only 20 Percent Female": This article -- the first in a three-part series -- appears today in The Harvard Crimson.
Posted at 12:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Truth and Consequences: When should the state be allowed to take your DNA? The Supreme Court's answer to that question could determine whether a Maryland rapist goes free." Harry Jaffe has this lengthy article in the May 2013 issue of Washingtonian magazine.
Posted at 10:15 AM by Howard Bashman


"California Supreme Court case: When 'I do' may not be enough." Howard Mintz has this article today in The San Jose Mercury News.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman


"California's high court to rule on city bans of pot stores": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this news update.

The Supreme Court of California is scheduled to issue the ruling at 1 p.m. eastern time today.
Posted at 08:27 AM by Howard Bashman



"A Court Rule Directs Cases Over Friskings to One Judge": Joseph Goldstein has this article today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman






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