Wednesday, May 19, 2010
"U.S. appeals court rules against Jets season-ticket holder in SpyGate lawsuit": The New York Daily News has this update.
Reuters reports that "Football fan loses Patriots 'Spygate' lawsuit; Jets fan had sought $184.8 million damages."
And The Associated Press reports that "US court tosses fan lawsuit over Patriots' filming."
"Speeches and writings show fuller picture of Kagan": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 06:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"At least 6 Duval inmates qualify for resentencing under Supreme Court ruling; Monday's ruling banned life without parole for juveniles in non-homicides": This article appears today in The Florida Times-Union of Jacksonville.
And CNN.com reports that "Battle for a second chance leads to a landmark ruling."
Sixth Circuit considers round two of Victoria's Secret versus Victor's Little Secret: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
After the Sixth Circuit had previously decided this case, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Sixth Circuit's ruling, and then Congress enacted legislation intended to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's decision.
"Judiciary Chairman: Kagan hearings start in June." The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman
"Thesis Is Window on Roots of Kagan's Legal Creed": This article appears today in The New York Times. And this Sunday's issue of The New York Times Magazine will contain an essay by Lisa Belkin entitled "Judging Women."
In today's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage has an article headlined "Kagan reports assets of $1.76 million, no debts; The Supreme Court nominee submits a financial statement and two decades of writings to the Senate Judiciary Committee; Chairman Patrick J. Leahy says her confirmation hearing will be scheduled soon."
Nathan Koppel and Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal report that "Kagan Criticized the Warren Court in Thesis."
Amy Goldstein and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post report that "Kagan releases cartons of documents to Senate Judiciary Committee."
David Ingram of The National Law Journal reports that "Kagan Discloses She Met With Skadden Lawyers Before Nomination; The White House made use of outside legal advice during the nomination of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, too."
At Politico.com, Josh Gerstein reports that "Elena Kagan's thesis hints at her views."
The Associated Press reports that "White House touts nominee, releases Kagan papers."
At his "Washington Briefs" blog, Lawrence Hurley of The Daily Journal of California has a post titled "Kagan Really Does Think The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Is Constitutional."
And online at Slate, Christopher Beam has an essay entitled "Youthful Indiscretions: Don't judge Elena Kagan by her college thesis."
"Scandal Stirs Legal Questions in Anti-Gay Cases": John Schwartz has this article today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman
"Slow learners at the 9th Circuit": Columnist George F. Will has this op-ed today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman
"Detention Slip: The Obama administration wants to hold terrorists; Did SCOTUS just give them a green light?" Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:06 AM by Howard Bashman
"At conspiracy trial in Robert Wone killing, 911 call is played": This article appears today in The Washington Post.