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Thursday, May 20, 2010

"Infomercial pitchman spared 30 days in prison": The Chicago Tribune has this news update.

The Associated Press reports that "Court spares infomercial pitchman from jail."

And Reuters has a report headlined "No jail, contempt for TV pitchman Trudeau."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman



"Kagan known for openness, assertiveness at Harvard": The Associated Press has this report, along with an article headlined "Scalia says he, Breyer and Kagan are friends."
Posted at 10:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"Shaping of Judiciary Key Part of Specter's Legacy; Specter is credited with helping to pioneer a merit selection panel system for Pennsylvania-based judges that has gone on to be emulated in many other states": Shannon P. Duffy has this article today in The Legal Intelligencer.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"President Obama Names Susan L. Carney to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit": The White House issued this news release today.

The Associated Press reports that "Obama nominates Yale's Carney to federal court."

And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," David Ingram has a post titled "Yale Lawyer Picked for 2nd Circuit."
Posted at 08:37 PM by Howard Bashman



"Kagan Critiqued Bush v. Gore Case": Nathan Koppel has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.

The Los Angeles Times reports today that "Senate panel asks Clinton library to turn over documents on Elena Kagan; The Judiciary Committee asks for letters, memos, e-mails and more, before hearings on the Supreme Court nominee begin June 28; A library official says meeting the deadline would be 'very difficult.'"

David Ingram of The National Law Journal reports that "Kagan Had Strong Financial Year in 2009."

And online at Slate, Dahlia Lithwick has a jurisprudence essay entitled "But Enough About Me: What Do You Think of Me? Can we please stop talking about Supreme Court nominees like they are real people?"
Posted at 08:12 AM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals court rejects NFL ticket-holder's suit": This article appears today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

And Shannon P. Duffy of The Legal Intelligencer reports that "3rd Circuit Spikes Football Fans' Signal Videotaping Suit."
Posted at 07:05 AM by Howard Bashman







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