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Friday, May 24, 2013

"The Supreme Court Must Stop The Trial Lawyers' War On Innovation": Theodore H. Frank has this essay at
Posted at 08:56 PM by Howard Bashman

"Diabetes in California schools: State's high court to hear legal battle over insulin shots." Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this update.
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"In Fourth Circuit, a Spotlight on Warrantless GPS Tracking": Mike Scarcella has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 04:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Chief Justice returns to LaPorte school for commencement address": The Post-Tribune of Gary, Indiana has this news update.

The Times of Northwest Indiana has a news update headlined "Chief Justice Roberts encourages grads at LaPorte County alma mater."

And The Associated Press reports that "Chief Justice Roberts tells graduates at his N. Indiana alma mater that persistence is key."
Posted at 03:55 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judges may 'cut and paste' when writing their judgments: Supreme Court." Kirk Makin of The Toronto Globe and Mail has a news update that begins, "Judges can incorporate material they didn't write into their judgments provided they apply themselves diligently to the issues in the case, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled this morning."

The Vancouver Sun has a news update headlined "Supreme Court OK with B.C. judge who copied one side's submissions in ruling."

Canadian Press reports that "Supreme Court of Canada OK with judge who copied ruling from plaintiff's written submissions."

And CBC News reports that "Top court reinstates $4M award in plagiarizing-judge suit; B.C. judge hearing medical lawsuit copied parts of ruling from plaintiff submission."

You can acces today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada at this link.
Posted at 03:51 PM by Howard Bashman

"The 6th Circuit splits with 2nd and 9th, lowers bar for securities claims": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 03:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"Scalia vs. Roberts: The conservative justices faced off over Obamacare -- now they're dueling again." Tom Donnelly and Doug Kendall have this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 03:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Argument Audio: The Four Holdout Circuits." Michelle Olsen has this post today at her blog, "Appellate Daily."
Posted at 02:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court upholds Ciavarella's 28-year sentence": The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has a news update that begins, "A federal appeals court Friday upheld the conviction and 28-year prison sentence for disgraced former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"Court hears 'sensitive jobs' fight": Josh Gerstein of has this blog post reporting on a case reargued en banc today at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

You can access the oral argument audio via this link (14.3 MB mp3 audio file). And you can access the original three-judge panel's ruling in the case at this link.
Posted at 01:10 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court hears arguments in Wilmington public housing gun case": Sean O'Sullivan of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware has a report that begins, "Having lost a federal court battle over restricting guns in Wilmington's public housing, plaintiffs backed by the National Rifle Association asked an appeals court [yesterday] morning to send the matter back to Delaware courts."

You can access at this link (18.2 MB Windows Media audio file) the audio of yesterday's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Posted at 12:16 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court's Ruling in Arlington v. FCC Highlights Debate Over the Meaning and Future of Chevron Deference Doctrine in Administrative Law": Law professor Vikram David Amar has this essay today at's Verdict.
Posted at 09:10 AM by Howard Bashman

"Obama wades back into debates over drones, Guantanamo Bay": Josh Gerstein and Jennifer Epstein of have this report.
Posted at 09:04 AM by Howard Bashman

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