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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

"State Supreme Court to hear Yelp case on consumer reviews": The Washington Times has an article that begins, "The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the popular website Yelp, which was ordered earlier this year to turn over the names of seven reviewers who anonymously criticized a prominent local carpet-cleaning business."
Posted at 11:38 PM by Howard Bashman

"Rajat Gupta Seeks to Avoid Prison With Supreme Court Plea": Bob Van Voris and Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News have this report.
Posted at 11:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court to weigh next steps in Argentina bonds case": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Citing Supreme Court win, Obama admin urges dismissal of Camp Lejeune cases": Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 03:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"It is more than a little surprising to encounter an argument by a prison system that an inmate may be penalized for obeying an order by the prison's staff." So writes Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook in an interesting opinion that he issued today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 01:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Hathitrust Library's Fair-Use Win Survives Appeal": Courthouse News Service has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.

Update: In other coverage, Reuters reports that "U.S. appeals court rules against authors in book-scanning lawsuit."

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Searchable books database is 'fair use.'"
Posted at 01:11 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. law firms flock to gay-marriage proponents, shun other side": Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 09:14 AM by Howard Bashman

"Court sends immigrants' adult children to back of the line": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

And David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court deals setback to young relatives of legal immigrants" and "Supreme Court leaves California in charge of disabled inmates."
Posted at 09:12 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Electronics Plant in Poisoned Water Case": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:10 AM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court won't hear case of Pa. juveniles serving life": Today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer contains this front page article.

And in today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Paula Reed Ward has an article headlined "Justices decline to hear Pa. case on mandatory life for juveniles."
Posted at 09:06 AM by Howard Bashman

"District judge fines man $50 for wearing low pants in court; He's 'old enough to understand,' District Judge Wayne Maura says": This front page article appears today in The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Posted at 09:02 AM by Howard Bashman

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