Thursday, June 12, 2014
"Merck, Pfizer, HSBC could be big winners from shareholder case": Andrew Longstreth of Reuters has a report that begins, "Within the next two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in a major case that could make it much harder for shareholders to band together against public companies in securities fraud class actions."
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals Court Rules Mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer Will Stay at St. Louis Art Museum Because Government Missed Deadlines": The "Art Law Report" blog has this post on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued today.
"Bobby Jindal signs anti-abortion bill Thursday likely to close clinics in Baton Rouge, New Orleans": The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.
And Reuters reports that "Louisiana governor to sign into law new restrictions on abortions."
"Inherited IRAs in play for bankruptcy creditors -- US high court": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 03:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Says Coca-Cola Can Be Sued Over Juice Drink": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this news update.
Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has a news update headlined "Supreme Court says Coca-Cola can be sued over juice drink label."
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined "Supreme Court: Juice makers can be sued for 'tricking' consumers."
Richard Wolf of USA Today has a report headlined "Justices: Coke's pomegranate juice not the real thing."
At his "Suits & Sentences" blog, Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau has a post titled "POM Wonderful wins at Supreme Court."
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Zoe Tillman and Marcia Coyle have a post titled "Supreme Court Says POM Can Sue Coke for False Advertising."
"The life and legacy of Antonin Scalia: Few Supreme Court justices have garnered as much controversy as Antonin Scalia, and author Bruce Allen Murphy explores Scalia's complexities in his new biography, 'Scalia: A Court of One.'" msnbc has posted online this video segment.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Thrown Out of Court: How corporations became people you can't sue." Lina Khan has this article in the June/July/August 2014 issue of Washington Monthly magazine.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"High court: Property owners not liable in fatal car vs. horse crash." The Petoskey (Mich.) News-Review has this report.
And The Associated Press reports that "Michigan Supreme Court says owners of Emmet County farm not liable in fatal horse-car crash."
"Clever piece of code exposes hidden changes to Supreme Court opinions": Jeff John Roberts has this post today at Gigaom.
Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman
Access online today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court today issued rulings in two argued cases.
2. And Justice Anthony M. Kennedy delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court (with Justice Stephen G. Breyer not participating) in POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., No. 12-761. You can access the oral argument via this link.
In early news coverage, The Associated Press has reports headlined "Court: Inherited IRAs not protected in bankruptcy" and "Court rules for Pom Wonderful in dispute with Coke."
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Coca-Cola Must Face Pomegranate Drink Suit, Court Says."
And Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "U.S. rules for POM against Coke in labeling dispute."
"Confirmation hearings for NJ Supreme Court nominees Rabner, Solomon set for next week": Salvador Rizzo of The Newark Star-Ledger has this report.
And The Record of Hacensack, New Jersey reports that "Confirmation hearings set for Christie's N.J. Supreme Court nominees."
"Oklahoma Supreme Court terminates contract for construction of super website; Oklahoma will try to complete delayed system on its own": The Oklahoman has an article that begins, "In a move that upset legislators, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has canceled an $11 million contract with the company that was creating a super website of court information."
Posted at 09:00 AM by Howard Bashman
"Six Supreme Court Decisions to Watch for This Month": Newsweek has this report.
"Rappers v. Scotus: Who uses a bigger vocabulary, Jay Z or Scalia?" Adam Chilton, Kevin Jiang, and Eric Posner have this essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:17 AM by Howard Bashman
"Undecided": Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 08:07 AM by Howard Bashman