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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.

Earlier coverage of the dispute can be accessed from The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (here and here), The Atlantic, and The New York Times.
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman



"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."
Posted at 03:16 PM by Howard Bashman



"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."
Posted at 01:38 PM by Howard Bashman



"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."

You can access Tuesday's ruling of the Supreme Court of Michigan at this link.
Posted at 01:07 PM by Howard Bashman



"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.

1. Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Clark v. Rameker, No. 13-299. You can access the oral argument via this link.

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."
Posted at 12:02 PM by Howard Bashman



"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."
Posted at 09:04 AM by Howard Bashman



"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.

The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to issue additional rulings in argued cases today at 10 a.m. eastern time.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman



"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






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