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Friday, June 14, 2013

"Guantanamo's first secret national security session a mystery": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 11:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"Harvard Geneticists React to Supreme Court's Gene Patent Ruling; Medical School professors expect decision to have little impact on scientific landscape": The Harvard Crimson has this report.

And online at Slate, Noam Prywes has an essay titled "The Supreme Court's Sketchy Science: Their BRCA patent ruling reads like an earnest seventh grader's book report."
Posted at 11:50 PM by Howard Bashman



The prepared text of retired Justice John Paul Stevens' remarks this afternoon to the American Constitution Society can be accessed online: At this link.

Update: In coverage of the speech, at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Matthew Huisman has a post titled "Former Justice Stevens Supports Majority in DNA Swab Case."
Posted at 04:22 PM by Howard Bashman



"Bosch v. Pylon: 1292(c)(2) CAFC Jurisdiction." Jason Rantanen has this post at "Patently-O" about an 81-page en banc ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued today.
Posted at 04:02 PM by Howard Bashman


"Fourth Circuit Strikes NLRB Poster Rule": Jenna Greene has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 02:36 PM by Howard Bashman



"U.S. High Court Vacates 11th Cir. On Plea; No automatic reversal for 'beyond the pale' remarks": Alyson M. Palmer has this article today in The Fulton County (Ga.) Daily Report.
Posted at 02:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court strikes down part of L.A. port's Clean Truck Program; The court rules that trucking companies don't have to affix placards to their vehicles or have off-site parking plans to haul goods in and out of the seaport": This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 09:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Calls from a justice raise concerns": Craig R. McCoy has this article today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Update: In earlier related coverage, on Wednesday, Amaris Elliott-Engel of The Legal Intelligencer had an article headlined "Sources: Justice McCaffery Contacted FJD About Cases."
Posted at 08:55 AM by Howard Bashman



"After Patent Ruling, Availability of Gene Tests Could Broaden": This article appears today in The New York Times.

And Bloomberg News reports that "Myriad Gene Patent Ruling Triggers Race for Cancer Tests."
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court archive has about 14K hours of audio": Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Constitution Check: Has the ACLU cleared a big hurdle to challenging secret spying?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman


"Stevens tapped for high court vacancy; Sugarloaf resident has served as president judge of state Superior Court since 2011": This article appears today in The Times-Leader of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

And The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports today that "Corbett nominates Superior Court judge to fill Pa. Supreme Court vacancy."
Posted at 08:35 AM by Howard Bashman



"Senate approves two Pa. judges to federal bench": The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report.
Posted at 08:33 AM by Howard Bashman


"Alabama high court grants rehearing over brand-drugmaker liability": Terry Baynes of Reuters has a report that begins, "The Alabama Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to reconsider arguments over whether a brand-name drug company can be held liable for injuries allegedly caused by a competitor's product."
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman






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