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."
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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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