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Thursday, July 6, 2017

"Detained immigrant youths entitled to release hearing, court rules": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has an article headlined "9th Circuit judges: Minors who enter U.S. illegally may not be confined without court hearings."

In today's edition of The New York Times, Miriam Jordan has an article headlined "Detained Immigrant Children Are Entitled to Hearings, Court Rules."

In today's edition of The Sacramento Bee, Anita Chabria has a front page article headlined "Immigrant kids can't be detained without their day in court, 9th Circuit rules."

And Josh Gerstein of has a blog post titled "9th Circuit: Unaccompanied immigrant children entitled to bail hearings."

Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt wrote yesterday's ruling on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Posted at 11:23 PM by Howard Bashman

"Trump's Life-Tenured Judicial Avatar": Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court rules in favor of Jimmy John's franchisee; Ruling reverses decision that favored fired workers' push for a new sick policy": Mike Hughlett of The Minneapolis Star Tribune has this report on an en banc ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued on Monday.

And in other coverage, Lawrence E. Dube of Bloomberg BNA reports that "Union 'Attacks' on Jimmy John's Went Too Far, Court Says."
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Army couple accused of abusing their 3 kids may get stiffer sentences": Thomas Moriarty of has this report on a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today.
Posted at 09:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"2017 Annual Supreme Court Review": The National Constitution Center has posted online the video of this event from earlier today, featuring Erwin Chemerinsky, Frederick Lawrence, and Dahlia Lithwick.
Posted at 09:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Open and Shut: The obstruction of justice case against Trump is already a slam dunk." Law professor Samuel W. Buell has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 09:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"An Important LGBT Rights Case Could Be Heard By The Supreme Court In The Coming Year": Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News has this report.

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Workplace bias against gays, lesbians may go to Supreme Court."

And Ariane de Vogue of reports that "Lambda Legal says it will appeal employment discrimination case to Supreme Court."
Posted at 09:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"In Philly courts, whether they'll die in prison comes down to their birthday": Samantha Melamed has this front page article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Yesterday, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a ruling rejecting an appellant's argument that the court should "expand the holding of Miller to offenders such as himself, who are 'just over age 18' at the time of their crimes."
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"Davis honored by American Bar Association": At the "On the Record" blog of The Daily Record of Baltimore, Danny Jacobs has a post that begins, "Weeks before he becomes Baltimore's top lawyer, Andre M. Davis will receive national recognition for his impact on the justice system."
Posted at 04:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Court Blocks E.P.A. Effort to Suspend Obama-Era Methane Rule": Lisa Friedman had this front page article in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.

Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson of The Washington Post report that "Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollution."

Emily Flitter of Reuters reports that "Court rejects Trump administration move to delay methane regulation."

Laura Jarrett of reports that "EPA mulls options after appeals court blocks delay of Obama-era methane gas rule."

And Megan Geuss of Ars Technica reports that "EPA must enforce methane emissions rules immediately after court decision; Obama-era rules on how methane is monitored by oil and gas companies remain."

You can access Monday's per curiam ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"NM town to US Supreme Court: Let Ten Commandments monument stand; ADF attorneys represent city of Bloomfield": Alliance Defending Freedom has issued this news release in connection with a petition for writ of certiorari the organization's attorneys filed today.
Posted at 01:15 PM by Howard Bashman

"Gorsuch already making conservative mark on Supreme Court, amid Kennedy rumors": Bill Mears of has this report.
Posted at 01:09 PM by Howard Bashman

"First-Timers in the Court": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 12:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"Should There Be Age Limits for Federal Judges? A dialogue on when it's time to remove jurists from the bench." Slate has posted online this jurisprudence essay, consisting of a conversation between Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner and Senior U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.), moderated by Joel Cohen.
Posted at 09:51 AM by Howard Bashman

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