Wednesday, July 9, 2014
"4th Annual Supreme Court Term in Review": UC Irvine School of Law is hosting this event tomorrow.
"Judge under fire for blog post on Hobby Lobby case": David G. Savage will have this article in Thursday's edition of The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 10:05 PM by Howard Bashman
"Reading Hobby Lobby in Context": Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 10:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"Does the Hobby Lobby Decision Threaten Gay Rights?" Pema Levy of Newsweek has this report.
Posted at 05:56 PM by Howard Bashman
"N.J. Gay-Therapy Ban Debated in U.S. Appeals Court": Bloomberg News has this report on a case argued today at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Posted at 05:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"Utah appealing gay-marriage case directly to Supreme Court": Marissa Lang of The Salt Lake Tribune has this news update.
Dennis Romboy of The Deseret News has an update headlined "Utah to appeal same-sex marriage ruling to U.S. Supreme Court."
The Associated Press reports that "Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to high court."
Reuters reports that "Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to U.S. Supreme Court."
"Truck drivers are entitled to paid breaks, courts says": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has a news update that begins, "Thousands of truck drivers in California are entitled to meal breaks and rest periods under state law, despite federal deregulation of the trucking industry, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday."
And Courthouse News Service reports that "Employee Rights Given a Boost by 9th Circuit."
"U.S. court rules for Beirut bombing victims in Iran funds case": Reuters has this report.
Bloomberg News reports that "Iran's Central Bank Loses Appeal in Terror Suit Payout."
And The Associated Press reports that "NY court OKs $1.75B award in Iran terror cases."
Federal government shut-down and related fiscal crisis are not valid reasons for declining to impose a sentence of incarceration, Second Circuit holds: You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Supreme Court's subterfuge": Law professor Kent Greenfield had this op-ed in yesterday's edition of The Boston Globe.
Posted at 08:17 AM by Howard Bashman
"Academic highlight: Measuring the circuits' success in the Supreme Court." Amanda Frost has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 08:15 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Supreme Court: The last bastion of American leadership? No branch of government is popular these days; But the courts are faring better than the rest." Matt K. Lewis has this essay online at The Week.
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"Florida Supreme Court suspends lawyer 'tortured' by microchip fears": The Tampa Bay Times has an article that begins, "The Florida Supreme Court has suspended indefinitely a lawyer who drew attention with assertions that others controlled and tortured her through a microchip illegally implanted in her brain."
Posted at 08:11 AM by Howard Bashman
"Video: Chemerinsky, Lawrence review a big Supreme Court term." This post appears today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 08:09 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Supreme Court's 2013-2014 Term: Notable Cases for Educators." Mark Walsh has this article in today's issue of Education Week.
Posted at 08:07 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court requests rare rehearing, new judge may break a tie": Sean Fine of The Toronto Globe and Mail has an article that begins, "The first big job for the Supreme Court's newest judge may be to break a deadlock in an important case as the court takes the rare step of asking for a rehearing."
Posted at 08:06 AM by Howard Bashman
"Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling": The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Posted at 08:04 AM by Howard Bashman
"Democrats Push Bill to Reverse Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptives": Robert Pear has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:03 AM by Howard Bashman