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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

"President Trump's controversial conservatives vie for federal courts": Richard Wolf of USA Today has an article that begins, "Blogging under a pseudonym in 2008, Kentucky attorney John Bush opined that 'it makes a difference who wins elections' because 'it makes an awful lot of difference who appoints judges.'"
Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"Wells Fargo beats Cincinnati appeal in public nuisance lawsuit": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Death row inmate who shot in-laws in Fredericksburg granted evaluation": Ryan Autullo of The Austin American-Statesman has this report.

And Jolie McCullough of The Texas Tribune reports that "Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti to get further competency review."

You can access today's ruling of a largely divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.

Update: In other coverage, Eric M. Johnson of Reuters reports that "U.S. court orders evaluation for mentally ill Texas death row inmate."
Posted at 11:02 PM by Howard Bashman



"7th Circuit chief judge goes to war over . . . jurisdictional statements?" Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gorsuch 'More Conservative' Than Scalia in First Months": Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, "Jost on Justice."
Posted at 12:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"2nd Circuit's Petrobras opinion is bad news for class action defendants at SCOTUS": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 11:58 AM by Howard Bashman


"Trump Begins Shifting Courts Rightward Just as Republicans Hoped": Paul Barrett and David Ingold of Bloomberg News have this report.
Posted at 11:54 AM by Howard Bashman






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