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."
Update: In other coverage, Eric M. Johnson of Reuters reports that "U.S. court orders evaluation for mentally ill Texas death row inmate."
"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