Wednesday, July 18, 2012
"Public's Opinion of Supreme Court Drops After Health Care Law Decision": Adam Liptak and Allison Kopicki will have this article Thursday in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Scalia says no 'falling out' with Roberts": Jesse J. Holland of The Associated Press has this report.
Update: In other coverage, Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Scalia Says He Had No 'Falling-Out' With Roberts On Health Care."
"State Attorney General Kamala Harris backs undocumented immigrant's law license bid": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has an update that begins, "California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday sided with an undocumented immigrant's bid to become a lawyer, telling the state Supreme Court that the law school graduate has a legal right to get his license to practice."
Posted at 08:23 PM by Howard Bashman
"Poll: John Roberts more popular among liberals than conservatives." CBS News has this report.
Posted at 08:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Lawsuit filed for girl injured by foul ball at Braves game": Bill Rankin of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this news update.
Posted at 07:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Roberts: Maryland can resume DNA collection." The Associated Press has this report.
"Scalia Plans Book Tour, Interview": Ariane de Vogue of ABC News has this blog post.
Posted at 02:50 PM by Howard Bashman
Seventh Circuit affirms rejection of flight attendant's Federal Tort Claims Act suit alleging that the U.S. government was responsible for injuries she sustained while working on a commercial airline flight that encountered severe turbulence: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:35 AM by Howard Bashman
"Melvin seeks hefty file on former employees": In today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Paula Reed Ward has an article that begins, "Attorneys for a variety of Pennsylvania court administrators believe a request by state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin to turn over a slew of records relating to employment, bookkeeping, expenses and policies is not only overbroad but outside the scope of her preliminary hearing scheduled for July 30."
And in related coverage, today's edition of The Legal Intelligencer contains an article by Gina Passarella headlined "Orie Melvin Loses Bid for Recusal of Allegheny Co. Bench" (subscription required) reporting on an order that the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued yesterday.
"Intention and the Canons of Legal Interpretation": At the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times, Stanley Fish has a post that begins, "Those who are still wondering why Chief Justice John G. Roberts voted as he did in NFIB v. Sebelius might find an answer (not necessarily the answer) in Antonin Scalia's and Bryan A. Garner's new book ...."
Posted at 11:08 AM by Howard Bashman