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Thursday, July 18, 2013

"No decision in round two of 'Docs vs. Glocks' in Miami federal appeals court": Jay Weaver of The Miami Herald has this updated report.
Posted at 06:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judge upholds stay of Hill's execution": Bill Rankin of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a news update that begins, "A Fulton County judge on Thursday kept in place a stay of execution for condemned killer Warren Hill, expressing concern that a new state law that shields from public view the identities of those who make and supply Georgia's lethal injection drugs is unconstitutional."
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Court & the Right to Vote: A Dissent." Retired Justice John Paul Stevens will have this review of Gary May's book "Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy" in the August 15, 2013 issue of The New York Review of Books.
Posted at 04:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"NLRB deal unlikely to affect U.S. Supreme Court case": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 04:51 PM by Howard Bashman


"No Expert Needed, Disabled Access Suit Reinstated": At her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has this post about a decision that Chief Judge Alex Kozinski issued today on behalf of the majority on a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Posted at 02:38 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal Circuit Nominee Gets Senate Judiciary Approval": Todd Ruger has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 02:35 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court hears Fla. appeal in 'Docs vs. Glocks' case": Curt Anderson of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:06 PM by Howard Bashman


Majority on divided three-judge Sixth Circuit panel affirms entry of $65 million summary judgment against the former operators of ClassicStar's now-defunct mare lease program: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.

Daily Racing Form covered the district court's summary judgment ruling in an article headlined "Judge awards $65 million to plaintiffs in ClassicStar mare-lease program fraud."

And in other coverage of the district court's ruling, BloodHorse.com reported that "$65 Million Awarded to ClassicStar Investors."

Update: In early news coverage of today's ruling, The Associated Press reports that "Court upholds $66 million judgment in fraud case."
Posted at 11:30 AM by Howard Bashman



"Sixth Circuit Can't Take A Hint From SCOTUS, Reinstates Whirlpool Smelly-Washer Case": At Forbes.com, Daniel Fisher has this post about a ruling that a unanimous two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:18 AM by Howard Bashman


"Appellate Veterans Launch Moot Court Panel for Hire": Sara Randazzo of The Am Law Daily has this report.
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Boston bombing court files cloaked in secrecy": Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this report.
Posted at 10:08 AM by Howard Bashman


"Wyoming attorney general to take oath as federal judge": Today's edition of The Casper Star-Tribune contains an article that begins, "Wyoming Attorney General Gregory Phillips will be sworn in as a federal appeals court judge Monday afternoon in a brief low-key ceremony in the chambers of Federal District Judge Alan Johnson in Cheyenne."
Posted at 10:00 AM by Howard Bashman


"IMF to file brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Argentina case": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 09:25 AM by Howard Bashman


"It's round two of 'Docs vs. Glocks' in Miami federal appeals court Thursday": Jay Weaver has this article today in The Miami Herald.
Posted at 09:24 AM by Howard Bashman


"Senator Lee Criticizes Chief Justice in New E-Book": Michelle Olsen has this post today at her "Appellate Daily" blog.
Posted at 09:23 AM by Howard Bashman


"Challenges to Policies on Terror Are Halted": Charlie Savage has this article today in The New York Times.

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Second Circuit ruling appears here and here.
Posted at 07:55 AM by Howard Bashman



"Why the Solicitor General Should Ask the Supreme Court to Reverse the Fourth Circuit's Decision in Samantar": John Bellinger had this post recently at the "Lawfare" blog.
Posted at 07:51 AM by Howard Bashman


"University of Louisville librarian has become an expert on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis; U of L archivist delves into life, career of jurist": The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Kentucky has this report.
Posted at 07:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"High court ruling could have major impact on young killers; State Supreme Court to whether teen killers will get new sentencing hearings": The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania contains this article today.
Posted at 07:48 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court ruling may free abortion provider's killer early": This article appears in The Kansas City Star.
Posted at 07:44 AM by Howard Bashman






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