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Monday, July 21, 2014

"Dan Markel 'intended victim' of fatal shooting": Sean Rossman of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report.

In Tuesday's edition of The New York Times, John Schwartz will have an article headlined "Police Seek Clues in Fatal Shooting of Widely Known Criminal Law Professor in Florida; Dan Markel's Death Reverberates Among Legal Scholars."

At "Above the Law," David Lat has a post titled "Professor Dan Markel: Some Personal Recollections."

And online at Jewish Journal, Abigail Shrier has written an obituary headlined "Dan Markel, legal scholar, dies at 41."
Posted at 11:58 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Kennedy says Constitution 'flawed document'": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this blog post today.
Posted at 11:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Prominent Law Professor Is Shot At Home And Killed": David Lat has this post at "Above the Law."
Posted at 01:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Canadian professor was killed in targeted attack, Florida police say": The Toronto Globe and Mail has a news update that begins, "A law professor originally from Toronto was killed in a targeted attack in his Florida home, police said Monday."

And The Tallahassee Democrat has a news update headlined "TPD Chief DeLeo calls Markel shooting a 'murder.'"
Posted at 12:07 PM by Howard Bashman



Confusing entrapment jury instruction leads majority on divided three-judge Second Circuit panel to order new trial on charges of transporting and shipping child pornography: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman


"A cucumber has characteristics similar to a zucchini but it is not, in fact, a zucchini." So observes the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit today in an opinion ruling against an appeal brought by the American Bar Association's Retirement Funds.
Posted at 11:12 AM by Howard Bashman


Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: The Court has posted the Order List at this link.
Posted at 10:05 AM by Howard Bashman


"Governor seeking reconsideration of license ruling": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer asked an appeals court Friday to reconsider its earlier ruling that blocked her policy denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy."

You can view Arizona's petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc at this link.
Posted at 08:07 AM by Howard Bashman



"Dan Markel's Meaningful Life Ends in Senseless Death; Law Professor Was Mensch in Every Sense of Word": Jay Michaelson has this essay in The Jewish Daily Forward.

And Bob Gabordi of The Tallahassee Democrat has an essay titled "TPD must learn trust, respect are two-way streets."
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman



"Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay": David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Posted at 07:56 AM by Howard Bashman






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