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Thursday, July 29, 2010

"In Wake of 'Heller,' 3rd Circuit OKs Ban on Unnumbered Guns": Shannon P. Duffy will have this article Friday in The Legal Intelligencer.

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia upholds his constitutional beliefs at Museum of the Rockies": This article appears today in The Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Scalia: Supreme Court should not be moral arbiters."
Posted at 06:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals court: More freedom for judge candidates." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued today.

The "MinnLawyer Blog" has a post titled "8th Circuit strikes down judicial campaign restrictions."

And at his "Election Law Blog," law professor Rick Hasen has a post titled "Eighth Circuit, on 2-1 Vote, Strikes Down 3 Minnesota Judicial Canons."
Posted at 03:04 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals court removes federal judge from drug case; Order comes after disagreement between U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and U.S. District Judge James Holderman": This article appears today in The Chicago Tribune.

And The Chicago Sun-Times reports today that "Federal district judge overruled, removed in middle of drug case."
Posted at 02:33 PM by Howard Bashman



"Va. activist can post officials' Social Security numbers on site, court rules": The Washington Post contains this article today.

You can access Monday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:47 AM by Howard Bashman



"Judge Blocks Arizona's Immigration Law": This article appears today in The New York Times, along with a news analysis headlined "Ruling Against Arizona Is a Warning for Other States" and an editorial entitled "Showdown in Arizona."

Today's edition of The Arizona Republic contains articles headlined "Arizona will file expedited appeal to lift SB 1070 ruling"; "Arizona immigration law injunction adds more turmoil to state's controversy"; "Arizona immigration law backers feel let down by ruling"; "Arizona immigration law ruling cheered by migrants at consulate; Many applaud the news, say how relieved they feel"; and "Arizona immigration law partial win draws celebration."

The Arizona Daily Star reports that "Judge blocks vital parts of AZ immigration law."

The Washington Post contains articles headlined "Arizona immigration law SB 1070 - Judge blocks some sections" and "Ruling on Arizona immigration law heightens tensions," along with an editorial entitled "A narrow rebuke of Arizona's immigration law."

The Los Angeles Times contains articles headlined "Federal judge blocks key parts of Arizona immigration law; The ruling halts implementation of provisions that require police to determine the immigration status of people they stop and suspect of being in the U.S. illegally; An immediate appeal is expected" and "Court ruling unlikely to change politics of immigration; The equation spelling gridlock in Congress remains unchanged: The comprehensive overhaul promoted by Obama -- and Bush -- lacks any GOP support in the Senate, and therefore cannot pass."

The Wall Street Journal contains articles headlined "Judge Blocks Arizona Law; Obama Wins Injunction Stalling Broad State Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants"; "Opponents of Arizona Law Celebrate Judge's Decision"; "States Dealt Blow in Battle for Power"; and "Ruling Is New Hot-Button Issue in Hot Season."

USA Today contains articles headlined "Core of Ariz. law blocked; 'Expedited' appeal on tap" and "Ariz. reactions range from relief to rage; Fear subsides, but immigration fight not over."

And The Christian Science Monitor has articles headlined "Why Judge Susan Bolton blocked key parts of Arizona's SB 1070" and "Solution to Arizona immigration law troubles: 'Safe passage' home?"

You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona at this link.
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman



"Judge OKs Law Requiring Pornographers to Keep Age Records": In today's edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Shannon P. Duffy has an article that begins, "A federal judge has refused to strike down recent amendments to the federal Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act that require photographers and filmmakers -- both professional and amateur -- to maintain records that verify the age and identity of anyone depicted in a sexually explicit film or photograph."
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman






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