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Friday, July 30, 2010

"Arizona appeal of immigration ruling set for Nov." The Associated Press has this report.

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Circuit sets alien law review; Oral argument in November."

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is providing free access to the appellate court filings in the case via this link.
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman



"Alaska Airlines lawsuit continues": The Las Vegas Sun has a news update that begins, "A federal appeals court has ruled a group of Egyptian businessmen and their wives could resume suing Alaska Airlines for being removed from a flight to Las Vegas to attend convention in September 2003. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed U.S. District Judge Robert Clive Jones who granted a pre-trial summary judgment in favor of the airlines. The appeals court said the case should go to a jury to determine if the pilot's decision to bump the group was reasonable."

And SeattlePI.com has a blog post titled "Judges revive suit by passengers booted from Alaska flight."

Chief Judge Alex Kozinski is the author of the majority opinion that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 10:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"Judge removed from trial was hostile to prosecution, panel says; Appeals court accuses district judge of 'unreasonable fury'": The Chicago Tribune has a news update that begins, "A federal appeals court Friday blasted a judge for his 'unreasonable fury' toward the prosecution in a criminal case that led the court to abruptly remove him from an ongoing trial."

Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner is the author of today's opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman



"Lawmaker wants Supreme Court to reopen front door": The AP has this report.
Posted at 09:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ginsburg: OK to look to foreign law for good ideas." The Associated Press has this report.

At WSJ.com's "Law Blog," Jess Bravin has a post titled "Looking Global: Ginsburg Speaks Out on Kagan, Comparative Law Issue."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Ginsburg on Kagan and foreign law."

Meanwhile, in somewhat related news, The Paducah Sun reports today that "Beaton headed for U.S. Supreme Court."
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals court ups child pornographer's sentence to 30 years; Judges called former construction company executive William Irey's conduct 'horrific' and 'far beyond the heartland of depravity'": The Orlando Sentinel has this news update reporting on an en banc ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued yesterday. Circuit Judge Ed Carnes wrote the majority opinion.

In blog coverage, at the "Southern District of Florida Blog," David Oscar Markus has a post titled "255 pages of en banc fun."

And at the "Sentencing Law and Policy" blog, law professor Doug Berman has a post titled "Split en banc Eleventh Circuit rules child molester's 17 1/2-year sentence substantively unreasonable."
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"Sen. Ben Nelson is first Democrat to oppose Kagan": The Associated Press has this report, along with an article headlined "NH Sen. Gregg is fifth Republican to support Kagan."
Posted at 08:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"Male Employees' Sex Harassment Case Settles Before Full 11th Circuit Rules": law.com has this report.
Posted at 09:12 AM by Howard Bashman






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