Monday, July 31, 2017
"Court denies bid to force US into nuclear disarmament talks": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about the 2016-17 term": Duke University School of Law has posted this video on YouTube.
Posted at 11:07 PM by Howard Bashman
"Canada's All-White Supreme Court Must Evolve: It's is a severe weakness and has the practical effect of ensuring a white and privileged worldview remains ascendant in Canadian law." At HuffPost Canada, Joe Killoran has a blog entry that begins, "Only white people have ever sat on the Supreme Court of Canada."
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"Posner says 'highly politicized' Supreme Court should grow to 19 justices": Kim Janssen of The Chicago Tribune has this report.
You can view on YouTube at this link the discussion that Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner had at an event that occurred in late March 2017 at the Stigler Center of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
"Supreme Court rulings reshape penalties for young offenders": Sharon Cohen and Adam Geller of The Associated Press have this report.
Posted at 09:46 PM by Howard Bashman
"Don Willett's Lone Star Legal Show: The Texas Supreme Court justice is witty and approachable, and he's huge on Twitter; He's also one of the most influential conservative jurists in the country right now." Alan Greenblatt will have this article in the August 2017 issue of Governing magazine.
Posted at 09:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"Do Courtroom Lawyers Make a Difference? A pair of judges debate the importance of attorneys." Slate has posted online this jurisprudence essay, consisting of a conversation between Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner and Senior U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.), moderated by Joel Cohen.
Posted at 09:38 PM by Howard Bashman
"Slavery and the Right to Travel Armed: A Short History Lesson." At the "Take Care" blog, Saul Cornell has a post that begins, "The scope of the right to keep and bear arms outside of the home after District of Columbia v. Heller remains one of the most contested issues in American law."
Posted at 09:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Matter of Life and Death": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 09:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Trump Is Winning On Judges; It's not all chaos at the White House: Trump has been steadily delivering on his promise to appoint conservative judges." Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News has this report.
Posted at 09:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"On Justice Ginsburg's Summer Docket: Blunt Talk on Big Cases." Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"In Recess #1: 'Crushing Negs.'" You can access today's new episode of the "First Mondays" podcast, featuring Ian Samuel and Dan Epps, via this link.
Posted at 09:42 AM by Howard Bashman