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Monday, August 3, 2015

"Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life." This article will appear in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Imports of Digital Goods Face Test; Court to decide if ITC has power to halt digital transmissions in trade dispute over orthodontic devices": Brent Kendall has this article in today's edition of The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 08:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"Republicans plan to oust McAuliffe's choice for Virginia Supreme Court": Jim Nolan of The Richmond Times-Dispatch has a news update that begins, "Republican leaders in the GOP-controlled Virginia General Assembly announced that they would not certify Gov. Terry McAuliffe's choice to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia and will instead certify another judge in her place."

And The Washington Post has a news update headlined "Va. Republicans to oust McAuliffe's Supreme Court pick, install their own."
Posted at 08:32 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals Court to Hear Arguments Over FCC's Net-Neutrality Rules; The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit schedules a Dec. 4 oral-argument date": Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report.
Posted at 08:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"Jim Harbaugh Huddles With the Supreme Court; The unusual off-season for Michigan's new football coach culminates with meeting five Justices; converting Justice Thomas on the Wolverines": Ben Cohen and Jonathan Clegg of The Wall Street Journal have this report.
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Civil liberties groups: Freedom at stake in 2nd Circuit seized hard drive case." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report today.
Posted at 08:02 PM by Howard Bashman


In recent posts from Kenneth Jost at "Jost On Justice": Yesterday, he had a post titled "Marriage Equality: A Work in Progress."

And last Sunday he had a post titled "Heat, Not Light, on Changing Supreme Court."
Posted at 04:18 PM by Howard Bashman



"'Building Block 4' cut seen as pre-emptive move for high court": Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report today.
Posted at 04:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Great Legal Job, Or The Greatest Legal Job?" David Lat has this post today at "Above the Law" about a panel presentation titled "Supreme Advocate: Solicitors General Reflect on the Supreme Court As It Was, Is, and Will Be" at the 2015 ABA Annual Meeting.

And in other coverage, the ABA issued a related news release titled "Four Solicitors General remember their time advocating for the government and 'playing traffic cop.'"
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman



"Jury Awards Disabled Former Student $41.75 Million In Suit Against Hotchkiss School; Cara Munn Contracted Encephalitis On School Trip To China": This article appeared in The Hartford Courant back in March 2013. ,

Today, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued this ruling on the school's appeal certifying certain questions to the Supreme Court of Connecticut.
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Ex-Justice Dept. Officials Argue Against Federal Prosecutors in Supreme Court Brief": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:26 AM by Howard Bashman


"FAN 70.1 (First Amendment News) Amarin v. FDA -- Important Commercial Speech Case May be Decided Soon": Ronald K.L. Collins has this post today at "Concurring Opinions."
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Hell You Say: The new battles over free speech are fierce, but who is censoring whom?" Kelefa Sanneh has this article in the August 10, 2015 issue of The New Yorker.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman


"Ex-Free Press reporter wins fight to keep source secret": The Detroit Free Press has this report.

And The Detroit News reports that "Court rules against bid to unmask Free Press tipster."

You can access Friday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:32 AM by Howard Bashman



"Prosecutors faulted in reversal of Vegas mortgage fraud conviction": The Las Vegas Review-Journal has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued last Friday.
Posted at 08:27 AM by Howard Bashman






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