Monday, August 4, 2014
"Supreme Court unmoved by religious employer's coverage objections -- for the Amish": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this blog post today.
Posted at 10:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"In 'Sherlock Holmes' Rights Dispute, Conan Doyle Estate Slammed Again; 7th Circuit Judge Richard Posner compares Sherlock Holmes licensing to extortion": At the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has this post about a ruling that Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner issued today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses the 2013-14 term": Duke Law posted this video online today at YouTube.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman
In the August 2014 issue of ABA Journal magazine: Mark Walsh has an article headlined "Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways."
And this month's installment of Bryan A. Garner's "On Words" column is headlined "How to avoid mucking up the most crucial part of discourse."
"Court overturns conviction of man accused of making African children perform forced labor": The Ann Arbor News has this report.
And The Associated Press reports that "Forced labor conviction tossed in Ypsilanti case."
"You Can Still Get an Abortion in Alabama: Will a new ruling that keeps open clinics there matter in the next battleground -- Texas?" Emily Bazelon has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"As Gays Prevail in Supreme Court, Women See Setbacks": Adam Liptak will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 05:46 PM by Howard Bashman
"Attorney requests privacy for Markel's ex-wife": Sean Rossman of The Tallahassee Democrat has this news update.
Posted at 05:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gay marriage arguments ring a bell in Cincinnati": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 05:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gangster rap lyrics cannot be used as evidence in shooting case, N.J. Supreme Court rules": The Newark Star-Ledger has this news update.
And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Lyrics shouldn't have been used as evidence."
"Wilfred Feinberg, Federal Appeals Court Judge and Mentor, Dies at 94": The New York Times has posted this obituary online today.
Posted at 04:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Justices silent over execution drug secrecy": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 07:28 AM by Howard Bashman
"Celebrated Trial Lawyer to Head Group Challenging Teacher Tenure": Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article that begins, "David Boies, the star trial lawyer who helped lead the legal charge that overturned California's same-sex marriage ban, is becoming chairman of the Partnership for Educational Justice, a group that former CNN anchor Campbell Brown founded in part to pursue lawsuits challenging teacher tenure."
Posted at 07:26 AM by Howard Bashman
"Fresh doubts over a Texas execution; New evidence revives concerns that a man was wrongly put to death in 2004": Maurice Possley of The Marshall Project has this article today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 07:24 AM by Howard Bashman
"Omar Khadr's Untold Story: Canada Should Let Media Interview Ex-Guantanamo Detainee." This editorial appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 07:22 AM by Howard Bashman
"Florida judge takes on gerrymandering; sets stage for Supreme Court cases in fall": Robert Barnes has this article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 07:20 AM by Howard Bashman