Thursday, August 7, 2014
"Tennesseans vote to retain Supreme Court justices": Brian Haas of The Tennessean has this news update.
Posted at 11:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Anti-Court Court": Law professor David Cole has this review of three recent U.S. Supreme Court-related books in the August 14, 2014 issue of The New York Review of Books.
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Some thoughts on the Sixth Circuit marriage cases": Dale Carpenter has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"Obamacare fight started at Greenville law firm": The Greenville (S.C.) News has an update that begins, "The latest legal fight over Obamacare is being waged near the doorstep of the U.S. Supreme Court -- and its genesis can be found in the office of a Greenville lawyer."
Posted at 09:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judges strike down Arizona's anti-Obamacare constitutional provision": Howard Fischer of The Arizona Capitol Times has this news update reporting on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 09:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"Tennessee to Decide Fate of 3 Court Justices": The New York Times has this news update.
"Appeals court: 'Burwash' article was not defamatory; Former UTOPIA contractor loses appeal to federal circuit court." In today's edition of The Salt Lake Tribune, Robert Gehrke has an article that begins, "A federal appeals court has ruled that an article penned under a false name by then-West Valley Mayor Mike Winder about alleged threats of extortion and blackmail by an ousted consultant for a government-run Internet company was not defamatory."
And today's edition of The Deseret News reports that "Appeals court affirms news coverage of former UTOPIA employee not defamatory."
"Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:34 PM by Howard Bashman
"En Bunk: A Response to Professor Adler on En Banc Review of the ACA." Rob Weiner has this guest post today at the "Balkinization" blog.
Posted at 01:33 PM by Howard Bashman
"Argentina asks world court consider debt case": The Associated Press has this report.
Update: In other coverage, Reuters reports that "Argentina seeks legal case against U.S. in The Hague."
"2 Sides in Gay Marriage Fight Agree: Justices Must Act." Adam Liptak of The New York Times has a news update that begins, "Lawyers for three couples challenging Utah's ban on same-sex marriage said Thursday that they would join with their opponents to urge the Supreme Court to hear their case, even though they recently won an appeals court ruling striking down the law."
Update: In other coverage, Dennis Romboy of The Deseret News has an update headlined "Plaintiffs in Utah gay marriage case will ask Supreme Court to hear state's appeal."
"Guantanamo-bound MRI machine redirected to Maryland": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman
"Federal appeals court may be roadblock to gay marriage cases in four states": Robert Barnes has this article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
The Detroit News reports today that "Michigan watching as appeals court takes up gay marriage."
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that "Appeals court hears Kentucky's plea to overturn judge who struck down same-sex marriage ban."
And MLive Detroit has reports headlined "Judge presses lawyer on why gay marriage rights pursued through courts, not votes" and "Judge grills Michigan lawyer on difference between banning gay marriage and interracial marriage."
"Dan Markel Killing Leaves Behind Puzzling Questions -- and Wrenching Grief; No Shortage of Theories in Murder of Florida Law Professor": The Jewish Daily Forward has this report today.
Posted at 09:22 AM by Howard Bashman
"Midwest Gay-Marriage Rulings May Turn on How Kids Fit In": Andrew Harris of Bloomberg News has this report.
The Detroit Free Press reports that "Appeals judges give few clues on how they'll rule on gay marriage case."
The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that "Gay marriage judges grill plaintiffs' arguments."
And The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that "Federal appeals court judges appear split in same-sex marriage case."