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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

"Admit This Ex-Con to the Connecticut Bar": Bari Weiss has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"With a Kansas Supreme Court opinion in his briefcase, Chief Justice Lawton Nuss reports for jury duty": Steve Fry and Eric Smith of The Topeka Capital-Journal have this report.
Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Disney discloses $177M charge in wake of BPI settlement": Nick Hytrek of The Sioux City (Iowa) Journal has this report.

Reuters has a report headlined "Disney pays at least $177 million to settle 'pink slime' case: filing."

And at the "THR, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled "Disney Discloses $177 Million Settlement in Aftermath of ABC's 'Pink Slime' Trial; Beef Products Inc. had been demanding billions until a defamation trial abruptly ended in late June."
Posted at 10:16 PM by Howard Bashman



"Must DOJ lawyers follow state ethics rules? New Mexico asks SCOTUS to decide." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman


"The '9th Circus' is Badly Broken -- Let's Fix It": Mark Pulliam has this post at the "American Greatness" blog.
Posted at 07:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"D.C. Circuit Holds that 9/11 Appellate Judge Should Have Recused": Steve Vladeck has this post at "Just Security" about a unanimous per curiam ruling that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today. The case was orally argued just one week ago.
Posted at 03:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"The First Amendment (Literally) Banned in DC": Lee Rowland, Arthur Spitzer, and Leslie Mehta have this post at the ACLU's "Speak Freely" blog.
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"Experts: Court ruling overturning Native American man's murder conviction, death penalty could have huge implications." Curtis Killman has this front page article in today's edition of The Tulsa World.

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Tenth Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"The Least Dangerous Branch: With the growth of the administrative state, much of Congress's policy-making role has been usurped by executive-branch agencies." In today's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Adam J. White has this review of law professor Josh Chafetz's new book, "Congress's Constitution: Legislative Authority and the Separation of Powers."

Chafetz has posted this Twitter thread in response to the review.
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"The smartest people in Trumpland: The brightest minds in Trump's orbit will keep his legacy alive and thriving long after he is gone." Online at ThinkProgress, Ian Millhiser has an essay that begins, "John Bush comes off as a bit of a goober."
Posted at 01:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"From Bork to Willett: Is the Conservative Legal Movement Going Libertarian? Libertarian legal ideas are gaining ground." Damon Root has this post at the "Hit & Run" blog of Reason.com.
Posted at 11:33 AM by Howard Bashman


"Circuit Courts (Shock!) Are Still Leading the Way on Transparency": Fix the Court issued this news release today.
Posted at 10:58 AM by Howard Bashman


"All-Star Legal Team Launches Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at Georgetown Law": Georgetown University Law Center issued this news release today.
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman






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