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Thursday, August 21, 2014

"Lessons from Tennessee Supreme Court retention election": Law professor Brian T. Fitzpatrick has this op-ed today in The Tennessean.
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"GOP's Supreme Court candidate defies ban on campaigning at State Fair booth": The Associated Press has this report from Minnesota.
Posted at 10:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"Obamacare challengers to D.C. Circuit: Let Supreme Court decide where subsidies should flow." Tom Howell Jr. of The Washington Times has this report.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"Bashman Post on Word Limit Reduction Proposal": David R. Cleveland has this post today at the "Appellate Advocacy Blog."

My post from last night on the new proposed amendment to reduce the maximum word count for federal appellate briefs by more than 10 percent can be accessed here.
Posted at 10:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"As Gensler sees it, the auteur approach to filmmaking is legally impermissible in the architectural business." Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook issued this very interested opinion today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 10:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Twilight of Antonin Scalia: The conservative hero's fiery 2012 dissent on same-sex marriage could be his most influential opinion -- but not in the way he intended." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 08:23 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court unsealing 2 dozen documents in Doe probe of campaign": Patrick Marley and Dana Ferguson of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have this news update.

And The Associated Press reports that "Court to unseal some files in probe of Gov. Walker."
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman



"California AG Kamala Harris to appeal ruling against death penalty": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this news update.

The Sacramento Bee has a news update headlined "Kamala Harris will appeal death penalty ruling."

And The Associated Press reports that "California to appeal ruling tossing death penalty."
Posted at 08:03 PM by Howard Bashman



"Superior Court upholds Joan Orie Melvin conviction": Paula Reed Ward of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this news update.

Adam Brandolph of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a news update headlined "State Superior Court upholds conviction, sentence of former Justice Melvin."

And The Associated Press reports that "Ex-judge must say she's sorry, just not in cuffs."

You can access today's ruling of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania at this link.
Posted at 04:28 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman


Not 'it': Ninth Circuit holds that 'tag' jurisdiction doesn't apply to a corporate defendant. Fans of civil procedure and personal jurisdiction issues are likely to enjoy reading a decision that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:37 PM by Howard Bashman


"Chief Judge Kozinski's 'Serious Doubts' About Judge Bates's FISA Reform Letters": Steve Vladeck has this post today at the "Just Security" blog. You can view the letter from the Ninth Circuit's chief judge at this link.
Posted at 09:33 AM by Howard Bashman






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