Friday, August 31, 2012
"Class Action Cases Get Top Court Review In Insurance Case": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court to review class-action case."
And The Associated Press reports that "New case at high court aims to blunt class actions."
"High court agrees to hear a long-time felon's plea": Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report.
Posted at 06:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals Court Revives Teacher's Free-Speech Lawsuit": At Education Week's "School Law" blog, Mark Walsh has this post reporting on 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 04:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Richard A. Posner's Badly Confused Attack on Scalia/Garner": Ed Whelan has this post today at National Review Online's "Bench Memos" blog.
Posted at 02:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Joint Infringement: Federal Circuit Changes the Law of Inducement." At the "Patently-O" blog, Dennis Crouch has this post discussing an en banc ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued today.
Posted at 02:36 PM by Howard Bashman
In recent posts of interest at Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog: Yesterday, David Kravets had posts titled "TSA Denies Stonewalling Nude Body-Scanner Court Order" and "Warrantless Wiretap Victims Ask Court to Reconsider Letting Feds Spy Illegally."
Posted at 10:58 AM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Orie Melvin should not get salary, judicial panel rules": In today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Paula Reed Ward has an article that begins, "The Court of Judicial Discipline, citing conduct 'so egregious,' ruled Thursday that suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin should not receive pay as she awaits the outcome of criminal charges against her."
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman
"Texas Election Maps To Be Debated After ID Law Rejected": Bloomberg News has a report that begins, "The Texas districts from which voters will elect congressional and state representatives will be argued today before a three-judge panel, one day after the state's law requiring voters to have photo identification was rejected by a different court in Washington."
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman
"Court grants two more cases": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."