Friday, September 2, 2011
"D.C. Circuit Judge Ginsburg to Join NYU Law Faculty": Zoe Tillman has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 04:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judge rejects Roger Clemens' bid to avoid retrial": The Associated Press has this updated report.
Posted at 03:28 PM by Howard Bashman
A three-dollar victory on appeal: A unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued this ruling today.
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Originalism and Constitutional Mistakes": Law professor Richard Epstein has this post at the "ricochet" blog.
And Peter Robinson has an earlier, related post titled "Clarence Thomas, Robert Bork, and a Question for the Ricochet Legal Team."
"Judge asks if Clemens prosecutors caused mistrial": The Associated Press has this report.
"Supreme Court's Lesson: Hey political Branches, What About Civility?" Ariane de Vogue of ABC News has this report.
Posted at 01:50 PM by Howard Bashman
Is Wells Fargo, as a national bank, deemed a citizen only of the State of South Dakota, in which its main office is located, or is that bank also a citizen of California, where its principal place of business is located? A divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit grappled with that question in a decision issued today.
Posted at 12:00 PM by Howard Bashman
Eighth Circuit issues its latest ruling on Planned Parenthood's challenges to revisions enacted in 2005 to the South Dakota law on informed consent to abortion: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:56 AM by Howard Bashman
"Anonymous hits with a double attack": Today's edition of The Washington Post contains an article that begins, "Anonymous came out with two high-profile attacks on Thursday afternoon. First, the group claimed credit for defacing the site of the Texas police chiefs and leaking documents and e-mails from law enforcement officials. It also claimed credit for taking down the site of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday."
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"Court: Panelist secretly blocked convict's parole." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued last Friday.
Posted at 11:48 AM by Howard Bashman
"Court Won't Revisit Decision to OK Jail Mail": Courthouse News Service has this report on an order denying rehearing en banc that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.
Eight Ninth Circuit judges joined in an opinion dissenting from the denial of rehearing en banc, while the two judges who constituted the majority on the original three-judge panel issued an opinion concurring in the denial of rehearing en banc.
"Fuel Runs Out for Premium Gas Class Action": Courthouse News service has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 09:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Under Perry, Executions Raise Questions": The Texas Tribune has this report.
And online at The New Republic, Carol S. Steiker and Jordan M. Steiker have an essay entitled "Don't Blame Perry for Texas's Execution Addiction; He Doesn't Have Much to Do With It."
"IRS Six Year Audit Push May Reach Supreme Court": Robert W. Wood has this blog post at Forbes.com.
Posted at 09:36 AM by Howard Bashman
"Courts must use Facebook, Twitter to counter 'skewing of information': Chief Justice." The Australian Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:34 AM by Howard Bashman
"A Radical New Ploy to Destroy Roe v. Wade--Which Just Might Work": Simon van Zuylen-Wood has this essay online at The New Republic.
Posted at 09:32 AM by Howard Bashman