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Friday, September 4, 2009

Akron Aeros 5, Erie SeaWolves 1: Greetings from Cleveland, Ohio, which we have returned to tonight after watching the Aeros (the AA affiliate of the Cleveland Indians) defeat the SeaWolves (the AA affiliate of the Detroit Tigers) in Eastern League action earlier this evening in Akron. You can access the box score at this link, a game recap at this link, and an article about the game at this link.

Tomorrow, it's on to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum before watching the Cleveland Indians host the Minnesota Twins in a game that starts at 4:10 p.m. at Progressive Field.

Update: Saturday's edition of The Erie Times-News reports that "SeaWolves waste opportunity to gain ground; Erie loses, stays game behind Reading in wild-card chase."
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"Canada Supreme Court to hear Gitmo case": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court to Revisit Election Financing in Clinton Film Case": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this news update.
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"Sometimes hard cases make bad law. And sometimes easy cases make bad law. Only rarely, however, do easy cases make bad law by overruling good law." So begins an opinion concurring in part, dissenting in part and concurring in the judgment that Sixth Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton issued today.
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"Court to give same-day audio in Clinton movie case": The Associated Press has this report.

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Early release of Citizens United audio."
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"Supreme Court Opens Up to C-SPAN": Tony Mauro has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
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Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: You can access today's Order List at this link.

In related coverage, at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Eight-Justice Court for copyright case."
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"C-SPAN's 'Supreme Court Week' Debuts October 4, 2009; Original 80-minute Feature on Supreme Court; Exclusive interviews with Nine Current and Retired Justices; TV production and video-rich Website": C-SPAN issued this news release yesterday.

Via YouTube, you can now access more than ten minutes of "Excerpts from C-SPAN's Interviews with Supreme Court Justices."

And the web portal that C-SPAN has created for its new series can be accessed here.
Posted at 09:57 AM by Howard Bashman



"Want a Wiretap Warrant? No Problem, Court Says." At Wired.com's "Threat Leval" blog, David Kravets has this post about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued on Monday.
Posted at 09:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"Court: Microsoft OK to sell Word during appeal." The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The U.S. Appeals Court for the Federal Circuit says Microsoft Corp. can keep selling its Word desktop software as it appeals an unfavorable patent ruling."

Update: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has now posted its stay order at this link.
Posted at 08:00 AM by Howard Bashman



"Federal judges refuse to delay California prison-overcrowding order": Howard Mintz has this article today in The San Jose Mercury News.

Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that "Judges deny governor's request on inmate cuts."

The Los Angeles Times reports that "California's request to delay prison plan is rejected; Appeal will go to the U.S. Supreme Court today, aides to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger say."

And The Associated Press reports that "Federal judges refuse to delay Calif prison ruling."
Posted at 07:55 AM by Howard Bashman



"State Supreme Court: Parents can keep cars used by drug dealing son; The state Supreme Court ruled today that parents must know for certain that their children are using their cars to deal drugs before the authorities can seize those cars." This article appears today in The Seattle Times.

And The Associated Press reports that "Car forfeiture overturned in Wash. drug case."

Yesterday's 5-4 ruling of the Washington State Supreme Court consists of a majority opinion and a concurring and dissenting opinion.
Posted at 07:54 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justices Discuss A Changing Court; Interviews With C-SPAN Reveal Tight Bonds Despite Deep Divisions": Robert Barnes has this article today in The Washington Post.
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