Saturday, September 9, 2017
"Merrick Garland! What's going to happen to Merrick Garland?" From this week's season premiere of the FX television show "American Horror Story: Cult." You can access The Hollywood Reporter's review of episode one, which mentions these lines of dialogue, at this link.
Posted at 07:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"Posner Exits Seventh Circuit; Workplace Law Legacy Remains": Jon Steingart of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 07:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"NAPABA Inspirational Video Series | Neal Katyal": NAPABA National has posted this video on YouTube.
Posted at 07:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Google, Vermont bring search warrant fight to VT Supreme Court": April McCullum of The Burlington Free Press has an article that begins, "Google is asking the Vermont Supreme Court to overturn a search warrant for data in a case related to alleged sexual exploitation of children." According to the article, "Google refused to share the data, according to the Attorney General's Office, because the information was stored outside the United States."
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Virginia Supreme Court to weigh Franklin County man's noose conviction": Neil Harvey of The Roanoke Times has an article that begins, "The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Rocky Mount man convicted of a felony after he hung a dark-colored, life-sized dummy from a rope in his yard during a 2015 feud with his black neighbors."
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman
In Bashman news from Australia: Lisa Thomas of The West Australian recently reported that "Men dressed in balaclavas bash man and woman in Swan View home invasion."
Posted at 11:30 AM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Elena Kagan says court had to reach more consensus after Antonin Scalia's death": Patrick Marley of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report.
Shelley K. Mesch of The Wisconsin State Journal reports that "U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan highlights importance of compromise at UW-Madison discussion."
And Pat Schneider of The Cap Times reports that "Justice Elena Kagan said short-handed court talked more to reach consensus."
"Taking the cake: The Department of Justice backs a baker who refused to make a gay wedding cake; The DoJ's missive to the Supreme Court is not its finest work." Steven Mazie has this post at the "Democracy in America" blog of The Economist.
And online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a jurisprudence essay titled "Cake Wreck: The Trump administration's brief in the Supreme Court's anti-gay baker case is cynical, dishonest, and embarrassing."
"It's Thurgood Marshall to the Rescue in a New Thriller": Adam Liptak will have this article in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:08 AM by Howard Bashman