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Monday, September 11, 2017

"Ohio Supreme Court forbids news photography during abortion case": Randy Ludlow of The Columbus Dispatch has this report.

According to the article, the court's public information officer advised news outlets that they could take as many still photographs as they desired using the court's live-stream of the video of the oral argument.
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman



"More on Corpus Linguistics and the Criminal Law": Carissa Byrne Hessick has this post at "PrawfsBlawg."
Posted at 10:16 PM by Howard Bashman


"Who Cares Whether Cake-Baking Is 'Expressive'? The Doctrinal Costs of Focusing on Private Burdens Rather Than Governmental Purpose." Rick Hills has this post at "PrawfsBlawg."
Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"Mr. Bursch Goes Back to Washington: John Bursch has had 14 U.S. Supreme Court cases, and won 10 of them." William Wagner has this cover story in the 2017 issue of Michigan Super Lawyers magazine.

Longtime readers may recall that in June 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine published a profile about me and this blog.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"The Education of Neil Gorsuch: As a Columbia undergrad, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch '88CC learned how to argue his opinions." Thomas Vinciguerra has this article in the Fall 2017 issue of Columbia Magazine.
Posted at 07:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"Feinstein's Anti-Catholic Questions Are an Outrage: Democrats are usually unforgiving of religious attacks, such as the one the senator leveled on a judicial nominee last week." Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 03:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"How Trump DOJ's about-face on LGBT workplace bias could backfire at SCOTUS": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 03:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Kennedy's Order Temporarily Leaves in Place Trump Travel Ban on Refugees": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 03:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Should the courts be less deferential to a lousy president than to a competent president?" Eric Posner has this blog post.
Posted at 01:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Stop Refugee Ban Ruling From Going Into Effect": Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News has this report.

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Trump administration asks top U.S. court to lift refugee ban limits."

Laurie Asseo of Bloomberg News reports that "Trump Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Restore Refugee Travel Ban."

Matt Zapotosky of The Washington Post reports that "Justice Dept. again asks Supreme Court to allow broad enforcement of travel ban."

Andrea Noble of The Washington Times reports that "Trump wants the Supreme Court to keep his travel ban regulations for refugees."

Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com reports that "Trump admin appeals travel ban refugee ruling to Supreme Court."

And Josh Gerstein of Politico.com reports that "Trump takes travel-ban exemption fight back to SCOTUS; Administration gives up for now on blocking grandparents, but keeps battling to stem refugee flow."
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"Our Living (That Is, Amendable) Constitution": Mark Pulliam has this post at the blog of the Library of Law and Liberty.
Posted at 11:45 AM by Howard Bashman


"Winning On Appeal: Better Briefs and Oral Argument (Third Edition)." The long awaited third edition of this must-have book for appellate attorneys and those hoping to become appellate attorneys is now available for purchase. Law professor Tessa L. Dysart and Fifth Circuit Judge Leslie H. Southwick are responsible for the updates that have resulted in this new volume of the late Third Circuit Judge Ruggero J. Aldisert's classic practice guide. Among other things, this new third edition contains a Foreword written by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr.

You can browse the book's Table of Contents and read the Foreword at Google Books via this link.
Posted at 11:35 AM by Howard Bashman



Register now to attend the 2017 AJEI Summit in Long Beach, California: Online registration is now open for the 2017 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit, which will take place in Long Beach, California (near Los Angeles) from November 2-5, 2017. A discounted early-bird registration fee is available through September 30, 2017.

I will be attending the Summit and will be moderating a stellar panel titled "Courts in the Age of 'New Media'" at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 4th. You can view a complete list of panels and panelists via this link.

Each year, the AJEI Summit is a wonderful way to obtain a year's worth of appellate-related continuing legal education credits and to meet, learn from, and socialize with a large number of appellate lawyers and appellate judges. And for those who like to plan ahead, the 2018 AJEI Summit will be taking place in Atlanta in November 2018.
Posted at 11:12 AM by Howard Bashman



"Another 9/11 Anniversary at Guantanamo, Amid Hurricane Irma": Amy Davidson Sorkin has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman


"The D.C. Circuit's 9/11 Recusal Ruling and . . . Academic Freedom(?)" Steve Vladeck has this post at "Just Security."
Posted at 09:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"In Recess #4: 'Stone Soup.'" You can access today's new episode of the "First Mondays" podcast, featuring Ian Samuel and Dan Epps, via this link.
Posted at 09:38 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Dogma of Dianne Feinstein": Sohrab Ahmari has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 09:33 AM by Howard Bashman


"An Exit Interview With Richard Posner, Judicial Provocateur": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:22 AM by Howard Bashman






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