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Sunday, September 16, 2012

"Federal appeals court to hear challenge to California DNA collection law": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this update about a case scheduled to be reargued this Wednesday before an 11-judge en banc panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

The Ninth Circuit's own description of the two cases scheduled for reargument en banc on Wednesday can be accessed on page two of this PDF document.
Posted at 10:38 PM by Howard Bashman



"Quick appeal expected in collective bargaining case": Today's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel contains an article that begins, "A Dane County judge's ruling striking down many limits on collective bargaining for public workers will likely be appealed quickly and could go straight to a showdown on a divided, but often conservative-leaning state Supreme Court."
Posted at 08:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judge looks forward to challenge of high court": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "After 32 years in the criminal justice field, Laramie County District Judge Michael Davis is moving to the state's highest court. He was appointed in August to serve as a Wyoming Supreme Court justice by Gov. Matt Mead."
Posted at 08:17 PM by Howard Bashman


"Book review: The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court'' by Jeffrey Toobin." Law professor Jeffrey Rosen has this book review today in The Washington Post.

In The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Repps Hudson has a book review headlined "Review: Toobin's 'The Oath' is Obama v. Roberts."

In The Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jay Strafford has a review headlined "Nonfiction review: The Oath by Jeffrey Toobin."

And today in The Minneapolis Star Tribune, Kristin Tillotson has an article headlined "Jeffrey Toobin: Drama in the court; In his second book about the inner workings of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin sheds light on high-stakes legal battles between the White House and Chief Justice John Roberts."
Posted at 08:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Peterson convicted by 'voices from the grave.'" Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 02:10 PM by Howard Bashman






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