Friday, September 18, 2009
"British woman on Texas death row loses federal appeal": The Houston Chronicle has this news update.
And The Associated Press reports that "British woman on Texas death row loses appeal."
"Appeals court overturns campaign finance rules": The Associated Press has this report.
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Jordan Weissmann has a post titled "D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Campaign Finance Rules."
"Court affirms use of chemical terrorism law against Lansdale woman": Today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer contains this article reporting on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 04:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court asked to stop 2nd Ohio execution try": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 12:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"Signs From the High Court of a More Sensible Use of Appellate Rule 1925": On Monday of this week, The Legal Intelligencer -- Philadelphia's daily newspaper for lawyers -- published this month's installment of my "Upon Further Review" column.
D.C. Circuit declares unconstitutional several new Federal Election Commission regulations that restrict how non-profits may spend and raise money to advance their preferred policy positions and political candidates: You can access today's ruling, by a partially divided three-judge panel, at this link.
Posted at 10:35 AM by Howard Bashman
"SJC OK's secret use of GPS devices; Rules set for police to plant tracking devices in suspect's vehicle": This article appears today in The Boston Globe.
And The Cape Cod Times reports today that "State's high court allows GPS surveillance."
The Harvard Crimson is reporting: Today's newspaper contains articles headlined "Souter Debates Constitution; Harvard celebrates federally mandated Constitution Day" and "HLS Clerkships Fall Short in Ranking; Higher percentage of 2007 Yale Law School grads received the prestigious positions."
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Gerard Lynch confirmed for New York appeals court": The Associated Press has this report.
At the "Legal Beat" blog of CQ Politics, Seth Stern has a post titled "Senate Confirms First Circuit Court Judge."
"Strippers' lawsuit challenges independent contractor status": Jonathan Saltzman has this article today in The Boston Globe.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman