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Monday, September 19, 2011

"Copyright Troll's Assets Targeted for Seizure": At Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog, David Kravets has a post that begins, "The legal woes of Las Vegas-based copyright-trolling firm Righthaven continued Sunday when one of its creditors moved to seize its assets."
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judge James R. Browning Marks 50 Years of Service": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has posted online this news release.
Posted at 08:37 PM by Howard Bashman


"Idaho Couple's Permit Fight Drags Wetlands Back to Supreme Court": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report (via The New York Times).
Posted at 06:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. Court of Appeals orders rehearing on Carl Lewis' eligibility to run for N.J. Senate": The Newark Star-Ledger has this news update.
Posted at 06:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Appeals court gets Ark. schools desegregation case": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 05:45 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judge orders Prop. 8 trial video unsealed": Josh Gerstein has this post at his "Under the Radar" blog at Politico.com.

And The Associated Press reports that "Judge decides to release Prop. 8 trial recording."
Posted at 02:08 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court says Padilla terror sentence was too lenient": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The 17-year prison sentence imposed on convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla is far too lenient for someone who trained to kill at an al-Qaida camp and also has a long, violent criminal history, a federal appeals court ruled Monday as it threw out the sentence."

And Bloomberg News reports that "Dirty-Bomb Planner Padilla Should Get More Than 17-Year Term, Court Rules."

You can access today's ruling of a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit at this link.
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"A Blockbuster Case Yields an Unexpected Result": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:16 AM by Howard Bashman


"Apology Adds An Epilogue To Kelo Case; Supreme Court Justice's Startling Apology Adds Human Context To Tough Ruling": Jeff Benedict had this op-ed yesterday in The Hartford Courant.
Posted at 10:36 AM by Howard Bashman


"The University of Texas and Racial Preferences: The Supreme Court could consider an affirmative-action case." Hans A. von Spakovsky has this essay today at National Review Online.
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Court sets aside class-action suit by Costco women": Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.

Saturday's edition of The Wall Street Journal reported that "Costco Wins Appeal in Gender-Bias Suit."

Bloomberg News reports that "Costco Workers' Group Case Blocked After Wal-Mart Ruling."

And Reuters reports that "No class action for now in Costco gender bias case; 9th Circuit reverses class-action, cites Wal-Mart case; Court leaves open possibility for recertification; Women plaintiffs, Costco each claim victory."

You can access last Friday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 07:58 AM by Howard Bashman



"Reversal of lifetime alimony will shape divorce awards; Judge says lifetime award inappropriate for wife earning $72K": This article appeared yesterday in The Tennessean.

My earlier coverage of last week's Supreme Court of Tennessee ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 07:54 AM by Howard Bashman







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