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Monday, September 27, 2010

"Internet ruling that could 'break the web' among Supreme Court dockets": Janice Tibbetts, justice and public safety reporter for Postmedia News (formerly known as Canwest), has an article that begins, "In its first direct look at the legal rules governing the Internet, the Supreme Court of Canada will consider this fall whether the common practice of hyperlinking can expose a writer to a lawsuit. The nine-member bench will also consider whether you can consent to sex when you're voluntarily choked unconscious and whether the public has the right to know about the daily comings and goings of the prime minister. The cases are among two dozen appeals on a busy autumn docket, which gets underway next week following relatively sparse winter and spring terms."
Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"West Virginia Justice Reverses Self, Recuses In Malpractice Case": Tony Mauro has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 10:23 PM by Howard Bashman

"Vacant Stares: Why don't Americans worry about how an understaffed federal bench is hazardous to their health?" Dahlia Lithwick and Carl Tobias have this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman

"A Judge's Warning About the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court": Lincoln Caplan has this editorial observer essay today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals panel may reimpose stem-cell ban": Josh Gerstein has this post at his "Under the Radar" blog at
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court considers ban on stem cell research": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The Obama administration has told an appeals court that a judge's order halting federal funding of stem cell research would result in destruction of valuable biological materials and set back taxpayer-funded work."
Posted at 12:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"Funeral protests, violent video games on center stage": Tony Mauro has this updated news analysis online at the First Amendment Center.
Posted at 12:07 PM by Howard Bashman

"Citizens United finds niche after landmark case": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:20 AM by Howard Bashman

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