Tuesday, October 2, 2012
"Another Scalia Vexes Regulators": This article will appear Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal.
"Wire Tapping, Gay Marriage On SCOTUS Docket": This audio segment featuring David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Talk of the Nation."
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Scalia Speaks About 'Reading Law' at D.C. FedSoc Event": You can access this recap of today's event at the "FedSoc Blog."
Posted at 07:36 PM by Howard Bashman
"Was Hitler a pirate? Answer may shape SCOTUS Kiobel decision." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 07:33 PM by Howard Bashman
"Argument preview: Duty to pay for flooding." Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 06:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"G.O.P. Aims to Remake Florida Supreme Court": This article will appear Wednesday in The New York Times.
Posted at 05:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gay Marriage's Ballot Test": Jeffrey Toobin has this blog post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 04:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Court extends stop on order blocking indefinite detention law": Josh Gerstein of Politico.,com has this blog post reporting on an order that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Posted at 04:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Court: Can gov't be sued for credit card mistakes?" The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The Supreme Court is questioning whether the federal government can be sued for violating federal credit card laws that ban the printing of credit card numbers and expiration dates on receipts."
Update: In other coverage, Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court weighs U.S. liability under credit reporting law."
"Fla. justices question law license for immigrant": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Most of the Florida Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of granting a law license to an illegal immigrant."
Update: In other coverage, Reuters reports that "Florida weighs case of illegal immigrant who passed bar exam."
"2011 Major Opinion Announcements Posted": According to this post at the Oyez site, yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court released the audio of that Court's opinion announcements for the 2011 Term.
The audio of the opinion announcements in the Affordable Care Act cases consists of three parts: Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.; Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
Majority on partially divided Sixth Circuit panel rejects various of Planned Parenthood's challenges to an Ohio law regulating the abortion-inducing medication known as RU-486: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:14 AM by Howard Bashman
Today's Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court voter ID ruling is now available online: You can access the ruling at this link.
Update: In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Judge halts Pa.'s tough new voter ID requirement."
Bloomberg News reports that "Pennsylvania Judge Bars Voter-ID Law for 2012 Election."
And Reuters reports that "Judge halts Pennsylvania's controversial voter ID law."
"Superior Court to Begin Posting Unpublished Memorandums": In today's edition of Pennsylvania Law Weekly, Zack Needles has an article that begins, "The state Superior Court will begin posting all unpublished memorandum decisions on its website in the 'very near future,' according to President Judge Correale F. Stevens."
"Supreme Court meets under a shadow": Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 08:55 AM by Howard Bashman
"As Scalia Falters, Will Alito Fill the Void on the Right? Uncle Nino's 'originalism' looks back, because the past is good; young Sam Alito looks forward, out of fear the future will be bad." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman
"Florida justices hearing immigrant lawyer case": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments about whether an illegal immigrant can be granted a law license. The case will be heard Tuesday."
"Supreme Court ponders U.S. lawsuits over corporate abuses committed abroad": Robert Barnes has this article today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:47 AM by Howard Bashman