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Thursday, October 3, 2013

"Justice Kennedy talks experience, ethics; The Supreme Court justice's visit kicks off Penn Law's new Visiting Jurist Program": This article will appear in Friday's edition of The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"3 lifers win ruling in juvenile sentencing case": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today.
Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has launched a redesigned web site: You can view the site by clicking here.
Posted at 10:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court case could give wealthy donors more latitude in elections": Robert Barnes and Matea Gold will have this article Friday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 09:27 PM by Howard Bashman


"Kennedy says too many disputes left for court": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Justice Anthony Kennedy criticized the ideological gridlock that leaves so many divisive issues to the Supreme Court, saying a 'functioning democracy' would resolve them in the political arena."
Posted at 07:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"5th Circuit's BP opinion adds to hot debate on use of class actions": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report, in which I am quoted.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court weighs limits on campaign donations": This article will appear Friday in USA Today.
Posted at 07:11 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court working next week": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 06:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"The End of the Reasonable Observer: The 2013 term at the Supreme Court may prove the last gasp of Sandra Day O'Connor's legacy." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"Surrogate mother can argue for parental rights, Nevada Supreme Court rules": The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a news update that begins, "A woman who bore a child from a fertilized egg donated by her female companion will get the chance to make her case for parental rights, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case unprecedented in Nevada."

I have posted online at this link today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Nevada.
Posted at 03:22 PM by Howard Bashman



"Mitch McConnell Will Ask Supreme Court To Scrap Campaign Contribution Limits Entirely": Paul Blumenthal of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 03:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"Divided judges nudge BP lawsuit closer to U.S. Supreme Court": John Kemp of Reuters has this essay.

Circuit Judge Edith Brown Clement's lead opinion for the three-judge panel agrees with the title of a post that appeared nearly six months ago at the "Point of Law" blog -- "Sullivan v. DB Investments: Judge Jordan's dissent was right" (disclosure: I briefed and argued that appeal on behalf of an objector who won on this issue before the three-judge panel but then lost on the issue before the en banc Third Circuit).

I anticipate that we will be hearing more about this issue sometime soon from Thomson Reuters News & Insight columnist Alison Frankel's "On the Case."
Posted at 01:38 PM by Howard Bashman



"Shutdown or No, Hot-Button Issues Await Supreme Court Next Week": Ariane De Vogue of ABC News has this report.
Posted at 01:23 PM by Howard Bashman


"Recap of Federalist Society Preview Panel on the Supreme Court's 2013 October Term": The "FedSoc Blog" has this post today.

C-SPAN has posted the video of yesterday's event at this link.
Posted at 01:15 PM by Howard Bashman



"USITC told to review ruling that Google did not violate Microsoft patent": Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued today.
Posted at 12:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"NY court: Penile stimulation test unnecessary." The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A New York appeals court has rejected as 'extraordinarily invasive' and unjustified a requirement that a sex offender undergo penile stimulation testing after his release from prison."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 12:06 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court to Tackle Race Case; Issue: Mich. preference ban." Mark Walsh has this article in the current issue of Education Week.
Posted at 11:58 AM by Howard Bashman


"Conscience Creep: What's so wrong with conscience clauses?" Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 11:55 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Millions Left Out of Health Reform by John Roberts": Matthew Yglesias has this essay online today at Slate about a front page article in today's edition of The New York Times headlined "Millions of Poor Are Left Uncovered by Health Law."
Posted at 11:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"Suit against treasure hunter can proceed": The Associated Press has this report.

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Sixth Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman



"Delaware's corporate courts on brink of big change": Tom Hals of Reuters has this news analysis.
Posted at 10:18 AM by Howard Bashman


"Scalia addresses Tufts community on interpretation": The Tufts Daily contains this article today, along with an article headlined "Scalia talk provokes pre-lecture protest."
Posted at 09:00 AM by Howard Bashman


"Six Celebrities Awarded W.E.B. Du Bois Medal": This article appears today in The Harvard Crimson.
Posted at 08:57 AM by Howard Bashman


"A reflective Justice Breyer: Longtime jurist explains inner workings of Supreme Court." The Harvard Gazette has this report.
Posted at 08:56 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Courts and the Shutdown": Dorothy J. Samuels has this post at the "Taking Note" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"Argument preview: What's the remedy for age bias?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 08:51 AM by Howard Bashman






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