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."
"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).
"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.
"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."
"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.
"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