Thursday, October 4, 2012
"Supreme Court Questions Federal Government's Narrow Reading of the Takings Clause": Damon W. Root has this blog post online at Reason.
Posted at 07:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Retired justice revisits Fla. beach protection case": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report.
"Montana Judge, Author of Racist Email About Obama, to Take Senior Status": Matthew Huisman has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 05:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"Lawsuit over Thomas Jefferson's wine too late, U.S. court finds": Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Posted at 03:37 PM by Howard Bashman
"Author describes new book that goes behind the scenes of the Supreme Court": Del Quentin Wilber has this blog post online at The Washington Post. Among the questions that author Jeffrey Toobin addresses in the interview is "Roberts vs. Obama in a cage-fighting match. Who wins?"
Posted at 11:57 AM by Howard Bashman
Eighth Circuit upholds dismissal of challenge to Affordable Care Act's individual mandate provision for lack of standing: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, in a lawsuit brought by a group of plaintiffs including the Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (in his personal capacity), at this link.
Posted at 11:25 AM by Howard Bashman
"Circuit Split Watch: Earning a Return on Seized Money." Michelle Olsen has this post today at her "Appellate Daily" blog.
Posted at 10:56 AM by Howard Bashman
"Book Case: Understanding Justice William Rehnquist." Joseph Schuman of Reuters has an essay that begins, "The William Rehnquist of John Jenkins's new biography is the same rigid, reactionary and arguably racist jurist hated by liberals and loved by conservatives during his three decades on the Supreme Court and 19 years leading it. But Jenkins's 'The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist' breaks new ground by unearthing the roots of Rehnquist's judicial dogma."
Posted at 09:10 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court asks for review of LU's challenge to healthcare act": This article appears in today's edition of The News & Advance of Lynchburg, Virginia.
Posted at 07:56 AM by Howard Bashman
"Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril; It could become illegal to resell your iPhone 4, car or family antiques": At MarketWatch, Jennifer Waters has an essay that begins, "Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Court's busy agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your grandmother's antique furniture to your iPhone 4."
Posted at 07:54 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Federal Circuit, Not the Supreme Court, Legalized Software Patents": Timothy B. Lee has this blog post at Forbes.com.
Posted at 07:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"Visit from Supreme Court official results in gift of WWII memento for Pittsburg veteran, fly fishing expert": Today's edition of The Contra Costa Times contains an article that begins, "Most attorneys dream of one day making an impression on the nation's highest court. Clark Strickland, a World War II veteran and fly-fishing expert, has done that without cracking open a law book. It all started when Jeffrey Minear, counselor to Chief Justice John Roberts, came in to the San Francisco Orvis fly-fishing store where Strickland works."
Posted at 07:51 AM by Howard Bashman