Friday, October 4, 2013
"Court denies foster child's request to get abortion without adult consent": The Omaha World-Herald has a news update that begins, "The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday refused a 16-year-old foster child's request to get an abortion without parental consent."
And The Associated Press reports that "Nebraska Supreme Court rejects state ward's request to waive parental consent for abortion."
"Apple appeals e-books conspiracy ruling; Apple's attorney files a notice of appeal, which seeks to overturn a federal judge's decision that Apple orchestrated a conspiracy to cut out e-book competition and raise prices, as well as penalties the judge ordered": c|net has this report.
And The Associated Press reports that "Apple files promised appeal in book-collusion case."
"Alaska's high court first supreme court in the nation to hear climate change case": Alaska public radio station KTOO has this report.
"Lady Hale, supreme court's sole female justice, calls for diversity; UK's most senior woman judge says since her appointment all 13 posts for judiciary's highest echelons went to men": The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Alabama Supreme Court overturns 1989 decision requiring noncustodial parents to pay college costs for adult children": AL.com has this report on a ruling that the Supreme Court of Alabama issued today.
Posted at 11:16 PM by Howard Bashman
"A conversation with Justice Stephen Breyer": Harvard Law School has posted the video from Justice Stephen G. Breyer's visit earlier this week at this link.
Posted at 11:09 PM by Howard Bashman
"Derrick Wang discusses 'Scalia/Ginsburg,' his opera about the Supreme Court justices": The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 11:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court justice speaks at UA": The Crimson White, the student newspaper of the University of Alabama, has this news update.
Posted at 04:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court and Prayer at Government Meetings": The PBS program "Religion and Ethics Newsweekly" has posted online this video segment.
Posted at 04:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Citizens Divided: The Supreme Court's Next Campaign Finance Test." Elizabeth B. Wydra has this blog entry online today at The Huffington Post.
Posted at 02:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Shutdown Isn't Stopping Supreme Court or Solicitor General's Office": Tony Mauro has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 02:53 PM by Howard Bashman
"Kagan: Confirmation process 'sort of broken.'" The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 12:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"The question facing Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Stay or go?" Robert Barnes will have this lengthy cover story in this upcoming Sunday's edition of The Washington Post Magazine.
Posted at 12:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ohio can use compounding pharmacies for execution drugs": The Columbus Dispatch has this news update.
"Chief Judge Diane Wood's Keynote Address at SCIPR 2013: 'Is It Time to Abolish the Federal Circuit's Exclusive Jurisdiction in Patent Cases?'" The Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property has this report, which contains a link to Judge Wood's related essay.
"Big battles brewing over the Constitution's original meaning": Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly have this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 11:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"Fla. Supreme Court reinstates conviction in case where drug sniffing dog was used": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the Supreme Court of Florida issued yesterday on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted at 09:25 AM by Howard Bashman
"Westlake lawyer to argue Supreme Court case; Event is 'ambition of virtually every lawyer'": This article appears today in The Austin American-Statesman.
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Justice Marc Nadon feels a draft after hockey claim whistled down; Prime Minister Stephen Harper confirmed the appointment of Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada, as the new judge faced his critics who called him offside for claiming he was 'drafted' at 14 to the NHL": The Toronto Star has this report.
And in yesterday's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail, Sean Fein had an article headlined "Newest Supreme Court judge Marc Nadon skates through nomination hearing."
"Supreme Court justice speaking at Ala law school": The Associated Press has this report.
And online at The American Prospect last Friday, Scott Lemieux had an essay titled "I Was Wrong about Elena Kagan: The Supreme Court's newest recruit has proved herself a defender of progressive values, and a promising potential leader of the bench's liberal wing."
"Americans Still Divided on Approval of U.S. Supreme Court; Plurality in U.S. see high court as ideologically 'about right'": Gallup issued this report today, based on the organization's annual Governance poll.
Posted at 08:35 AM by Howard Bashman
"Small town, big impact: Supreme Court case could define religion's role in public." The Washington Times has this report.
Posted at 08:26 AM by Howard Bashman
"Campaign-Money Limits at Risk in New Court Term": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 08:18 AM by Howard Bashman
"Workers and employers face off at U.S. Supreme Court": Lawrence Hurley and Amanda Becker of Reuters have this report.
Posted at 08:16 AM by Howard Bashman
"Case on Comcast cable customers won't go away": Today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer contains an article that begins, "In late March, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to have plunged a stake into a long-running class-action lawsuit between Comcast Corp. and plaintiffs' attorneys who claimed the company abused its market power to hike cable bills on Philadelphia-area customers."
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"Christians and cretins: Scalia visits U.Va.; Supreme court justice talks faith, urges Christians to remain courageous." The Cavalier Daily, the student newspaper of the University of Virginia, contains this article today.