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Thursday, October 11, 2012

"Cheshire Killer Seeks Execution": Alaine Griffin of The Hartford Courant has this news update.
Posted at 05:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"When FOIA and the Commerce Clause collide": Erin Geiger Smith has this report today at Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight.
Posted at 04:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Do all patent-related malpractice suits belong in federal court?" Earlier this week, Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight had this report.
Posted at 04:03 PM by Howard Bashman


In today's mail: A copy of "Obamacare on Trial," by law professor Einer Elhauge.
Posted at 03:52 PM by Howard Bashman


"Dear Justice Kennedy: Your Daughter Was My College Roommate; An open letter to a Supreme Court justice who may change the future of affirmative action." Susan Stellin has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 02:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"Appeals court reverses sales ban on Samsung smartphone": Reuters has this early report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued today in Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co.

Update: In other coverage, Bloomberg News reports that "Samsung Can Sell Galaxy Nexus During Appeal, Court Rules."
Posted at 11:37 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justices Clash on Affirmative Action": Jess Bravin has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.

The Washington Times reports today that "Supreme Court weighs race-based college admissions in Texas case."

The Daily Texan reports that "Controversial affirmative action court case makes its way to Supreme Court."

Joan Biskupic of Reuters has a news analysis headlined "Justice Kennedy the key to campus affirmative action."

The Columbia Spectator reports that "Supreme Court hears arguments in affirmative action case; If the Court rules that affirmative action is unconstitutional--a real possibility, considering its composition--the decision would take effect immediately at Columbia and other institutions."

Online at The New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin has a blog post titled "At the Supreme Court, a Timid Defense."

At Politico.com, Josh Gerstein has a blog post titled "Alito speaks up for Asian Americans."

And at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center, Lyle Denniston has a post titled "A looming threat to affirmative action."
Posted at 11:32 AM by Howard Bashman







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