Friday, October 18, 2013
"Prenda's massive trolling take revealed: $1.9 million in 2012; Steele and Hansmeier are said to have taken in 70 percent of that sum." Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report.
Posted at 04:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appellate Lawyer Representatives Produce Ninth Circuit Practice Guide": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this news release today.
"U.S. court may allow suits against Guantanamo forced feeding": David Ingram of Reuters has this report.
Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post reports that "Guantanamo Force-Feeding Case Creates Struggle For Appeals Court."
And Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has a blog post titled "Court hears Guantanamo force-feeding case."
"Same-sex weddings can begin pending appeal, N.J. Supreme Court rules": The Newark Star-Ledger has this news update.
The Record of Hackensack, New Jersey has a news update headlined "NJ Supreme Court declines to issue stay in gay marriage ruling."
The Associated Press reports that "NJ court agrees to allow same-sex marriages Monday."
And Bloomberg News reports that "New Jersey High Court Denies Stay of Gay Marriage Ruling."
Update: In other coverage, The Philadelphia Inquirer has a news update headlined "N.J. court won't halt gay marriages; towns accept applications."
Reuters reports that "New Jersey top court rules gay marriages can begin on Monday."
At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Gay marriage reaches New Jersey."
Online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a blog post titled "Gay Marriage Arrives in New Jersey Thanks to the Supreme Court."
Access online the audio of this week's U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments: It's available online via this link.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"'A Broken System': Texas's Former Chief Justice Condemns Judicial Elections; The Lone Star State insists that 'the people' should determine who judges them; Here's why that idea fails miserably in practice." Andrew Cohen has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman
Access online the contents of the October 2013 issue of The Yale Law Journal: Via this link.
Worthy of mention, Sonja B. Starr and M. Marit Rehavi have an article titled "Mandatory Sentencing and Racial Disparity: Assessing the Role of Prosecutors and the Effects of Booker."
Joseph Blocher has an article titled "Firearm Localism."
Lochlan F. Shelfer has a note titled "Special Juries in the Supreme Court."
And Chris Michel has a comment titled "There's No Such Thing as a Political Question of Statutory Interpretation: The Implications of Zivotofsky v. Clinton."
"Judge Posner's Weak Mea Culpa": Ed Whelan has this post today at National Review Online's "Bench Memos" blog.
Posted at 11:57 AM by Howard Bashman
"Judges weigh challenge to force-feeding at Gitmo": The Associated Press has this report.
"Supreme Court suspends Kline's Kansas law license; Disciplinary Administrator had argued for disbarment": The Topeka Capital-Journal has this news update.
The Wichita Eagle has a news update headlined "Kansas Supreme Court indefinitely suspends Phill Kline's state law license."
And The Associated Press reports that "Kansas Supreme Court sanctions former AG Kline."
"American flag T-shirts make it to federal appeals court; Three judges are considering whether Northern California school officials were warranted in preventing students from wearing the flag shirts on Cinco De Mayo": Maura Dolan has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
"Feds to appeal Danziger Bridge ruling that erased convictions of 5 ex-NOPD officers": Ginny LaRoe of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman
"Bay Mills casino case set for December argument before US Supreme Court": MLive.com has this report.
Posted at 09:07 AM by Howard Bashman
"High school students get up close and personal with state Supreme Court": This article appears today in The Concord (N.H.) Monitor.
Posted at 09:05 AM by Howard Bashman