Monday, October 19, 2009
Programming note: This evening, I'll be at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia to see game four of the National League Championship Series as the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. You can access previews of tonight's game at this link. Additional posts will appear here on Tuesday morning.
Update: Final score -- Philadelphia Phillies 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 4. You can access the box score at this link. You can view the game-winning, walk-off 2 RBI double by Jimmy Rollins by clicking here. Additional video highlights from the game can be accessed via this link. And in coverage from MLB.com, you can access articles headlined "Phils walk off in ninth, one win from Series; Rollins' two-out, two-run double sinks Dodgers in Game 4" and "Dodgers, Broxton stung by Phils in ninth; Rollins laces walk-off double, putting L.A. in 3-1 hole."
"Hurricane Katrina Victims Have Standing To Sue Over Global Warming": Nathan Koppel has this post today at WSJ.com's "Law Blog."
And Greenwire (via the web site of The New York Times) reports that "Courts Follow Landmark 2nd Circuit Ruling With 2 Greenhouse Gas Decisions."
"D.C. Circuit Tries to Untangle Eminent Domain Battle": Mike Scarcella has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 02:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Jan Crawford Greenburg Leaves ABC for CBS": The blog "TVNewser" had this post late Friday.
And today, CBS News has issued a press release that begins, "Jan Crawford Greenburg will become CBS News Chief Legal Correspondent, it was announced today by Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports. Her appointment will be effective January 4, 2010."
"The price of vanity plates: XXXXXXX car tag nets man $19,000 in tickets." This article appeared Friday in The Birmingham (Ala.) News.
Posted at 09:22 AM by Howard Bashman
"Inmate-abortion fight continues; Arpaio, ACLU clash over transport fees": Today's edition of The Arizona Republic contains an article that begins, "Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been battling with the American Civil Liberties Union over a jail inmate's right to be transported to an abortion clinic since 2004, and Arpaio has lost the battle all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court."
Posted at 07:35 AM by Howard Bashman
"Death sentence for killer 'freakish'": Bill Rankin has this article today in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Posted at 07:33 AM by Howard Bashman
"Are you voting for Panella or Melvin? Who? For what?" Today in The Philadelphia Daily News, columnist John Baer has an op-ed that begins, "Way below the noise of the national health-care debate and the state budget debacle is a whisper of a race for state Supreme Court with possible loud and long-term impact."
Posted at 07:32 AM by Howard Bashman
"Review death penalty law, ex-governor urges; White worries about execution of the innocent": The Houston Chronicle contains this article today.
Posted at 07:30 AM by Howard Bashman
"Sotomayor LAW '79 returns to speak at Law School reunion": This article appears today in The Yale Daily News.
Posted at 07:18 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court's Stevens keeps cards close to robe; Long-serving justice, 89, a force behind the scenes": Joan Biskupic has this front page article today in USA Today. And a related item is headlined "Personalities shape questioning from bench."
Posted at 07:14 AM by Howard Bashman
Available online from law.com: An headlined "11th Circuit: Don't Break the Law to Comply With It; Federal appeals court rejects collection company's defense against debtor's suit" reports on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued last week.
In other news, "5th Circuit to Interpret Departing-Lawyer Rule."
And in news from the Ninth Circuit, "Lawyer Facing Possible Discipline Digs Hole a Little Deeper."