Wednesday, October 24, 2012
"Partisanship issues chafe Michigan Supreme Court candidates": This article appears today in The Livingston County Daily Press & Argus.
And MLive.com reports that "Republican candidates for Michigan Supreme Court argue their case in Muskegon."
"9th Circuit: Casinos can be liable for seizing card counters." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
"Scores of women win equal pay compensation fight against Birmingham council": The Independent (UK) has this news update.
The Guardian (UK) has a news update headlined "Birmingham equal pay victory for women may impact City of London; Lawyers say court ruling on equal pay claim for female council workers will have 'serious ramifications' for employers elsewhere."
And BBC News reports that "Birmingham City Council loses equal pay appeal bid."
"Judicial elections threaten justice: Do you want judges to answer to the law, or to campaign contributors and ideological groups?" This editorial appears today in USA Today.
And, in response, Slade O'Brien has an op-ed entitled "If courts overstep, citizens must act: Are we supposed to do nothing when judges rewrite the law?"
"Judge's death brings new twist in high-stakes climate case": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has an article that begins, "The outcome of a prominent climate case has become even more shrouded in mystery after one of the three judges considering the matter died this week."
Posted at 02:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Kennedy to Deliver Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture": Robert Alt recently had this post at "The Foundry" blog of The Heritage Foundation.
The lecture is scheduled to take place today, beginning at 5:30 p.m. eastern time, and you can view it live, online via this link.
"Flu Season Health Precautions": Teddy Wayne recently had this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 02:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court orders political committees to return Stanford donations": Loren Steffy has this article today in The Houston Chronicle.
Bloomberg News reports that "Stanford's Political Donations Must Be Returned, Court Says."
The Houston Business Journal reports that "National political campaigns must return money to Stanford receiver, court rules."
And at the "Tex Parte" blog of Texas Lawyer, John Council has a post titled "5th Circuit rules on whether Republican, Democrat groups can keep political contributions from R. Allen Stanford and his companies."
"Does the Supreme Court Have a Free Policy Choice in Wiley v. Kirtsaeng?" Marketa Trimble has this post today at the "Technology & Marketing Law Blog."
Posted at 01:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ruling raises questions about laws concerning advantage gamblers": This article appears today in The Las Vegas Review-Journal.
And at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Banned Card-Counter Loses Casino Suit."
"SCOTUS must be last bulwark against NSA snooping": Bill Binney and J. Kirk Wiebe have this essay at Politico.com.
Posted at 01:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Don Franzen interviews Antonin Scalia -- Reading the Text: An Interview with Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court." The Los Angeles Review of Books posted online this interview earlier this month.
Posted at 01:37 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Supreme Court Case Over Textbooks Could Make Copyright Law Even More Restrictive": John Villasenor has this blog post online at Slate.
Posted at 09:56 AM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court makeup not a top campaign issue; The chance that Obama or Romney could tilt the court very far in one direction or the other is remote": Richard Wolf has this article today in USA Today.
In today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rev. John C. Welch has an op-ed entitled "Beware Romney's nominees for the Supreme Court."
And in The Washington Times, Mario Diaz has an op-ed entitled "Obama could achieve stacked Supreme Court in a second term; Voters should keep courts in mind on Election Day."