Friday, November 2, 2012
"Why I am not persuaded by the NAM/Jones Day jurisdictional argument in Standard Fire": Law professor Kevin C. Walsh has this post at his blog, "walshslaw."
Posted at 04:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Court lets Navy chaplains pursue bias complaint": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today.
Posted at 04:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"SCOTUS to consider damages proof needed for class certification": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 02:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"Arizona attorney seeks approval on 19-week abortion ban": Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Sun has an article that begins, "Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery goes to federal court Monday seeking approval for Arizona to start banning virtually all abortions after the 19th week of pregnancy. Montgomery wants the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to dissolve the order it issued in August blocking the state from enforcing the law. He contends the statute, approved by the Legislature earlier this year, is within the power of the state to regulate the procedure."
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Obama Has Granted Clemency More Rarely Than Any Modern President": Dafna Linzer of ProPublica has this report.
Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman
"Serial killer's lone survivor torn by conscience; Hoping to move on from the 1984 attack, Rose Steward backs Prop. 34 to end the death penalty, but fears offending families of Dean Carter's other victims": Maura Dolan has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
In today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that "Death-penalty measure's support jumps."
And The Sacramento Bee contains an article headlined "Field Poll shows measure to end death penalty gaining, but still lacking 50%."
"Asian-Americans in the Admissions Argument: Asian-Americans are tangled up in race-conscious admissions in complicated ways -- Some see themselves as victims of affirmative action; Others benefit." In the Education Life section of this upcoming Sunday's edition of The New York Times, Ethan Bronner will have this lengthy article.
Posted at 10:32 AM by Howard Bashman
"Looking back at Little Rock: At HLS, Justice Breyer and nine appellate justices revisit Cooper v. Aaron." Harvard Law School has posted online this news release, which also provides access to two related video segments.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman