Monday, November 5, 2012
"Top court: abortion protester may deserve lawyer fees." Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 04:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals Court: Polygamous sect trust should stay with state; Utah seized the trust over allegations of mismanagement in Hildale and Colorado City." The Salt Lake Tribune has this news update.
And The Associated Press reports that "Court upholds sale of polygamous church assets."
"'Girls Gone Wild' case before state high court": Bill Rankin of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a news update that begins, "A Cartersville woman whose photo was used in a 'Girls Gone Wild, College Girls Exposed' ad campaign never consented to such a thing and deserves compensation for the humiliation it brought upon her, the woman's lawyer told the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday."
Posted at 04:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"How the Presidential Election Might Change Supreme Court": Ariane De Vogue of ABC News has this report.
Posted at 03:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Limits on class-action lawsuits at Supreme Court": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
The U.S. Supreme Court has posted online the transcripts of today's oral arguments. You can access at this link the transcript in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, No. 11-864. And you can access at this link the transcript in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, No.11-1085.
Update: In other coverage, Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Class Action Cases Divide U.S. Supreme Court."
And Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court reviews Comcast, Amgen class actions."
"D.C. Circuit Examines Computer Use Restraints in Child Exploitation Case": Mike Scarcella has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 02:26 PM by Howard Bashman
"Contempt of Court": In the November/December 2012 issue of Boston Review, law professor Pamela S. Karlan has an essay that begins, "In the last week of June, a sharply divided Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the federal government's position in two of the last term's major cases, upholding important provisions of the Affordable Health Care Act and striking down significant parts of Arizona's draconian immigration law."
Posted at 12:03 PM by Howard Bashman
"State Supreme Court must decide, 'Who's your Mama?'" Columnist Jane Ann Morrison has this essay today in The Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Posted at 11:55 AM by Howard Bashman
"Copyright on Imported Works": This editorial appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:50 AM by Howard Bashman
"Apple leads legal battle over e-commerce vs. privacy rights in California Supreme Court": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this report.
Posted at 11:44 AM by Howard Bashman
"Court sides with Norcross firm in 'junk fax' case": Bill Rankin of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a news update that begins, "The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Norcross company in a case that could lead to a $459 million judgment involving more than 300,000 junk faxes."
"Opposition Mounts To Retaining State Supreme Court Justice": Indiana Public Media has this report.
Posted at 11:38 AM by Howard Bashman
"Girls Gone Wild case goes before Supreme Court": The Rome (Ga.) News-Tribune has a news update that begins, "The case of a Cartersville woman who was featured in a 'Girls Gone Wild' video will be heard before the Georgia Supreme Court today."
On the day before the 2012 general election, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issues a voting-related patent law decision: You can access today's ruling at this link.
Posted at 11:22 AM by Howard Bashman
"Superman Heirs, DC Comics Appeal Copyright Case": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman
"Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign Issue": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman
"Comcast Follows Wal-Mart in High Court Lawsuit Attack": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 10:58 AM by Howard Bashman
"Prison factories caught in private biz debate": Jay Reeves of The Associated Press has a report that begins, "On the outside, Unicor, with its big oaks and magnolia trees, looks like it could be part of a landscaped industrial park. Step a little closer and it's clear the apparel shop lies in the middle of a medium-security federal prison in east Alabama."
Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman
Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: The Court has posted today's Order List at this link. The Court did not grant review in any new cases. The Court did, however, seek the views of the Solicitor General on one case.
In addition, the Court issued a unanimous per curiam opinion in Lefemine v Wideman, No. 12-168.
In early news coverage, The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Officers may have to pay fees in lawsuit."
"Arizona Law Criminalizing Abortions Raises Roe v. Wade Argument": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 09:28 AM by Howard Bashman