Thursday, November 17, 2016
"Gay cake case may be heading for UK supreme court; Northern Ireland attorney general applies for leave to appeal to top court to review ruling against Ashers Bakery in Belfast": Henry McDonald of The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Don Willett's Quiet Revolution: Social media's most famous judge is at the forefront of a conservative legal movement that's redefining what it means to be a judicial activist; And he's on Donald Trump's Supreme Court short list." Eric Benson of The Texas Observer has this report.
Posted at 10:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"Coming Soon: Trump Supreme Court Nominee." Kimberly Robinson of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court rejects lawsuit against California egg law": The Associated Press has this report on a decision that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 08:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. Supreme Court allows ATM fees lawsuits to proceed": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court Drops Appeal by Credit Card Companies and Banks; Move allows lawsuits alleging Visa, Mastercard and others conspired to set anticompetitive ATM fees to proceed."
"Donald Trump and the Supreme Court": The National Constitution Center has posted online this "We the People" podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick and law professor Jonathan Adler.
Posted at 08:11 PM by Howard Bashman
"How Painful Can Trump Make the Lives of Immigrants? The threats he actually will and won't be able to follow through on." Law professor Amanda Frost has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:05 PM by Howard Bashman
"Alabama death row inmate agrees to untried one-drug lethal injection": Kent Faulk of The Birmingham News has this report.
Posted at 08:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"How Trump Can Reshape the Courts": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 07:55 PM by Howard Bashman
SCOTUSDaily interviews Jeffrey Toobin of The New Yorker: You can read the interview at this link.
Posted at 03:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"Samuel Alito: America faces 'unprecedented challenges to our constitutional structure.'" Bradford Richardson of The Washington Times has this report.
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Justice Alito rallies conservatives in tribute to Scalia."
Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Alito outlines possible conservative agenda for U.S. high court."
Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post reports that "No Talk Of Donald Trump For Justice Alito At Big Conservative Lawyers' Convention; The Federalist Society helped the president-elect compile a list of Supreme Court candidates."
And in earlier coverage, Jennifer Harper of The Washington Times had an article headlined "The heavyweights: Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Ted Cruz head for Federalist Society convention."
"Short & Sweet? Judge Wood: Lower Word Limits Unnecessary." Melissa Heelan Stanzione of Bloomberg BNA has this report, in which I am extensively quoted.
Posted at 02:55 PM by Howard Bashman
Programming note: Due to a meeting out-of-the-office this morning with trial counsel in one of the several new appeals on which I am working, additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
"$45K witness-intimidation fine upheld against attorney Raynor": Aswin Mannepalli has this article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer reporting on a ruling that the Superior Court of Pennsylvania issued on Tuesday.
Posted at 07:49 AM by Howard Bashman
"Judge cites Porngate emails in granting appeal hearing to claw-hammer killer": Jeremy Roebuck has this front page article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Posted at 07:44 AM by Howard Bashman