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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

"Kansas disbars lawyer involved in Gitmo case; Concerned for the rights of inmates, Navy lawyer disclosed names of detainees at the base": The Kansas City Star has this news update reporting on a disciplinary ruling that the Supreme Court of Kansas issued today.
Posted at 11:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Appeals court revives Jacoby & Meyers' bid for non-attorney owners": Reuters has this report on a non-precedential ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Posted at 05:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"As Supreme Court Software Patent Ban Turns 40, It's Time To Stop Ignoring It": Timothy B. Lee has this post today at Forbes.com.
Posted at 01:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"FBI job applicant can't take back pornography admission -- court": David Ingram of Reuters has a report that begins, "A man who applied for a job with the FBI and told agents he owned pictures of naked children cannot take back the interview answers that led to his conviction for possession of child pornography, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit at this link.
Posted at 01:15 PM by Howard Bashman



"San Quentin inmate loses ruling on book": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this article today reporting on a non-precedential ruling that U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court to hear California raisin growers' case; Fresno raisin growers Marvin and Laura Horne are challenging a New Deal-era federal program that aims to prop up raisin prices by keeping some of the crop off the market": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 08:33 AM by Howard Bashman


"Michigan's Burdensome Amendment": Today's edition of The New York Times contains an editorial that begins, "In a persuasive ruling last week, a majority of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit struck down Michigan's ban on race-conscious affirmative action policies."
Posted at 08:32 AM by Howard Bashman


"Feds say Justice Hathaway defrauded bank of $600,000; Civil complaint claims she hid assets in effort to avoid mortgage debt": This article appears today in The Detroit News.

The Detroit Free Press reports today that "Feds seek forfeiture of Michigan justice Diane Hathaway's Florida home."

And The Associated Press reports that "Feds accuse Michigan judge of real estate fraud."
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman







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