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"Appeals court revives Jacoby & Meyers' bid for non-attorney owners": Reuters has this report on a non-precedential ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.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."
"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Quentin inmate loses ruling on book": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this article today reporting on a non-precedential ruling that U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.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."