Monday, November 21, 2016
Programming note: On Tuesday, I will be attending an out-of-the-office meeting that could last all day in connection with an appeal on which I am working. As a result, new posts may not appear here until Tuesday evening.
"Goodyear asks SCOTUS to restrict federal judges' inherent sanctions power": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post today.
Posted at 11:11 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court: 'King Kong' comment prejudiced all-white jury." Meg Kinnard of The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. court upholds AstraZeneca, Ranbaxy win in Nexium antitrust trial": Brendan Pierson of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued today.
Posted at 10:34 PM by Howard Bashman
"UK's top judge unveils plan to make supreme court more diverse; Lord Neuberger, who retires in 2017, says flexible working will be offered for new appointees to white male-dominated bench": Owen Bowcott of The Guardian (UK) has this report.
And Kate McCann of The Telegraph (UK) reports that "President of the Supreme Court announces he will resign after controversial Article 50 hearing."
"Former Roberts Court Clerks' Success Litigating Before the Supreme Court": Adam Feldman has posted this paper online at SSRN.
Posted at 08:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court won't investigate leaks": Patrick Marley of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has an article that begins, "The Wisconsin Supreme Court declined Monday to appoint a special master to investigate leaks from a long-running John Doe probe to a newspaper, leaving it to Attorney General Brad Schimel to look into it on his own."
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Will John Roberts Save the Supreme Court From Donald Trump? Maybe not -- but he might." Lara Bazelon has this jurisprudence essay online today at Slate.
Posted at 08:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"Reasons to Suspect Trump Will Nominate a Federal Court of Appeals Judge to SCOTUS": Adam Feldman has this post today at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman
"The D.C. Circuit, the Trump Administration, and Chevron Step One-and-a-Half": Daniel Hemel and Aaron Nielson have this post at the "Notice & Comment" blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.
Also at that blog, Nielson has another post titled "D.C. Circuit Review -- Reviewed: Dear Congress . . ."
"The Total Trumpism of Jeff Sessions, Attorney General Nominee": Amy Davidson has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 10:15 AM by Howard Bashman
"If Animals Have Rights, Should Robots? We can think of ourselves as an animal's peer -- or its protector. What will robots decide about us?" Nathan Heller has this A Critic at Large essay in the November 28, 2016 issue of The New Yorker.
Posted at 10:10 AM by Howard Bashman
"Post-Election, Liberals Invoke States' Rights; In response to Trump's hostility toward immigrants, political leaders in New York and California vow to protect their most vulnerable": Jelani Cobb has this Comment in the Talk of the Town section of the November 28, 2016 issue of The New Yorker.
Posted at 10:04 AM by Howard Bashman
"Conservative Lawyers Take Up The Unexpected Opportunity Of Trump's Win; At the Federalist Society convention, a look back at Justice Antonin Scalia's life became a look ahead at unified Republican governance -- and a revived conservative trajectory for the Supreme Court": Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News has this report.
Posted at 08:03 AM by Howard Bashman
"The Administrative Law Originalism of Neil Gorsuch": David Feder has this post today at the "Notice & Comment" blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.
Posted at 07:56 AM by Howard Bashman
"UNC's affirmative action lawsuit moves forward with Supreme Court ruling": Felicia Bailey of The Daily Tar Heel has an article that begins, "UNC has been fighting a lawsuit against its affirmative action practices for two years, but a precedent-setting Supreme Court ruling from June indicates that the University's prospects are good."
Posted at 07:53 AM by Howard Bashman