Tuesday, November 21, 2017
"7th Circ. Denies EEOC Rehearing Bid In Autozone Bias Suit": Adam Lidgett of Law360.com has a report (subscription required for full access) that begins, "A split Seventh Circuit rejected Tuesday the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's request for a full court review of a June panel finding that AutoZone did not discriminate against a black employee by transferring him because of his race."
"Seek balance on polling place speech: Preserving free speech while protecting voters is a balance that deserves careful consideration." The Minneapolis Star Tribune has published this editorial.
Posted at 09:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"Federal court affirms deal for Gordie Howe Bridge": Michael Gerstein of The Detroit News has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today.
Posted at 09:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Roy Moore misconduct, assault allegations continue to rile campaign": Brian Lyman of The Montgomery Advertiser has this report.
And Leada Gore of AL.com has reports headlined "Trump on Roy Moore: President indicates support for Moore, calls Democrat Doug Jones 'terrible'" and "Mitch McConnell, Roy Moore's favorite target, is Alabama native."
"The Supreme Court Is a Dangerous Conservative Obsession; The Courts are important, but cultural arguments have a larger impact": David French has this essay online at National Review.
Posted at 07:46 PM by Howard Bashman
"Patent 'Trolls' Recede as Threat to Innovation. Will Justices Change That?" Eduardo Porter has this post online at The New York Times.
Posted at 07:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. patent review board becomes conservative target": Jan Wolfe of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"Making the judiciary great again: Donald Trump's new contenders for the Supreme Court; The president's new list sends an unsubtle message to Justice Anthony Kennedy." Steven Mazie has this post at the "Democracy in America" blog of The Economist.
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals Court Rules 'NBA 2K' Players Lack Standing to Sue Over Face-Scanning; The privacy battle isn't quite over, but suing gamers experience a setback at the 2nd Circuit": Eriq Gardner has this post at the "THR, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter about a summary order that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model": Will Baude has this post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 01:07 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw Makes Her Mark": Ed Whelan has this post at National Review's "Bench Memos" blog.
Posted at 01:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Department investigating Harvard over its admission policies": Laura Krantz and Deirdre Fernandes of The Boston Globe have this report.
Susan Svrluga and Nick Anderson of The Washington Post report that "Justice Department investigating Harvard's affirmative-action policies."
Laura Jarrett of CNN.com reports that "Justice Dept. investigating Harvard over affirmative action policies."
And Dominic Holden and Molly Hensley-Clancy of BuzzFeed News report that "The Justice Department Is Threatening To Sue Harvard To Get Its Admissions Records; The Trump administration is drilling down on affirmative action."
"Will the Supreme Court Kill The Death Penalty This Term?" Jordan S. Rubin of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 12:46 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Sinister Influence of Charles Manson": Jeffrey Toobin has this post online at The New Yorker.
And in the November 27, 2017 issue of that magazine, Alec Wilkinson has an Annals of Crime article headlined "The Serial-Killer Detector: A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime."
"Don't believe Roy Moore's accusers? Then listen to Moore." Columnist Kyle Whitmire has this essay online at AL.com.
Posted at 09:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Trump administration asks SCOTUS to allow all of travel ban to go into effect pending appeal": Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com has this report.
And Josh Gerstein of Politico.com reports that "Trump administration takes travel ban back to Supreme Court; Justice Department asks to fully implement revised policy president issued in October."
"Mobile-Phone Case at U.S. Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 09:34 AM by Howard Bashman