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Monday, December 10, 2012

Federal law preempts Mississippi's Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act, Fifth Circuit rules: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 09:17 PM by Howard Bashman


"Christie introduces 2 new nominees for N.J. Supreme Court": The Newark Star-Ledger has this news update.

And The Philadelphia Inquirer has a blog post titled "Christie makes two 'compromise' picks to fill Supreme Court."
Posted at 09:03 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia rejects idea of 'Living Constitution'": The Times of Trenton (N.J.) has this news update.
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman


The Associated Press is reporting: Mark Sherman has an article headlined "Sotomayor book offers personal look."

And in other news, "Supreme Court Justice defends his arguments in NJ."
Posted at 08:26 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court system braces for layoffs as clock on fiscal crisis ticks": FoxNews.com has this report today.
Posted at 04:42 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Supreme Court's burgeoning business agenda": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 03:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal judge: State can't offer only 'Choose Life' license plates." The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has an update that begins, "A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina cannot issue 'Choose Life' license plates without offering a choice of plates with a different viewpoint."

You can access last Friday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina at this link.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman



"In D.C. Circuit, AIG Defends Confidentiality of Corporate Monitor Reports": Mike Scarcella has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman


Access online today's ruling in an argued case of the U.S. Supreme Court: The Court today issued one decision in an argued case.

Justice Elena Kagan delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Kloeckner v. Solis, No. 11-184. You can access the oral argument via this link.

Update: In early news coverage, The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: District court can hear some fed complaints."
Posted at 10:13 AM by Howard Bashman



"California gay couples hoped Supreme Court would avoid same-sex marriage case": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 09:48 AM by Howard Bashman


Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: You can access today's Order List at this link. The Court did not grant review in any new cases.

At 10 a.m. eastern time today, the Court is expected to issue one or more rulings in argued cases.

Update: In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Justices won't reinstate award against Hustler mag."

And Reuters reports that "Top court rejects taxpayer challenge to AIG bailout" and "U.S. top court won't consider fate of trademarks in bankruptcy."
Posted at 09:42 AM by Howard Bashman



"Mattel Returns to Judges Who Threw Out Bratz Verdict": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman


"Federal Circuit Declines Chance to Eliminate Split Involving Standard of Review, Prompting Blistering Dissent": Nicholas J. Wagoner has this post today at the "Circuit Splits" blog.
Posted at 08:34 AM by Howard Bashman


"Constitution nearly impossible to amend: Is the bar too high?" Eric Black has this essay today at MinnPost.

And online at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Alexander C. Kafka has a review titled "The Constitution: Who Needs It?" of law professor Louis Michael Seidman's forthcoming book, "On Constitutional Disobedience."
Posted at 08:03 AM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court takes up case on generic drugs": Politico.com has this report.
Posted at 07:58 AM by Howard Bashman


"Hope and fear in gay marriage cases at high court": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report. The AP also reports that "Minn. gay couple in '71 marriage case still united."

And TPM DC reports that "In 2003, Justice Scalia Saw Gay Marriage Coming."
Posted at 07:55 AM by Howard Bashman



"Doctors await Supreme Court roadmap for right-to-live cases": Kirk Makin has this article today in The Toronto Globe and Mail.
Posted at 07:48 AM by Howard Bashman






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