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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

"Judges Needed for Federal Courts": This editorial will appear Thursday in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Police whistleblower lawsuit gets new hearing": This post appears today at the "Crime Blotter" blog of The Press-Enterprise of Riverside, California.

At her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Circuit Revives Officer Suit Over Burbank Police Abuse."

And Courthouse News Service reports that "Full Circuit Reopens Case of Whistle-Blowing Cop."

You can access yesterday's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granting rehearing en banc at this link. The original three-judge panel's ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 09:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Cattle on a Thousand Hills: Reflections on the Beef Checkoff Litigation." Ronald A. Parsons Jr. has this article in the South Dakota Law Review.
Posted at 09:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Data Plan: What will replace affirmative action if the Supreme Court kills it?" Law professor Jeffrey Rosen has this essay online in The New Republic.
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"Delaware's business court presses for secret arbitration": Tom Hals has this report today at Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight.
Posted at 08:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"No Harm, No Standing: In the California gay-marriage case, no one has a legal interest in denying someone else's happiness." Walter Dellinger has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 05:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"Emanuel calls federal appeals ruling on concealed weapons 'wrong-headed'": The Chicago Sun-Times has this news update.

And The Associated Press reports that "Court ruling on Ill. gun ban sets stage for fight."
Posted at 05:08 PM by Howard Bashman

"Reveling in Her Supreme Court Moment": This profile of Edith Windsor appeared in yesterday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 04:58 PM by Howard Bashman

"Should Scalia step aside in gay marriage cases?" Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 04:55 PM by Howard Bashman

"For Lesser Crimes, Rethinking Life Behind Bars": This front page article appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 04:49 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Animus of Antonin Scalia": Amy Davidson has this blog post online today at The New Yorker.

Today's edition of The Daily Princetonian contains an article headlined "Challenging Justice Antonin Scalia, Hosie '16 brings international attention to Princeton" that begins, "In the span of less than a day, Duncan Hosie '16 -- a San Francisco native interested in constitutional law -- has attained international recognition for questioning Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia about his comparison of laws banning homosexuality to laws banning bestiality and murder."

In today's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage has an article headlined "Justice Antonin Scalia defends writings on anti-gay laws; Confronted by a gay student at Princeton University, the high court justice says his comparison of laws did not equate homosexuality with bestiality or murder."

And Dana Milbank of The Washington Post has an op-ed headlined "Scalia blocks the aisle against gay marriage."
Posted at 04:26 PM by Howard Bashman

"Sept. 11 judge OKs war court audio delays, censor at Guantanamo": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 04:20 PM by Howard Bashman

This is why I never demand more than $100 million for my blogging: Reuters has an article headlined "Unpaid bloggers lose bid to revive Huffington Post case." According to the article, "A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Wednesday rejected claims that the bloggers deserved $105 million of the deal's purchase price."

You can access today's non-precedential Summary Order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 04:16 PM by Howard Bashman

"Standing and Delivering": At the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse has a post that begins, "Is it heretical of me, or merely quirky, to find myself nearly as fascinated by the procedural game the Supreme Court is playing in the same-sex marriage cases as I am by the underlying merits of the two appeals the court has agreed to decide?"
Posted at 10:02 AM by Howard Bashman

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