Tuesday, December 25, 2007
"Justices strike a balance; Pals Ginsburg, Scalia ring in the new year, then duke it out in court": Joan Biskupic will have this article Wednesday in USA Today.
Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Club seeks US Supreme Court help in nude-dancing fight": This article appeared yesterday in The News-Journal of Daytona Beach, Florida.
Posted at 10:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"Texas is Bucking Execution Trend": Adam Liptak will have this article Wednesday in The New York Times.
The Washington Post on Wednesday will contain an article headlined "Repeal of Md. Death Penalty Still Seems Out of Reach; Activists Encouraged by New Jersey, but Key Senate Panel Remains in the Way."
And from Nebraska, The Associated Press provides a report headlined "Senator: Next year could be 'best chance' to repeal death penalty."
"Court: Reporter Need Not Turn Over Notes." The Associated Press provides a report that begins, "An appeals court on Monday struck down a ruling ordering a reporter to give prosecutors unpublished notes from an interview with a man who shot two police officers before killing himself."
And The Free Press of Mankato, Minnesota reports that "Free Press wins Amboy shooting case; Appeals Court rules prosecutors didn't meet standards."
"Partisan Fissures Over Voter ID; Justices to Hear Challenge to Law": Robert Barnes has this front page article today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:28 AM by Howard Bashman
"Court curbs insurers' ability to rescind medical policies; A ruling restricts the ability of California health plans to cancel coverage after patients run up medical bills": The Los Angeles Times today contains an article that begins, "California health insurers have a duty to check the accuracy of applications for coverage before issuing policies -- and should not wait until patients run up big medical bills, a state appeals court ruled Monday. The court also said insurers could not cancel a medical policy unless they showed that the policyholder willfully misrepresented his health or that the company had investigated the application before it issued coverage."
You can access yesterday's ruling of the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District, Division Three, at this link.
"Court allows free speech on private-property malls; Case about protest at Fashion Valley": Greg Moran has this article today in The San Diego Union-Tribune.
Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that "California's top court curbs malls seeking to limit boycotts."
The Los Angeles Times reports that "Court upholds protest at mall; Justices split 4 to 3 in opposing rules based on the content of a union's protected free speech."
And The New York Times reports that "Court Ruling on Protests Curbs Malls in California."