How Appealing

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

"3 senators want in on detention arguments": At Politico.com, Josh Gerstein has a blog post that begins, "Three Republican senators are asking that their lawyer be allowed to make a presentation when a federal appeals court hears oral arguments on the scope of a provision regarding law-of-war detention that Congress passed last year."
Posted at 09:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"The N.R.A. at the Bench": Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"Contraceptives mandate left intact, for now": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."

You can access at this link the in-chambers opinion that Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued today in her capacity as Circuit Justice for the Tenth Circuit.
Posted at 05:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals court revives workplace cybertheft lawsuit": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Posted at 02:45 PM by Howard Bashman


"7th Circuit punts on President Barack Obama's recess appointments": Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued today.
Posted at 02:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"The question we consider here is the extent to which overdraft fees imposed by a national bank are subject to state regulation." So states the ruling that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.

Update: In early news coverage, Bloomberg News reports that "Wells Fargo Wins Order Reversing Overdraft Fee Ruling."

And Dan Levine of Reuters reports that "Wells Fargo doesn't have to pay clients $203 mln."
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman



"Obama could reshape 5th Circuit during 2nd term": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Constitution in 2013: Gains or losses on rights?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 07:35 AM by Howard Bashman






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