Wednesday, December 28, 2011
"Immigration laws pose a test of states' rights in Supreme Court; Strict new immigration laws in six states have been partially blocked by lower courts, but they are expected to receive a more favorable ruling by the Supreme Court": David G. Savage and Carol J. Williams will have this article Thursday in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 09:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"What We Think About When We Think About the Court": Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:10 PM by Howard Bashman
Received in today's mail: A copy of the book "Drug and Device Product Liability Litigation Strategy," written by Mark Herrmann and David B. Alden.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Jury awards $100,000 in torso pictures case; Photos were published in Riverfront Times; woman's lawyers had sought millions": This article appeared in the November 17, 2009 issue of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issue a ruling that agreed with the woman's argument that she was entitled to a new trial on the issue of punitive damages.
"At U. of Iowa College of Law, an Allegation of Political Hiring": Dan Slater had this post at WSJ.com's "Law Blog" back in January 2009. Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued this ruling in the case.
Posted at 03:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court: Ark. can't stop desegregation funds." The AP has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appeals court upholds convictions in Fort Dix plot": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"This time, the 9th Circuit's 'judicial activists' got it right": Columnist George F. Will has this essay today.
Posted at 11:24 AM by Howard Bashman
"Federal court upholds ruling that billionaire investor Phillip Anschutz owed $94 million in taxes": This article appears today in The Denver Post reporting on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 08:24 AM by Howard Bashman
"Overturning of Prop. 13 sought in lawsuit": Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.
Posted at 08:16 AM by Howard Bashman
"Gingrich, Perry dismiss ability of courts to end anti-abortion law": The Hill has a report that begins, "GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry said the Supreme Court should not be able to challenge anti-abortion measures during a GOP candidates' forum Tuesday night."
Posted at 08:15 AM by Howard Bashman
"County says Supreme Court should hear prayer case": Today's edition of The Winston-Salem Journal contains an article that begins, "Forsyth County has filed its final brief in its effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court take up its appeal of a lower court's ruling against sectarian prayers at meetings of the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners."
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman