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Friday, December 28, 2012

"U.S. Court Rebuffs Civil Rights Claim in Student's Drowning": At the "School Law" blog of Education Week, Mark Walsh has a post that begins, "The Milwaukee school district may not be held liable under federal law for the drowning death of a 12-year-old student on a class outing to a lake, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday."

Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner wrote yesterday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel.
Posted at 09:57 AM by Howard Bashman



"Inmate's Case Adds to Debate on Recorded Interrogations": The Texas Tribune has this report today.
Posted at 08:57 AM by Howard Bashman


"Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby to defy federal law requiring contraception coverage for employees, attorney says; The Oklahoma City-based retailer must provide insurance coverage for morning-after pills and week-after pills beginning Jan. 1 or face potential fines of up to $1.3 million per day": This article appears today in The Oklahoman.
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"Miami-Dade camping law may clash with Supreme Court ruling; New county ban on camping out on public property may be at odds with a 25-year-old Supreme Court ruling protecting the homeless": The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman


"Gun Control Can Survive the Supreme Court": Law professor Jeffrey Rosen has this blog post online at The New Republic.
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman


"Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens showcases legal knowledge, quick wit in Naples appearance": This article appears today in The Naples (Fla.) Daily News.
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"Kevin Cooper's latest DNA test appeal turned down; The convicted family killer tries again to get evidence that was tested twice redone; a judge says no": The Press-Enterprise of Riverside, California has this report.

And at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Death Row DNA Testing Appeal Rejected."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman



Yesterday in the Tenth Circuit, life was good for clothing manufacturer "Life is good": The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit yesterday issued this ruling on the subject of copyright infringement.
Posted at 08:24 AM by Howard Bashman






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