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Monday, July 1, 2013

"From Aspen: Justice Kagan calls surveillance cases 'growth industry.'" Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report. Additional coverage can be accessed here and here.
Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

"SCOTUSblog founder shares tips for business development and marketing": Today, the ABA Journal has posted online this podcast featuring Tom Goldstein.
Posted at 11:17 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

"U.S. court throws out Google digital books class status": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report.

Bloomberg News reports that "Google Books Plaintiffs Lose Class Status Over Fair Use."

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: No class-action status in Google book case."

You can access today's per curiam ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

Thanks to the Ninth Circuit, it's nearly time for me to skedaddle to Seattle: Late next week, I am scheduled to make my first Ninth Circuit oral argument, before a three-judge panel consisting of Senior Circuit Judge Andrew J. Kleinfeld and Circuit Judges Milan D. Smith, Jr. and N. Randy Smith.

The oral argument will take place at the William K. Nakamura U.S. Courthouse (poster available) in Seattle, Washington, enabling me to make my first visit to Seattle. My son, who departs for his first year of college this fall, will be joining me, but sadly my wife is unable to attend, because she has some preexisting work-related commitments that require her to be elsewhere.

Before I visited New Orleans in March 2009, I asked readers of this blog for recommendations of things to do, places to visit, and restaurants, and this blog's readers provided me with so very many great recommendations and ideas. Because Seattle, in addition to being a very nice place to visit, is also quite far away, I'm planning to arrive a couple of days early and head home a couple of days after the oral argument. That will enable us not only to see the Seattle Mariners host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, but it will also leave other free time to visit the city and have some fun.

Readers who wish to offer recommendations of places to eat and/or things to do and places to visit in Seattle are invited to forward those suggestions to me at this blog's email address. Thank you!
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

"Ginsburg, Thomas spar over race; court likely to get more affirmative-action cases": Robert Barnes has this new installment of his "The High Court" column in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

"UC programs in lieu of affirmative action show limited success; UC has struggled to enroll more blacks and Latinos since a state ban on race-based admissions, an issue central to a recent Supreme Court case": This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 08:56 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

"Supreme Court 'carjacked the nation' with same-sex rulings, Perkins says": The CBS News program "Face the Nation" has this report.
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

"Court's struggle: Consensus vs. polarized rulings." Law professor Jeffrey Rosen has this op-ed today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

On Saturday at The Aspen Institute's Aspen Ideas Festival, Rosen interviewed Justice Elena Kagan. You can view the interview online at YouTube by clicking here. And in a related post, yesterday at his blog "Hercules and the Umpire," Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf had a post titled "Justice Kagan's must read blog."
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

In the July 8, 2013 issue of The New Yorker: Jeffrey Toobin has a "The Talk of the Town" comment titled "Adieu, DOMA: The political roots of marriage equality."

And Louis Menand has "A Critic at Large" essay titled "The Color of Law: Voting rights and the Southern way of life."
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman




Monday, July 1, 2013

"Only lawyers now can argue before Supreme Court": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Amid blockbuster cases, Supreme Court moving right; Under Chief Justice John Roberts, the court's tenuous conservative majority doesn't act quickly, but it acts eventually -- and it doesn't mind uprooting a few precedents or statutes along the way": Richard Wolf will have this article Monday in USA Today.
Posted at 11:50 PM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Senate confirms Stevens to state Supreme Court seat": The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has a news update that begins, "The Senate voted unanimously today to confirm Judge Correale Stevens to fill a pivotal vacancy on the state Supreme Court."

The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has an update headlined "Judge Correale Stevens to fill Pa. Supreme Court seat left vacant by Joan Orie Melvin."

And The Associated Press reports that "Stevens approved for Pa. Supreme Court vacancy."
Posted at 11:48 PM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Worries Swirl Over California's Initiatives; Supreme Court's Dismissal of State's Gay-Marriage Ban Raises Concerns that the Move Sets Precedent Limiting Voter Power": Tamara Audi will have this article in Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal.

You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.
Posted at 11:26 PM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"How Patton Boggs got mired in an epic legal battle with Chevron over jungle oil pits": This lengthy article appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Grumpy Old Scalia v. Those Pesky Kids": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 11:20 PM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"War in the Supreme Court: Ron Castille and Seamus McCaffery Just Can't Get Along; As allegations of impropriety pile up against Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery, the real story may be his strained relationship with Chief Justice Ron Castille; Here, the inside tale of the very personal feud that's tearing the state's highest court apart." This article appears in the July 2013 issue of Philadelphia Magazine.
Posted at 06:04 PM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Supreme Ct. to consider fight over frozen assets": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"An Athens story: From sharecropping to the U.S. Supreme Court." Today's edition of The Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald contains an article that begins, "When Fred Smith Jr. reports for work this week, the native Athenian will achieve something unimaginable by his forebears from just two generations ago. He is among the new crop of U.S. Supreme Court law clerks. Starting Monday, Smith will spend the next year working for Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor."
Posted at 09:47 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Fewer elections for top court would restore civility, public trust, special task force says": This article appeared yesterday in The Wisconsin State Journal.

And The Associated Press reports that "Panel suggests term limits for state Supreme Court; Task force of attorneys recommends one 16-year term for justices."
Posted at 09:44 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Supreme Court term ends with no easy way to label it": Bill Mears of CNN.com has this news analysis.
Posted at 09:42 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Why states that ban gay marriage are resting easy after Supreme Court rulings: As gay marriage supporters celebrate this week's rulings at the US Supreme Court, states that prohibit same-sex marriage are also elated, reassured that their bans are not in legal jeopardy." The Christian Science Monitor has this report.

And USA Today reports that "Polygamists find promise in Supreme Court decisions; Polygamists view the Supreme Court's repeal of DOMA and Prop 8 as a step towards wider social -- and in turn, legal -- acceptance of polygamy; Legal scholars, on the other hand, are not as optimistic."
Posted at 09:40 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"The Supreme Court's new view of equal justice; This term's landmark decisions mark a fresh beginning for gay rights, and the end of an era for old civil rights laws": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 09:38 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Supreme Court ruling puts new focus on whether Texas' 'Top 10 Percent' admissions rule is working": This article appears today in The Dallas Morning News.
Posted at 09:35 AM by Howard Bashman




Sunday, June 30, 2013

"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: DOMA and Prop 8, finding the light." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:30 AM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"Don't let DOMA fool you -- the Supreme Court is restricting your rights": Law professor David Cole has this essay online at The Washington Post.
Posted at 10:44 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"Suicide by Pills Is Cited in Death of Guantanamo Detainee": Charlie Savage has this article today in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"A Damaging Decision on Generic Drugs": This editorial appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:38 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"For gay marriage, the battle now moves to the states": Juliet Eilperin and Ruth Tam will have this article Sunday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"Secret-court judges upset at portrayal of 'collaboration' with government": In Sunday's edition of The Washington Post, Carol D. Leonnig, Ellen Nakashima, and Barton Gellman will have an article that begins, "Recent leaks of classified documents have pointed to the role of a special court in enabling the government's secret surveillance programs, but members of the court are chafing at the suggestion that they were collaborating with the executive branch."
Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"The Real John Roberts Emerges": Linda Greenhouse will have this essay in the Sunday Review section of tomorrow's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:24 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"The Talented Justice Kagan": Lincoln Caplan will have this editorial notebook essay in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.

This afternoon, at The Aspen Institute's Aspen Ideas Festival, law professor Jeffrey Rosen interviewed Justice Elena Kagan. You can view the interview on YouTube beginning at the two-hour and 53-minute mark. As first reported by two careful viewers of the interview (see here and here), Justice Kagan once again listed her must-read law blogs (at the three-hour and 11-minute mark of the YouTube video).
Posted at 10:03 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"Momentous Supreme Court term ends with flourish": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:32 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

C-SPAN has posted online two video segments from this morning's program at the Fourth Circuit's Judicial Conference: You can access video segments titled "Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review" and "Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts."

In news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Roberts says high court asks too many questions."
Posted at 03:28 PM by Howard Bashman




Saturday, June 29, 2013

"U.S. Senate schedules vote on Wyoming AG's nomination for Tenth [Circuit]": The Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune has this report.
Posted at 03:20 PM by Howard Bashman




Friday, June 28, 2013

"Reinhardt's Report Card: At Supreme Court, Success Amid Slapdowns." Scott Graham of The Recorder has this report.
Posted at 11:28 PM by Howard Bashman



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