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Sunday, October 23, 2016

"Juvenile offenders in legal limbo; Although life sentences without parole banned for youths, 68 state inmates not likely to benefit": Cara Lombardo has this front page article in today's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Posted at 12:23 PM by Howard Bashman

"Republicans on ballot seek to extend dominance on Ohio Supreme Court": Randy Ludlow of The Columbus Dispatch has this report.
Posted at 12:21 PM by Howard Bashman

Saturday, October 22, 2016

"The Threat Of A Right-Wing Supreme Court: Analyzing Trump's Prospective Justices." Marjorie Cohn has this essay online at The Huffington Post.
Posted at 08:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"Blunt stands by Trump and his possible Supreme Court picks, including judge from St. Louis": Celeste Bott of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has this report.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Why It Matters: Supreme Court." Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to make opera debut": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:34 PM by Howard Bashman

"Is the Supreme Court counting on getting a ninth justice in January?" Juliet Eilperin and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post have this report.
Posted at 08:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court legacy": Ariane de Vogue of has this report.
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman

Friday, October 21, 2016

"Court to get one, maybe two, big cases on war crimes": Lyle Denniston has this blog post today.
Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court considers claim against agent in fatal cross-border shooting": Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court considers Arizona cross-border shooting case."

You can view via YouTube at this link today's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court revives lawsuit by Abu Ghraib inmates": The Associated Press has this report.

And Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post reports that "Iraqis Who Sued Over Torture At Abu Ghraib Win New Round In Court; The long-running case seeks to hold accountable a military contractor blamed for egregious abuses."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"Short-handed Supreme Court delays action in 3 cases": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman

"Why doesn't Clarence Thomas get his due? He's a black man who challenged liberal orthodoxy; After a remarkable 25-year career on the nation's highest court, the fact that he's not celebrated by all Americans is a travesty." Mark Paoletta has this entry today at the "PostEverything" blog of The Washington Post.
Posted at 07:05 PM by Howard Bashman

"Alito delights Shea's crowd with insights into Supreme Court": Jay Tokasz has this front page article in today's edition of The Buffalo News.
Posted at 06:38 PM by Howard Bashman

"After 25 years, Clarence Thomas still dissents": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 01:35 PM by Howard Bashman

"Worse Than Trump: The GOP's Merrick Garland blockade is more disastrous for democracy than anything Donald Trump will do after Election Day." Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Fighting Clinton's Court Nominees? That's Crazy." Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman

"Flake says it might be Garland time": Burgess Everett of has this report.
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"Geoffrey Stone - Public Affairs - 2016-10-12": Public Affairs TV with Jeff Berkowitz has posted on YouTube this interview with law professor Geoffrey R. Stone discussing the upcoming presidential election and its impact on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted at 09:30 AM by Howard Bashman

"College of Law Dean Craig Boise described as the 'most interesting man in the world'": Alex Erdekian of The Daily Orange, the student newspaper of Syracuse University, has this report.
Posted at 09:27 AM by Howard Bashman

Law professor Josh Blackman's foray into physical fitness while clerking for the Sixth Circuit gives rise to the Petition of the Day at "SCOTUSblog": You can access the petition for writ of certiorari at this link.
Posted at 09:22 AM by Howard Bashman

"Military Can Try Guantanamo Detainee for Conspiracy, Court Rules; Ruling, involving bin Laden follower, could lead to expanded military prosecutions": Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

And in today's edition of The Washington Post, Ann E. Marimow has an article headlined "Appeals court upholds conspiracy conviction of Guantanamo Bay detainee."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's en banc D.C. Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 09:18 AM by Howard Bashman

"Kagan and Urofsky share admiration for Justice Louis Brandeis": Andrew Hamm has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 09:12 AM by Howard Bashman

Thursday, October 20, 2016

"The Great Supreme Court Debate": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 11:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"Harvard students object to use of personal data in admissions bias suit": Josh Gerstein of has this report.
Posted at 10:36 PM by Howard Bashman

Seventh Circuit affirms denial of preliminary injunction against Illinois's restrictions on concealed carry of guns by nonresidents: Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner wrote today's ruling on behalf of the majority on a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 09:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"Felon's air-powered BB gun is no 'firearm,' Minnesota Supreme Court rules": Rachel E. Stassen-Berger of The Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota has this report.

And Liz Sawyer of The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that "Minnesota's Supreme Court overturns felony conviction, rules that BB gun is not a firearm; Supreme Court vacates conviction for possession."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the Supreme Court of Minnesota at this link.
Posted at 09:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Immigrants, advocates keenly watch Iowa Supreme Court case": Grant Rodgers of The Des Moines Register has an article that begins, "The Iowa Supreme Court's decision on whether a county attorney has the authority to prosecute a Mexican immigrant on a charge of felony identify theft and forgery could break legal ground and have serious implications for undocumented immigrants being urged by the federal government to come out of the shadows."

And at "On Brief: Iowa's Appellate Blog," Rox Laird has a post titled "Iowa Supreme Court argument recap: Justices keep cards close to the vest in immigration case."
Posted at 09:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"Alaska Supreme Court goes to Valley school to hear case of smelly septage": Zaz Hollander of Alaska Dispatch News has this report.
Posted at 09:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"Trump's Striking Lack of Interest in the Supreme Court: It's the issue many conservatives care about most -- but when Clinton blew an answer at the debate, the Republican nominee didn't even seem to notice." Matt Ford of The Atlantic has this report.

And online at The Los Angeles Times, law professor Erwin Chemerinsky has an essay titled "What was left unsaid about the Supreme Court and the future of your constitutional rights in the last debate."
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in Buffalo tonight for invite-only event": Aaron Besecker of The Buffalo News has this report.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Columbia church finds itself at center of U.S. Supreme Court squabble": Rick Montgomery has this front page article in today's edition of The Kansas City Star.
Posted at 08:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Supreme Court's Election Day 'Doomsday scenario'": Ariane de Vogue of has this report.
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman

In today's mail: I received a complimentary copy of the book "Business and the Roberts Court," edited by law professor Jonathan H. Adler.
Posted at 06:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"The candidates and the Constitution": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post today.
Posted at 04:33 PM by Howard Bashman

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