Sunday, September 25, 2016
"Appeals court revives suit against Husted over inactive voters": Jim Provance of The Toledo Blade has this report.
And Robert Higgs of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that "Federal court says Ohio's system for purging voters violates federal law."
"Court ruling allows Kubsch new trial; Mishawaka man found guilty twice in 1998 killings": The South Bend Tribune has this report on an en banc ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued on Friday.
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"Pharmacy Argues There's A First Amendment Right To Secretly Sell Execution Drugs": Chris McDaniel and Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News have this report.
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"Court upholds Arizona ballot qualifying timeline for minor parties": Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star has this report.
And Adam DeRose of Cronkite News reports that "Court upholds state's rules for political parties to get on the ballot."
"Court Leader or Leading Dissenter? Chief Justice's Fate Tied to Election." Adam Liptak will have this article in Monday's edition of The New York Times.
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Judge Posner on nominal damages: Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner issued this ruling Friday on behalf of a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
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"Trump's supreme court picks: from Tea Party senator to anti-abortion crusader; Among 10 new names, one is an originalist, one a judicial traditionalist . . . and one said firing a hygienist for 'tempting' a dentist was not unlawful discrimination." Megan Carpentier of The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Matt Ford of The Atlantic has an article headlined "What President Trump's Supreme Court Would Look Like; The Republican candidate successfully wooed Ted Cruz by releasing an expanded list of potential justices."
Deirdre Shesgreen of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that "Local judge makes Trump's new list of potential Supreme Court judges."
Greg Bluestein of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a blog post titled "Donald Trump eyes a Georgia judge as a Supreme Court contender."
Chad Livengood of The Detroit News reports that "Young on Trump's list for high court nominations."
George Bennett of The Palm Beach Post has a blog entry titled "Two Floridians with Bush ties on Donald Trump's list of potential Supreme Court picks."
And Corey Hutchins of The Colorado Independent reports that "Trump looks to Colorado for potential Supreme Court justices."
"Bring on the Ballot Selfies! Why snapping a photo in the voting booth is good for democracy." Mark Joseph Stern has this essay online at Slate.
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"U.S. Supreme Court has reasons to duck transgender rights fight": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
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Saturday, September 24, 2016
"Why the Supreme Court Should Take On Political Corruption in Wisconsin": Lincoln Caplan has this post online at The New Yorker.
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"After Half-Century on Third Circuit, Leonard Garth Dies at 95": David Gialanella of the New Jersey Law Journal has this report.
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"Obama's Clean Power Plan Heads to Court: What to Know; His signature environmental policy achievement faces its first legal test." Jennifer A Dlouhy and Andrew M Harris of Bloomberg News have this report.
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"Are judges for sale? The Supreme Court could decide in pending corruption case." Billy Corriher has this post at ThinkProgress.
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Friday, September 23, 2016
"Lawyer in Judge Thomas Porteous impeachment case suspended again": Drew Broach of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.
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"Justice: Changing course on the bench is not weakness." Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has an article that begins, "Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says a willingness to change course on the bench is not an indication of weakness, but rather a sign of 'fidelity to your judicial oath.'"
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Yelp and the constitutional right to distribute bad reviews": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post today.
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In today's mail: I received a review copy of the book "Richard Posner," by William Domnarski.
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"Supreme Court Justices Won't Answer Questions About Their Health": Tony Mauro of law.com has this report.
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"Trump's New Supreme Court List Favors Swing States Over D.C." Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
And Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post has an article headlined "Donald Trump Expands His Supreme Court Wish List, Because Nothing Matters; Among the new names is Sen. Mike Lee, who quickly said thanks, but no thanks."
"Donald Trump Campaign Releases New List of Potential Supreme Court Picks; List, which includes Utah Sen. Mike Lee, is intended to appeal to conservative holdouts": Michelle Hackman has this post at WSJ.com's "Washington Wire" blog.
And Nick Gass of Politico.com reports that "Sen. Mike Lee shoots down Trump Supreme Court trial balloon."
"Why Justice Kennedy Stonewalled A Reporter Who Asked About Citizens United: Probably why. Likely why. He didn't answer our questions either." Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post has this report.
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"USA TODAY suspends University of Tennessee law professor's column over Charlotte tweet": Megan Boehnke has this front page article in today's edition of The Knoxville News Sentinel.
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Thursday, September 22, 2016
"Prisoners Can't Vote, But They Can Be Redistricted": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
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"Anonymous online critics can't be easily unmasked, Kentucky Supreme Court rules": John Cheves of The Lexington Herald-Leader has an article that begins, "Anonymous critics on the internet can't be unmasked by a defamation lawsuit unless the plaintiff proves with evidence that what they said was false, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in a significant First Amendment decision released Thursday."
"Can insider trading case at SCOTUS help Leon Cooperman?" Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post today.
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"Can Supreme Court Be More Than Election Sound Bite?" Kimberly Robinson of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
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"'Incorrigible' public masturbator shouldn't be locked up for life, Supreme Court says": Aimee Green of The Oregonian has an article that begins, "The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday for the first time reversed a life prison sentence for an unstoppable public masturbator -- saying Oregon's three-strikes-you're-out law for repeat sex offenders isn't always constitutional."
"Litigating Obamacare's race to the Supreme Court in King v. Burwell and Halbig v. Burwell": Josh Blackman has this guest post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
And yesterday evening Blackman had a guest post titled "How the Obama administration's executive actions sabotaged Obamacare."
"When Second Amendment Rights Need Defending: Liberals are failing immigrants, medical marijuana users, and the disabled on gun rights." Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online today at Slate.
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"The OSG and More Potential Cases for 2016": Adam Feldman has this post today at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
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"Parking While Black: The courts are about to decide if police have another legal method for harassing black citizens." Law professor Bennett L. Gershman has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
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"Constitution Check: Might the Supreme Court overrule its own gun rights ruling?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
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"USS Cole victims can get Sudan assets, over U.S. objection: U.S. court." Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling denying panel rehearing that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
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"Why Do Top Attorneys Stay at Boutique Firms?" Melissa Heelan Stanzione of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
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"Widow's appeal of Atlantic Coast Pipeline survey to test property rights amendment before state's highest court": In today's edition of The Richmond Times-Dispatch. Michael Martz has a front page article that begins, "An 83-year-old widow's appeal of Virginia's controversial pipeline survey law will come before the state's highest court to test a constitutional amendment that voters approved almost four years ago to protect private property rights."
And in today's edition of The News Leader of Staunton, Virginia, Gabe Cavallaro has a front page article headlined "County resident's pipeline appeal in Va. Supreme Court."