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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

“NY court restores lawsuit against billionaire”: The Associated Press has a report that begins, “A lawsuit accusing multibillionaire hedge fund founder Steven A. Cohen of hiding assets in a 1990 divorce was reinstated Wednesday — the latest chapter in a long-running legal battle with his ex-wife.”

You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.

Posted at 2:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Racist Obama e-mail leads judge to retire”: Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this statement by Chief Judge Alex Kozinski.

Update: In other coverage, at her “Trial Insider” blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled “Montana Judge Behind Racist Obama Email Retires.”

And The Associated Press reports that “Judge to retire after sending racist Obama email.”

Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“Lawmakers likely to battle over anti-abortion measure”: This article appears today in The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch.

The Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser reports today that “Senate passes bill further restricting abortion clinics.” reports that “Lawmakers give final approval to abortion clinic legislation, bill goes to Gov. Robert Bentley.”

Reuters reports that “Alabama Senate passes bill tightening rules for abortion clinics.”

The Associated Press reports that “Ala. lawmakers tighten rules for abortion clinics.”

Earlier, Monday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal contained an article headlined “States Harden Views Over Laws Governing Abortion.”

And yesterday at’s Verdict, law professor Joanna L. Grossman had an essay titled “What’s the Matter with North Dakota and Arkansas? Two State Legislatures Pass Highly Restrictive and Unconstitutional Abortion Laws.”

Posted at 9:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“Alabama tells U.S. Supreme Court nine other states also want arguments on immigration law”: Brian Lawson of The Huntsville Times has this report.

Posted at 8:50 AM by Howard Bashman