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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

“Obama’s top judicial nominee wins Republicans’ praise”: Richard Wolf will have this article Thursday in USA Today.

In Thursday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal, Evan Perez will have an article headlined “GOP Senator Likely to Back Key Judicial Nominee.” You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.

Deseret News reports that “Orrin Hatch, Mike Lee and shaping tomorrow’s Supreme Court.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “Obama nominee to key appeals court sails through hearing.”

Bloomberg News reports that “Senate Republicans Show Scant Opposition to Court Nominee.”

Todd Ruger of The National Law Journal reports that “Confirmation hearing turns political for D.C. Circuit nominee.”

And Main Justice reports that “Srinivasan Hearing Dominated by Debate Over Judicial Vacancies.”

Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“NY appeals court puts stop to Madoff SEC lawsuit”: The Associated Press has this report.

Nate Raymond of Reuters has an article headlined “Victims of Madoff fraud can’t sue SEC: appeals court.”

Bloomberg News reports that “Madoff Investors Can’t Sue SEC, U.S. Appeals Court Rules.”

And Peter Lattman of The New York Times has a blog post titled “Court Expresses Antipathy for S.E.C. in Handling of Madoff Case.”

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

Posted at 5:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“A question of balance: Conflicting views on intellectual diversity in legal education.” The Harvard Gazette has a report that begins, “At Harvard Law School on Friday, a panel of four leading legal scholars examined a single question: Is there a lack of intellectual diversity at law schools?”

You can access video from the conference online via this link.

Posted at 12:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Who Is Sri Srinivasan, Obama’s ‘Supreme Court Nominee in Waiting?'” Adam Serwer has this blog post online at Mother Jones.

Srinivasan’s confirmation hearing for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is scheduled to get underway before the U.S. Senate‘s Judiciary Committee at 2:30 p.m. eastern time today. You can access the video of the hearing online via this link once underway. And a copy of Srinivasan’s answers to the Judiciary Committee’s questionnaire can be accessed here.

Posted at 12:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“A federal judge takes on ‘copyright trolls’; Prenda Law Inc. made a business out of extracting settlements from people who had downloaded porn movies; Now it’s in legal hot water”: Columnist Michael Hiltzik has this essay today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 9:06 AM by Howard Bashman