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Friday, May 24, 2013

“Diabetes in California schools: State’s high court to hear legal battle over insulin shots.” Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this update.

Posted at 8:36 PM by Howard Bashman

“In Fourth Circuit, a Spotlight on Warrantless GPS Tracking”: Mike Scarcella has this post today at “The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times.”

Posted at 4:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judges may ‘cut and paste’ when writing their judgments: Supreme Court.” Kirk Makin of The Toronto Globe and Mail has a news update that begins, “Judges can incorporate material they didn’t write into their judgments provided they apply themselves diligently to the issues in the case, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled this morning.”

The Vancouver Sun has a news update headlined “Supreme Court OK with B.C. judge who copied one side’s submissions in ruling.”

Canadian Press reports that “Supreme Court of Canada OK with judge who copied ruling from plaintiff’s written submissions.”

And CBC News reports that “Top court reinstates $4M award in plagiarizing-judge suit; B.C. judge hearing medical lawsuit copied parts of ruling from plaintiff submission.”

You can acces today’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada at this link.

Posted at 3:51 PM by Howard Bashman

“The 6th Circuit splits with 2nd and 9th, lowers bar for securities claims”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.

Posted at 3:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Argument Audio: The Four Holdout Circuits.” Michelle Olsen has this post today at her blog, “Appellate Daily.”

Posted at 2:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals court hears arguments in Wilmington public housing gun case”: Sean O’Sullivan of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware has a report that begins, “Having lost a federal court battle over restricting guns in Wilmington’s public housing, plaintiffs backed by the National Rifle Association asked an appeals court [yesterday] morning to send the matter back to Delaware courts.”

You can access at this link (18.2 MB Windows Media audio file) the audio of yesterday’s oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Posted at 12:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court’s Ruling in Arlington v. FCC Highlights Debate Over the Meaning and Future of Chevron Deference Doctrine in Administrative Law”: Law professor Vikram David Amar has this essay today at’s Verdict.

Posted at 9:10 AM by Howard Bashman

“Obama wades back into debates over drones, Guantanamo Bay”: Josh Gerstein and Jennifer Epstein of have this report.

Posted at 9:04 AM by Howard Bashman