How Appealing

Thursday, July 4, 2013

“Obama’s new Guantanamo envoy begins work, tours detention center”: Hannah Allam of McClatchy Washington Bureau has this report.

Posted at 11:05 AM by Howard Bashman

“F.D.A. Rule Could Open Generic Drug Makers to Suits”: Today’s edition of The New York Times contains an article that begins, “The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday signaled its intention to permit generic drug makers to make changes to their safety labels, a move that could open the door to lawsuits against generic drug companies for the first time since a Supreme Court decision barred such suits two years ago.”

Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“Reversal Didn’t Soothe Holdout Juror Qualms”: Courthouse News Service has this report on a per curiam order, accompanied by two interesting concurring opinions, that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday in a habeas case that returned to the Ninth Circuit on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court.

It is also worth noting that Chief Judge Alex Kozinski chose to have his concurring opinion appear after the concurring opinion of co-panelist Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt.

Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman