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Thursday, July 18, 2013

“Judge upholds stay of Hill’s execution”: Bill Rankin of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a news update that begins, “A Fulton County judge on Thursday kept in place a stay of execution for condemned killer Warren Hill, expressing concern that a new state law that shields from public view the identities of those who make and supply Georgia’s lethal injection drugs is unconstitutional.”

Posted at 5:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal Circuit Nominee Gets Senate Judiciary Approval”: Todd Ruger has this post at “The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times.”

Posted at 2:35 PM by Howard Bashman

Majority on divided three-judge Sixth Circuit panel affirms entry of $65 million summary judgment against the former operators of ClassicStar’s now-defunct mare lease program: You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.

Daily Racing Form covered the district court’s summary judgment ruling in an article headlined “Judge awards $65 million to plaintiffs in ClassicStar mare-lease program fraud.”

And in other coverage of the district court’s ruling, reported that “$65 Million Awarded to ClassicStar Investors.”

Update: In early news coverage of today’s ruling, The Associated Press reports that “Court upholds $66 million judgment in fraud case.”

Posted at 11:30 AM by Howard Bashman

“Wyoming attorney general to take oath as federal judge”: Today’s edition of The Casper Star-Tribune contains an article that begins, “Wyoming Attorney General Gregory Phillips will be sworn in as a federal appeals court judge Monday afternoon in a brief low-key ceremony in the chambers of Federal District Judge Alan Johnson in Cheyenne.”

Posted at 10:00 AM by Howard Bashman

“It’s round two of ‘Docs vs. Glocks’ in Miami federal appeals court Thursday”: Jay Weaver has this article today in The Miami Herald.

Posted at 9:24 AM by Howard Bashman

“Senator Lee Criticizes Chief Justice in New E-Book”: Michelle Olsen has this post today at her “Appellate Daily” blog.

Posted at 9:23 AM by Howard Bashman

“Why the Solicitor General Should Ask the Supreme Court to Reverse the Fourth Circuit’s Decision in Samantar”: John Bellinger had this post recently at the “Lawfare” blog.

Posted at 7:51 AM by Howard Bashman

“University of Louisville librarian has become an expert on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis; U of L archivist delves into life, career of jurist”: The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Kentucky has this report.

Posted at 7:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“High court ruling could have major impact on young killers; State Supreme Court to whether teen killers will get new sentencing hearings”: The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania contains this article today.

Posted at 7:48 AM by Howard Bashman