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Friday, June 6, 2014

“‘Cold Fish’ Memo on Justice Breyer Surfaces in Clinton Papers”: Jess Bravin has this post at’s “Washington Wire” blog.

Posted at 9:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals court to redo terror case hearing that went unrecorded”: The Chicago Tribune has a news update that begins, “In an unprecedented mulligan, the federal appeals court in Chicago decided to redo oral arguments in a local terrorism case after it was revealed earlier this week that court personnel failed to record the initial hearing.”

And Josh Gerstein of has a blog post titled “Court orders rare re-do in surveillance case.”

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

Posted at 8:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judges’ Financial Reports Reveal Extensive Travel; Judges navigate ethics rules when they travel”: Zoe Tillman will have this article in Monday’s edition of The National Law Journal.

Posted at 6:11 PM by Howard Bashman

Programming note: I am visiting an appellate client located out-of-town today. As a result, additional posts will appear here this evening.

Posted at 7:12 AM by Howard Bashman

“More Clinton White House records to be released”: The Associated Press has this article, which reports that the documents to be released today cover “a wide range of topics including * * * the Supreme Court nominations of Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer.”

Posted at 7:08 AM by Howard Bashman

“Aereo wants a TV revolution, if the Supreme Court will let it; Can a daring entrepreneur from Newton and his team of technologists upend the way we watch TV? Only if the Supreme Court doesn’t quash their idea first.” This article will appear in this upcoming Sunday’s edition of The Boston Globe’s Globe Sunday magazine.

Posted at 6:52 AM by Howard Bashman