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Thursday, June 12, 2014

“Merck, Pfizer, HSBC could be big winners from shareholder case”: Andrew Longstreth of Reuters has a report that begins, “Within the next two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in a major case that could make it much harder for shareholders to band together against public companies in securities fraud class actions.”

Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Says Coca-Cola Can Be Sued Over Juice Drink”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this news update.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has a news update headlined “Supreme Court says Coca-Cola can be sued over juice drink label.”

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined “Supreme Court: Juice makers can be sued for ‘tricking’ consumers.”

Richard Wolf of USA Today has a report headlined “Justices: Coke’s pomegranate juice not the real thing.”

At his “Suits & Sentences” blog, Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau has a post titled “POM Wonderful wins at Supreme Court.”

And at “The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times,” Zoe Tillman and Marcia Coyle have a post titled “Supreme Court Says POM Can Sue Coke for False Advertising.”

Posted at 1:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“The life and legacy of Antonin Scalia: Few Supreme Court justices have garnered as much controversy as Antonin Scalia, and author Bruce Allen Murphy explores Scalia’s complexities in his new biography, ‘Scalia: A Court of One.'” msnbc has posted online this video segment.

Posted at 1:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Thrown Out of Court: How corporations became people you can’t sue.” Lina Khan has this article in the June/July/August 2014 issue of Washington Monthly magazine.

Posted at 1:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Clever piece of code exposes hidden changes to Supreme Court opinions”: Jeff John Roberts has this post today at Gigaom.

Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman

Access online today’s ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court today issued rulings in two argued cases.

1. Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Clark v. Rameker, No. 13-299. You can access the oral argument via this link.

2. And Justice Anthony M. Kennedy delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court (with Justice Stephen G. Breyer not participating) in POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., No. 12-761. You can access the oral argument via this link.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press has reports headlined “Court: Inherited IRAs not protected in bankruptcy” and “Court rules for Pom Wonderful in dispute with Coke.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Coca-Cola Must Face Pomegranate Drink Suit, Court Says.”

And Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “U.S. rules for POM against Coke in labeling dispute.”

Posted at 12:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Oklahoma Supreme Court terminates contract for construction of super website; Oklahoma will try to complete delayed system on its own”: The Oklahoman has an article that begins, “In a move that upset legislators, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has canceled an $11 million contract with the company that was creating a super website of court information.”

Posted at 9:00 AM by Howard Bashman

“Rappers v. Scotus: Who uses a bigger vocabulary, Jay Z or Scalia?” Adam Chilton, Kevin Jiang, and Eric Posner have this essay online at Slate.

Posted at 8:17 AM by Howard Bashman