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Friday, September 19, 2014

“The Senate and the Courts: The federal judiciary will follow the election returns.” Edward Whelan has this article in the September 29, 2014 issue of The Weekly Standard.

Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judiciary to Restore Online Access to Case Archives”: Jacob Gershman has this post at’s “Law Blog.”

Posted at 4:58 PM by Howard Bashman

In papers of interest recently posted at SSRN: Law professor Sharon Elizabeth Rush has an article titled “Federalism, Diversity, Equality, and Article III Judges: Geography, Identity, and Bias” (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

Law professor Rochelle C. Dreyfuss has an article titled “Abolishing Exclusive Jurisdiction in the Federal Circuit: A Response to Judge Wood” (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

Law professor Marc O. DeGirolami has posted an essay titled “Constitutional Contraction: Religion and the Roberts Court” (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

And law professor Bert I. Huang has posted a paper titled “Surprisingly Punitive Damages” (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

Posted at 3:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Online court archive PACER says it will restore access to missing records”: Andrea Peterson has this entry today at “The Switch” blog of The Washington Post.

Posted at 3:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pregnancy discrimination: Special delivery.” At the “Democracy in America” blog of The Economist, Steven Mazie has a post that begins, “Activists on warring sides of the abortion debate rarely take the same position when it comes to Supreme Court cases involving women’s rights.”

Posted at 10:58 AM by Howard Bashman

“NC court candidates talk experience, fairness”: The Associated Press has a report that begins, “Two recent targets of hard-knuckled ads in their run for North Carolina Supreme Court seats said Wednesday they’re worried big outside money is harming the public’s perception of the courts and discouraging potential future candidates.”

Posted at 8:57 AM by Howard Bashman

“Law firm’s success is behind $50M gift to Drexel”: In today’s edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Chris Mondics has an article that begins, “They say it is good to be king. It might be better, though, to be a very successful trial lawyer.”

Posted at 8:33 AM by Howard Bashman