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Monday, March 25, 2019

“Emulex shareholders to SCOTUS: Our right to sue is not at issue in this case.” Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.

Posted at 9:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Lawyer ‘Rackets’ Spur Judges to Nix More Cozy Class-Action Deals”: Edvard Pettersson of Bloomberg News has this report.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“A ‘view’ from the courtroom: From the Federal Register to the Stanley Cup.” Mark Walsh has this post at “SCOTUSblog.”

Posted at 7:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Candidates each raise more than $1 million since Wisconsin Supreme Court race began”: Molly Beck of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report.

Posted at 7:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ninth Circuit Weighs City Liability in SF Pier Shooting”: Back in November 2018, Nicholas Iovino of Courthouse News Service had an article that begins, “A Ninth Circuit judge suggested Thursday that the family of a 32-year-old woman shot dead on a San Francisco pier might get a second chance to hold the city liable for not helping immigration police deport her suspected killer.”

Today, however, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this decision affirming the dismissal of a general negligence claim against San Francisco brought by the parents of Kathryn Steinle, the victim of the shooting.

Posted at 1:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democratic Candidates Urged to Back Supreme Court Overhaul; Proposals could be risky after GOP base was energized by court fights in 2016, 2018 elections”: Joshua Jamerson of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Won’t Hear Company’s Appeal in Mueller Subpoena Case”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court won’t hear appeal from company resisting Mueller subpoena.”

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court denies appeal in mystery Mueller grand jury case.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “U.S. top court rebuffs mystery company in Mueller subpoena fight.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Mystery Company in Mueller Subpoena Fight Loses at Supreme Court.”

Ariane de Vogue of CNN reports that “Supreme Court rejects foreign company’s bid to review Mueller subpoena.”

Lydia Wheeler of The Hill reports that “Supreme Court refuses to hear mystery grand jury fight.”

And Katie Galioto of Politico reports that “Mystery firm fighting Mueller won’t get Supreme Court appeal; The battle has been one of the more enigmatic subplots of Mueller’s just-concluded probe.”

Posted at 1:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Four Law School alumni to clerk on Supreme Court next term; Graduates continue 47-year streak; overall clerkship numbers continue record growth”: Becky Beaupre Gillespie of UChicago News has this report.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“In ‘The Chief,’ An Enigmatic, Conservative John Roberts Walks A Political Tightrope”: Nina Totenberg had this audio segment on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman

“At Supreme Court, Racial Justice an Elusive Goal”: Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, “Jost on Justice.”

Posted at 8:04 AM by Howard Bashman

“Will the Supreme Court End Gerrymandering? Arguments Begin This Week.” Michael Wines of The New York Times has this report.

Pete Williams of NBC News reports that “Supreme Court to hear gerrymandering cases against Democrats, Republicans; The court hears two challenges to redrawn boundaries for congressional districts in North Carolina and Maryland.”

And Ariane de Vogue of CNN reports that “Supreme Court will hear 2 critical partisan gerrymander cases.”

Posted at 8:02 AM by Howard Bashman