"Court Hears Arguments in Online Defamation Case":
The Texas Tribune has this report
And The Associated Press reports that "Defamatory online posts revisited by Texas court."
You can access the video of today's oral argument in the Supreme Court of Texas at this link. And you can access the briefs and other filings in the case via this link.
"Wis. judges on 7th Circuit uphold jail booking fee, over strong dissent":
Today at the "Proof & Hearsay" blog of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Bruce Vielmetti has this post
reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
"Presidential power case before court hinges on history; Issues ranging from same-sex marriage to legislative prayer also have offered justices a difficult question: How much weight should be given to centuries of historical practices?"
Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report
"Recap: Virginia Supreme Court Hearing on FOIA, Scientific Research, and Michael Mann."
Michael Halpern has this post
today at "The Equation" blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists.
"Silence suggests Supreme Court divided over contraception case":
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this news update
"Moldy washers cases put class actions in U.S. top court's spotlight":
Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report
"Supreme Court will hear dispute over presidential appointments":
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau has this report
"Dude, You Can't Copyright That Hookah."
David Kravets has this post
today at Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog.
My earlier coverage of today's Ninth Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
"Sen. John Cornyn blesses nomination of Gregg Costa to the Fifth Circuit":
John Council has this post
today at the "Tex Parte" blog of Texas Lawyer.
"Reining in Crazy Class-Action Lawsuits: Consumers will pay the price if the Supreme Court doesn't stop the madness."
Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association, has this essay
today at National Review Online.
"Same-sex marriage and 'perk' time":
The "Utah Crime & Courts" blog of The Salt Lake Tribune has this post
And The Associated Press reports that "Group seeks fed recognition for Utah gay marriages."
"We must decide whether the shape of a hookah water container is entitled to copyright protection."
So begins an opinion
that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
"Judicial Nominee Votes Delayed On Capitol Hill":
Todd Ruger has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"Eyes On The Courts: 2014 Will Be Pivotal For Voting Rights."
Law professor Richard L. Hasen
-- author of the "Election Law Blog
" -- has this essay
online today at TPM Cafe.
"Filibuster Reform Puts A Twist On SCOTUS Recess-Appointment Case":
Sahil Kapur of TPM DC has this report
"Why Sonia Sotomayor doesn't wear dentures":
Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report
"3 Big Questions About The 1,360 Same-Sex Couples Married In Utah; Although the Utah governor and attorney general attempted to clarify the situation for the couples on Wednesday, the questions -- and, likely, lawsuits -- are just beginning":
Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed has this report
"Constitution Check: Are there no limits on Second Amendment rights?"
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
"Polygamy as Lifestyle Choice, and a Reality TV Brand":
John Schwartz has this article
today in The New York Times.