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Saturday, January 12, 2013

"Wisconsin Supreme Court race could shape several key rulings": In Sunday's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patrick Marley will have an article that begins, "The spring race for state Supreme Court will determine the course the state's fractured high court takes for years as it likely addresses limits on collective bargaining and Wisconsin's stalled voter ID law."
Posted at 11:09 PM by Howard Bashman

"'My Beloved World' By Sonia Sotomayor": Law professor Jay Wexler has this book review in The Boston Globe.
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Contraception coverage heads to high court": In today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has an article that begins, "In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's narrow decision to uphold the federal health care law, another challenge to the mandate for insurance coverage is headed toward the court. This one involves contraception, religion and, most likely, corporate 'personhood.'"
Posted at 05:47 PM by Howard Bashman

"Prominent porn producer suing L.A. County over new condom law; Vivid Entertainment, one of the nation's most prominent porn producers, is suing Los Angeles County in federal court to overturn a new law requiring actors to wear condoms during filming": This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times. reports that "Adult Entertainment Industry Files Suit Challenging Measure B."

And Mark Kernes of AVN News has a report headlined "So...What's That Measure B Lawsuit All About?"

You can view the complaint initiating suit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California at this link.
Posted at 05:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"High court to hear case on Port of L.A.'s Clean Truck Program; The trucking industry is challenging rules that Los Angeles adopted five years ago to reduce air pollution from trucks at the nation's busiest port": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 05:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"At one point, he singlehandedly liberated 20 percent of US law." Today at "Boing Boing," Cory Doctorow has a post titled "RIP, Aaron Swartz" (via Denise Howell).

Back on February 2009, John Schwartz of The New York Times has an article headlined "An Effort to Upgrade a Court Archive System to Free and Easy."
Posted at 12:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"Makers of Violent Video Games Marshal Support to Fend Off Regulation": Eric Lichtblau has this article today in The New York Times.
Posted at 12:03 PM by Howard Bashman

"Can police use your silence against you? Supreme Court to decide; The Supreme Court is reviewing a case in which a Texas man's silence while voluntarily answering police questions was presented as evidence at trial; His murder conviction was upheld on appeal." Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has this report.
Posted at 09:14 AM by Howard Bashman

"Justices to Hear Case on Groups' Free Speech": Adam Liptak has this article today in The New York Times.

In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined "Supreme Court to decide restrictions on groups fighting HIV/AIDS."

In today's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage has an article headlined "Supreme Court to hear free speech case on anti-prostitution rule; Congress requires groups receiving funds to fight HIV and AIDS globally to have a standard opposing prostitution; Justices will hear the case in spring."

And in today's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin has an article headlined "High Court to Rule on U.S. Forcing Charities to Adopt Views." You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.
Posted at 09:12 AM by Howard Bashman

"Man Taking Generic Drug Can Sue Branded Maker": Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article that begins, "The Alabama Supreme Court ruled on Friday that a patient could sue a brand-name company for failing to warn about a drug's risks even though he had taken a generic version of the product that the company did not make."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the Supreme Court of Alabama at this link (via "Lightfoot Appellate Watch").
Posted at 09:03 AM by Howard Bashman

"Alabama Supreme Court: Unborn children protected under state's chemical endangerment law." The Birmingham News has this report.

And today's edition of The Montgomery Advertiser contains an article headlined "Strange: Alabama Supreme Court ruling protects 'all life'; Chemical endangerment statute includes the unborn, justices state."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the Supreme Court of Alabama at this link (via "Lightfoot Appellate Watch").
Posted at 09:00 AM by Howard Bashman

"Sotomayor Opens Up About Childhood, Marriage In 'Beloved World'": Nina Totenberg has this report online at, along with a report headlined "A Justice Deliberates: Sotomayor On Love, Health And Family."
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman

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