"Court rules that consumers can sue manufacturers over misleading claims; The decision resolves a battle between consumers and business over the scope of Proposition 64, a 2004 measure intended to reduce 'shakedown' suits":
Maura Dolan will have this article
Friday in The Los Angeles Times.
And Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has a news update headlined "Customers can still sue over phony labels."
You can access today's ruling of the Supreme Court of California at this link.
"Obama nominates Manglona to US District Court for NMI; Kilili, Fitial: A proud day for the islands." This article
appears Friday in The Saipan Tribune.
"Sotomayor touts bipartisan seating at Obama speech":
The Associated Press has this report
You can view archived video of Justice Sonia Sotomayor's lecture this afternoon at Kansas State University via this link.
En banc Fourth Circuit considers deadline for removing lawsuit from state court to federal court in multi-defendant suit when the defendants do not all receive service of process on the same day:
According to a law review article quoted in the opinion concurring in the judgment:
All pertinent sections of the removal statute contemplate cases with more than one defendant, except for sec. 1446(b). This conspicuous omission has created the most serious statutory construction problem when removal is sought in multidefendant actions.
You can access today's 7-5 en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
on the removal timing issue at this link
"Lee to join Hatch on Judiciary Committee":
The Salt Lake Tribune has this news update
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," David Ingram has a post titled "Blumenthal, Lee Join Senate Judiciary Committee."
"Rahm Emanuel back in mayoral race after Supreme Court rules 7-0":
Abdon M. Pallasch and Fran Spielman have a news update
that begins, "Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled."
The Chicago Tribune has a news update headlined "Supreme Court: Emanuel on Chicago mayor ballot."
And The New York Times has a news update headlined "Court Allows Emanuel on Ballot for Chicago Mayor."
You can access today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Illinois at this link.
Judge and juror: This interesting article
appears today in The Washington Post.
"Hawaii senators hold prayer despite vote to end it":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A group of nine Hawaii senators held hands, bowed their heads and sought God's blessing Wednesday, signaling that they'll still pray despite a vote last week to abandon official invocations. Fears of court challenges compelled the state Senate to end prayers, making it the first legislative body in the nation to do so."
"By skipping Obama speech, justices bring politics to court":
The Boston Globe contains this editorial
"Closed door Wisconsin Supreme Court meeting riles some justices; Public sessions set on disputes over finances, rules": This article
appears today in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
"Duffly is narrowly approved for SJC":
The Boston Globe today contains an article
that begins, "Governor Deval Patrick's Supreme Judicial Court nominee won narrow approval yesterday, averting potential embarrassment to the governor on a pick that few saw as controversial when she was initially chosen."
And The Associated Press reports that "Governor's Council approves Duffly for Mass. SJC."
"Geography could be factor for nominators":
In today's edition of The Des Moines Register, Grant Schulte has an article
that begins, "Some members of the state panel that nominates finalists to the Iowa Supreme Court suggested this week they will consider applicants from outside the Des Moines area as a way to add geographic diversity to the bench."
"Senate Democrats Drop Campaign to Limit Filibuster": This article
appears today in The New York Times.