"Witnesses' inconsistencies of alleged politicking on job likely benefit Melvin":
Friday's edition of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review will contain an article
that begins, "Lawyers didn't deliver any knockout blows during 14 days of testimony in suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin's corruption trial. But legal experts said they didn't expect any."
"National media covers Wisconsin Supreme Court 'Fight Club'":
The Capital Times of Madison, Wisconsin has this report
My most recent earlier coverage appears at this link.
"Supreme Court vs. history: As justices return, key decisions on civil rights, same-sex marriage, new technologies await them."
Tony Mauro will have this op-ed
Friday in USA Today.
"Mecca photo, FBI agent's book, pen refill seized in Guantanamo search of 9/11 plotters' cells":
Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report
"After Hacking Attack, Sentencing Body Asks Blogger for Help":
Jacob Gershman has this post
at WSJ.com's "Law Blog."
According to the Ninth Circuit's web site, "Recordings appear on this site by 12:00 p.m. PT the day after argument."
Except, perhaps, in the case of United States
, No. 11-10669, where the audio of yesterday's oral argument in the home run king's appeal hasn't yet appeared.
My earlier posts collecting news coverage of yesterday's Ninth Circuit oral argument in the case can be accessed here and here.
"Senate confirms Portland lawyer for federal judgeship; The Cape Elizabeth man is easily confirmed for the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals after a year of delays by Republicans": This article
appears today in The Portland Press Herald.
"Justices' hefty IP docket is patently logical":
Reynolds Holding has this essay
online today at Reuters Breakingviews.
"Prosecutor: Kennebunk 'johns' have a right to privacy, too; Maine's highest court is urged to reinstate 46 invasion-of-privacy charges against Mark Strong Sr. in the prostitution case."
The Portland (Me.) Press Herald contains this article
"SCOTUSblog on camera -- Linda Greenhouse interview, Part Four":
Today, "SCOTUSblog" has posted at this link
part four of its interview with former New York Times U.S. Supreme Court
correspondent Linda Greenhouse
"Ronald Dworkin RIP":
Randy Barnett has this post
at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Seventh Circuit issues important bankruptcy decision addressing "whether competition is essential when a plan of reorganization gives an insider an option to purchase equity in exchange for new value":
Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
wrote today's ruling
of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel.
"Jury convicts Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Steven Terry of 3 corruption-related counts":
The Cleveland Plain Dealer published this article
in June 2011 about the jury's verdict in a federal criminal prosecution. The newspaper's other coverage of the trial, while underway, included an article headlined "Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Steven Terry testifies he did nothing wrong when he talked to county Auditor Frank Russo about a case
Today, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the convictions in an opinion written by Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton.
"2nd Circuit finds UBS not liable in lawsuit by attack victims":
Nate Raymond of Reuters has an article
that begins, "A U.S. appeals court refused Thursday to revive a lawsuit against UBS AG by U.S. victims of Hamas and Hezbollah attacks in Israel who claimed the bank aided international terrorism."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
"Grossman elected 127th president of the Harvard Law Review":
Harvard Law School has issued a news release
that begins, "The Harvard Law Review has elected Gillian Grossman '14 as its 127th president. Grossman succeeds Conor Tochilin '13."
"Two appellate-jurisdiction issues; two circuit splits. Next year's moot-court competition?"
Ryan Koopmans has this post
today at "On Brief: Iowa's Appellate Blog."
"The Decline of Oral Argument in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals":
Bruce D. Greenberg has this post
today at his blog, "New Jersey Appellate Law."
"Controversial D.C. Circuit Prospect Among Nominees Clearing Committee":
Todd Ruger has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"Twitter: Free Speech in 140 Characters; The virtues of pseudonymity in an age of full disclosure."
Greg Beato will have this article
in the March 2013 issue of Reason magazine.
"Ronald Dworkin, Legal Philosopher, Dies at 81": This obituary
, written by Adam Liptak, will appear in Friday's edition of The New York Times.
And the New York University School of Law has posted online a news release headlined "In Memoriam: Ronald Dworkin."
Update: The Guardian (UK) has posted online an obituary headlined "Ronald Dworkin: Brilliant philosopher of law who put human dignity at the centre of his moral system."
And Reuters reports that "U.S. legal philosopher Ronald Dworkin dies in London."
"Gov. 1310 Verdicts Leave Door Open for Lawsuits":
Today's edition of The Harvard Crimson contains an article
that begins, "Days after Harvard announced the results of its massive Government 1310 cheating investigation, lawyers who have consulted with accused students say the door is still open for legal challenges against the University."
"Four Years Later, Slain Abortion Doctor's Aide Steps Into the Void": This article
appears today in The New York Times.
"Illinois Supreme Court to meet in Chicago during Springfield rehab":
Crain's Chicago Business has an article
that begins, "Illinois Supreme Court justices will hear cases in Chicago for at least a year while the court's century-old building in Springfield is renovated."
"U.S. Supreme Court considering affirmative action, same-sex marriage cases, Case Western Reserve professor says":
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has this report
And The Chicago Maroon has an article headlined "Law prof. on 'State of the Supreme Court'; Geoffrey Stone discussed last year's most important decisions and previewed some upcoming cases."
"Congress: Is Computer Law Too Tough on Hackers?"
Roll Call has this report
Online at The New Republic, Noam Scheiber has an article headlined "The Real Reason Aaron Swartz Broke Into MIT and JSTOR: The Italian retreat that radicalized the Internet prodigy."
And at Slate, Adam Sneed has a blog post titled "Can Hacktivists Turn Their Current Moment Into Real Change? A Future Tense Event Recap."
"Orie Melvin declines to testify, defense rests":
Paula Reed Ward has this article
today in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
And The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports today that "Melvin will not take stand in her defense."
Closing arguments in the criminal trial against the suspended Pa. Supreme Court justice are scheduled to occur on Friday.
"Supreme Court Preview: Affirmative Action, Gay Marriage, Altered Seeds."
Ariane De Vogue of ABC News has this report
"Obama's speech didn't excite Ginsburg":
Al Kamen and Emily Heil had this post
yesterday at the "In the Loop" blog of The Washington Post.
"US legal scholar Ronald Dworkin dies in UK aged 81":
The Associated Press has this report
And at the "Legal Theory Blog," Lawrence Solum has a post titled "Ronald Dworkin: December 11, 1931 - February 14, 2013" that begins, "I am sad to report that Ronald Dworkin, one of the most important legal theorists of the past sixty years, has passed away."