How Appealing

Friday, February 15, 2013

"Texas Senator Goes on Attack and Raises Bipartisan Hackles": Saturday's edition of The New York Times will contain this article about U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX).

And in Sunday's edition of that newspaper, columnist Frank Bruni will have an op-ed titled "The G.O.P.'s Nasty Newcomer."
Posted at 10:26 PM by Howard Bashman



"Farmer's Supreme Court Challenge Puts Monsanto Patents at Risk": This article will appear Saturday in The New York Times.
Posted at 09:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"Jury in Orie Melvin case goes home; to resume Tuesday": The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this news update.

Update: In other coverage, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that "Melvin jury finishes deliberations for the day, will resume on Tuesday."
Posted at 05:48 PM by Howard Bashman



"SCOTUSblog on camera -- Linda Greenhouse interview, Part Five": Today, "SCOTUSblog" has posted at this link part five of its interview with former New York Times U.S. Supreme Court correspondent Linda Greenhouse.
Posted at 05:46 PM by Howard Bashman


"Robert E. Bacharach to Get Full Senate Vote": Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman has a blog post today that begins, "Senate leaders have agreed to a vote on Feb. 25 on the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals."

And The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger reports that "Senate Judiciary approves nomination of Judge Patty Shwartz to high-ranking federal appeals court."
Posted at 05:26 PM by Howard Bashman



"Charter flight from Guantanamo makes emergency landing in Miami": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.
Posted at 05:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Remarks Upon Passing of Renowned Lawyer": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today issued this news release regarding the death from pancreatic cancer earlier today of attorney Sanford "Sandy" Svetcov.
Posted at 04:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"How an Ind. farmer's 'cheap' soybean seeds grew into showdown with agribusiness giant": Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report today.
Posted at 03:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"DNA Collection After Arrest: A Few Thoughts on Maryland v. King." Orin Kerr has this post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
Posted at 03:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"Copyright suit dismissed against Lexis, Westlaw": Reuters has a report that begins, "A federal judge in Manhattan has thrown out a copyright lawsuit brought by an attorney who sued legal research companies Westlaw and LexisNexis, claiming they had unlawfully profited from his copyrighted legal filings."

Update: You can access Monday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York at this link. The ruling states that an opinion explaining the reasons for the court's ruling will follow in due course.
Posted at 03:11 PM by Howard Bashman



"DOJ To Brief Congress On Aaron Swartz Prosecution": Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post has a report that begins, "Justice Department officials will give a congressional briefing Friday afternoon on DOJ's handling of the case against Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who was facing years in prison when he took his own life, a congressional aide tells The Huffington Post."

And in the February 28, 2013 issue of Rolling Stone magazine, David Amsden will have an article headlined "The Brilliant Life and Tragic Death of Aaron Swartz: He was a child prodigy, an Internet pioneer and an activist who refused to back down -- even when the feds tried to break him."
Posted at 02:40 PM by Howard Bashman



"Democrats Should Blame Themselves for the Hagel Filibuster; The Framers didn't mean to let minority parties hijack the Senate; But when the Democrats had a chance to reform the voting rules last month, they threw it away": Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Questions raised about evidence for strip club bill; Lobbyist presents independent study disputing negative effects": The Topeka Capital-Journal has this news update.
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman


"Jury to begin deliberating in Justice Orie Melvin criminal case": The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this news update.

And The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a news update headlined "Melvin jury expected to begin deliberations Friday afternoon."
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"Dworkin's Death Deprives Scalia of His Moral Foil": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 11:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Ninth Circuit's Tips on Brief Writing and Oral Argument": Rebecca A. Copeland has this post today at her blog, "Record on Appeal."
Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman


"State experts change opinions in condemned killer's case": In today's edition of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bill Rankin has an article that begins, "Days before condemned killer Warren Lee Hill's is scheduled to die, the same state experts who testified Hill was eligible for execution now say they were wrong, according to affidavits released Thursday."
Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman


The audio of Wednesday's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in USA v. Barry Bonds, No. 11-10669, is now available online: You can access the audio at this link.

The Ninth Circuit has also posted video of the oral argument online at YouTube, and you can access that video by clicking here.
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman



"10 Years of the Election Law Blog": Rick Hasen has this post today at his "Election Law Blog."
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"Closing arguments set in campaign corruption trial of Pa. Justice Joan Orie Melvin, sister": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:03 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court Justice David Prosser's case appears stuck in neutral": In today's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patrick Marley has an article that begins, "The state Judicial Commission has told its special prosecutor -- at least for the moment -- not to pursue new avenues to forward its ethics case against state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser."
Posted at 09:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme court denies government pressure to select a woman; Senior legal figures believe promotion of three male judges to highest court delayed because ministers want a woman to fill one of the vacancies": The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Posted at 08:51 AM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. agriculture wary as Monsanto heads to Supreme Court": Reuters has this report.

And today's edition of The Wall Street Journal contains an article headlined "The Future of Patent Law Rests in a Farmer's Hands; Dispute Pits Farmer vs. Monsanto in Case That May Affect Industries From Software to Nanotech." You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman



"Legal Clashes at Hearing for Defendants in 9/11 Case": Charlie Savage has this article today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:35 AM by Howard Bashman


"N.J. clashes with sports leagues, feds over sports betting law": The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "NJ argues constitutionality of sports betting ban."
Posted at 08:24 AM by Howard Bashman



"Grad loses in C+ lawsuit against Lehigh University; Northampton County judge rules that university didn't discriminate against her or breach contract": Today's edition of The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania contains an article that begins, "A Northampton County judge on Thursday rejected the claims of a Lehigh University graduate suing over her C+ grade, a verdict that upheld the school's insistence that she earned the mark she got."
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman


"Obama attempting to change face of the judiciary": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:07 AM by Howard Bashman


"Racist Alabama Legacy Shadows High Court on Voting Rights": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 08:06 AM by Howard Bashman


eXTReMe Tracker

From the Law.com Newswire:


Click to open links in new
     windows

Advertise on Legal Blogs

Related Blogs

20 Questions for the
 Appellate Judge


How Appealing Extra

My Appellate Columns
Especially Appealing Blogs

Above the Law

ACSBlog

Adam Smith, Esq.

Althouse

Bag and Baggage

Balkinization

The Becker-Posner Blog

Bench Memos

The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times

Concurring Opinions

Confirm Them

The Confrontation Blog

Copyrights & Campaigns

Crossroads

Discriminations

Dorf on Law

Drug and Device Law

Election Law

Ernie the Attorney

InstaPundit.Com

Jack Bog's Blog

Jeremy Blachman's Brand New Weblog

Law News Now

Legal Theory

Notes from the (Legal) Underground

PrawfsBlawg

Professor Bainbridge.com

Religion Clause

SCOTUSblog

Sentencing Law and Policy

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TaxProf Blog

Threat Level

Throwing Things

tonypierce.com + busblog

The Volokh Conspiracy

Wonkette

Workplace Prof Blog

WSJ.com's Law Blog

Other Links

abcNEWS.com's The Note

The Associated Press Newswire

Best of the Web Today

The Corner

McSweeney's Internet Tendency

Movie Review Query Engine

Obscure Store & Reading Room

The Onion

Overlawyered.com

PointofLaw.com

Salon

Slate

Tapped

Even More Blogs

The 10b-5 Daily

Abstract Appeal

The Agitator

Alas, a blog

AndrewSullivan.com

Anonymous Lawyer

Appellate Law & Practice

Balloon Juice

The Baseball Crank

Beautiful Confusion

Begging The Question

Begging to Differ

Behind the Homefront

Benefitsblog

BenMaller.com

beSpacific

Betsy's Page

Big Picnic

bIPlog

The Bitch Girls

the bitter shack of resentment

The Bleat

Blithering Idiot

The Blog from the Core

Blonde Justice

Blue Mass. Group

Body and Soul

Boing Boing

Braves Journal

Brendan O'Neill

Brian Peterson's Legal Weblog

Brothers Judd Blog

The Buck Stops Here

BuffaloWings&Vodka

Cacciaguida

Calblog

California Insider

Captain Indignant's Fortress of Peevishness

Chicago Boyz

Civil Liberties Watch

Class Maledictorian

Clayton Cramer's BLOG

a clever sheep

ColbyCosh.com

The Comedian

Common Sense and Wonder

Conglomerate

CONTENT / v.3

Copyfight: The politics of IP

Corp Law Blog

Corsair the Rational Pirate

crabwalk.com

Criminal Appeal

CrimLaw

Critical Mass

Crooked Timber

Croooow Blog

Current copyright readings

cut on the bias

DailyPundit.com

Daimnation!

Daniel W. Drezner

Dave Copeland

Deadly Mantis

Dean's World

death by committee

Delaware Law Office

Disputation

The Doc Searls Weblog

Doxagora

Dr. Weevil

Dubyanell Feds

easily distracted

effinchamp

Electrolite

EmoryLaw Student.com: Adam

Eric's Weblog

Eve Tushnet.com

excited utterances

explodedlibrary.info

FalconRed goes to Law School

Final Protective Fire

the fog of warre

for the sake of clarity

Fourth Amendment.com

Froggi's update

Frothing at the Mouth

FurdLog

Gawker

GeekPress

Geodog's MT Weblog

George's Employment Blawg

Gideon's Blog

Grant M Henninger

GreenGourd's Garden

GrepLaw

grrrl meets world

Half the Sins of Mankind

Heh. Indeed.

Hit & Run

HobbsOnline

Hoplites

Hose Monster Blog

HowardOwens.com

Howling Point

HughHewitt.com

Ichiblog

The Importance Of

inappropriate response

Inchoate

In Context

The Indiana Law Blog

infoAnarchy

Insolvent Republic Of Blogistan

Inter Alia

Interrobang

Ipse Dixit

IsThatLegal?

Jens 'n' Frens

Jewish Buddha

Jim Dedman

Joanne Jacobs.com

Joe Gratz's blog

John Scalzi's Whatever

joyfulchristian

Jumping To Conclusions

Kausfiles

Ken Layne

Kieran Healy's Weblog

The Kitchen Cabinet

KittySays

Kiwi Pundit

Kyle Still Free Press

l8r

Law Dork

LawMeme

Lawrence Lessig

Law School UNconfidential

LawSites

Legal Fiction

Legal Ramblings

The Legal Reader

The Leiter Reports: Editorials, News, Updates

Letters of Marque

Lex Communis

Life, Law, Libido

The Light of Reason

The Lincoln Plawg

little green footballs

Log -- David Chess

Lonestar Expat

Lonewacko

Lucpher.com

The Manifest Border

Mansfield Fox

Man Without Qualities

Mark A.R. Kleiman

Marstonalia

Matthew Yglesias

MaxSpeak Weblog

MC Estoppel

Media Dragon

Mellow-Drama

Mercurial

Michael J. Totten

Mirthful Ones

moxie.nu | blog

ms. morality

MyFreePress.com

Natalie Solent

NathanNewman.org

Neal Pollack's The Maelstrom

Nerdlaw.org

The Neutral Zone Trap

nikita demosthenes

Ninomania

No Left Turns

Notes from the (1L) Underground

No Watermelons Allowed

Nuts and Boalts

Off the Kuff

Off the Pine

Oliver Willis

One Fine Jay

One Maven

Open Book

OrinKerr.com

Oscar Jr. Was Here

Outside the Beltway

Overpundit

Overtaken by Events

OxBlog

Oy Vey!

Paper Chase

Parkway Rest Stop

Pathetic Earthlings

Patio Pundit

Patterico's Pontifications

Paul's Boutique

The Perpetual Three-Dot Column

Phillip Coons

PhotoDude.com

PIKER

Political Animal

Political Parrhesia

Political State Report

Power Line

Prince Roy's Realm

Public Defender Dude

Q Daily News

Quare

rabbit blog

Rachel Lucas

Rain Man 2

Random Jottings

Rantophilia

The Rattler

rc3.org

RealityChecker.org

Reason & Liberty

Refference

Regions of Mind

The Remedy

Res Ipsa Loquitur

RiShawn Biddle's The Usual Suspect

The Rittenhouse Review

Robert Fortuno's Weblog

Roger's View

Rory Perry's Weblog

Running With Lawyers

Samizdata.net

Sarah Eve Kelly

Sarah Lai Stirland

sasnaK

A Sassy Lawyer in Philippine Suburbia

Scoobie Davis Online

ScrappleFace

Scripting News

sean.harding

Second Opinions

Second p0st

The Securities Law Beacon

Seeking for Righteousness

Semi-Daily Journal

The Shout

Shouting 'Cross the Potomac

Silflay Hraka

Simone Koo

skippy the bush kangaroo

The Slithery D

Snark Attack

SnarkSpot

Sneaking Suspicions

The Sound And Fury

South Dakota Politics

The Spoons Experience

Sporadic Thoughts

SteveSachs

Stop the Bleating!

sugarmama

Sugar, Mr. Poon?

Sugarpoet.com

superficial intelligence

Supreme Court Blog

Susan Crawford blog

SW Virginia law blog

Taegan Goddard's
Political Wire


taiwanon.com

the talking dog

Talking Points Memo

TarheelPundit

TBOGG

Tech Law Advisor

Terebi II

Texas Law Blog

that abby girl's journal

That Broken Girl

That's News To Me

The Third Branch

Tierney's WeblAG

Tim Blair

Tom Tomorrow

The Trademark Blog

Troppo Armadillo

trr

The Truth Laid Bear

Tutissima Cassis

uggabugga

unbillable hours

UnivAtty

Unqualified Offerings

Uppity-Negro.com

urban nomad

U.S. Supreme Court Blog

UXblog

vigilant.tv

The Ville

Votelaw

vpostrel.com

Waddling Thunder

walterindenver

WampumBlog

WarLiberal.com

The Week in Review

William Burton

Will Work for Favorable Dicta

The Wired GC

WOIFM

Woman of the law

Xrlq's Blog

A Yank in Oz

The Yin Blog

Yourish.com

zonitics.com

#!/usr/bin/geek