"Obama admin appeals ruling on tobacco health label":
Reuters has this report
The Barnes Foundation, Massachusetts style:
In Saturday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Ashby Jones had an article headlined "Testing Donor's Intent, 350 Years Later; Colonial-Era Land Gift to Massachusetts School Was 'Not to Bee Sould' but Faces Court Challenge Today
"Colorado Supreme Court affirms that CU students can carry licensed guns on campus":
The Denver Post has a news update
that begins, "In a victory for gun-rights advocates, the Colorado Supreme Court today struck down the University of Colorado's campus gun ban, saying the CU Board of Regents overstepped its authority in blocking students from carrying licensed concealed weapons."
You can access today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Colorado at this link.
"AmEx Transfers Didn't Aid Hezbollah in Attacks, U.S. Appeals Court Rules":
Bloomberg News has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
"Kiobel to be reargued":
Lyle Denniston has this post
You can access today's order of the U.S. Supreme Court at this link.
Update: In other coverage, The Associated Press reports that "High court expands look at rights abuses abroad."
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Corporate Human Rights Case Expanded by U.S. Supreme Court."
And James Vicini of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court sets new arguments on human rights suits."
"In Alaska, a Showdown of Lawyers, Guns, and Bush-Era Firearms Law":
Andrew Cohen has this essay
online at The Atlantic.
My earlier coverage appears at this link.
"Maryland's handgun permit law unconstitutional, judge rules":
The AP has this report
"Loughner loses appeal over forced medication":
The Associated Press has this report
Update: In updated coverage, The AP reports that "Loughner loses 3 appeals over forced medication."
You can access today's ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
Second Circuit invalidates Rule 7.4 of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct, which requires a prescribed disclaimer statement to be made by attorneys who state that they are certified as a specialist in a particular area of the law: Today's ruling
concludes that "enforcement of two components of the required disclaimer statement would violate the First Amendment and * * * the absence of standards guiding administrators of Rule 7.4 renders it unconstitutionally vague as applied."
Update: Terry Baynes of Reuters reports that "2nd Circuit strikes down NY limits on lawyer advertising."
"1-BR, $1,000: Rent Control in Court Test." This article
appears today in The Wall Street Journal.
"Some in Congress call foul on Guantanamo's new $744K soccer field; The new recreation yard is the latest sign that Congress has thoroughly thwarted President Barack Obama's goal of emptying the prison camps by sending some captives home and moving others to U.S. prisons and civilian trials":
Carol Rosenberg had this article
yesterday in The Miami Herald.
Access online today's Order List and decision in an argued case of the U.S. Supreme Court:
You can access today's Order List at this link
. The Court did not grant review in any new cases.
Justice Elena Kagan delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Martel v. Clair, No. 10-1265. You can access the oral argument via this link.
In early news coverage, The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Inmate cannot change court-appointed lawyer."
"Bill Carter Named New President and CEO of ALM":
ALM -- which among other things operates Law.com, where "How Appealing" is hosted -- issued this news release
"Concepcion and the Arbitration of Federal Claims":
Attorney Andrew Pincus
of Mayer Brown LLP has this essay
online at Bloomberg Law.
"Extreme Makeover: The story of Lawrence v. Texas."
Dahlia Lithwick has this book review
in the March 12, 2012 issue of The New Yorker.
"Family sues school system over pledge; Judge weighing verdict on 'under God' phrase in case filed in 2010": This article
appeared yesterday in The Boston Globe.
"Equal Protection on Sewer Bills":
The New York Times contains this editorial
"Juneau gun shop owner at heart of AK Supreme Court case": This article
appears today in The Juneau Empire.
"N.J. Supreme Court Justice Virginia Long required to retire":
MaryAnn Spoto has this article
today in The Newark Star-Ledger.
"Calls continue to mount for Orie sister to leave bench after testimony": This article
appears today in The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.