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Thursday, March 7, 2013

"Legal fight brewing over strict Arkansas abortion law": has this report.
Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Capitol gridlock shifts focus to growing power of Supreme Court to uphold, nix laws": Shannon Bream has this report at
Posted at 10:35 PM by Howard Bashman

"DOJ agrees with US Sentencing Commission that child porn guidelines are badly broken": Douglas A. Berman has this post today at his "Sentencing Law and Policy" blog.
Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"[W]e find that the 'generic, contemporary meaning' of statutory rape sets the general age of consent at sixteen years old": So concludes an opinion that Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III issued today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman

"Diversity or discrimination in filling the federal bench?" John S. Rosenberg, author of the blog "Discriminations," has this letter to the editor in today's edition of The Washington Post. He also has a related blog post titled "Obama Moves To Diversify Federal Judiciary. Why?"
Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman

It appears that the U.S. Senate will confirm a judge to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit next Monday evening: Details at this link.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Oddball Doctrine: How Atypical Cases Make Bad Law." Law professor Suja A. Thomas has posted this interesting article online today at SSRN.
Posted at 09:55 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judge delays ruling on gay marriage ban, will wait for Supreme Court decision": The Detroit Free Press has this news update.

And The Detroit News has an update headlined "Judge will wait on ruling in challenge to Michigan gay marriage ban."
Posted at 09:51 PM by Howard Bashman

"SCOTUSblog on camera: Nina Totenberg interview, Part 4." Today, "SCOTUSblog" has posted at this link part four of its interview with NPR's legal affairs correspondent, Nina Totenberg.
Posted at 09:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"It's time to overturn DOMA": Former President Bill Clinton will have this op-ed Friday in The Washington Post.

And The New York Times has a blog post titled "Clinton Urges Court to Overturn Marriage Law He Signed."
Posted at 09:47 PM by Howard Bashman

"Is the Filibuster Unconstitutional? The Founding Fathers might not approve of today's Senate." Law professor Adam Winkler has this essay online at The New Republic.
Posted at 04:39 PM by Howard Bashman

On certified question from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Supreme Court of Florida has limited the economic loss doctrine to product liability cases: You can access today's ruling of Floriday's highest court at this link.
Posted at 01:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"In Supreme Court Debate on Voting Rights Act, a Dubious Use of Statistics": Nate Silver has this post today at the "FiveThirtyEight" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 01:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Harry Reid Winks At Revisiting Filibuster Reform": Sahil Kapur of TPM DC has this report.
Posted at 01:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Ohio Amish face unfamiliar life in federal prison": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 12:52 PM by Howard Bashman

"To Place Graduates, Law Schools Are Opening Firms": Ethan Bronner will have this article Friday in The New York Times.
Posted at 12:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"2nd Circuit reverses lower court on qualified immunity finding": Reuters has a report that begins, "A police officer is entitled to qualified immunity in a lawsuit accusing him of violating a driver's right against unreasonable searches and seizures for reading a piece of her mail during a traffic stop, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:59 AM by Howard Bashman

"Republicans Block Judicial Nominee's Confirmation for a Second Time": This article appears today in The New York Times.

The Washington Post reports today that "Senate Republicans filibuster appellate court nominee Caitlin Halligan."

And Todd Ruger of The National Law Journal reports that "GOP senators again block Halligan nomination to D.C. Circuit."
Posted at 08:56 AM by Howard Bashman

"Judge strikes down Idaho's fetal pain abortion law": The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho issued late yesterday.

In other coverage, Reuters reports that "Federal judge strikes down Idaho ban on late-term abortions."

And Bloomberg News reports that "Idaho Judge Strikes Down State Ban on Late Abortions."
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Notebook: What's in a naming?" Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman

"Challenge To Michigan's Gay Marriage Ban Grows From Adoption Case": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."

Today's edition of The Detroit Free Press reports that "Judge to hear challenge to Michigan ban on same-sex marriage today."

And in today's edition of The Detroit News, columnist Laura Berman has an essay titled "Same-sex couple challenges Michigan's gay marriage ban, seeks to adopt kids together."
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman

"Justice Kennedy right at home in Sacramento visit": Denny Walsh has this article today in The Sacramento Bee.

And The Associated Press reports that "Justice Kennedy notes power shift to high court."
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman

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