"Bill in North Dakota Bans Abortion After Heartbeat Is Found": This article
will appear Saturday in The New York Times.
The Associated Press reports that "North Dakota close to banning abortions at 6 weeks."
And Reuters reports that "North Dakota Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion ban."
"House resolution on impeaching Supreme Court Justice Melvin offered":
The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this news update
. You can view the resolution at this link
"Judge Vaughn R. Walker: Measured Justice." This profile
appears in the current issue
of Stanford Lawyer magazine.
"Supreme Court will divine the legal stakes in California raisin wars":
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report
"Mass. U.S. Attorney Won't Appeal Tewksbury Motel Ruling":
Boston's WBUR-FM has this report
Today, the Institute for Justice issued a news release headlined "Federal Government Won't Appeal Massachusetts Civil Forfeiture Case; Victory is Final for Motel Caswell and IJ."
"Pioneering Judge Denise J. Casper named to preside over James 'Whitey' Bulger trial":
Shelley Murphy, Martin Finucane, and John R. Ellement of The Boston Globe have this news update
. Last year, The Boston Globe published a profile of the judge headlined "Unprecedented: First black, female judge on federal bench in Mass. is committed to helping others
The Boston Herald has a news update headlined "New judge named to head 'Whitey' Bulger case."
And The Associated Press reports that "New judge named for former Mass. mobster's trial."
"Video of Senator Mike Lee's FedSoc Talk in Honor of Judge Robert Bork":
Via "FedSoc Blog," you can access the video at this link
"Court's decision in terrorism case is very disturbing":
Law professor Shirin Sinnar
has this op-ed
today in The Sacramento Bee about a recent Ninth Circuit ruling
My earlier coverage of the ruling appears at this link.
"Exploring and explaining the extra-dry dry martini with your guide, Robert Bork."
According to an entry
in the "Martini Madness" series online at Slate, "good cocktailians * * * must recognize Bork as a prominent scholar of the martini, a man always guided by a philosophy of originalism when associating at the bar."
"O'Connor stops by National Constitution Center on tour":
The "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center has a post
that begins, "Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is at the National Constitution Center on Friday for a sold-out appearance to discuss her new book, Out of Order
You can view retired Justice O'Connor's appearance live online via this link beginning at 6:30 p.m. eastern time this evening.
"NY court: Group can sue over soap chemical."
The Associated Press has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
"Arizona attorney general to appeal woman's overturned murder conviction":
CNN.com has this report
And at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Mother's Death Penalty Reversal to be Appealed."
My earlier coverage of yesterday's Ninth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Federal Judge Finds National Security Letters Unconstitutional, Bans Them":
Kim Zetter has this post
at Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog.
You can view yesterday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California at this link.
"Lawsuit tests bloggers' freedom of speech rights":
The Associated Press has this report
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Zoe Tillman has a post titled "D.C. Circuit Weighs Fate of D.C. Anti-SLAPP Law in Federal Court."
"Two female Supreme Court Justices on the bestseller list": This post
appears today at "The Style Blog" of The Washington Post.
"FERC Ruled Lacking Authority to Regulate Futures Contracts":
Bloomberg News has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Update: In other coverage, Jeremy P. Jacobs and Hannah Northey of Greenwire report that "Court rules for hedge funder in challenge to FERC futures enforcement."
At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Mike Scarcella has a post titled "In Agency Turf Battle, Appeals Court Voids $30M Fine Against Trader."
And Reuters reports that "U.S. court rules FERC cannot fine Amaranth trader."
"U.S. appeals court revives suit over CIA drone records":
David Ingram of Reuters has this report
The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court reverses CIA drone secrecy ruling."
Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post has a report headlined "CIA Drone Strikes Case: Court Finds It Not 'Plausible' That Agency Has No Role."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
"City appeals ruling in disclosure lawsuit to state Supreme Court":
Today's edition of The Billings Gazette contains an article
that begins, "The city of Billings filed an appeal with the Montana Supreme Court on Thursday, asking it to overturn a district judge's order to release the names of five city workers disciplined for viewing pornography at work."
The newspaper has posted at this link the Brief for Appellant that the City of Billings filed yesterday in the Supreme Court of Montana.
"Justice Ginsburg: Equality's architect; On her 80th birthday, she should be honored for her innumerable contributions to women's (and men's) rights."
Law professors Leon Friedman
and Joanna L. Grossman
have this op-ed
in the current issue of The National Law Journal.
"50 Years After Key Case, Problems Defending The Poor Persist":
Carrie Johnson had this audio segment
on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition
"Supreme Court to weigh Arizona voter registration case":
Reuters has this report
"U.S. appeals court will let media argue at Apple secrecy hearing":
Dan Levine of Reuters has this report
"From the Dustbin: SCOTUS Anthrax Scare."
CourtArtist.com has this post
"Monaghan wins ruling against contraception coverage": This article
appears today in The Detroit Free Press.
The Detroit News reports today that "Ann Arbor-based Domino's Farms wins birth control injunction."
And Bloomberg News reports that "Michigan Judge Blocks Health-Care Birth-Control Mandate."
I have posted at this link yesterday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
And in other coverage, the "Religion Clause" blog has a post titled "Pizza Founder Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Contraceptive Coverage Mandate."