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Friday, March 15, 2013

"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."
Posted at 11:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"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.
Posted at 11:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judge Vaughn R. Walker: Measured Justice." This profile appears in the current issue of Stanford Lawyer magazine.
Posted at 10:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court will divine the legal stakes in California raisin wars": Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report.
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"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."
Posted at 09:46 PM by Howard Bashman

"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."
Posted at 09:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"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.
Posted at 09:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"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.
Posted at 09:01 PM by Howard Bashman

"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."
Posted at 08:56 PM by Howard Bashman

"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.
Posted at 06:08 PM by Howard Bashman

"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 issued today.
Posted at 05:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"Arizona attorney general to appeal woman's overturned murder conviction": 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.
Posted at 05:10 PM by Howard Bashman

"Federal Judge Finds National Security Letters Unconstitutional, Bans Them": Kim Zetter has this post at'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.
Posted at 04:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"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."
Posted at 04:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"Two female Supreme Court Justices on the bestseller list": This post appears today at "The Style Blog" of The Washington Post.
Posted at 04:11 PM by Howard Bashman

"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 issued today.

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."
Posted at 12:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"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.
Posted at 12:11 PM by Howard Bashman

"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.
Posted at 10:06 AM by Howard Bashman

"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.
Posted at 09:55 AM by Howard Bashman

"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."
Posted at 09:50 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court to weigh Arizona voter registration case": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 09:46 AM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. appeals court will let media argue at Apple secrecy hearing": Dan Levine of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 09:44 AM by Howard Bashman

"From the Dustbin: SCOTUS Anthrax Scare." has this post today.
Posted at 09:43 AM by Howard Bashman

"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."
Posted at 08:35 AM by Howard Bashman

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