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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

"Never Before": Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court revives Ala. inmate's execution appeal": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A federal appeals court has revived an Alabama death row inmate's challenge of his state's new three-drug lethal injection protocol."

You can access today's ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:46 PM by Howard Bashman



"How Obama Learned To Love Military Commissions; At least one good thing came out of the war on terror: We now know that military commissions are the right solution to a tough problem." Law professor Jack Goldsmith has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 11:27 PM by Howard Bashman


"Courtly Battle in Health-Care Case": Jess Bravin will have this article Thursday in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 11:17 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justices' Ruling Expands Rights of Accused in Plea Bargains": Adam Liptak will have this article Thursday in The New York Times.

In Thursday's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes will have an article headlined "Supreme Court expands plea bargain rights of criminal defendants."

In Thursday's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage will have an article headlined "Supreme Court expands defendant's rights in plea deals; In two 5-4 decisions, the Supreme Court rules that defendants in criminal cases have a constitutional right to a competent lawyer's advice when deciding whether to accept a plea deal."

In Thursday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin will have an article headlined "Rulings Expand Right to Counsel."

Bill Mears of CNN.com reports that "Justices say defendants who get bad advice on plea bargains deserve relief."

And on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment entitled "High Court Expands Defendants' Plea Bargain Rights."
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"Without Precedent: The Supreme Court weighs Obamacare." Adam J. White has this article in the March 26, 2012 issue of The Weekly Standard.
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"Property owners who want to build get a boost against regulators": David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this news update.

The Washington Times has a news update headlined "Court backs Idaho couple in battle with EPA."

Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor reports that "EPA wetlands order can be challenged by land owners, Supreme Court rules; The Idaho couple, saying the 'EPA used bullying and threats of terrifying fines' to halt building of their dream home, thanks Supreme Court justices for 'affirming' their right to a court hearing."

Bill Mears of CNN.com reports that "'Little guy' wins high court fight over property rights."

Ariane de Vogue of ABC News has a blog post titled "Supreme Court Rules For Idaho Couple In EPA Battle."

And Politico.com has an article headlined "SCOTUS: EPA's Clean Water Act decisions can face court challenges."
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman



"Could SCOTUS Prometheus ruling be the end of human gene patents?" Terry Baynes has this report at Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight.
Posted at 08:37 PM by Howard Bashman


"Jury nullification a danger, judge says": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 05:35 PM by Howard Bashman


"Dick Cheney Critic, Arrested After Touching The VP, Unlikely To Prevail In Supreme Court": Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 05:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court rules unanimously against EPA in enforcement case": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 04:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Small Chance the Supreme Court Will Overturn the Health Care Act; If the Court rules against the individual mandate, it will upset a balance of power that has been in place since the New Deal": Law professor Jack M. Balkin has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 04:27 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court weighs US power over states in health case": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"High court hears suit over Cheney event arrest": The Associated Press has this report.

Update: You can access the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Reichle v. Howards, No.11-262, at this link.

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument recap: New power for Secret Service."
Posted at 02:03 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court sides with property owners over EPA": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.

James Vicini of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court backs landowners in EPA clean water case."

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "EPA Enforcement Tool Blunted by High Court in Wetlands Case."

Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post reports that "Supreme Court Unanimously Allows Idaho Couple To Fight EPA."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Opinion recap: Taking EPA to court."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in Sackett v. EPA, No. 10-1062, at this link.
Posted at 12:42 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court: Lawyers must do good job on plea bargains." Jesse J. Holland of The Associated Press has this report.

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Defendants Entitled to Adequate Lawyer on Plea, Court Says."

James Vicini of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court extends effective lawyer right to plea deals."

And Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post reports that "Supreme Court: Plea Bargain Advice That Is Absurdly Bad Violates The Constitution."

The news coverage linked above reports on today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in Missouri v. Frye, No. 10-444, and Lafler v. Cooper, No. 10-209.
Posted at 12:36 PM by Howard Bashman



"A brief overview of one of the busiest appellate courts in the United States." The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has posted this video online at YouTube.
Posted at 12:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"In Health Care Case, Supreme Court Conservatives Could Go Either Way": Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 12:10 PM by Howard Bashman


Programming note: To prepare for an appellate oral argument that I'm scheduled to present on Tuesday of next week in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, I will be meeting this morning with trial counsel in the case.

At 10 a.m. eastern time today, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to issue one or more rulings in argued cases. You can access those decisions via this link just moments after they are announced in Court.

Additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
Posted at 07:38 AM by Howard Bashman



"FBI Still Struggling With Supreme Court's GPS Ruling": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 07:34 AM by Howard Bashman


"How the Historic Supreme Court Health-Care Arguments Will Unfold": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.

Today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" contained an audio segment entitled "White House Preps For Court's Health Care Ruling."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument preview: Health care, Part II -- Fate of the mandate."
Posted at 07:33 AM by Howard Bashman



"Prosser plans to ask other justices to recuse selves in discipline case": The Wisconsin State Journal has an article that begins, "Embattled Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser said Monday he will likely ask other members of the court to recuse themselves from deciding on the disciplinary complaint filed against him last week -- an action that, if successful, would appear to kill the case."
Posted at 07:29 AM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. Supreme Court to hear of Colorado arrest after Cheney confrontation": This article appears today in The Denver Post.
Posted at 07:28 AM by Howard Bashman


"Panel chosen by Christie endorses N.J. Supreme Court nominees": Today's edition of The Newark Star-Ledger contains an article that begins, "Faced with a state Supreme Court nomination in jeopardy and hearings a day away, the Christie administration countered critics of both nominees Tuesday with the endorsement of an advisory panel he had hand-picked."
Posted at 07:25 AM by Howard Bashman


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