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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Programming note: On Wednesday morning, I will presenting oral argument to a three-judge panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Additional posts will appear here once I return to the office.
Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Obama's Empathy for the Supreme Court": John Paul Rollert has this entry at Huffington Post.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Scenarios: Wal-Mart sex discrimination case at U.S. top court." James Vicini of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"Significant Child Pornography Restitution Ruling in the Fifth Circuit": At "The Volokh Conspiracy," Paul Cassell has this post about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:08 PM by Howard Bashman

"Federal agent: Bonds' testimony impeded probe." Lance Williams of The San Francisco Chronicle has this news update.

And The Associated Press has reports headlined "Bonds lawyer starts to pick at government's case" and "Will Bonds be convicted or just embarrassed?"
Posted at 11:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Ginni Thomas joins The Daily Caller": has this report.

"The Caucus" blog of The New York Times has a post titled "Virginia Thomas to Write for Daily Caller."

And TPMDC has posts titled "The Daily Caller Hires Tea Partying Wife Of Supreme Court Justice As 'Special Correspondent'" and "Carlson: Ginni Thomas Will Not Interview Or Write About Business Clients."
Posted at 04:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Governor signs abortion law requiring waiting period, counseling": The Argus Leader of Sioux Falls, South Dakota has this news update.

And The Associated Press reports that "SD governor signs 3-day wait for abortion into law."
Posted at 03:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"Regulating Supreme Court Justices' Ethics -- 'Cures Worse Than the Disease?'" The Brookings Institution has posted online this essay by Russell Wheeler.
Posted at 10:25 AM by Howard Bashman

"Attorney General appeals restraining order on labor law; Van Hollen asks appeals court to lift judge's temporary order": Today's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel contains an article that begins, "In a case that appears bound for the state Supreme Court, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Monday asked the state appeals court to lift a Dane County judge's hold on a law sharply curtailing public union bargaining."
Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman

"Wiley Rein to Partner with George Mason University School of Law in Launch of Supreme Court Clinic": Wiley Rein LLP issued this news release today.
Posted at 10:12 AM by Howard Bashman

Access online today's U.S. Supreme Court rulings in argued cases: The Court today issued two rulings in argued cases.

1. Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Matrixx Initiatives v. Siracusano, No. 09-1156. You can access the oral argument via this link.

2. And Justice Stephen G. Breyer delivered the opinion of the Court in Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., No. 09-834. Justice Antonin Scalia issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Clarence Thomas joined except as to a footnote. Justice Elena Kagan did not participate in the decision. You can access the oral argument via this link.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press has reports headlined "Court says lawsuit over Zicam can continue" and "Court says complaints don't have to be written."
Posted at 10:03 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court debate focuses on rancor among current justices; Collective bargaining battle looms over race for Wisconsin's high court": This article appears today in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Posted at 09:58 AM by Howard Bashman

"9th Circuit rules that fibs can be protected speech; The appeals court strikes down the 2005 Stolen Valor Act that makes it a crime to lie about top military decorations; The action also vacates a Pomona man's sentence for falsely claiming to have been awarded the congressional Medal of Honor": Carol J. Williams has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "Federal court: Stolen Valor Act unconstitutional."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Ninth Circuit order denying rehearing en banc can be accessed here.
Posted at 09:54 AM by Howard Bashman

"Barry Bonds jury seated - openings set for today": Lance Williams has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.

Today in The San Jose Mercury News, Howard Mintz and Bruce Newman have an article headlined "Barry Bonds jury: lukewarm on baseball and BALCO."

The New York Times contains an article headlined "After Day Of Questions, Bonds Trial Has a Jury."

And The Associated Press has reports headlined "Opening statements set to begin in Bonds trial" and "Jurors' privacy, public's rights to know collide."
Posted at 09:46 AM by Howard Bashman

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