"Read the fine print; Florida high court rules consumers disputing contracts can't join class-action lawsuits."
The Palm Beach Post has this report
And The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court ruling affects class action suits."
You can access today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Florida at this link.
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to speak at University of Portland":
The Oregonian has this report
And The Portland Business Journal reports that "Clarence Thomas to speak at University of Portland."
"Montana Hutterite colony asks Supreme Court to hear religious liberty case":
The Deseret News has this report
"Court rejects governor's bid to end judge control over California prisons":
Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this report
"A Few Good Defense Lawyers: Beware of clients who ask if your fee includes a bribe to the judge -- and other best-practice tips from the country's top defense attorneys."
In today's edition of The Wall Street Journal, David Lat of "Above the Law
" has this review
of the book "Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't
" by Mark Geragos and Pat Harris.
"High court weighs taking up new case on gun rights":
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report
"No monetary award for a Texas dog whose primary worth was just love":
Columnist Linda P. Campbell of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has this essay
today in that newspaper.
"Battle over judicial appointments approaches crucial point":
Tom Curry, national affairs writer for NBC News, has this report
"SCOTUSblog publisher calls out press corps":
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post
"'Diesel death zone' cleanup faces Supreme Court challenge":
Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report
In today's mail:
I received a copy of law professor Stuart Banner
's new book, "The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption
Last month, The New York Times published Adam Liptak's very favorable review of the book.
"Guantanamo defense lawyers ordered to stop computer use":
Josh Gerstein has this blog post
Update: In related news, Cora Currier of ProPublica reports that "Gitmo Defense Lawyers Say Somebody Has Been Accessing Their Emails."
Reuters reports that "Guantanamo pretrial hearing delayed as legal files vanish."
Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald reports that "Pentagon computer problems postpone Guantanamo hearing."
And The Washington Post has a news update headlined "Guantanamo dogged by new controversy after mishandling of e-mails."
"New Journalism: SCOTUSblog publisher Tom Goldstein on winning the court press wars."
Eric Benson has this interview
in the April 15, 2013 issue of New York magazine.
Second Circuit issues ruling in Sotomayor v. City of New York:
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
at this link
"Retired Supreme Court Justice Souter pays surprise visit to Manchester courthouse": This article
appears today in The New Hampshire Union Leader.
"Constitution Check: Can constitutional rights be suspended for lack of funding?"
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
"House committee debates bill to pause NLRB":
Reuters has a report
that begins, "Lawmakers held a spirited discussion on the immediate future of the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday, after a recent appeals court ruling that cast doubt on the board's authority to make decisions."
"Easy Hearing for Obama's Choice for Court": This article
appears today in The New York Times.
In today's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage has an article headlined "Obama appeals court pick has Republican support; Sri Srinivasan, a corporate lawyer and deputy solicitor general, appears headed for an easy confirmation, unlike other Obama nominees."
And on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition," Justice correspondent Carrie Johnson has an audio segment titled "D.C. Circuit Court Limps Along With Four Vacancies."