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Monday, April 21, 2014

"Justices Skeptical of Coke's Pomegranate Juice Label; Label 'Cheated' Consumers, Kennedy Says in Case Brought by Pom Wonderful": Jess Bravin will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The Wall Street Journal.

And Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau reports that "Supreme Court weighs truth in labeling in fruit juice case."
Posted at 05:16 PM by Howard Bashman

"Gang defendant shot, killed at new Salt Lake City federal courthouse; U.S. Marshal shot defendant when he charged witness with a pen or pencil": Marissa Lang and Jessica Miller of The Salt Lake Tribune have this updated report.

The Deseret News has an updated report headlined "Gang member shot after lunging at court witness dies from gunshot wounds."

And The Associated Press reports that "Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse."

Before the defendant's death was announced, the federal district judge presiding over the case declared a mistrial.
Posted at 04:37 PM by Howard Bashman

"Wrangle Over Oklahoma Executions Bounces From Court to Court": Erik Eckholm will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 04:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Neil Eggleston Picked for White House Counsel": Todd Ruger has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman

"Oklahoma Courts at War Over Lethal Injection Secrecy; A dispute between Oklahoma's top courts reveals the chaos in states seeking to conceal basic information about the drugs used in executions": Andrew Cohen has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
Posted at 03:21 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court considers juice label dispute": The Associated Press has this report.

And Diane Bartz of Reuters reports that "U.S. top court questions Coca-Cola over fruit juice label."

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., No. 12-761.
Posted at 03:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Gang defendant shot at new Salt Lake City federal courthouse; U.S. Marshal shot defendant when he charged witness with a pen or pencil": Marissa Lang and Jessica Miller of The Salt Lake Tribune have this news update.

Pat Reavy and Dennis Romboy of The Deseret News have an update headlined "Authorities investigate shooting at new Utah federal courthouse."

And The Associated Press reports that "US marshal shoots defendant in federal court."
Posted at 01:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"Eleventh Circuit rules that discovery can move forward on my Crime Victims' Rights Act case": Paul Cassell has this post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy" about an interesting ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued last Friday.
Posted at 11:30 AM by Howard Bashman

"Panel Orders Release of Memo in 2011 Targeted Killing of Awlaki": Benjamin Weiser of The New York Times has this news update.

The Associated Press has a report headlined "NY court: US must release targeted killings memo."

And Josh Gerstein of has a blog post titled "Court: release legal memo on drone killing."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:22 AM by Howard Bashman

"Justice Stevens's Prescription for 'Giant Step in Wrong Direction'": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:23 AM by Howard Bashman

"US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:57 AM by Howard Bashman

"High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.

And at, Roger Parloff has an article headlined "Why the Supreme Court might pull the plug on Aereo: On Tuesday the Court will hear arguments on the legality of the disruptive wireless technology that brings broadcast TV to smartphones."
Posted at 09:55 AM by Howard Bashman

"Celebrating Times v. Sullivan, Though Dissent Is Heard": Kenneth Jost had this post yesterday at his blog, "Jost On Justice."
Posted at 09:48 AM by Howard Bashman

"Juice Maker POM Heads to Court in 2 Marketing Cases; From Opposite Sides, Company Wages Legal Battles Likely to Influence Food-Marketing Practices": Brent Kendall has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 09:44 AM by Howard Bashman

Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: The Court has posted the Order List at this link. The Court granted review in three new cases.

In addition, Justice Stephen G. Breyer issued a statement respecting the denial of certiorari in Hussain v. Obama, No. 13-638.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case"; "High court will hear case of mistaken traffic stop"; "High court rejects new Guantanamo appeal"; "Court won't hear Fla. employee drug testing rule"; "Court won't hear Arizona appeal over harboring ban"; and "Court rejects Exxon Mobil appeal of $105M verdict."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court to review Jerusalem birthplace law"; "Supreme Court declines to revive Arizona immigration law"; and "Top court declines Exxon's appeal in water pollution case."

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Israel Passport Designation Clash Gets U.S. Court Hearing"; "Guantanamo Inmate's Appeal Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court"; "Arizona Rejected by High Court on Immigrant-Harboring Law": and "Exxon Rejected by Court on $105 Million New York Award."

At, Josh Gerstein has a blog post titled "Supreme Court takes 2nd look at Jerusalem passport case."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Court to rule on Israel policy."
Posted at 09:34 AM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. insider trading cases face test at appeals court": Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:36 AM by Howard Bashman

"Aereo at the Supreme Court: No matter what, broadcasters lose; An industry born of innovation faces a serious challenge from a new innovator." Andrew Cohen has this essay online today at The Week.
Posted at 08:35 AM by Howard Bashman

"Keystone Pipeline Fate Now in Hands of Nebraskan Jurists": Bloomberg News has an article that begins, "The focus of the Keystone XL debate has shifted from a fierce lobbying war in Washington to Lincoln, Nebraska, where the state Supreme Court has been asked to weigh a legal challenge to the pipeline."
Posted at 08:34 AM by Howard Bashman

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