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Friday, May 6, 2011

"Domestic Surveillance Court Approved All 1,506 Warrant Applications in 2010": David Kravets has this post at Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog.
Posted at 06:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"Stephen Higginson nominated to New Orleans-based federal appeals court": Today's edition of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans contains an article that begins, "Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Higginson of New Orleans is President Barack Obama's choice to fill a vacancy on the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit."

And the White House has issued a news release titled "President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Stephen Higginson to Serve on United States Court of Appeals."
Posted at 02:57 PM by Howard Bashman



"Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Mourns Passing of Judge Thomas G. Nelson": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this news release today.
Posted at 01:27 PM by Howard Bashman


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is now providing free online access to the documents filed in Tom Brady, et al. v. National Football League, et al., No. 11-1898 (8th Cir.): You can access the case filings via this link. Based on the oral argument responses that have already been filed, it appears that Ted Olson will argue the appeal on behalf of the players, while Paul Clement will argue the appeal on behalf of the NFL.
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Players' Lawyer Ted Olson Calls NFL Lockout Abuse of Monopoly": Aaron Kuriloff and Andrew Harris of Bloomberg News have this report.
Posted at 10:10 AM by Howard Bashman


"Case of immigrant who didn't tell sex partners he had HIV going to Supreme Court": The Canadian Press has an article that begins, "Canada's highest court will decide if an HIV-positive man who was being treated and sometimes used condoms still put his sex partners at 'significant risk.'"
Posted at 08:55 AM by Howard Bashman


"N.J. attorney general faces questions on Christie's threat to defy Supreme Court over school funding": Today's edition of The Newark Star-Ledger contains an article that begins, "A late afternoon Assembly budget hearing flared into an all-out constitutional debate Thursday when legislators asked Attorney General Paula Dow to settle the predominant legal question in Trenton: Can Gov. Chris Christie defy the state Supreme Court?"
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman


In flag burning newz from New Zealand: The Dominion Post of Wellington, New Zealand has a news update headlined "Court throws out flag burning charge" that begins, "An activist who burned a New Zealand flag at an Anzac Day dawn service has had her conviction for offensive behaviour thrown out by the Supreme Court."

And the New Zealand Press Association reports that "Flag burning conviction quashed."

I have posted today's ruling of the Supreme Court of New Zealand at this link. In addition, the court issued this related media release.
Posted at 08:47 AM by Howard Bashman



"Challenges to health care law get appellate hearing Tuesday": In today's edition of USA Today, Joan Biskupic has an article that begins, "The legal battle over the federal health care law shifts to a historic Richmond courthouse Tuesday, in the first appellate hearing on the constitutionality of the Obama-sponsored legislation."

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has posted online a notice titled "Affordable Care Act Oral Argument." According to the notice, " An audio link to the oral arguments will be available on the court's Internet site at 2:00 p.m. on May 10, 2011."
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman



"From Retirement, Justice John Paul Stevens Dissents in Funeral Protests Case": This post appears at "The Note" blog from ABCNews.com.
Posted at 08:15 AM by Howard Bashman


"Santa Cruz to appeal Nazi salute case to Supreme Court: Lawyers still seeking settlement with Robert Norse." The Santa Cruz Sentinel contains this article today.

My earlier coverage of this case can be accessed via this link.
Posted at 08:10 AM by Howard Bashman



"California Supreme Court addresses legal deadlines for tobacco lawsuits; The court rules that smokers may sue the tobacco industry once they develop a disease like lung cancer, even if they suffered different smoking-related ailments years earlier": Maura Dolan has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

And today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that "Court OKs ex-smokers' suits against tobacco firms."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's California Supreme Court ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 08:06 AM by Howard Bashman



"Contractor seeks $40 million extra in 'hush' money; A $75 million renovation project under way at the U.S. Supreme Court may cost an extra $40 million, partly for dealing with the court's insistence on quiet during arguments and occupying the building during a major overhaul": Tony Mauro has this article (free registration required) online at law.com.
Posted at 08:00 AM by Howard Bashman


On this date in "How Appealing" history: On May 6, 2002, the "How Appealing" blog came into existence. In other words, today is this blog's ninth birthday. You can access this blog's archives via this link.

Thanks to all of this blog's readers -- especially those who email tips and links to court rulings and news articles -- for continuing to make this an enjoyable endeavor. Thanks also to those who have drawn, and continue to draw, this blog's existence to the attention of others, thereby increasing this blog's readership. And thanks to Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Alex Kozinski for his endorsement, which issued just over four years ago.
Posted at 07:54 AM by Howard Bashman



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