"Letter to D.C. Circuit Re: Audio Access Policy."
Michelle Olsen has this post
today at her "Appellate Daily" blog.
As noted here, the D.C. Circuit has previously been receptive to suggestions for online improvements received from appellate law bloggers.
"Cloture filed on Srinivasan (DC Circuit Court)": This post
has appeared this evening at the blog of the United States Senate Democrats.
"Court Clears the Way for College Star's Lawsuit":
Joe Palazzolo has this post
(free access) at WSJ.com's "Law Blog" reporting on the ruling
a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
issued today in an appeal involving a college football video game.
Update: In other coverage, Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "Court revives lawsuit vs Electronic Arts over video game image."
And at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled "Appeals Court Revives Ex-QB's Lawsuit Over 'NCAA Football' Game; In an important appeal that divided Hollywood, the Third Circuit sides with the likeness rights of celebrities over protections afforded by the First Amendment. (SAG 1, MPAA 0)."
"U.S. court studies wiretaps in ex-Goldman director's insider case":
Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report
At the "DealBook" blog of The New York Times, Peter Lattman has a post titled "Court Hears Appeal of Ex-Director of Goldman."
And Bloomberg News reports that "Gupta Challenges U.S. Use of Wiretaps in Insider Appeal."
"UBS, powerful amici urge 2nd Circuit not to meddle with Morrison":
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"Supreme Court won't take up Alaskan tribe's suit against Exxon Mobil":
Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report
"Sale Has to Mean Sale":
At her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post
that begins, "Bargain-hunting consumers scored a big victory Tuesday. A company that overstates original prices to falsely claim a 'sale' discount may be sued by consumers for false advertising, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled."
Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt wrote today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
"Appeals court: Arizona abortion restriction unconstitutional."
Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star has this news update
Bloomberg News reports that "Arizona Law Criminalizing Abortion After 20 Weeks Blocked."
The Associated Press reports that "Court strikes down Arizona 20-week abortion ban."
And at her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post titled "Arizona Abortion Ban Unconstitutional."
"It is beyond the ken of courts to measure the rationality of religious beliefs -- what will happen to us after we pass through the dark curtain of death is the ultimate non-justiciable question."
Circuit Judge Ed Carnes
is the author of a very interesting ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
The opinion begins, "The Supreme Court has decided that a convicted murderer cannot be executed unless he has a rational understanding of the fact that he is going to be put to death and of the reason for his execution."
Update: In other coverage, David Ovalle of The Miami Herald has a news update headlined "Federal court rejects appeal by Miami mass killer John Ferguson."
"Our question is whether the Constitution permits the Arizona legislature to prohibit abortion beginning at twenty weeks gestation, before the fetus is viable. We hold that it does not."
So begins an opinion
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
"WATCH the YLS commencement ceremonies, w/ remarks from Justice Sotomayor '79":
Yale Law School has posted the video online at this link
"Prenda lawyer gets kicked off 9th Circuit case; Paul Hansmeier's motion to delay an $81,000 sanctions order was also denied":
Joe Mullin of Ars Technica has this report
"Gupta Challenges U.S. Use of Wiretaps in Insider Appeal":
Bloomberg News has this preview
of an oral argument occurring today at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
"Judge 'Buzz' Arnold, polymath, legal historian and former federal district judge":
Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf
has this post
today at his blog, "Hercules and the Umpire."
Law geek nirvana -- Spend Memorial Day weekend watching Tom Goldstein of "SCOTUSblog" on C-SPAN's "Q&A":
. In addition to viewing the interview at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. eastern time Sunday, true "SCOTUSblog
" devotees can tune in at 6 a.m. eastern time on Monday, May 27th for another replay.
According to C-SPAN's email yesterday alerting me to the broadcast, the interview was taped on May 2, 2013.
"Appeals court won't release Osama Bin Laden photos":
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post
The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: US can keep bin Laden photos under wraps."
Bloomberg News reports that "Bin Laden Corpse Photos Can Be Kept Secret, Court Rules."
David Ingram of Reuters reports that "Court rules bin Laden death photos can stay secret."
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Mike Scarcella has a post titled "D.C. Circuit: Bin Laden Death Images Can Remain Secret."
You can access today's per curiam opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
"Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Seeks a New Lawyer, but There's a Snag": This article
appears today in The New York Times.
"Reid Mulls Nuclear-Style Filibuster Reform For Nominations":
Sahil Kapur of TPM DC has this report
"2 SCOTUS Judges in 1971: Espionage Act Doesn't Apply to the Press; Justices Hugo Black and William O. Douglas specifically addressed a section of the law at issue today."
Conor Friedersdorf has this essay
online today at The Atlantic.
"Hathaway lawyer pleads case to keep her out of prison; feds want her to serve 12-18 months":
Today's edition of The Detroit News contains an article
that begins, "Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway shouldn't spend a day in federal prison, her lawyer said Monday, despite admitting she orchestrated an elaborate two-year scheme to defraud her bank of $600,000 owed on a Grosse Pointe Park home."
"Budget ax falls, and ball is in his court":
In yesterday's edition of The Omaha World-Herald, columnist Erin Grace had this essay
reporting on Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf
's blog, "Hercules and the Umpire
"A Ruling Could Support F.C.C.'s Net Neutrality Defense":
Today's edition of The New York Times contains an article
that begins, "The Federal Communications Commission's attempt to defend its net neutrality rules against a court challenge got major support on Monday from the Supreme Court, which ruled in a separate case that regulatory agencies should usually be granted deference in interpreting their own jurisdictions."
"Which Supreme Court Justice Are You? A Noncuratlex.com Personality Quiz."
Law professor Kyle Graham has this post
today at his blog.
"Constitution Check: When can prayers and government activity coexist?"
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
"Appeals court orders re-examination of Glendale casino ruling":
Today's edition of The Arizona Republic contains this article
reporting on the revised ruling
that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
"Supreme Court to address who had burden to prove patent infringement":
Erin Geiger Smith of Reuters has this report
"For the Word on the Street, Courts Call Up an Online Witness": This article
appears today in The New York Times.