"Bonus payout for WTC site workers premature: court."
Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Mind your apostrophes:
As two errata sheets that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
issued recently (here
) make clear, the typo that an earlier post
recently noted was merely the tip of the apostrophe iceberg.
"In Philadelphia, Judges Warn of Social Media Attempts To Sway Rulings":
CBS Philly has this report
You can view the video of today's National Constitution Center event via this link.
"Supreme Court Rules Against Residents in Environmental Lawsuit Case; Top Court Says Federal Superfund Law Doesn't Trump State Time Limits on Lawsuits":
Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report
Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Justices' water pollution ruling may deny Marine vets."
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau reports that "Supreme Court ruling muddies water in Lejeune pollution case."
The Citizen-Times of Asheville, North Carolina reports that "Supreme Court rules against homeowners in CTS case."
And Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire reports that "Supreme Court rules for industry in fight over contaminated groundwater."
"Terrorism suspect's lawyer clashes with appeals judge in do-over":
Steve Schmadeke of The Chicago Tribune has a news update
that begins, "At an unusual do-over at the federal appeals court in Chicago, judges heard oral arguments today for the second time in less than a week in a local terrorism case that has received national interest."
And The Associated Press reports that "Rare redo in terrorism records case gets combative."
You can access the audio of today's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit via this link (7.54 MB mp3 audio file).
"Tobacco Companies Rejected by High Court on Florida Suits":
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report
, along with an article headlined "Wells Fargo Rejected by Top Court on $148 Million Tax Bid
Reuters has reports headlined "U.S. top court leaves intact jury verdicts against big tobacco"; "U.S. top court rejects Accenture trade secrets appeal"; and "U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Wells Fargo-IRS tax squabble."
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Court won't review tobacco verdicts -- again."
"Supreme Court Decides Case With Echoes Of Anna Nicole Smith Bankruptcy":
Daniel Fisher has this post
online today at Forbes.com.
"The Supreme Court Deals Radical Conservatives a Foreign-Policy Setback: And hardly anyone notices."
Simon Lazarus has this essay
online today at The New Republic.
"Del. Supreme Court Justice Berger to retire; She was the first female member of the Court of Chancery and state Supreme Court":
Sean O'Sullivan of The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware has an update
that begins, "Delaware Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Berger will retire on Sept. 1, joining a sudden wave of departures from the state's highest court."
"Supreme Court: Texas can withhold drug source name."
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused an appeal from a Texas death row inmate whose attorneys had demanded that state officials disclose the source of drugs intended to execute him."
"Supreme Court protester against social media firings collapses":
Reuters has this report
"U.S. Supreme Court refuses to stop BP oil spill payments":
The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this news update
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "BP Rejected by Supreme Court on Gulf Payments Reprieve."
Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "U.S. top court declines to block BP spill payments."
The Associated Press has a report headlined "Supreme Court: BP must pay claims during appeal."
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Court turns aside BP payments protest."
You can access today's order of the U.S. Supreme Court at this link.
Access online today's rulings in argued cases of the U.S. Supreme Court:
The Court today issued rulings in three argued cases.
1. Justice Elena Kagan announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion in which Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined in Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, No. 12-930. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. issued an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Justice Antonin Scalia joined. Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. issued a dissenting opinion. And Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Stephen G. Breyer joined in full and in which Justice Clarence Thomas joined except as to a footnote. You can access the oral argument via this link.
2. Justice Thomas delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison, No. 12-1200. You can access the oral argument via this link.
3. Justice Kennedy delivered the opinion of the Court in large measure in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, No. 13-339. Justices Sotomayor and Kagan joined the opinion in full. Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito joined the opinion in large measure. Justice Scalia issued an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment, in which Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Thomas and Alito joined. And Justice Ginsburg issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Breyer joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.
In early news coverage, The Associated Press has reports headlined "Court: Children over 21 go to back of visa line"; "High court rules on scope of bankruptcy authority"; and "Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case."
Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court:
The Court has posted the Order List at this link
. The Court did not grant review in any new cases, but the Court did agree to set for oral argument exceptions to the Report of the Special Master in Kansas
, a case in the Court's original jurisdiction.
In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Justices let stand $70M in awards to smokers."
"Obama's Shocking Success on Judgeships Overturns Conventional Wisdom; Quietly but persistently, Obama and the Democratic Party have won approval for federal judicial nominees at a rate that outdoes either of Obama's predecessors":
Law professor David Fontana
has this essay
online today at The Daily Beast.