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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Trepal's court: According to an opinion that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued today, "In 1991, a Florida jury convicted Trepal, a sophisticated chemist and Mensa member, of murdering his neighbor Peggy Carr and attempting to murder six other members of Carr's family. Trepal poisoned the victims by adding the toxic element thallium to bottles of Coca-Cola in the Carrs' home."
Posted at 11:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"Pfizer Paid $896 Million In Prempro Settlements": Jef Feeley of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"School chaplaincy program is 'constitutionally invalid': High Court." The Sydney Morning Herald has this news update.

And The Associated Press reports that "Australia court rejects gov't-funded chaplain work."

You can access Wednesday's ruling of the High Court of Australia at this link. The court also issued this summary of its ruling.
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman



"How Much Should Judges Be Paid? An Empirical Study on the Effect of Judicial Pay on the State Bench." James M. Anderson and Eric Helland have this article in the May 2012 issue of the Stanford Law Review.
Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gene patent rematch: Myriad, ACLU and DOJ file new briefs." Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 10:37 PM by Howard Bashman


"Avoiding Confrontation with DNA": Brandon L. Garrett has this post at "ACSblog."

And at "The Confrontation Blog," Richard D. Friedman has a post titled "Thoughts on Williams, Part I: Reasons to Think the Impact May be Limited."
Posted at 05:36 PM by Howard Bashman



"How Much Will the Ruling in the Health Care Case Matter?" Orin Kerr has this blog post at "The Volokh Conspiracy."

Update: And, a short time later, he also has a post titled "If You Wanted to Read the Tea Leaves of Justice Ginsburg's Speech at the ACS."
Posted at 04:33 PM by Howard Bashman



"The Supreme Court Is Not American Idol": Former Third Circuit Judge H. Lee Sarokin has this blog entry at The Huffington Post.
Posted at 04:32 PM by Howard Bashman


Reuters announces plan to live-blog forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court decisions: As announced on Twitter earlier today, Reuters has unveiled a web page promising live coverage of U.S. Supreme Court rulings.
Posted at 03:50 PM by Howard Bashman


But have they gone duck hunting together? In the latest entry in "Summary Judgments for June 19," Carlyn Kolker of Thomson Reuters News & Insight notes a recusal order entered yesterday at the direction of a judge serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"The G.O.P.'s Abortion Problem": Jeffrey Toobin has this blog post online today at The New Yorker.
Posted at 02:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"Scalia and Garner Release 567-Page Tome on Legal Writing": Richard Brust has this post at the ABA Journal's "Law News Now" blog.
Posted at 01:37 PM by Howard Bashman


In deciding whether to certify a class action, when should a federal district judge defer, based on principles of comity, to colleague's earlier ruling denying a motion for certification of a similar class? Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner considers the answer to that question in an opinion that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued today.

Of course, Judge Posner's opinion takes a close look at the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last Term in Smith v. Bayer Corp.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman



"Georgia Supreme Court grants new malpractice trial in disabled girl's 1998 birth at St. Mary's": This article appears today in The Athens Banner-Herald.

And in today's edition of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bill Rankin has an article headlined "Court says disabled child can attend trial" that begins, "The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday ruled a judge was wrong to exclude a girl from a trial out of concern her physical and mental disabilities could sway the jury."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the Supreme Court of Georgia at this link.
Posted at 12:54 PM by Howard Bashman



"Senators Urge Supreme Court to Allow Live Broadcast of Health Care Decisions": Todd Ruger has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."

And The Hill has a blog post titled "Sens. Leahy, Grassley call on Supreme Court to televise healthcare ruling."

You can view the letter at this link.
Posted at 12:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"High Court Pares Right to Challenge Lab-Test Evidence": Jess Bravin has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.

And online at The Atlantic, Andrew Cohen has an essay entitled "The Supreme Court Splinters Apart Over the Confrontation Clause."
Posted at 12:45 PM by Howard Bashman



"Federal judges defend Maui conference as cost-effective": FoxNews.com has this report.

And The Hill has a blog post titled "9th Circuit: Hawaii trip needed to foster 'personal interaction' among judges."
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman



"Why Are Americans Losing Trust in the Supreme Court?" Law professor Barry Friedman has this essay online at The Nation.
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"Immigration ruling won't be end of the road": Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Millions still go without insurance if law passes": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:47 AM by Howard Bashman


"WA state budget cuts divide 9th Circuit": Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report on an order denying rehearing en banc that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman


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