"U.S. judge blocks Apple in Google smartphone war":
Dan Levine and Jessica Dye of Reuters have this report
And c|net News reports that "Judges tosses Apple v. Motorola; Ruling says neither Apple nor Motorola has been able to prove damages in the patent tussle over iOS and Android and that neither company will be permitted to refile a claim."
You can access today's ruling of Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner, sitting by designation, at this link.
"Appeals Court Reaffirms Dismissal of Patton Boggs Suit Against Gibson Dunn, Chevron":
At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Matthew Huisman has this post
reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
"Court revives ex-prosecutor Convertino's bid to unmask tipster":
The Associated Press has this report
Reuters reports that "Court revives ex-prosecutor's suit against DOJ."
And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Mike Scarcella has a post titled "Appeals Court Revives Former Prosecutor's Privacy Suit Against DOJ."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
"Boland asserts that defense attorneys and expert witnesses are entitled to possess and digitally create child pornography for use in Ohio courtrooms."
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
, in an opinion
issued today, has disagreed with that assertion.
"This case involves chewing gum that provides a cooling sensation when chewed."
So states the second sentence of the majority opinion
that a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
"Ninth Circuit Under More Fire from GOP Over Maui Conference":
Todd Ruger has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"The fate of health care shouldn't come down to 9 justices. Try 19."
Law professor Jonathan Turley
will have this op-ed
Sunday in The Washington Post.
"Empathy Applied -- Why President Obama will win the health care case."
Law professor Douglas W. Kmiec
has this post
today at the "In All Things" blog of America: The National Catholic Weekly.
"SCOTUS Notebook: Hot Day Outside, Cool Day for Solicitor General."
Mark Walsh has this post
today at ABA Journal's "Law News Now" blog.
"Supreme Court Year in Review": Seventh Circuit
Judge Richard A. Posner
joins Dahlia Lithwick and Walter Dellinger as participants in this year's version of "The Breakfast Table" feature from Slate.
Dellinger kicked-off the discussion earlier today with a post titled "Could the court's conservatives split the difference on Obamacare."
"Supreme Court: U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Undefeated This Term."
Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has this report
"What takes so long? Behind the scenes at top U.S. court."
Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report
"Justices end cocaine dealers' legal limbo; The Supreme Court rules 5 to 4 that the Fair Sentencing Act, which relaxed mandatory prison terms, covers people who were charged but not yet sentenced when it became law in 2010": This article
appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that "Supreme Court rules offenders covered by more lenient crack-cocaine sentences."
And Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has an article headlined "Court: Use New Drug Sentencing Rules for Crack Cases."
"You Can't Say That":
Law professor Michael W. McConnell
will have this review
of Jeremy Waldron's book "The Harm in Hate Speech
" in the Sunday Book Review section of this Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
"Justices Deal Blow to Public Unions":
Jess Bravin has this article
today in The Wall Street Journal.
In today's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage reports that "Supreme Court rules against union on nonmember fees for politics; The Supreme Court justices enter the national debate over public-sector unions, ruling against the California SEIU's use of nonmembers' money to fund special political campaigns."
Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that "Union's fees found to violate nonmembers' rights."
On yesterday evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment entitled "High Court Decision A Blow To Public Sector Unions."
And at the First Amendment Center, Tony Mauro has a news analysis headlined "Union-dues ruling is real free-speech landmark."
Meetings with appellate clients -- one concerning a new appeal, the other concerning an oral argument that I will be presenting next Tuesday -- will have me away from the computer for a bit. Additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
"Court: Feds improperly seized unearthed cash."
The Associated Press has this report
My earlier coverage of yesterday's Sixth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Temple of Silence: Why SCOTUS leaks less than the CIA."
Law professor Jack Goldsmith
will have this essay
in the July 12, 2012 issue of The New Republic.
"Chief Justice Offers Hint at New Timing for Health Care Ruling":
Adam Liptak has this article
today in The New York Times. The newspaper also contains articles headlined "Billions of Dollars Are in Play Over Health Care Law
" and "Insurers Seek to Soften Their Image, No Matter How Court Rules on Health Act
Bloomberg News reports that "Law Experts Say Health Measure Legal As Some Doubt Court Agrees."
Politico.com reports that "Health-care reform opponents ready to celebrate."
Ariane de Vogue of ABC News has an article headlined "How the Supreme Court's Health Care Decision Affects You."
Today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" contained an audio segment entitled "Why Many Young Adults Might Lose Coverage If Health Law Falls."
And Gallup has issued a news release headlined "Gallup Editors: Americans' Views on the Healthcare Law; Americans are at best divided in support for law."