"Pro Bono Case Challenging Public School Shirt-With-School-Motto Requirement":
At "The Volokh Conspiracy," Eugene Volokh has this post
about an interesting appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
that he's working on.
"Judge: Identify writer on blog; Newspaper ordered to provide information."
Yesterday's edition of The Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington contained an article
that begins, "The Spokesman-Review must provide information that could identify an anonymous reader who typed a disparaging online comment about the chairwoman of the Kootenai County Republican Party in February, an Idaho judge ruled Tuesday."
"Opt for Efficiency Over Prolonged Deadlock at Pa. High Court":
That was the title of the June 2012 installment
of my monthly "Upon Further Review" column published by The Legal Intelligencer
, Philadelphia's daily newspaper for lawyers.
Today, exactly one month after that column first appeared in print, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued an order following my suggested advice in one such currently deadlocked case.
"Case highlights strict Ga. execution standard":
The Associated Press has this report
"In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling upholding most of the 2010 health care law, the percentage of Americans expressing an unfavorable opinion of the court is at its highest point in more than 25 years."
So states the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press in a news release
"Parsing the court's decision on Obamacare":
Justice Don R. Willett
of the Supreme Court of Texas
recently had this op-ed
in The Houston Chronicle.
"Kennedy mum on court's decision on health care in session at Aspen Institute":
The Aspen (Colo.) Daily News has this report
"Appeals court tosses child porn conviction because wrong apartment searched":
Reuters has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
"Randy Barnett: Losing ObamaCare While Preserving the Constitution."
Reason senior editor Damon Root interviews law professor Randy Barnett in a video segment that you can access here
And in the July 30, 2012 issue of National Review magazine, Jonathan H. Adler and Nathaniel Stewart will have an article headlined "Positive Steps, Silver Linings."
"Stone committed those violations as an attempt to repeat his strategy of suing anonymous internet users for allegedly downloading pornography illegally, using the powers of the court to find their identity, then shaming or intimidating them into settling for thousands of dollars":
Circuit Judge Jerry E. Smith
issued this ruling
today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Today's decision affirms the imposition of sanctions against the attorney for a pornographic film producer that had initiated suit against 670 unnamed persons whom it believed had unlawfully downloaded one of its films using BitTorrent.
"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks in Venice":
You can view the video on YouTube at this link
"Why There Are Too Many Patents in America: After dismissing a high-profile suit between Apple and Motorola, one of our leading jurists discusses the problems plaguing America's intellectual property system." Seventh Circuit
Judge Richard A. Posner
has this essay
online at The Atlantic.
"Court rules police may be liable for pepper ball injuries; The decision, stemming from a 2004 incident in which a student was injured by such a projectile, is a setback for officers fighting lawsuits by Occupy protesters":
Maura Dolan has this article
today in The Los Angeles Times.
And in today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that "Former UC Davis student's suit OKd."
My earlier coverage of yesterday's Ninth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Supreme Court 2011-2012 Term Review":
C-SPAN is now providing separate online access to each hour of yesterday's two-hour event at The Heritage Foundation
The video of my appearance as a panelist on the second hour of the program, along with co-panelists Mark Sherman of The Associated Press and David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times, can be accessed here.
And the video of the first hour of the program, which featured Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. as one of the panelists, can be accessed here. Yesterday, I had this post linking to news coverage of Verrilli's remarks at the event.
"Ed. Law Challenges Loom After Health-Care Ruling":
Mark Walsh has this article
(pass-through link) online at Education Week.
"Why it's so hard for SCOTUSblog to get Supreme Court press credentials":
Mallary Jean Tenore of Poynter has this report
"Reject the 'Thurmond Rule': Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell invokes the legacy of Strom Thurmond to hold up judicial confirmations; It's bad for judges and bad for justice." This editorial
appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
"Louisiana high court squabble turns ugly":
James Gill of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this essay
"Toward a Supreme Court Showdown":
Today's edition of The New York Times contains an editorial
that begins, "Six federal courts have ruled on the Defense of Marriage Act and reached the same conclusion: the 1996 law violates the Constitution by denying same-sex couples, who are legally married under state law, federal benefits afforded to heterosexual couples for no good reason."
"The danger of Supreme Court deep throats":
Linda P. Campbell has this op-ed
in The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
"Ex-Justice Newman refuses questioning on Family Court": This article
appears today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
"'Abortion Queen' In Last-Ditch Battle To Save Mississippi Clinic":
Bloomberg News has this report