"Marvel Urges Supreme Court to Deny Review of Superhero Rights Dispute; Contrary to arguments made by Jack Kirby's heirs, former top IP officials and Hollywood guilds, the Disney subsidiary says this dispute over what's a work-made-for-hire is a 'poor and atypical vehicle' for examination":
Eriq Gardner has this post
today at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter.
"Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta fails to void conviction":
Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report
"Appeals court upholds tossing of Asian carp suit":
The Associated Press has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
"Supreme Court stay in Utah marriage recognition case not automatic":
Dennis Romboy of The Deseret News has this update
"Court KOs New Jersey bid to block ocean blasting":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A federal appeals court on Monday cleared the path for seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey that will blast the floor of the Atlantic Ocean with loud noises as part of a climate change research project."
"Court revives suit over Texas Confederate flag dispute":
The Associated Press has this report
And The Dallas Morning News has a blog post titled "Appeals court rules in favor of Confederate flag license plate."
You can access today's ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
"Dahlia Lithwick: Talk Radio Has Ruined the Supreme Court."
You can access the transcript of this segment from today's broadcast of The Rush Limbaugh Show at this link
"Americans' Approval of the Supreme Court Remains Divided; Approval among Republicans up 21 percentage points from 2013":
Gallup issued this news release
"4th Annual Supreme Court Term in Review":
UC Irvine Law School has posted the video of last Thursday's event online at this link
In earlier coverage of the event, The Orange County Register reported that "UCI panel weighs in on Supreme Court decisions."
"Supreme Court is asked to review Calif. ban on force-feeding birds":
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau has this report
"The judgment is reversed, and the case is remanded with instructions to issue an injunction allowing certified secular humanist celebrants to solemnize marriages in Indiana -- to do this with legal effect, and without risk of criminal penalties."
So concludes an opinion
that Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
issued today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
"Court split on challenges from Al Qaeda PR chief":
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has a blog post
that begins, "A federal appeals court has rejected a former Al Qaeda media chief's challenge to his military commission conviction for conspiracy, while tossing out his convictions for material support for terrorism and soliciting."
And at the "Just Security" blog, Steve Vladeck has a post titled "A Quick and Dirty Summary of -- and Reaction to -- the Al-Bahlul Decision."
You can access today's en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
Update: In other coverage, Lyle Denniston of "SCOTUSblog" has a post titled "Sweeping new ruling on war crimes courts."
Bloomberg News reports that "Bin Laden Media Aide Wins Reversal of Terror Convictions."
And Pete Yost of The Associated Press reports that "Court issues partial win to bin Laden assistant."
"The Sex Amendment: How women got in on the Civil Rights Act."
Louis Menand has this "A Critic at Large" essay
in the July 21, 2014 issue of The New Yorker.
"Supreme Court Shows Restraint in Voting to Overrule Precedents":
Adam Liptak will have this new installment
of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.