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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

"These Anti-Abortion Bills Are Outrageous: But do any have a real shot at being held up in court?" Emily Bazelon had this essay online at Slate last Thursday.
Posted at 09:16 PM by Howard Bashman

"California Hunger Strike Raises Issue of Force-Feeding on U.S. Soil": Christie Thompson of ProPublica has this report.
Posted at 09:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"McConnell Loses Filibuster Battle But He's Winning The War": Sahil Kapur of TPM DC has this report.
Posted at 09:10 PM by Howard Bashman

"New execution set for Warren Lee Hill": The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this news update.

And online at msnbc, law professor Stephen Vladeck has a post titled "A reprieve for Warren Hill, but not the Supreme Court."
Posted at 09:05 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals Court Frees Marvel from Spider-Man Toy Deal; The inventor of a device that lets kids pretend they can shoot webs out of the palm of their hand loses the benefits of a licensing agreement he made in 2001": Eriq Gardner has this post at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter.

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Pa. Supreme Court turns aside another challenge to judge retirement mandate": The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this report.

Today's ruling of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania consists of a per curiam opinion and a concurring opinion.
Posted at 08:06 PM by Howard Bashman

"It's not just Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia: For all the talk about representation on the high court, SCOTUS has a bigger problem with women no one mentions." Marin Cogan has this essay today at
Posted at 08:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Voting rights enforcers shift focus after Supreme Court defeat": David Ingram of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 06:58 PM by Howard Bashman

"How a Deal Came Together to Save the Filibuster (And Avert the 'Nuclear Option'): Small exchange on the most controversial nominees yields a deal, and preserves both sides' leverage for future fights." Chris Frates and Michael Catalini of National Journal have this report.
Posted at 04:27 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals Court Denies TV Network Bid to Re-Hear Aereo Case": Bloomberg News has this report.

The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined "2nd Circuit Court of Appeals says it is done with Aereo."

The Hill has a blog post titled "Court denies broadcasters' appeal to shut down Aereo."

Variety reports that "Fox May Pursue Aereo Case to U.S. Supreme Court."

And at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled "Broadcasters Won't Get Second Shot at Aereo at Appeals Court; The Second Circuit turns down the broadcasters' petition for a rehearing before a full panel of judges."

You can access today's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the dissent therefrom, at this link. As the order and the dissent demonstrate, there is still disagreement at the Second Circuit whether to follow the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure's use of "en banc" in place of the Second Circuit's apparently preferred "in banc."
Posted at 01:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Senators Reach Agreement to Avert Fight Over Filibuster": The New York Times has this news update.

And The Washington Post has a news update headlined "Senate reaches tentative deal to avert filibuster showdown."
Posted at 01:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"As Senate nears filibuster showdown, Reid says Republicans can still avoid fight": This article appears today in The Washington Post.

Today's edition of The New York Times contains a front page article headlined "Senate's Leader Sets Showdown Over Changes to Filibuster." The newspaper also contains an article headlined "Vacancies and Partisan Fighting Put Labor Relations Agency in Legal Limbo" and an editorial titled "A Step to Majority Rule in the Senate."

The Los Angeles Times reports that "Senate prepares for filibuster showdown; Citing frustration with GOP tactics, Democrats say they will move to end the minority party's ability to block the president's nominations for executive branch posts." reports that "Senate heads toward 'nuclear option.'"

Roll Call reports that "No Deal Yet on 'Nuclear Option' After Senate Joint Caucus."

The Hill reports that "Joint caucus meeting ends with no deal to avoid the nuclear option."

Bloomberg News has reports headlined "Senate Nears Showdown Nominee Votes as Leaders Seek Deal" and "Senators Weighing Rule Changes Ignore Chamber's History."

Reuters reports that "U.S. senators fail to cut deal, head for showdown on filibuster."

And The Associated Press reports that "Filibuster talks flag, Senate braces for showdown."
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman

"Amid Falling Enrollment, Law Schools Are Cutting Faculty; Trims Send Grim Message to Elite Group Long Sheltered From Economy's Ups and Downs": Ashby Jones and Jennifer Smith have this article today in The Wall Street Journal.

You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.
Posted at 08:27 AM by Howard Bashman

"9th Circuit says Miranda warning must be given in correct Spanish": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 08:24 AM by Howard Bashman

"Court due to make second trip down the aisle": Law professor Richard L. Hasen -- author of the "Election Law Blog" -- has this essay online at Reuters.
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman

"HealthSouth Founder Richard Scrushy's Sentence Is Upheld": Bloomberg News has this report.

And Reuters reports that "Former HealthSouth CEO Scrushy's bribery conviction upheld."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman

"Guantanamo Detainee Begs to Be Charged as Legal Limbo Worsens": Jess Bravin has this front page article today in The Wall Street Journal.

He also has a second, related article in today's newspaper headlined "Guantanamo Frowned on John Grisham Books."
Posted at 08:09 AM by Howard Bashman

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