"Judges' Dissents for Death Row Inmates Are Rising":
John Schwartz will have this front page article
, in which I am quoted, in Friday's edition of The New York Times.
"En Banc First Circuit Reverses Panel, Gives IRS Access to Textron's Work Papers":
"TaxProf Blog" has this post
about a 3-2 ruling
that the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
And Friday's edition of The Wall Street Journal will contain an article headlined "IRS Wins a Victory as Court Allows Access to Textron Tax Papers."
"Tenth Circuit split on gun ban for misdemeanants":
At "The Volokh Conspiracy," David Kopel has this post
about a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
"Appeals court upholds ban in Edwards T-shirt case":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a Texas school district dress code that banned a student's T-shirt supporting John Edwards' presidential campaign."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
"Terrorism Trials May Be at New Va. Court; Security May Favor Newport News Over Alexandria": This article
appears today in The Washington Post.
And today's edition of The New York Times contains articles headlined "Michigan Prison Is Considered for Detainees" and "A Window Into C.I.A.'s Embrace of Secret Jails."
"The Last Abortion Doctor: For thirty-six years, Warren Hern has been one of the few doctors in America to specialize in late abortions; George Tiller was another; And when Dr. Tiller was murdered that Sunday in church, Warren Hern became the only one left."
The September 2009 issue of Esquire magazine will contain this lengthy article
"Many seek ban as prostitution thrives in R.I." This front page article
appears today in The Boston Globe.
"Courts Face Growing Battle Over Limits on Ex-Convicts":
Amir Efrati has this article
today in The Wall Street Journal.
Hands-free cell phone challenge "has no legs whatever," Seventh Circuit holds:
Today, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
issued a decision
affirming a federal district court's dismissal of a class action "challenging the constitutionality of a Chicago municipal ordinance that prohibits the use of wireless telephones without a 'hands-free' device while driving a motor vehicle."
"Eleventh Circuit to review en banc below-guideline sentence in 'utterly gruesome' sex offense case":
Law professor Doug Berman has this post
at his "Sentencing Law and Policy" blog.
Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued this order granting rehearing en banc in the case. In March 2009, a three-judge Eleventh Circuit panel issued this opinion affirming the sentence.
"Someone who wants to file as amicus curiae in support of a petition for rehearing, or rehearing en banc, must use the same schedule as the petitioner." Seventh Circuit
Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
yesterday issued this interesting "in chambers" opinion
addressing when an amicus brief in support of rehearing must be filed, in order to be timely, under the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.
"Dr Pepper Snapple Group Must Face Suit Over 'All Natural' Label":
Bloomberg News has an article
that begins, "Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., the beverage company spun off by Cadbury Plc last year, must face a lawsuit alleging its Snapple iced tea was deceptively promoted as 'all natural,' a federal appeals court ruled."
My earlier coverage of yesterday's Third Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Judge dismisses case over Confederate flag": This article
appears today in The Knoxville News Sentinel.
And The Associated Press reports that "Tenn. student's Confederate flag suit thrown out."
I have posted Tuesday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee online at this link.
Lehigh Valley IronPigs 10, Louisville Bats 9 (10 innings):
Yesterday evening, my son and I traveled to Coca-Cola Park
in Allentown, Pennsylvania to watch the AAA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies
host the AAA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds
. It was also J.A. Happ bobblehead giveaway night
We had great seats directly behind home plate, and we ended up sitting next to Bats starting pitcher Ben Jukich, who was charting the pitches with a radar gun and who will be tonight's starting pitcher for the Bats.
IronPigs outfielder Michael Taylor -- who we last saw play last month in the AA Eastern League All-Star Game -- hit for the cycle and went 5-for-5 at the plate. He completed the cycle with a game-tying solo home-run in the bottom of the 9th inning. The 'Pigs won on a walk-off single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning with runners on first and third and both the infield and outfield playing in.
You can access the box score at this link, the game recap at this link, and wraps here, here, and here.