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Friday, August 16, 2013

"The Regulatory Court: The D.C. Circuit takes center stage, one more time." Adam J. White has this article in the August 26, 2013 issue of The Weekly Standard.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Influence of Amicus Curiae Briefs on U.S. Supreme Court Opinion Content": Pamela Corley, Paul M. Collins Jr., and Jesse Hamner have posted this article online at SSRN (via "Legal Theory Blog").

According to the article's abstract, the authors used "plagiarism detection software to assess the ability of amicus briefs to shape the content of judicial opinions."
Posted at 10:52 PM by Howard Bashman



"New Balance at the California Supreme Court: The second year of the Cantil-Sakauye Court shows emerging trends among the justices." Law professor Gerald F. Uelmen has this article in the August 2013 issue of California Lawyer.
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. appeals on cellphone privacy": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog," which has posted the petition for writ of certiorari at this link.
Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman


"Second Circuit Affirms Conviction Despite 'Insufficient' Evidence at Trial": Will Baude has this post today at "The Volokh Conspiracy" about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued Wednesday.
Posted at 10:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Baby Veronica case: Court hearings end, mediation agreement filed." The Tulsa World has this news update.

The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina has a news update headlined "Oklahoma hearings in Veronica custody dispute come to close after five hours of deliberations, but results remain mystery."

And The Associated Press reports that "Mediation papers filed in Cherokee custody battle."
Posted at 05:52 PM by Howard Bashman



"NYC begins appeal of police stop-and-frisk ruling": The Associated Press has this report.

Update: In other coverage, Bloomberg News reports that "New York City Appeals Rulings Attacking Stop-And-Frisk."
Posted at 03:15 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court Favors Yale in Suit Involving Fake Degree": This article appears today in The New York Times.

And Mark Hamblett of New York Law Journal reports that "Circuit Rejects Korean University's Defamation Suit Against Yale."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Second Circuit ruling appears at this link.
Posted at 03:08 PM by Howard Bashman



"DOMA Ruling Looms Large in Court Fight Over Striking Gay Jurors": Scott Graham of The Recorder has this report.
Posted at 03:04 PM by Howard Bashman


Access online today's nude dancing decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit: At this link.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman


The religion of atheism, part two: Today, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a decision that begins, "This is our second encounter with Wisconsin inmate James Kaufman's effort to compel the prison system to treat atheism, which he follows, on the same footing as other religious beliefs."

The Seventh Circuit's first encounter with the case resulted in a 2005 ruling that I previously covered in a post that you can access here.
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman



"Circuit court sent clear message in 'Boobies' case": Law professor Jeffrey Shulman has this post today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 09:22 AM by Howard Bashman


"Brown ordered to appear with Veronica during Oklahoma court hearing": The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina contains this article today.

And The Tulsa World reports that "Baby Veronica adoptive parents file motion to bring her to court."
Posted at 08:26 AM by Howard Bashman



"Oklahoma's ban on Sharia law thrown out by federal judge": This article appears today in The Tulsa World.

And The Associated Press reports that "U.S. judge permanently bans Oklahoma Islamic law vote."

Update: In other coverage, Bloomberg News reports that "Oklahoma Ban on Applying Islamic Law Halted by U.S. Court."
Posted at 08:24 AM by Howard Bashman



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