"Court: Farm workers entitled to nearly $2 million."
The Associated Press has this report
on a non-precedential ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
"Music Group Ends YouTube Lawsuit Appeal":
Bloomberg News has this report
"Freelance Writers, Publisher Settlement Rejected by Federal Appeals Court":
Bloomberg News has this report
Reuters reports that "Writers' US settlement with publishers thrown out."
And The Associated Press reports that "NY court rejects $18M class action writers deal."
My earlier coverage of today's Second Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Spin Master Recalls Aqua Dots -- Children Became Unconscious After Swallowing Beads":
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued this news release
in November 2007.
Today, in an opinion written by Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its ruling on the issue of class certification in a case captioned In re: Aqua Dots Products Liability Litigation.
"Judge Shields 3rd Circuit Mediator From Subpoena in Legal Mal Suit":
Shannon P. Duffy had this article
(registration required) in yesterday's edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's daily newspaper for lawyers.
The ruling that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued earlier this month, which the article reports on, can be accessed here.
Second Circuit issues ruling in case captioned In re Literary Works in Elect. Databases Copyright Litig., on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick:
Today's majority opinion
of a three-judge Second Circuit
panel summarizes the court's holding as follows: "Although we reject objectors' arguments regarding the release, we conclude that the district court abused its discretion in certifying the class and approving the Settlement, because the named plaintiffs failed to adequately represent the interests of all class members."
As a result, the Second Circuit has vacated the district court's order certifying the class and approving the settlement and has remanded the case for further proceedings.
Majority on divided three-judge Sixth Circuit panel affirms the rejection of Tennessee death row inmate Abu-Ali Abdur'Rahman's Brady claims:
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
at this link
"Madoff Trustee Wins Ruling on 'Net Winners'; Appeals Court Finds Trustee Is Right to Pay Only 'Net Losers'; 'the Final Word on This Issue'?"
The Wall Street Journal contains this article
The New York Times reports today that "Madoff Decision Is Significant Setback for Owners of Mets."
USA Today reports that "Court ruling angers some Madoff investors."
And New York Law Journal reports that "Circuit Sides With Madoff Trustee Over 'Net Winners' in Ponzi Scam."
My earlier coverage of yesterday's Second Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"Lawyers for Defendant in Giffords Shooting Seem to Be Searching for Illness": This article
appears today in The New York Times.
"ACLU sues state of Kansas over limits on abortion insurance":
Today's edition of The Kansas City Star contains an article
that begins, "A new Kansas law that bans insurers from providing elective abortion coverage is the state's third abortion-related measure to draw a legal challenge this summer."
"Lawmakers' destructive gamesmanship with judicial nominees": This editorial
appears today in The Washington Post.
"Newest justice is second woman to serve on state's high court":
The Argus Leader of Sioux Falls, South Dakota contains this article
"City to pay $30 million, hire 111 black firefighters": This article
appears today in The Chicago Sun-Times.
"Election Looms in Health-Law Review":
Jess Bravin has this article
today in The Wall Street Journal. Free access to the full text of the article is available via Google News
"St. Joseph Abbey's lawyers not worried by challenge to victory in casket lawsuit": This article
appears today in The Times-Picayune of New Orleans.
And The Associated Press reports that "La. casket dispute headed to federal appeals court."
"New Blood at Federal Circuit; Recent appointees bring fresh viewpoints, which could alter fate of patent cases":
law.com has this report