In posts of interest from Eriq Gardner at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter:
Yesterday he had a post titled "Aereo Tells Judge It Can Beat Lawsuit Despite Supreme Court Ruling; The digital company also renews a challenge to the irreparable harm faced by TV broadcasters
And on Thursday he had a post titled "MLB Swings for Appeal in Lawsuit That Could Shake Up Sports Broadcasting; The professional baseball league wants to present the issue of whether its antitrust exemption applies to territorial broadcast rules."
"Endless Assault on Health Care Reform": This editorial
will appear in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
"Amish Beard-Cutters Were Criminals, Not Haters":
Law professor Noah Feldman
has this essay
online at Bloomberg View.
And at the "Balkinization" blog, law professor Marty Lederman has a post titled "Disturbing reversal of hate-crime convictions in Amish hair-cutting case."
"Prosecutor's 'lesbian' argument wins new trial for maid":
Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has an article
that begins, "When a live-in household maid was charged with molesting her employers' young daughter, the prosecutor told the jury her motive was that she was a lesbian, 'attracted to females' of any age. That argument was both scientifically unfounded and prejudicial, a state appeals court said Thursday in overturning the woman's conviction and 16-year prison sentence."
And The Orange County Register reports that "Insinuations about defendant's sexuality tainted trial, court rules; Orange County prosecutor had argued woman was a lesbian, which was 'motive' to molest girl."
Associate Justice William W. Bedsworth wrote Thursday's ruling of the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District.
"California Governor Appeals Court Ruling Overturning Protections for Teachers":
Sunday's edition of The New York Times will contain an article
that begins, "Wading into an intense national battle that has pitted teacher unions against a movement to weaken tenure protections, Gov. Jerry Brown has appealed a California judge's sweeping ruling that threw out teacher job protection laws on the ground that they deprived students of their constitutional rights."