How Appealing

Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Available online from law.com: An article reports that "Calif. High Court Cold to Liability in Online Speech."

And in other news, "'Offensive' Speech Gets Narrow Reading at 2nd Circuit; Panel holds censorship of t-shirt violates student's rights." You can access last Wednesday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:15 PM by Howard Bashman



Judge Wu nominated to fill vacancy to be created by the impending retirement of Judge Lew: The White House today officially renominated its returned federal appellate court nominees and made a bunch of new U.S. District Court nominations, including one that rhymes.

Since this blog's founding in May 2002, I've yet to attempt to determine which if any Article III judges have a last name that rhymes with the last name of the judge who created the vacancy being filled. Moreover, if a judge with the last name Anewseet were appointed to fill a new seat, that too would count.
Posted at 09:55 PM by Howard Bashman



"Frank Easterbrook: A Portrait of the Next Chief." Stephen M. Shapiro, Andrew L. Frey, and Kenneth S. Geller have this interesting article in the current issue of The Circuit Rider, a publication of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association (via "DePaul ACS Blog").
Posted at 09:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Goldman seeks control of O.J. Simpson's right to publicity": CNN.com provides a report that begins, "In what may be an unprecedented legal move, Fred Goldman is asking to have control over O.J. Simpson's publicity rights to his own likeness, name and persona to satisfy a multimillion-dollar wrongful death judgment."
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Kennedy Gets New Stent": The AP provides this report.
Posted at 07:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Feds, Chronicle reporters make deal to speed case along": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle provides this news update.

And David Kravets of The Associated Press reports that "Reporters to Appeal in Bonds Leak Case."
Posted at 07:12 PM by Howard Bashman



92-0: That's the final result of the U.S. Senate's vote, which concluded just moments ago, to confirm Law Professor Kimberly Ann Moore to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.

Update: The official roll call vote tally is available at this link.
Posted at 06:05 PM by Howard Bashman



"'Hamdan v. Rumsfeld': Path to a Landmark Ruling." This audio segment (RealPlayer required) featuring Nina Totenberg appeared on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered."
Posted at 06:04 PM by Howard Bashman


"Kennedy has surgery": At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post that begins, "Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has had surgery in Washington to replace a stent -- a device used to keep open a vein that had previously been blocked."
Posted at 05:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ask No Promises of These Political Candidates": Judicial elections are the subject of this recent essay by Bloomberg News columnist Ann Woolner.
Posted at 04:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Affirmative Action Cases on High Court's Docket": This audio segment (RealPlayer required) featuring Dahlia Lithwick appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Day to Day."
Posted at 02:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"Law Professor Beats the Odds with High Court Win": On today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition," Nina Totenberg had this audio segment (RealPlayer required) profiling Neal Katyal.
Posted at 02:25 PM by Howard Bashman


Seventh Circuit rejects convicted child molester's due process challenges to Indiana town's resolution prohibiting him from being present in any of the town's public parks: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit at this link.

Update: Via this post at the "The Indiana Law Blog," you can access the federal district court ruling that the Seventh Circuit affirmed today.
Posted at 12:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"DOJ Losing Ground In Wiretap Fight; Four Federal Cases Challenge Warrantless Surveillance Program": This article (free access) appears in this week's issue of Legal Times.
Posted at 11:35 AM by Howard Bashman


What do you call a handwritten typo? While I was on vacation last week, a reader emailed to draw my attention to the fact that Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner's official financial disclosure form for 2006, on which Judge Posner appears to have handwritten his answers, states that he serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. All those other circuits that failed to claim Judge Posner off the waiver-wire are probably kicking themselves right about now. Word is that the Seventh Circuit will receive a circuit judge to be named later and cash considerations in the deal.

In addition to secretly switching circuits, Judge Posner also recently appeared on "The Glenn & Helen Show" (providing links for audio download).
Posted at 10:44 AM by Howard Bashman



"The central issue in this case is whether the Fourth Amendment is implicated when a police officer investigates an automobile license plate number using a law enforcement computer database." The majority on a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today answers "no" in a decision that you can access here.
Posted at 10:25 AM by Howard Bashman


"Wow, David Lat -- the erstwhile Article III Groupie, who's now blogging at Above the Law -- is getting doubly slammed over there at Feminist Law Professors." So begins a post this morning from Ann Althouse.
Posted at 08:23 AM by Howard Bashman


Available for viewing online from C-SPAN's "America & the Courts": This past Saturday's broadcast is titled "First Year of the Roberts Court." Panelists included "Los Angeles Times Supreme Court Correspondent David Savage, Yale University Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar, and Duke University Law Professor Erwin Chemerinsky." You can view the video online, on-demand, by clicking here. My earlier coverage of this event can be accessed at this link.

And two Saturdays ago, the broadcast was titled "Supreme Court Term Review." Panelists included "Deputy Solicitor General Gregory Garre [and] Attorney Tom Goldstein." You can view the video by clicking here. My earlier coverage of this event appears at this link.

RealPlayer is required to launch these video segments.
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman



"Monument at Houston Courthouse Tests the Limits of Ten Commandments Rulings": The new installment of my "On Appeal" column for law.com is at this link.
Posted at 07:30 AM by Howard Bashman


"This Mommy Track May Go Somewhere; Some companies offer a chance to advance on a schedule that allows more time at home": The Los Angeles Times today contains an article that begins, "Attorney Becky Belke works at a Los Angeles law firm where colleagues regularly toil nights and weekends."
Posted at 07:15 AM by Howard Bashman


Young law professor to be confirmed as federal appellate judge this afternoon: At 4:30 p.m. today, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to hold an up-or-down vote on the nomination of Kimberly Ann Moore to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.

Professor Moore -- whose rapid confirmation has not been hindered by the fact that the web page containing her resume at the U.S. Department of Justice's site says on the upper-left-hand corner of the page "Estrada resume" -- will not reach 40 years of age until 2008, and thus today she will become the youngest federal appellate judge currently serving on the bench.
Posted at 07:10 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justices Around the World": Charles Lane has this item today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 06:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"Big Tobacco, Lawless as Ever: Profiting by manipulating addictions that kill." This editorial appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 06:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Former U.S. Justice O'Connor says courts have more terror-related decisions ahead": The Associated Press provides this report from Liechtenstein.
Posted at 06:35 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Further Dangers of Secrecy: A Federal District Court Interprets the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to Allow Spying on Those Who Are Neither Spies Nor Terrorists." Jennifer Van Bergen has this essay online today at FindLaw.
Posted at 06:25 AM by Howard Bashman


eXTReMe Tracker

From the Law.com Newswire:


Click to open links in new
     windows

Advertise on Legal Blogs

Related Blogs

20 Questions for the
 Appellate Judge


How Appealing Extra

My Appellate Columns
Especially Appealing Blogs

Above the Law

ACSBlog

Adam Smith, Esq.

Althouse

Bag and Baggage

Balkinization

The Becker-Posner Blog

Bench Memos

The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times

Concurring Opinions

Confirm Them

The Confrontation Blog

Copyrights & Campaigns

Crossroads

Discriminations

Dorf on Law

Drug and Device Law

Election Law

Ernie the Attorney

InstaPundit.Com

Jack Bog's Blog

Jeremy Blachman's Brand New Weblog

Law News Now

Legal Theory

Notes from the (Legal) Underground

PrawfsBlawg

Professor Bainbridge.com

Religion Clause

SCOTUSblog

Sentencing Law and Policy

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TaxProf Blog

Threat Level

Throwing Things

tonypierce.com + busblog

The Volokh Conspiracy

Wonkette

Workplace Prof Blog

WSJ.com's Law Blog

Other Links

abcNEWS.com's The Note

The Associated Press Newswire

Best of the Web Today

The Corner

McSweeney's Internet Tendency

Movie Review Query Engine

Obscure Store & Reading Room

The Onion

Overlawyered.com

PointofLaw.com

Salon

Slate

Tapped

Even More Blogs

The 10b-5 Daily

Abstract Appeal

The Agitator

Alas, a blog

AndrewSullivan.com

Anonymous Lawyer

Appellate Law & Practice

Balloon Juice

The Baseball Crank

Beautiful Confusion

Begging The Question

Begging to Differ

Behind the Homefront

Benefitsblog

BenMaller.com

beSpacific

Betsy's Page

Big Picnic

bIPlog

The Bitch Girls

the bitter shack of resentment

The Bleat

Blithering Idiot

The Blog from the Core

Blonde Justice

Blue Mass. Group

Body and Soul

Boing Boing

Braves Journal

Brendan O'Neill

Brian Peterson's Legal Weblog

Brothers Judd Blog

The Buck Stops Here

BuffaloWings&Vodka

Cacciaguida

Calblog

California Insider

Captain Indignant's Fortress of Peevishness

Chicago Boyz

Civil Liberties Watch

Class Maledictorian

Clayton Cramer's BLOG

a clever sheep

ColbyCosh.com

The Comedian

Common Sense and Wonder

Conglomerate

CONTENT / v.3

Copyfight: The politics of IP

Corp Law Blog

Corsair the Rational Pirate

crabwalk.com

Criminal Appeal

CrimLaw

Critical Mass

Crooked Timber

Croooow Blog

Current copyright readings

cut on the bias

DailyPundit.com

Daimnation!

Daniel W. Drezner

Dave Copeland

Deadly Mantis

Dean's World

death by committee

Delaware Law Office

Disputation

The Doc Searls Weblog

Doxagora

Dr. Weevil

Dubyanell Feds

easily distracted

effinchamp

Electrolite

EmoryLaw Student.com: Adam

Eric's Weblog

Eve Tushnet.com

excited utterances

explodedlibrary.info

FalconRed goes to Law School

Final Protective Fire

the fog of warre

for the sake of clarity

Fourth Amendment.com

Froggi's update

Frothing at the Mouth

FurdLog

Gawker

GeekPress

Geodog's MT Weblog

George's Employment Blawg

Gideon's Blog

Grant M Henninger

GreenGourd's Garden

GrepLaw

grrrl meets world

Half the Sins of Mankind

Heh. Indeed.

Hit & Run

HobbsOnline

Hoplites

Hose Monster Blog

HowardOwens.com

Howling Point

HughHewitt.com

Ichiblog

The Importance Of

inappropriate response

Inchoate

In Context

The Indiana Law Blog

infoAnarchy

Insolvent Republic Of Blogistan

Inter Alia

Interrobang

Ipse Dixit

IsThatLegal?

Jens 'n' Frens

Jewish Buddha

Jim Dedman

Joanne Jacobs.com

Joe Gratz's blog

John Scalzi's Whatever

joyfulchristian

Jumping To Conclusions

Kausfiles

Ken Layne

Kieran Healy's Weblog

The Kitchen Cabinet

KittySays

Kiwi Pundit

Kyle Still Free Press

l8r

Law Dork

LawMeme

Lawrence Lessig

Law School UNconfidential

LawSites

Legal Fiction

Legal Ramblings

The Legal Reader

The Leiter Reports: Editorials, News, Updates

Letters of Marque

Lex Communis

Life, Law, Libido

The Light of Reason

The Lincoln Plawg

little green footballs

Log -- David Chess

Lonestar Expat

Lonewacko

Lucpher.com

The Manifest Border

Mansfield Fox

Man Without Qualities

Mark A.R. Kleiman

Marstonalia

Matthew Yglesias

MaxSpeak Weblog

MC Estoppel

Media Dragon

Mellow-Drama

Mercurial

Michael J. Totten

Mirthful Ones

moxie.nu | blog

ms. morality

MyFreePress.com

Natalie Solent

NathanNewman.org

Neal Pollack's The Maelstrom

Nerdlaw.org

The Neutral Zone Trap

nikita demosthenes

Ninomania

No Left Turns

Notes from the (1L) Underground

No Watermelons Allowed

Nuts and Boalts

Off the Kuff

Off the Pine

Oliver Willis

One Fine Jay

One Maven

Open Book

OrinKerr.com

Oscar Jr. Was Here

Outside the Beltway

Overpundit

Overtaken by Events

OxBlog

Oy Vey!

Paper Chase

Parkway Rest Stop

Pathetic Earthlings

Patio Pundit

Patterico's Pontifications

Paul's Boutique

The Perpetual Three-Dot Column

Phillip Coons

PhotoDude.com

PIKER

Political Animal

Political Parrhesia

Political State Report

Power Line

Prince Roy's Realm

Public Defender Dude

Q Daily News

Quare

rabbit blog

Rachel Lucas

Rain Man 2

Random Jottings

Rantophilia

The Rattler

rc3.org

RealityChecker.org

Reason & Liberty

Refference

Regions of Mind

The Remedy

Res Ipsa Loquitur

RiShawn Biddle's The Usual Suspect

The Rittenhouse Review

Robert Fortuno's Weblog

Roger's View

Rory Perry's Weblog

Running With Lawyers

Samizdata.net

Sarah Eve Kelly

Sarah Lai Stirland

sasnaK

A Sassy Lawyer in Philippine Suburbia

Scoobie Davis Online

ScrappleFace

Scripting News

sean.harding

Second Opinions

Second p0st

The Securities Law Beacon

Seeking for Righteousness

Semi-Daily Journal

The Shout

Shouting 'Cross the Potomac

Silflay Hraka

Simone Koo

skippy the bush kangaroo

The Slithery D

Snark Attack

SnarkSpot

Sneaking Suspicions

The Sound And Fury

South Dakota Politics

The Spoons Experience

Sporadic Thoughts

SteveSachs

Stop the Bleating!

sugarmama

Sugar, Mr. Poon?

Sugarpoet.com

superficial intelligence

Supreme Court Blog

Susan Crawford blog

SW Virginia law blog

Taegan Goddard's
Political Wire


taiwanon.com

the talking dog

Talking Points Memo

TarheelPundit

TBOGG

Tech Law Advisor

Terebi II

Texas Law Blog

that abby girl's journal

That Broken Girl

That's News To Me

The Third Branch

Tierney's WeblAG

Tim Blair

Tom Tomorrow

The Trademark Blog

Troppo Armadillo

trr

The Truth Laid Bear

Tutissima Cassis

uggabugga

unbillable hours

UnivAtty

Unqualified Offerings

Uppity-Negro.com

urban nomad

U.S. Supreme Court Blog

UXblog

vigilant.tv

The Ville

Votelaw

vpostrel.com

Waddling Thunder

walterindenver

WampumBlog

WarLiberal.com

The Week in Review

William Burton

Will Work for Favorable Dicta

The Wired GC

WOIFM

Woman of the law

Xrlq's Blog

A Yank in Oz

The Yin Blog

Yourish.com

zonitics.com

#!/usr/bin/geek