"Wilkins Breezes Through D.C. Circuit Confirmation Hearing":
Todd Ruger has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
And Jennifer Bendery of The Huffington Post reports that "Chuck Grassley Tries To Trick Obama Judicial Nominee Into Criticizing Another Nominee."
You can view the video of today's U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing by clicking here.
"Traditional marriage plea heads to Court":
Lyle Denniston has this post
"Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor visits Touro": This article
appeared yesterday in Newsday.
"Release Net identities of sex offenders, state urges":
In today's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has this article
reporting on an oral argument
yesterday before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
"Texas Hold 'Em: The state refuses to allow same-sex couples married elsewhere to get divorced; Is this the next constitutional showdown over marriage equality?"
Dahlia Lithwick and law professor Sonja West
have this jurisprudence essay
online at Slate.
"The Cleverest New Anti-Abortion Law: Will the Supreme Court strike down Oklahoma's devious attempt to stop doctors from prescribing the safest kind of medical abortion?"
Emily Bazelon has this jurisprudence essay
online at Slate.
"Minneapolis Park Board was too restrictive to man distributing Bibles at Twin Cities Pride Festival, says U.S. Court of Appeals":
The Minneapolis Star Tribune has this news update
reporting on a ruling
that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Access online the most recent edition of "Appellate Issues," a publication of the Council of Appellate Lawyers of the American Bar Association:
Its focus is appellate oral arguments, and you can access it online by clicking here
Speaking of appellate oral arguments, one of my cases is just days away from becoming an oral argument toddler, as this Friday will mark exactly two years from the date of my appellate oral argument in the case, without any ruling having issued thus far. Fortunately, as the links in this earlier post demonstrate, the court before which this appeal is pending claims to be very efficient, and its leader is not particularly amenable to criticism on that subject, so I shall not identify that court by name.
"Posner on class actions: Minuscule damages shouldn't doom cases."
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"Judges seem skeptical of truck makers' arguments against EPA penalty rule":
Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report
"New deal may double the number of Eleventh Circuit judges named 'Pryor' or 'Carnes.'"
William Baude had this tweet
earlier today linking to a post titled "Judge happenings"
that David Oscar Markus has today at his "Southern District of Florida Blog."
R. Robin McDonald of The Daily Report of Fulton County, Georgia has more details in an article headlined "A Deal on the Table for Federal Judge Appointments? Georgia lawyers say Chambliss, Isakson and state Democrats wait for OK from Obama" (registration may be required for free access).
Divided three-judge Eleventh Circuit panel addresses whether a magistrate judge has subject-matter jurisdiction to enter a final judgment in a class action without first obtaining the consent of the absent members of the class:
You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
at this link