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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

"Sotomayor Issues Challenge to a Century of Corporate Law": Jess Bravin will have this article Thursday in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 09:58 PM by Howard Bashman


"No new trial for Texas death row inmate despite Collin County prosecutor's affair with judge": The Dallas Morning News has this update.

And The Associated Press has a report headlined "No retrial for condemned man after judge-DA affair."

Today's ruling of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals -- that State's highest court in criminal cases -- consists of a per curiam order and a dissenting statement.
Posted at 02:52 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals court sends contractor's case to court": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The case of a Texas woman who alleges she was gang-raped by co-workers while working for a military contractor in Iraq will go to court instead of arbitration, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday."

You can access yesterday's ruling by a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:05 AM by Howard Bashman



"Alabama Supreme Court upholds sex toy ban; Love Stuff plans to keep selling them": This article appeared last Saturday in The Birmingham News.

The Associated Press has a report headlined "Alabama sex toy ban: Court rejects challenge."

And at "The Volokh Conspiracy," Eugene Volokh has a post titled "Devices 'Useful Primarily for the Stimulation of Human Genital Organs' Going to the Supreme Court?"

You can access last Friday's 7-2 ruling of the Supreme Court of Alabama at this link.
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman



"Judges hear school case on searches": Tuesday's edition of The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger contained an article that begins, "In the ongoing struggle to protect students while respecting their privacy, the New Jersey Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday on whether principals may search students' cars when they're suspected of committing a crime."
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman


"Georgia high court considers tort reform law": Bill Rankin has this article today in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Today's edition of The Athens Banner-Herald contains an article headlined "Justices weigh bid to nix limit on damages; Medical malpractice case."

And The Associated Press reports that "Top Ga. court considers medical malpractice limits."
Posted at 08:35 AM by Howard Bashman



"FCC to take another look at Janet Jackson case": Reuters has a report that begins, "The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday the agency will review the incident involving a fleeting glimpse of pop singer Jane Jackson's breast during the 2004 American football championship."

And Dow Jones Newswires report that "FCC Seeks Further Review Of 'Wardrobe Malfunction' Case."
Posted at 08:32 AM by Howard Bashman



"Gableman ethics case hinges on defining lie; Panel will recommend dismissal of case or discipline of judge": The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has an article that begins, "The ethics case of state Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman comes down to what constitutes a lie. Gableman is accused of lying about his opponent, then-Justice Louis Butler Jr., in a March 2008 TV ad. Gableman contends his ad was truthful and that under the First Amendment he can't be held liable for incorrect inferences viewers might have taken from the ad."
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman


"Ignoring a Law on Foreign Relations": Today in The New York Times, Charlie Savage has an article that begins, "The Justice Department has declared that President Obama can disregard a law forbidding State Department officials from attending United Nations meetings led by representatives of nations considered to be sponsors of terrorism."

You can view the memo from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel at this link.
Posted at 07:54 AM by Howard Bashman



"Microsoft, i4i Readying Fast-Track Appeal": Mary Alice Robbins of Texas Lawyer has an article that begins, "Imagine preparing for an appeal of a $290 million judgment in a patent infringement case that requires an understanding of highly technical terms and concepts. Now imagine drafting briefs and getting ready to argue the case in about a month's time."
Posted at 07:44 AM by Howard Bashman


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