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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

"HLS Professor Chairing Email Privacy Policy Task Force Nominated to U.S. Appeals Court": This article appears today in The Harvard Crimson.
Posted at 09:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Baby Veronica case: Compensation reportedly sought from Dusten Brown and Cherokee Nation." The Tulsa World has this news update.

And The Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier has a news update headlined "Financial sanctions against Veronica's birth father, tribe considered as attorney calls for truce."
Posted at 09:21 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judicial opinions can be fun!" Today at his "In the Loop" blog, Al Kamen of The Washington Post has this entry in which the "How Appealing" blog is mentioned.
Posted at 08:56 PM by Howard Bashman

"Chiquita fighting suit over Colombian killings": The Charlotte Observer has this news update reporting on an appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

In earlier related coverage, The Associated Press reported recently that "Chiquita seeks dismissal in Colombian case."
Posted at 08:47 PM by Howard Bashman

"Gender balance at issue with Supreme Court vacancy": Sean Fine of The Toronto Globe and Mail has this report.
Posted at 08:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"Landmark U.S. Supreme Court case on police force came out of Charlotte": The Charlotte Observer has a news update that begins, "As the manslaughter prosecution against a Charlotte police officer takes shape, a key standard that may be used to judge him dates back to a 1989 landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court involving Charlotte police."
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to deliver Albritton Lecture at Alabama law school": has this report. And the law school's web site contains this announcement.
Posted at 08:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"Fourth Circuit holds Virginia's college newspaper alcohol advertising ban unconstitutional under the First Amendment as applied to Collegiate Times and Cavalier Daily": Law professor Kevin C. Walsh has this post at his "walshslaw" blog discussing a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 05:49 PM by Howard Bashman

"Utahn lauded as 10th Circuit appeals court pick": Thomas Burr of The Salt Lake Tribune has a news update that begins, "A hockey stick, a horror flick and a prank don't often play into confirmation hearings for federal appellate nominees, but all three were part of Utah Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Carolyn McHugh's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday."

You can access the video of this afternoon's Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing at this link.
Posted at 05:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"In 8th Circuit liquor case, 21st Amendment beats Commerce Clause": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 05:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals judges appear dubious of DOE's rationale for collecting fees": Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Real Judicial Restraint": In the Fall 2013 issue of National Affairs, Joel Alicea has an essay that begins, "Last November, the Federalist Society gathered in Washington, D.C., to mark its thirtieth anniversary at its annual convention."
Posted at 04:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"Almost no chance Court will shut down": At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post that begins, "With talk of shutting down the federal government filling the air in Washington, amid the latest partisan tiff over the national budget, the Supreme Court is remaining mum for now about how it might react."
Posted at 04:52 PM by Howard Bashman

"Lavabit wants appeal unsealed": Josh Gerstein of has this report.
Posted at 04:51 PM by Howard Bashman

"Scalia expects NSA wiretaps to end up in court": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 04:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"US Supreme Court to tackle California cases on immigration, frequent flier miles": Kitty Felde of Southern California Public Radio's 89.3 KPCC has this report.
Posted at 04:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"Google Begs Court to Reconsider Ruling That Wi-Fi Sniffing is Wiretapping": David Kravets has this post at's "Threat Level" blog.
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Law experts preview new court cases": This article appears today in The University of Southern California Daily Trojan.
Posted at 06:52 AM by Howard Bashman

"iPhones or the Supreme Court -- let them wait, for a price": Patt Morrison has this essay online at The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 06:50 AM by Howard Bashman

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