"First Circuit Court affirms validity of Providence anti-tobacco laws":
The Providence (R.I.) Journal has this news update
reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
"Christie Wants State's Top Court To Block Gay Marriage Ruling": This article
will appear in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
And The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey reports that "Christie seeks to delay start date for same-sex marriages."
"Dignity in Windsor, at the VC and in NJ":
Law professor Kevin C. Walsh has this post
today at his blog, "walshslaw."
"Opening Third Circuit Brief in Thorpe v. Borough of Jim Thorpe":
Matthew L.M. Fletcher has this post
today at the "Turtle Talk" blog providing access to the Borough's Brief for Appellant
filed one week ago today.
"The Supremes are back, and another docket of big cases looms":
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau has this report
"3rd Circuit is trying to kill consumer class actions: new en banc brief."
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"The Next Citizens United? The campaign finance case at the Supreme Court next week will be big -- or huge."
Law professor Richard L. Hasen -- author of the "Election Law Blog
" -- has this jurisprudence essay
online at Slate.
"Al Bahlul Argument Post-Mortem":
Jennifer Daskal and Steve Vladeck have this post
at the "Just Security" blog.
Update: The Associated Press reports that "Judges weigh whether to toss terror conviction."
David Ingram of Reuters reports that "U.S. tries to salvage case against bin Laden's publicist."
At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Zoe Tillman has a post titled "D.C. Circuit Hears Guantanamo Detainee Challenge."
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "New limit on war crimes trials?"
You can access the audio of today's en banc oral argument via this link (31.8 MB mp3 audio file).
"Oral Argument Preview: NYT & ACLU v. United States."
Today at the "Lawfare" blog, Matt Danzer has this preview
of a case scheduled
for oral argument tomorrow afternoon at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
before a panel
consisting of Circuit Judges Jose A. Cabranes
and Rosemary S. Pooler
and Senior Circuit Judge Jon O. Newman
"Kathleen Kane's Gay Marriage Mutiny: How a tough chick from Scranton became Pennsylvania's Attorney General -- and Tom Corbett's worst nightmare."
Patrick Kerkstra has this article
in the October 2013 issue
of Philadelphia magazine.
Dissenters from en banc Fifth Circuit ruling ridicule majority's holding with a make-believe memo titled "Etiquette for Ironworkers":
You can access last Friday's en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
v. Boh Brothers Const Co. at this link
. The memo appears at page 58
of the decision, as an attachment to the dissent of Circuit Judge Edith H. Jones
This morning at the ABA Journal's "Law News Now" blog, Debra Cassens Weiss has a post about the en banc ruling titled "Harassed for being unmanly? En banc court sees Title VII violation; dissent sees clean-talk enforcer."
"Robin Rosenbaum being vetted for 11th Circuit":
David Oscar Markus has this post
today at his "Southern District of Florida Blog."
"Politics the spoiler: A judge's success story is rebuffed by a senator." This editorial
appears today in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
"Newly Declassified Documents Show How the Surveillance State was Born":
Law professor Jeffrey Rosen
has this essay
online at The New Republic.
"Birth Control Rule Reaches High Court":
John Gramlich and Melissa Attias have this article
in CQ Weekly.
"Freedom of Information: A British newspaper wants to take its aggressive investigations global, but money is running out."
Ken Auletta has this article
about The Guardian (UK) in the October 7, 2013 issue of The New Yorker.
"U.S. Supreme Court meets to consider hearing Argentina bonds case":
Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report
"Lord Hodge joins UK Supreme Court as new Scottish Justice":
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom issued this news release
Access blog previews of today's en banc D.C. Circuit oral argument in Ali Hamza Ahmad al Bahlul v. United States:
At 9:30 a.m. today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
to hold an en banc reargument in the Al-Bahlul
Yesterday at the "Lawfare" blog, Steve Vladeck had a post titled "Handicapping al Bahlul."
In addition, Raffaela Wakeman had a post titled "Oral Argument Preview: Al-Bahlul v. United States."
And last Friday at the "Just Security" blog," Jennifer Daskal had a post titled "Preview -- Al Bahlul in the D.C. Circuit: The Fate of Military Commissions at Guantanamo."
In addition, Marty Lederman had a post titled "The Other, Lurking Constitutional Question in al-Bahlul."
Once the en banc oral argument audio becomes available online, I will link to it.
"Verrilli Scores Well at Supreme Court Despite Questions":
Kenneth Jost had this post
yesterday at his blog, "Jost On Justice."
"Kennedy '77 discusses benefits of 'positive' discrimination in new book on affirmative action": This article
appears today in The Daily Princetonian.
"Lawyers Olson and Boies want Virginia as same-sex marriage test case":
Robert Barnes has this article
today in The Washington Post.