How Appealing

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

"Appeals court overturns decision to shutter website critical of Lafayette police": The Associated Press has this report.

And at Ars Technica, Cyrus Farivar has a report headlined "Court: website alleging police corruption shouldn't have been shut down; Local cops posted text, audio showing claimed corruption -- then their bosses sued."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:16 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justices to Weigh Key Limit on Political Donors": Adam Liptak will have this front page article Wednesday in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court to hear case on anonymous tips": Bob Egelko will have this article in Wednesday's edition of The San Francisco Chronicle.
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court Adds Patent Troll Case to its Docket": Tony Mauro has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justices to Hear 'Raging Bull' Copyright Appeal": Adam Liptak will have this article Wednesday in The New York Times.

In Wednesday's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage will have an article headlined "Supreme Court takes on 'Raging Bull' copyright case; Justices will decide eight cases, including a dispute over the film 'Raging Bull' and a challenge for the right to own a gun after being convicted of domestic violence without physical force."

And at the "Hollywood, Esq." blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled "Supreme Court Will Hear 'Raging Bull' Dispute; An author's heir will get another chance to show that she didn't wait too long in suing MGM and Fox over the famous film."
Posted at 10:52 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court to hear challenge to Forest Service's 'rails to trails' program": Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 08:02 PM by Howard Bashman


In the October 2013 issue of California Lawyer magazine: Pamela A. MacLean has a cover story headlined "Unfit to Practice? The state Supreme Court must decide whether a lawyer's possession of child pornography requires summary disbarment."

In addition, MacLean also has an article headlined "Top of the Ninth: Still Playing Left Field."

Law professor Erwin Chemerinsky has an article headlined "The Supremes: Where Do We Go from Here?"

An interview with James Bopp, Jr. is headlined "Killing Campaign Finance Reform." The video of the nearly hour-long interview can be viewed on YouTube at this link.

Rocky Tsai and Rebecca Harlow have an article headlined "Cy Pres: The Next Best Thing -- or Not."

And Michael Parente has this review of the book "Murder at the Supreme Court: Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases," by Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien.
Posted at 05:22 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Antonin Scalia Speaks at Bork Memorial Lecture": Georgetown Law issued this news release today.
Posted at 05:06 PM by Howard Bashman


Diane P. Wood today became the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit: My post previewing this change, published on the night of August 12, 2013, can be accessed here.

According to a knowledgeable reader, Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook decided to end his tenure as Chief Judge just before serving his full seven-year term, to allow this change to take effect today.
Posted at 04:54 PM by Howard Bashman



Federal Circuit issues decision addressing whether, under the Lanham Act, a local government entity may obtain a federal trademark registration for the entity's official insignia: Both the City of Houston and the District of Columbia find themselves on the losing end of a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued today.

Previously, "The TTABlog" provided coverage of this matter in posts titled "TTAB Rules that Section 2(b) Bars Registration of a Government Entity's Own Official Insignia" and "CAFC Hears Oral Arguments in Houston and District of Columbia Section 2(b) Appeals."

You can access the rulings of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, which the Federal Circuit affirmed today, here and here.
Posted at 12:24 PM by Howard Bashman



"What the Scopes Trial Teaches Us About Climate-Change Denial: The Tennessee courtroom battle showed what can happen when big business joins forces with religious faith." Andrew Cohen has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 12:11 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court grants eight cases": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 12:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Ninth Circuit's First All-Alaskan Appellate Panel to Sit in Pasadena": The Public Information Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today issued a news release that begins, "The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will make judicial history this month when it convenes its first all-Alaskan appellate panel." The news release goes on to state, "Appellate panels are randomly assigned[,] and the all-Alaskan panel resulted from the luck of the draw."
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"High Court Fails To Act On Major Business Case Cert Petitions": Glenn G. Lammi of the Washington Legal Foundation has this post at Forbes.com.
Posted at 11:10 AM by Howard Bashman


"Despite reprieve, California fights prison crowding order": Reuters has this report.
Posted at 11:08 AM by Howard Bashman


Lawrence Hurley of Reuters is reporting: He has articles headlined "U.S. Supreme Court takes no action on Argentina bonds case"; "U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear 'Raging Bull' copyright case"; and "U.S. Supreme Court takes no action on climate change cases."
Posted at 11:07 AM by Howard Bashman


The Associated Press is reporting: In coverage of this morning's U.S. Supreme Court Order List, The AP has reports headlined "Court: Is anonymous tip enough for traffic stop?"; "Justices to hear gun ban case"; and "Justices to hear appeal over movie 'Raging Bull.'"
Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman


Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News is reporting: He has articles headlined "Gun Ban for Domestic Abusers Draws U.S. High Court Review"; "Patent-Suit Abuse Targeted as Supreme Court Accepts Case"; "Taxes on Severance Payments Draw U.S. High Court Review"; and "U.S. Supreme Court Defers Action on Argentina Bond Appeal."
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman


Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: You can access today's Order List at this link. The Court granted review in eight cases. The Order List also contained one denial of review, in a death penalty case from Florida in which the execution is scheduled to occur this evening.
Posted at 09:32 AM by Howard Bashman


"The DOJ's Insane Argument Against Weev: He's A Felon Because He Broke The Rules We Made Up." Mike Masnick had this post yesterday at the "Techdirt" blog about a federal criminal appeal pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Posted at 08:17 AM by Howard Bashman


"High-Profile Issues Fill Docket For New Supreme Court Term": This audio segment featuring Emily Bazelon appeared on yesterday's broadcast of WBUR Radio's "Here & Now."
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Harper's nomination continues Supreme Court's shift to the right": Sean Fine has this article today in The Toronto Globe and Mail.

And The Canadian Press reports that "Harper nominates Federal Court appeal judge Marc Nadon for Supreme Court."
Posted at 08:00 AM by Howard Bashman



"Federal courthouse named for Jackson at official ceremony; As the former U.S. Supreme Court justice's legal contributions are hailed, his granddaughter offers a glimpse into his private life": The Buffalo News has an article that begins, "For judges, lawyers and legal scholars, Robert H. Jackson's legacy is the stuff of legend."
Posted at 07:55 AM by Howard Bashman


"Heroes and Soldiers of the Supreme Court": Law professor Cass R. Sunstein has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 07:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"Court Reviews Gitmo Ruling; U.S. Argues for Right to Try Defendants for Conspiracy Under 'American Common Law of War'": Jess Bravin has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.

And at the "Lawfare" blog, Wells Bennett and Raffaela Wakeman have a post titled "Al-Bahlul v. United States: Oral Argument Recap."
Posted at 07:46 AM by Howard Bashman



"The Confident Court": Law professor Jennifer Mason McAward has posted this essay online at SSRN (via "Legal Theory Blog").
Posted at 07:42 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