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Monday, October 3, 2011

"Justices deal with Ten Commandments display, Florida murder appeal": Bill Mears of has this report.
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Privacy cases slated for U.S. Supreme Court's new term": Declan McCullagh has this post at's "Privacy Inc." blog.
Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman

"High court declines to hear Norse case: Ruling sends 9-year ordeal to trial." The Santa Cruz Sentinel has this news update.
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"As Justices Get Back to Business, Old Pro Reveals Tricks of the Trade": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.

Adam Cohen of Time magazine has an article headlined "Five Chiefs: Justice John Paul Stevens' Rare Look Inside the Supreme Court."

And at The Huffington Post, law professor Geoffrey R. Stone has an essay entitled "Five Chiefs: A Review of Justice John Paul Stevens' New Supreme Court Memoir."
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court opens term with Medicaid cut case": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this news update.

Joan Biskupic of USA Today has a news update headlined "Benchmark for Antonin Scalia: 25 years on court."

At's "Law Blog," Jess Bravin has a post titled "Day One of the SCOTUS Term."

Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has an article headlined "Supreme Court's First Monday: Justices Grapple With Supremacy Clause On Opening Day."

This evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment entitled "Supreme Court Hears Medicaid Case" featuring Nina Totenberg.

Today's broadcast of "The Takeaway" on WNYC Radio contained an audio segment entitled "Supreme Court Begins New Term" featuring law professor Jeffrey Rosen.

And at her "Appellate Daily" blog, Michelle Olsen has a post titled "SCOTUS Shows Interest in Two Rehearing Petitions."
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman

Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor is reporting: In coverage of today's U.S. Supreme Court Order List, he has articles headlined "Supreme Court refuses potentially landmark gun-control case"; "Ban on judge's Ten Commandments poster stands as Supreme Court declines case"; and "Can medical records be released without consent? Supreme Court refuses case."
Posted at 05:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on California Medicaid dispute": David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this news update.

Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers reports that "Supreme Court to decide if MDs can sue states over Medicaid."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument recap: To narrow Ex parte Young, or not."
Posted at 05:16 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Wades Into Raging Dispute Over Riverbed Ownership": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report (via The New York Times).
Posted at 05:10 PM by Howard Bashman

"Medicaid, Death Row And Religion Cases Slated For Supreme Court's First Week Back": Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Italy appeals court clears Knox of murder": The Associated Press has this report.

Reuters reports that "Amanda Knox cleared of murdering British roommate."

Bloomberg News reports that "Amanda Knox Cleared by Italian Appeals Court."

And The New York Times has a news update headlined "Amanda Knox Freed After Appeal in Italian Court."
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court begins new term with Medicaid case": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.

And James Vicini of Reuters reports that "Phillips presents to Supreme Court on California Medicaid cuts."

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Douglas v. Independent Living Center of Southern Cal., Inc., No. 09-958.
Posted at 03:38 PM by Howard Bashman

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News is reporting: In coverage of today's U.S. Supreme Court Order List, he has articles headlined "Satellite-TV Companies May Get Court Review on State Taxes"; "Mylan Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on $77 Million Award"; "Mobile-Phone Safety Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court"; "Price-Fixing Suits Over OPEC Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court"; "Songwriters Rejected by U.S. High Court in Yahoo Royalty Fight"; "AT&T Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on $500 Million Tax Refund"; "Merrill Financial Advisers Rebuffed by Top Court on Bias Suit"; "Blackstone Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on IPO Lawsuit"; and "Steelmakers Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on Duty Calculations."
Posted at 03:34 PM by Howard Bashman

"9th Circuit ruling sends some LCD suits to state court": Dan Levine of Reuters has a report that begins, "Lawsuits brought by two states against liquid crystal display panel makers are not class actions and should be litigated in state court, a U.S. appeals court has ruled."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 03:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Momentous Term for the 'Kennedy Court'?" Erwin Chemerinsky has this essay online at
Posted at 02:11 PM by Howard Bashman

Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead: Page A2 of today's edition of The Washington Post contains the following correction:
Because of a production error, the Oct. 2 obituary of Peter Terpeluk Jr. was accompanied by a photo of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Mr. Terpeluk's photograph appears with a correction on Page B4 of today's editions.
And in somewhat related news, Bill Mears of reports that "Scalia honored for quarter century as justice."
Posted at 12:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"At Fundraiser, Michelle Obama Says Supreme Court Is at Stake": David Ingram has this post at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 12:03 PM by Howard Bashman

James Vicini of Reuters is reporting: In coverage of today's U.S. Supreme Court Order List, he has articles headlined "Supreme Court won't review gun rights outside of home"; "Supreme Court rejects Internet music download case"; and "Supreme Court rejects Blackstone IPO lawsuit appeal."
Posted at 11:34 AM by Howard Bashman

Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: The Court has posted today's Order List at this link. The Court requested the views of the Solicitor General in five cases.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Court throws out judgment against voting machines"; "Court won't hear appeal from judge over display"; "Court turns away lawsuit over Obama eligibility"; "Court won't stop Iowa from forcing KFC to pay tax"; "High court turns away appeal on cell phone search"; "Court won't hear argument over ballot substitution"; "Court to let woman sue over headscarf removal"; "Court won't hear appeal from software reseller"; "Court won't let survivors sue French railway"; and "Court won't order new trial for Tenn. professor."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "No grants, five CVSGs."
Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court May Enter 2012 Election With Politicized Docket": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.

Today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" contains an audio segment entitled "In New Term, Supreme Court To Tackle Divisive Issues" featuring Nina Totenberg.

And at National Review Online, law professor Jonathan H. Adler has an essay entitled "Supremely Consequential: The High Court begins a term that could be its most significant in decades."
Posted at 08:17 AM by Howard Bashman

"Indiana lawsuit may have implications for same-sex couples; A Chicago woman is seeking damages after her partner's death in an Indianapolis stage collapse; The two were in a civil union, which Indiana does not recognize": This article appears today in The Chicago Tribune.
Posted at 07:58 AM by Howard Bashman

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post is reporting: In today's newspaper, he has articles headlined "Retired Justice Stevens still issuing opinions" and "You know where to find Graham Blackman-Harris on the first Monday in October: In line."
Posted at 07:52 AM by Howard Bashman

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