"Supreme Court Questions Federal Government's Narrow Reading of the Takings Clause":
Damon W. Root has this blog post
online at Reason.
"Retired justice revisits Fla. beach protection case":
Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has this report
You can access at this link the prepared text of the remarks that retired Justice John Paul Stevens delivered yesterday.
"Montana Judge, Author of Racist Email About Obama, to Take Senior Status":
Matthew Huisman has this post
at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
"Lawsuit over Thomas Jefferson's wine too late, U.S. court finds":
Reuters has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
"Author describes new book that goes behind the scenes of the Supreme Court":
Del Quentin Wilber has this blog post
online at The Washington Post. Among the questions that author Jeffrey Toobin addresses in the interview is "Roberts vs. Obama in a cage-fighting match. Who wins?"
Eighth Circuit upholds dismissal of challenge to Affordable Care Act's individual mandate provision for lack of standing:
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
, in a lawsuit brought by a group of plaintiffs including the Lieutenant Governor of Missouri
(in his personal capacity), at this link
"Circuit Split Watch: Earning a Return on Seized Money."
Michelle Olsen has this post
today at her "Appellate Daily" blog.
"Book Case: Understanding Justice William Rehnquist."
Joseph Schuman of Reuters has an essay
that begins, "The William Rehnquist of John Jenkins's new biography is the same rigid, reactionary and arguably racist jurist hated by liberals and loved by conservatives during his three decades on the Supreme Court and 19 years leading it. But Jenkins's 'The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist' breaks new ground by unearthing the roots of Rehnquist's judicial dogma."
"Supreme Court asks for review of LU's challenge to healthcare act": This article
appears in today's edition of The News & Advance of Lynchburg, Virginia.
"Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril; It could become illegal to resell your iPhone 4, car or family antiques":
At MarketWatch, Jennifer Waters has an essay
that begins, "Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Court's busy agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your grandmother's antique furniture to your iPhone 4."
"The Federal Circuit, Not the Supreme Court, Legalized Software Patents":
Timothy B. Lee has this blog post
"Visit from Supreme Court official results in gift of WWII memento for Pittsburg veteran, fly fishing expert":
Today's edition of The Contra Costa Times contains an article
that begins, "Most attorneys dream of one day making an impression on the nation's highest court. Clark Strickland, a World War II veteran and fly-fishing expert, has done that without cracking open a law book. It all started when Jeffrey Minear, counselor to Chief Justice John Roberts, came in to the San Francisco Orvis fly-fishing store where Strickland works."