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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

"Judge in Landmark Case Disavows Support for Voter ID": John Schwartz will have this article Wednesday in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:37 PM by Howard Bashman

"In U.S. top court race case, John Roberts is chief phrasemaker": Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 10:11 PM by Howard Bashman

"St. Joseph Abbey monks can legally sell caskets after U.S. Supreme Court rejects state funeral director board's request for hearing": The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.
Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman

"Court Rejects Appeal Bid by Writer in Leak Case": Charlie Savage will have this article Wednesday in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court declines to review Md. handgun carry permits; A federal appeals court upheld the law earlier this year": The Baltimore Sun has this news update.

And The Washington Times has a news update headlined "Supreme Court declines to hear case on Maryland's 'good and substantial reason' gun law."
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"New immigration law in California gives aspiring attorneys hope; Legal trainees who are in the country illegally are heartened by a new California law that allows people like them to become lawyers": This article will appear in Thursday's edition of The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 08:47 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court rejects Brown's appeal in prison crowding case": The Sacramento Bee has this news update.

And Henry K. Lee of The San Francisco Chronicle has a news update headlined "Highest court thwarts governor on prison crowding."
Posted at 08:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justices Weigh Michigan Law and Race in College Admissions": Adam Liptak will have this article in Wednesday's edition of The New York Times.

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined "Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban."

Josh Gerstein and Libby A. Nelson of report that "Justices take up affirmative action."

At the ABC News blog "The Note," Ariane de Vogue has a post titled "Affirmative Action Back at the Supreme Court."

And on this evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled "Supreme Court Skeptical Of Affirmative Action Arguments."
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court turns aside reporter's privilege plea, 13-1": Josh Gerstein of has this blog post.
Posted at 07:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to E.P.A. Emissions Rules": Adam Liptak will have this article Wednesday in The New York Times.

David G. Savage and Neela Banerjee of The Los Angeles Times have a news update headlined "Supreme Court agrees to hear greenhouse gas case."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Supreme Court agrees to hear greenhouse gas cases; Government's power to regulate new power plant emissions is questioned, but not auto emissions standards or overall danger posed by greenhouse gases."

Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Landmark case? Supreme Court to review EPA regulation of greenhouse gases; The Supreme Court said Tuesday it would take up six petitions seeking review of EPA actions regarding greenhouse gases; But it will not take up the agency's so-called endangerment finding."

And Bill Mears of reports that "Justices to review greenhouse gas regulation."
Posted at 04:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justices skeptical of affirmative action arguments": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this news update.

Richard Wolf of USA Today has a news update headlined "Justices voice support for state affirmative action ban; Oral arguments in case involving a 2006 Michigan voter initiative shows the Supreme Court is likely to rule that states can prohibit racial preferences."

The Detroit News has an update headlined "Justices grill lawyers arguing against Michigan's affirmative action ban."

The Detroit Free Press has a news update headlined "U.S. Supreme Court justices ask sharp questions in Michigan affirmative action case."

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Affirmative Action Ban Gets Support at High Court Hearing."

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Court likely to uphold Michigan measure on race."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "U.S. justices appear inclined to uphold affirmative action ban."

At the "School Law" blog of Education Week, Mark Walsh has a post titled "Supreme Court Weighs Michigan Affirmative-Action Ban."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument recap: Figuring out Kennedy -- again."

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Schuette v. BAMN, No. 12-682.
Posted at 04:06 PM by Howard Bashman

"Court seems skeptical of DaimlerChrysler lawsuit": Jesse J. Holland of The Associated Press has this report.

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Daimler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965.

Update: At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Argument recap: Trying to salvage a lost cause."
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman

Mark Walsh of Education Week is reporting: At that publication's "School Law" blog, he has posts titled "Supreme Court Declines to Weigh Nashville Assignment Plan" and "Justices Dismiss Age-Bias Case Watched by School Groups."
Posted at 01:38 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. high court justices question rights case against Daimler AG": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman

Access today's order of the U.S. Supreme Court dismissing certiorari as improvidently granted in Madigan v. Levin, No. 12-872: At this link. The oral argument of the case can be accessed here.

At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Age bias case dismissed."
Posted at 10:06 AM by Howard Bashman

"Feds Demand Supreme Court Thwart Challenge to NSA Phone Spying": David Kravets has this post today at's "Threat Level" blog.
Posted at 09:40 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 today granted review in seven new cases, although six of those cases have been consolidated for oral argument.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "High court will review EPA global warming rules"; "Court to hear appeal over gun buying conviction"; "High court rejects Calif. inmate crowding appeal"; and "Court won't hear Tenn. resegregation case."

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "EPA Greenhouse-Gas Rules Draw U.S. Supreme Court Scrutiny"; "Gun-Carrying Limits Survive as High Court Rejects Appeal"; "California Rebuffed by Top U.S. Court on Inmate Reduction"; "Tyco Ex-CEO Dennis Kozlowski Rejected by U.S. High Court"; and "Nokia Rejected by High Court in InterDigital Patent Case."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "U.S. justices to hear challenge to Obama on climate change" and "Supreme Court declines to hear California prison case."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Court to rule on greenhouse gases."
Posted at 09:33 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court's Kennedy key to Michigan racial preference case": The Detroit News contains this article today.

Today's edition of The Detroit Free Press contains an article headlined "Michigan's affirmative action issue returns to U.S. Supreme Court today."

The Washington Times contains an article headlined "'Future of affirmative action' at stake in Michigan case; Challenged amendment affects universities." reports that "Affirmative action reappears before Supreme Court."

And on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled "Supreme Court Returns To Affirmative Action In Michigan Case."
Posted at 08:07 AM by Howard Bashman

"'Diaper Boy' case argued before Utah Supreme Court; Defense attorney calls man's behavior 'strange,' but not 'criminal'": This article appears today in The Salt Lake Tribune.
Posted at 08:02 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court to hear California case about Argentina's 'Dirty War'": Southern California Public Radio station 89.3 KPCC has this report.
Posted at 08:00 AM by Howard Bashman

"Chevron Claims Ecuadorians' Lawyer Won Case Through Fraud": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 07:56 AM by Howard Bashman

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