Sean Fine of The Toronto Globe and Mail is reporting:
He has news updates headlined "MacKay rewording Supreme Court Act while seeking court's advice on legality of Nadon's appointment
" and "Sikh student who won kirpan case now considers leaving Quebec
"Supreme Court to get reporter's privilege plea":
Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this blog post
"Appeals court limits GPS tracking":
Lyle Denniston has this post
My earlier coverage of today's Third Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
"BP oil spill class deal faces constitutional challenge -- from BP":
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has a report
that begins, "Everyone with an interest in the future of class action settlements ought to be paying close attention to arguments slated to take place at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 4."
In the November/December 2013 issue of Washington Monthly magazine:
Stephanie Mencimer has a lengthy article headlined "The War of Rape: What happened to Jamie Leigh Jones in Iraq?
" In September 2009, I had this post
on the Fifth Circuit's ruling
in related litigation.
And James M. Glaser and Timothy J. Ryan have an article headlined "How 'Race Neutrality' Can Save Affirmative Action: Americans' surprising commitment to fairness."
"Truck makers argue EPA violated its own regs in granting rival's certificates":
Jeremy P. Jacobs of Greenwire has this report
"Accessing oral arguments in federal appellate cases":
Derek Muller has this post
today at his blog, "Excess of Democracy."
"Court Rules Probable-Cause Warrant Required for GPS Trackers":
At Wired.com's "Threat Level" blog, Kim Zetter has a post
that begins, "An appellate court has finally supplied an answer to an open question left dangling by the Supreme Court in 2012: Do law enforcement agencies need a probable-cause warrant to affix a GPS tracker to a target's vehicle?"
You can access today's ruling of a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.
"SCOTUSblog on camera: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. -- Part two."
You can access the video, the second of five parts, via this link
"Victorian supreme court to submit to blogging to keep public informed; Rather than just accept the dwindling presence of court reporters, chief justice wants to bring court into digital age":
The Guardian (UK) has this report
"Supreme Court's DOMA decision driving same-sex marriage efforts in states":
Pew Research Center has this report
"Disgraced Reporter Stephen Glass Taking Case for Bar Admission to Calif. Supreme Court":
The Wrap has this report
"Hobby Lobby asks Supreme Court to hear contraceptives case; Oklahoma City-based retailer files brief agreeing with the federal government that the high court should take up the case": This article
appears today in The Oklahoman.
"Another Means-Plus-Function Patent: Invalid as Indefinite."
Dennis Crouch has this post
at "Patently-O" about a victory
that Mercedes-Benz USA achieved today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
"Federal appeals court upholds medicating Upper Peninsula man accused of attempted Detroit bombing":
MLive.com has this report
And The Associated Press reports that "Mentally ill man linked to bomb outside Detroit federal building can be forcibly medicated."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
"At Last, the Supreme Court Turns to Mental Disability and the Death Penalty; A new case will give the justices a chance to address a compromise that simply doesn't work":
Andrew Cohen has this essay
online today at The Atlantic.
"Smallest political donors appeal Florida's restrictions to Supreme Court":
The Washington Times has this report
"Federal court mulling delay of Texas abortion law":
The Associated Press has this report
And Bloomberg News reports that "Texas Abortion Laws Will Close Clinics, Witness Testifies."
"Supreme Court to hear Hard 50 appeal; Tuesday docket includes man convicted in 2009 murder of Johnson County woman":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "Kansas Supreme Court justices on Tuesday will hear the first appeal of a Hard 50 prison sentence since lawmakers changed the way the sentence is imposed during a September special session."
"Justices reject appeal in bathtub-drowning case": This article
appears today in The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch.
"A judicial mea culpa better left unsaid":
Columnist Charles Lane of The Washington Post has this op-ed
"In New Haven, Justice Sotomayor shares the story of her life": This article
appears today in The New Haven Register.
More information about Justice Sonia Sotomayor's visit yesterday to Southern Connecticut State University can be accessed here.
"Constitution Check: How strong is the same-sex marriage tide running?"
Lyle Denniston has this post
today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.