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Monday, October 29, 2012

"High Court Weighs Surveillance Suit": Jess Bravin will have this article Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal.

And at's "Threat Level" blog, David Kravets has a post titled "All Three Branches Agree: Big Brother is the New Normal."
Posted at 08:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court To Hear Texas Death Row Inmate's Case": The Texas Tribune has this report.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Above Politics: The Supreme Court is keeping a low profile this election year by deftly choosing cases that avoid the hot-button issues." Emily Bazelon has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 06:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justices Weigh Case on Imported Textbooks": Adam Liptak will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.

And Greg Stohr and Laurie Asseo of Bloomberg News report that "U.S. Supreme Court Debates Copyright 'Gray Market' Case."
Posted at 06:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"Question for Justices: Do Aldo and Franky's Noses Always Know?" Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 06:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justices Weigh Copyright Issues in Textbook Case": Mark Walsh has this post at the "School Law" blog of Education Week.

And Declan McCullagh of c|net has a post titled "Will Supreme Court protect your right to resell your own stuff? Justices hear arguments in case pitting large copyright holders -- who want the ability to limit the resale of certain items -- against librarians, museums, and Internet auction sites."

Update: In other coverage, Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court weighs protection against gray market imports."
Posted at 04:46 PM by Howard Bashman

"In Argentine bond ruling, 2nd Circuit upholds power of U.S. courts": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 03:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justice Sotomayor Urges Law Students to Become 'Involved' Citizens": Don Tartaglione has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 03:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court turns away case on Oklahoma 'personhood' amendment; Did the Oklahoma Supreme Court act correctly when it struck down a proposed personhood amendment? The US Supreme Court declined to enter the fray Monday." Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has this report.
Posted at 03:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"Racial Bias in Lending, Housing Draws High Court Inquiry": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 03:05 PM by Howard Bashman

"SCOTUS reveal little on leanings in surveillance case": Josh Gerstein of has this report.
Posted at 03:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"High court hears closely watched copyright case": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.

And at's "Law Blog," Brent Kendall has a post titled "Supreme Court Grapples with Copyright Law and the Resale Trade."

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., No. 11-697.
Posted at 02:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court may decide soon whether to weigh in on gay marriage, including California's Prop. 8": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this update.
Posted at 02:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"Court skeptical about tossing surveillance suit": The Associated Press has this report.

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Clapper v. Amnesty International USA, No. 11-1025.

Update: At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Sensitive to lawyers' dilemma."

And Jonathan Stempel and Terry Baynes of Reuters report that "Supreme Court weighs challenge to eavesdropping law."
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"Court cancels Tuesday sitting": Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court to hear challenge to conviction reversal": Jonathan Stempel and Terry Baynes of Reuters have this report.
Posted at 11:38 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court accepts PPL appeal in British tax case": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 11:35 AM by Howard Bashman

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News is reporting: He has articles headlined "PPL Gets High Court Hearing in Energy-Company Tax Case" and "Dow Chemical Patent Verdict Against Nova Left Intact."
Posted at 10:58 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court rejects abortion-related appeal": Bill Mears of has this report.
Posted at 10:56 AM by Howard Bashman

Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: Today's Order List can be accessed here. The Court today granted review in four cases.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press has reports headlined "No high court action on voting rights law" and "Court turns away appeal from death row inmate."

And at "SCOTUSblog,"Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Court grants four cases, seeks government views."
Posted at 09:36 AM by Howard Bashman

"Surveillance Act Criticized, But Can It Be Fought?" This audio segment featuring Nina Totenberg appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition."
Posted at 09:26 AM by Howard Bashman

"Targeted justice says judges aren't spurred by political agendas; Wiggins speaks at Peoples Church in Cedar Rapids": The Gazette of Cedar Rapids, Iowa contains this article today.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman

"High court hears closely watched copyright case": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:26 AM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court to decide if it will hear Oklahoma's 'personhood' dispute": Chris Casteel has this article today in The Oklahoman.
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court ruling nears on Shelby County challenge to Voting Rights Act; Justices could decide as soon as today whether to hear arguments in the case": Mary Orndorff Troyan has this article today in The Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman

"New biography details Rehnquist's complex legacy": Bill Mears of has this report.
Posted at 08:16 AM by Howard Bashman

"Undeterred by storm, U.S. top court sticks to schedule": Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 08:12 AM by Howard Bashman

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