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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

"The Supreme Court Weighs the Implications of Big Data": Massimo Calabresi has this essay online at Time magazine.
Posted at 10:34 PM by Howard Bashman

"Missouri Supreme Court upholds tough rules for adult businesses": The Kansas City Star today contains an article that begins, "Missouri's tough restrictions on adult entertainment will soon spread across the country, anti-pornography activists predicted Tuesday, now that the state's Supreme Court has decided the stronger rules are constitutional."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the Supreme Court of Missouri at this link.
Posted at 10:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Ariz. Gov. Brewer wants Supreme Court ruling on immigration law": The Washington Times has this news update.
Posted at 10:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court's planned review of health-care law shocks Medicaid advocates": This article will appear Thursday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 10:27 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court will revisit order to overhaul VA": The Associated Press has this report on an order granting rehearing en banc that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.

My earlier coverage of the divided three-judge panel's ruling in the case can be accessed here.
Posted at 09:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Broccoli Test": Law professor Einer Elhauge has this op-ed today in The New York Times.
Posted at 08:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Cover-Up Artist: Why is the CEO of Merck leading the sex-abuse investigation at Penn State?" Snigdha Prakash, author of the book "All the Justice Money Can Buy: Corporate Greed on Trial," has this essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Musing About Recusing: Why calls for Elena Kagan to recuse herself from the Obamacare case are ridiculous." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"HLS Professor Offers Look Into President Obama the Student": The Harvard Crimson contains this article today.
Posted at 05:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"Facing ethics trial, 'Taj Mahal' judge says he's resigning": The St. Petersburg Times has a news update that begins, "Unable to negotiate a penalty short of being removed from office, 1st District Court Judge Paul M. Hawkes is resigning from the court to avoid facing a trial before the Judicial Qualifications Commission."

And The Associated Press reports that "Judge involved in courthouse construction resigns."
Posted at 05:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Prop. 8 backers: Trial videos would be misused." Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.
Posted at 05:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"California Supreme Court to decide Proposition 8 issue Thursday": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has this update.

Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has a blog post titled "State justices to rule on Prop. 8 backers' legal standing."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Ruling due on Prop. 8."

According to this Notice of Forthcoming Filings, the Supreme Court of California will post its ruling online at 1 p.m. eastern time tomorrow.
Posted at 04:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Stevens on the Cost of Upholding the Health Care Law": Jess Bravin has this post at's "Law Blog."
Posted at 03:52 PM by Howard Bashman

"Bruno faces new trial, conviction vacated; Ruling paves way for a new trial for 82-year-old Republican": The Times Union of Albany, New York has this news update.

The Buffalo News has an update headlined "Corruption conviction of Bruno overturned."

The Associated Press reports that "NY Federal Appeals Court Permits Bruno Retrial."

Reuters reports that "Appeals court tosses Bruno conviction, but allows new charges."

And Bloomberg News reports that "Former New York Senate Leader Bruno's Conviction Is Thrown Out on Appeal."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.
Posted at 02:23 PM by Howard Bashman

"Analysis: Why a health care law, anyway?" Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."

And Reuters lists "SCOTUS's lengthiest oral arguments ever."
Posted at 02:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito to Rutgers law students: 'Judging is a craft.'" This article appears today in The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger.
Posted at 02:15 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court to hear in vitro case; If reproductive technology allows a child to be conceived after a father's death, can the child claim Social Security survivor's benefits? Justices will decide a mother's case." David G. Savage had this article yesterday in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 02:03 PM by Howard Bashman

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