"ACLU files judicial complaint over Oklahoma teen's church sentence; A complaint has been filed against an eastern Oklahoma district judge who sentenced a teenager to attend church for 10 years as a condition of parole":
The Oklahoman has this news update
And The Tulsa World has a news update headlined "ACLU files judicial complaint over Oklahoma teen's church sentence; A complaint has been filed against a Muskogee County district judge who sentenced a teenager to attend church for 10 years as a condition of parole."
"Rhode Island Judge Has Stake in Pension Case Outcome":
Wednesday's edition of The New York Times will contain an article
that begins, "Can a judge rule impartially on pension cuts when her mother, her son, her uncle and even she herself all have a stake in preserving the status quo?"
"When to Hold, When to Fold, and When to Reshuffle: The Art of Decisionmaking on a Multi-Member Court." Seventh Circuit
Judge Diane P. Wood
has this essay
in the December 2012 issue
of California Law Review
The issue also contains two related essays. Ninth Circuit Judge Marsha S. Berzon has an essay titled "Dissent, 'Dissentals,' and Decision Making." And law professor Kevin M. Quinn has an essay titled "The Academic Study of Decision Making on Multimember Courts."
"Seismic fallout from ruling on drug marketing and free speech?"
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"If feds flood your land, Supreme Court says, they may owe you":
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report
"Castille: Law firm pays $4 million in Family Court project settlement."
The Philadelphia Inquirer has a news update
that begins, "The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has settled its lawsuit against the law firm of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel over its role in the selection of the site for the new family court building in Center City, Chief Justice Ron Castille said Tuesday."
Available online from Greenwire:
Lawrence Hurley has articles headlined "Justices rule that temporary flooding can constitute a taking
" and "Justices weigh Los Angeles stormwater dispute
And Lawrence Hurley and John McArdle have an article headlined "High Court puts spotlight on speed of rulemaking."
"How Gossip Transformed the Legal Industry: Meet David Lat, the former Assistant U.S. Attorney who keeps judges and lawyers on their toes with his blog, Above the Law."
Details.com has this profile
"Blogger Acquitted In Threatening Case Sues For $50 Million; Hal Turner Says He Was Wrongly Imprisoned": This article
appears today in The Hartford Courant.
And The Associated Press reports that "Acquitted blogger sues Conn. officials for $50M."
"Parents Of Slain Yale Student Still Hold Hope Killer Will Be Found":
In today's edition of The Hartford Courant, Dave Altimari has an article
that begins, "Thomas and Donna Jovin say they have not given up on the possibility that their daughter Suzanne's killer will be found, 14 years after the Yale student was stabbed to death."
"High court wary of storm water runoff lawsuit":
The Associated Press has this report
You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Los Angeles County Flood Control Dist. v. Natural Resources Council, Inc., No. 11-460.
"Courts (Should Not) Consider Recess Appointment Challenges: Posner Explains Political Questions."
Victor Williams has this blog entry
today at The Huffington Post.
And Pete Williams, NBC News justice correspondent, has a report headlined "Court showdown over recess appointments."
"Special Report: Behind U.S. race cases, a little-known recruiter."
Joan Biskupic of Reuters has this report
"Verizon Challenge to FCC Data-Roaming Rule Rejected by Court":
Bloomberg News has this report
The Associated Press reports that "Court rejects Verizon challenge to roaming rule."
And Reuters reports that "Appeals court rejects Verizon challenge to roaming rule."
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.
"Last-minute EPA rule change frustrates chief justice":
Robert Barnes has this article
today in The Washington Post.
Access online today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case:
The Court issued one opinion in an argued case today.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered the opinion of the Court in Arkansas Game and Fish Comm'n v. United States, No. 11-597. The decision was unanimous, with Justice Elena Kagan not participating. You can access the oral argument via this link.
Update: In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "High court says government can be liable for flood."
Terry Baynes and Jonathan Stempel of Reuters report that "U.S. top court rules government may be liable for flooding."
And Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Landowners May Be Due Payment After Flooding, Court Says."