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Monday, December 5, 2011

"Justice Prosser says intestinal infection sidelined him": The Wisconsin State Journal has this news update.
Posted at 10:46 PM by Howard Bashman


"Churches to Lose Use of School Space After a Legal Push Fails": This article will appear Tuesday in The New York Times.

And Tuesday's edition of The Wall Street Journal will contain an article headlined "Churches Grapple With School Ruling."
Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court to Consider the Arrest of a Cheney Critic": Adam Liptak will have this article Tuesday in The New York Times.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has a news update headlined "Supreme Court to decide whether man arrested for confronting Cheney can sue."

In Tuesday's edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage will have an article headlined "Supreme Court to hear case on arrest at Cheney event; A Colorado man says his 1st Amendment rights were violated when he was arrested in 2006 after criticizing the Iraq policies of then-Vice President Dick Cheney."

At WSJ.com's "Law Blog," Jess Bravin has a post titled "Supreme Court to Review Lawsuit by Man Arrested for Touching Cheney."

Ariane de Vogue of ABC News has a blog post titled "Supreme Court to Hear Case on Dick Cheney's Secret Service Detail."

And Bill Mears of CNN.com reports that "Justices to hear dispute over free speech at Cheney event."
Posted at 10:34 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court Debates Search Warrant In Case Of Guns, Gangs And Good Faith": Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has this report.

And at "The Volokh Conspiracy," Orin Kerr has a post titled "Thoughts on the Oral Argument in Messerschmidt v. Millender."

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Messerschmidt v. Millender, No. 10-704.
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman



"Guidelines a surprise as UT case awaits Supreme Court consideration": Tuesday's edition of The Austin American-Statesman will contain an article that begins, "New guidelines from the Obama administration on the use of affirmative action in college admissions have stirred up the legal waters just as the U.S. Supreme Court is about to consider whether to hear a case involving the University of Texas."

According to the article, "The university is expected to file papers Wednesday urging the court to reject the case, which was originally filed in 2008 by two white students who were denied admission."
Posted at 10:10 PM by Howard Bashman



"Blood-Test Case at Top U.S. Court May Send Patent 'Shock Waves'": Greg Stohr and Susan Decker of Bloomberg News have this report.

Online at Forbes, Daniel Fisher has a blog post titled "Mayo Clinic Case Asks If A Doctor's Method Can Be Patented."

And Tuesday's edition of The Wall Street Journal will contain an editorial entitled "Hold the Mayo: Personalized medicine on trial at the High Court."
Posted at 10:08 PM by Howard Bashman



"Agency scourge Gene Scalia to challenge CFTC's swaps regulation": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report.
Posted at 09:55 PM by Howard Bashman


Eighth Circuit grants rehearing en banc to consider further Planned Parenthood's challenges to revisions enacted in 2005 to the South Dakota law on informed consent to abortion: I have posted today's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit granting rehearing en banc at this link. Thanks to a reader of this blog for sending along word of today's development along with a copy of the order.

My earlier coverage of the partially divided three-judge panel's ruling in the case can be accessed here.
Posted at 05:58 PM by Howard Bashman



"Exclusive: Apple vs. Samsung ruling divulges secret details." Dan Levine and Carlyn Kolker of Reuters have this report.

And Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has a report headlined "Why Judge Koh nixed Apple bid to bar Samsung phones and tablets."

Update: Via Dan Levine of Reuters on Twitter, you can access the unredacted ruling at this link. "Highlight the redactions, hit copy, then paste it into a Word file" or any other text file.
Posted at 03:42 PM by Howard Bashman



"Va. inmate appeals dismissal of sex change lawsuit": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"Komisarjevsky Jury To Begin Deliberating Today At About 2:45; Judge excuses the four remaining alternate jurors; same jury forewoman as in trial's evidence phase": The Hartford Courant has a news update that begins, "Jurors will begin deliberating the fate of Cheshire home invasion killer Joshua Komisarjevsky this afternoon at about 2:45."
Posted at 03:04 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court rejects worship at public school appeal": James Vicini of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 01:32 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Kennedy Dissents: What Campaign Finance And The Sixth Amendment Have In Common." Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 01:16 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court to hear Cheney-Secret Service case": James Vicini of Reuters has this report.

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Cheney Mall Confrontation Over Iraq Draws Top U.S. Court Review."

Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Supreme Court to weigh: Can man sue Secret Service agents in Dick Cheney case? Two Secret Service agents arrested a Colorado man who criticized US policy in Iraq during a public appearance by Dick Cheney in 2006; The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take the case."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Free speech and the Veep."
Posted at 01:15 PM by Howard Bashman



"High Court Declines Case on Weekend Worship Services at School": Mark Walsh has this post at the "School Law" blog of Education Week.
Posted at 10:51 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 granted review today in one case. My earlier coverage of the case granted review today can be accessed here and here.

In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "High court to hear suit over Cheney event arrest" and "NYC ban on after-school worship services stands."
Posted at 10:03 AM by Howard Bashman



"Primary could decide race for Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Alabama's Republican race for chief justice features an in­cumbent who's new to state­wide politics taking on a well-known former attorney general and a former chief justice who's fighting to get back the job he lost over the Ten Com­mandments."
Posted at 07:58 AM by Howard Bashman


"Who owns the Great Falls?" This article appears today in The Great Falls (Mont.) Tribune.
Posted at 07:55 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court weighs GOP appeal over Texas election map; Justices may decide this week whether to act on a request to block a redistricting plan that could help Latino Democrats win seats in Congress": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 07:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"Oswalt appeals case to high court; Prosecutor wants U.S. Supreme Court to overturn state ruling in juvenile rape case": Saturday's edition of The Newark (Ohio) Advocate contained this article.
Posted at 07:51 AM by Howard Bashman


"Mayo takes patent case to U.S. Supreme Court; Mayo will take its fight against such protection to the Supreme Court": This article appears today in The Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Posted at 07:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"High court mulls suit over Cheney event arrest": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 07:34 AM by Howard Bashman


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