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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

"Supreme Court again considers defendants' right to confront their accusers": Robert Barnes will have this article Wednesday in The Washington Post.

In Wednesday's edition of USA Today, Joan Biskupic will have an article headlined "Can lab tests stand in court, short of expert testimony?"

And David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a blog post titled "Are lab analysts 'witnesses'? Supreme Court considers."
Posted at 10:32 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court Rules Bone Marrow Donors Can Be Paid": This audio segment featuring Carol J. Williams of The Los Angeles Times appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Talk of the Nation."
Posted at 10:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"Netflix-Backed Bill on Video Disclosure Passed by U.S. House": Bloomberg News has this report.

AVN News reports that "House Updates 'Judge Bork' Video Rental Record Law."

The Hill has a blog post titled "House votes to update Bork-era video rental record law."

And The Washington Times has a blog post titled "Congressman talks porn on House floor."
Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman



"Filibuster by Senate Republicans Blocks Confirmation of Judicial Nominee": Charlie Savage and Raymond Hernandez will have this article Wednesday in The New York Times.

Wednesday's edition of The Washington Post will contain an article headlined "Senate Republicans block Obama appeals court nominee" and an editorial entitled "An unworthy filibuster by the Senate on Caitlin Halligan."

James Oliphant of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined "Senate GOP blocks Obama's pick for D.C. appeals court."

Roll Call reports that "Filibuster Tests Senate Agreement on Judicial Nominees."

CNN.com reports that "GOP senators filibuster D.C. Appeals Court nominee."

Nina Totenberg of NPR reports that "Judicial Wars Flare As Senate Blocks Obama Nominee."

And "The Note" blog of ABC News has a post titled "Senate GOP Filibusters Obama Judicial Nominee."
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman



"Punch and Judge Judy: Senate Republicans spend a long day protecting the courts in order to trash them." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

And online at The Huffington Post, White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has an essay entitled "Judicial System Continues to Fall Victim to Republican Obstruction."
Posted at 08:54 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Anthony Kennedy Confronts Sixth Amendment Case, Hints At Change Of Heart, Cites Hamlet": Mike Sacks of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 08:42 PM by Howard Bashman


"Pfizer Loses $72.6M Verdict in Cancer Suit": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court ready for TV? It's a split decision." James Vicini of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 05:07 PM by Howard Bashman


In posts of interest at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times." Andrew Ramonas has posts titled "Witnesses Doubt Congress' Authority to Impose Cameras on Supreme Court" and "D.C. Circuit Nomination Fails Cloture Test."
Posted at 04:26 PM by Howard Bashman


Eighth Circuit issues amended order granting 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: You can access today's order, which clarifies the scope of the en banc rehearing, at this link.

My most recent coverage of yesterday's grant of rehearing en banc can be assessed here and here.
Posted at 04:22 PM by Howard Bashman



You and your dam dispute: The Associated Press reports that "Dam dispute draws on Lewis and Clark's travels."
Posted at 03:04 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court questions lab test used to convict rapist": The Associated Press has this report.

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Williams v. Illinois, No. 10-8505.
Posted at 03:02 PM by Howard Bashman



My appearance tomorrow at the National Press Club in Washington, DC: Tomorrow afternoon, I'll be a participant in the final discussion panel of the day at the American Antitrust Institute's "5th Annual Future of Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference." You can access the complete agenda at this link. The panel on which I am participating is scheduled to get underway at 3:10 p.m.
Posted at 02:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court rules in favor of transgender editor at Legislature": Bill Rankin of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a news update that begins, "The federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman who was fired as a legislative editor at the General Assembly after she disclosed she was going to make the transition from man to woman."

You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit at this link.

Update: In other coverage, The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: Ga. transgender woman should get job back."
Posted at 02:14 PM by Howard Bashman



"Circuit court rules for American Air in security suit": Reuters has this report on a partially redacted ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today.
Posted at 02:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Senators pushing for televised court arguments": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 02:04 PM by Howard Bashman


In today's mail: Volume 12, Issue 1 of The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process. You can view the issue's table of contents by clicking here.
Posted at 01:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judicial filibuster battles return with GOP blockade": The Washington Times has this news update.

David Ingram and Thomas Ferraro of Reuters report that "Republicans block Obama nominee for U.S. judgeship."

And Politico.com reports that "GOP filibusters judicial nominee."
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman



"Republicans block Obama appellate court nominee": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Senate Republicans have blocked President Barack Obama's nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, as majority Democrats failed to break a filibuster."

The U.S. Senate has posted the official roll call tally of the cloture vote at this link.
Posted at 12:49 PM by Howard Bashman



"Key appeals court nominee faces test vote today": Lawrence Hurley of Greenwire has an article that begins, "A lawyer President Obama nominated to serve on the appeals court that handles most of the legal challenges to environmental regulations faces a make-or-break procedural vote in the Senate today."
Posted at 11:46 AM by Howard Bashman


"Will Foreigners Decide the 2012 Election? The Extreme Unintended Consequences of Citizens United." Law professor Richard L. Hasen -- author of the "Election Law Blog" -- has this essay online at The New Republic.
Posted at 11:44 AM by Howard Bashman


"Secret Service hopes for immunity in Cheney protest arrest": Tony Mauro has this news analysis online at the First Amendment Center.
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"Outrage machine grinds away": Today's edition of The Boston Globe contains an editorial that begins, "Discrediting perfectly qualified nominees to the federal judiciary is a dreary, familiar business -- one whose latest target is Caitlin Halligan, a former New York solicitor general who once clerked for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. Ever since President Obama nominated her for the DC Circuit Court of Appeals last year, critics have been combing her record for evidence of dangerous radicalism."
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman


"Analysis: Health care's mandate -- Part III." Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court weighs suit against deputy in Los Angeles house raid; Justices are deciding whether a Los Angeles sheriff's deputy can be sued over the seizure of guns at a home where a wanted gang member was thought to be living": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

And in today's edition of The New York Times, Adam Liptak reports that "Justices Hear Arguments in a Police Search Case."
Posted at 08:24 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Writes To Student": The Albuquerque Journal today contains an article that begins, "When Lincoln Middle School seventh-grader Priscilla Duenas agreed to write an extra-credit essay in her Spanish class, she never dreamed the subject of her essay, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, would read it."
Posted at 08:16 AM by Howard Bashman


"Access to the Court: Televising the Supreme Court." At 10 a.m. eastern time today, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts will hold a hearing on this subject. You can access the witness list and a link to a live webcast by clicking here.

In other coverage, Ariane de Vogue of ABC News has a blog post titled "Senate Judiciary to Hold Hearings on Cameras in Court on Tuesday."

Radio Iowa reports that "Iowa Chief Justice to tell U.S. Senate about coverage of the courts."

And C-SPAN reports that "Congress Considers Televising Supreme Court Arguments."
Posted at 07:58 AM by Howard Bashman



"Abortion issue appeal gets January hearing; St. Louis appeals court to decide whether doctor must tell women of increased suicide risk after having abortion": The Sioux Falls Argus Leader today contains an article that begins, "A federal court said Monday it will hear arguments next month concerning a 2005 South Dakota law that requires a doctor to tell a woman seeking an abortion that she would face a higher risk of suicide by going through with the procedure."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Eighth Circuit order granting rehearing en banc appears at this link.
Posted at 07:52 AM by Howard Bashman



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