Federal law preempts Mississippi's Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act, Fifth Circuit rules:
You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
at this link
"Christie introduces 2 new nominees for N.J. Supreme Court":
The Newark Star-Ledger has this news update
And The Philadelphia Inquirer has a blog post titled "Christie makes two 'compromise' picks to fill Supreme Court."
"Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia rejects idea of 'Living Constitution'":
The Times of Trenton (N.J.) has this news update
The Associated Press is reporting:
Mark Sherman has an article headlined "Sotomayor book offers personal look
And in other news, "Supreme Court Justice defends his arguments in NJ."
"Court system braces for layoffs as clock on fiscal crisis ticks":
FoxNews.com has this report
"The Supreme Court's burgeoning business agenda":
Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report
"Federal judge: State can't offer only 'Choose Life' license plates."
The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has an update
that begins, "A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina cannot issue 'Choose Life' license plates without offering a choice of plates with a different viewpoint."
You can access last Friday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina at this link.
"In D.C. Circuit, AIG Defends Confidentiality of Corporate Monitor Reports":
Mike Scarcella has this post
today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Access online today's ruling in an argued case of the U.S. Supreme Court:
The Court today issued one decision in an argued case.
Justice Elena Kagan delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Kloeckner v. Solis, No. 11-184. You can access the oral argument via this link.
Update: In early news coverage, The Associated Press has a report headlined "Court: District court can hear some fed complaints."
"California gay couples hoped Supreme Court would avoid same-sex marriage case":
Reuters has this report
Access online today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court:
You can access today's Order List at this link
. The Court did not grant review in any new cases.
At 10 a.m. eastern time today, the Court is expected to issue one or more rulings in argued cases.
Update: In early news coverage, The Associated Press reports that "Justices won't reinstate award against Hustler mag."
And Reuters reports that "Top court rejects taxpayer challenge to AIG bailout" and "U.S. top court won't consider fate of trademarks in bankruptcy."
"Mattel Returns to Judges Who Threw Out Bratz Verdict":
Bloomberg News has this report
"Federal Circuit Declines Chance to Eliminate Split Involving Standard of Review, Prompting Blistering Dissent":
Nicholas J. Wagoner has this post
today at the "Circuit Splits" blog.
"Constitution nearly impossible to amend: Is the bar too high?"
Eric Black has this essay
today at MinnPost.
And online at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Alexander C. Kafka has a review titled "The Constitution: Who Needs It?" of law professor Louis Michael Seidman's forthcoming book, "On Constitutional Disobedience."
"Supreme Court takes up case on generic drugs":
Politico.com has this report
"Hope and fear in gay marriage cases at high court":
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report
. The AP also reports that "Minn. gay couple in '71 marriage case still united
And TPM DC reports that "In 2003, Justice Scalia Saw Gay Marriage Coming."
"Doctors await Supreme Court roadmap for right-to-live cases":
Kirk Makin has this article
today in The Toronto Globe and Mail.