"BP reserves right to appeal ruling allowing business claims without proof of oil spill losses":
The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report
And Bloomberg News reports that "BP Appeals Order Victims Needn't Prove Spill Losses."
"Oklahoma Supreme Court flexes its muscles in 2013: An overview of the influential decisions made in 2013 by Oklahoma courts."
The Oklahoman has this report
"What major decisions lie ahead for the Supreme Court in 2014?" This interview
with Marcia Coyle appears online today at "The Rundown" blog of The PBS NewsHour.
"Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear assisted suicide case; At heart of Final Exit debate is Minnesota law against promoting suicide vs. the freedom of speech":
The Minneapolis Star Tribune has this report
"The Constitution in 2014: Abortion law in front of Supreme Court."
Lyle Denniston has this blog post
, the second in a five-part series, online today at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
"Utah Ruling Means No Respite for the Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage":
Adam Liptak will have this front page article
in Friday's edition of The New York Times.
Brooke Adams of The Salt Lake Tribune has a news update headlined "Utah seeks outside help in request for gay-marriage stay at U.S. Supreme Court; Attorney general's office to file by Monday."
The Deseret News has an update headlined "Utah's request delayed for stay on same-sex marriage ruling from Supreme Court."
Bloomberg News reports that "Utah Will Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Block Gay Marriage."
And CNN.com reports that "Utah to appeal same-sex marriage ruling to U.S. Supreme Court."
"Court Backs Making More Losers Pay Patent Lawsuit Costs":
Bloomberg News has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
"Deracinating the Evidence, in the Language of the Courts":
Dilip D'Souza has this post
at the "India Ink" blog of the International New York Times.
"Gaming Gay Marriage at the Supreme Court":
Mark Joseph Stern has this blog post
online today at Slate.
And The Guardian (UK) reports that "Utah to appeal same-sex marriage case to US supreme court; State officials announce appeal plans in their continued attempts to undo the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state."
"Philadelphia court overturns priest's conviction in sex cover-up":
Reuters has this report
The Associated Press reports that "Pa. court reverses church official's conviction."
Tamara Audi of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Court Reverses Philadelphia Monsignor's Conviction; Decision Dismisses Criminal Case Against Msgr. Lynn."
And The Philadelphia Inquirer has a news update headlined "Lynn ruling elates supporters, deflates victim advocates."
You can access today's ruling of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania at this link.
"Why They Mattered: Aaron Swartz, 1986-2013."
Law professor Lawrence Lessig
has this essay
in the current issue of Politico Magazine.
"Senate's 'nuclear option' won't help clear backlog of Texas judicial vacancies":
Todd J. Gillman had this article
in Tuesday's edition of The Dallas Morning News.
Judge Posner on sealing settlement agreements on appeal: Seventh Circuit
Judge Richard A. Posner
issued this ruling