Last Build Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:42:30 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:42:30 -0500"Cuomo appoints Rowan Wilson to top state court, making him second African-American there": Glenn Blain of The New York Daily News has this report.
Kirstan Conley of The New York Post reports that "Second African American judge nominated for Court of Appeals."
And Colby Hamilton of Politico.com reports that "Cuomo taps private litigator Rowan Wilson for high court."
Currently, the appointee serves as a partner at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:00:37 -0500"OT2016 #11: 'Close to Using a Swear.'" You can access the new episode of the "First Mondays" podcast, featuring Ian Samuel and Dan Epps, via this link.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:55:52 -0500"Will Asian American band's First Amendment argument resonate with Supreme Court?" Robert Barnes has this front page article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
And Sam Hananel of The Associated Press has a report headlined "Free speech clash: Justices considering offensive trademarks."
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:50:16 -0500"In Texas, a Test of Whether the Voting Rights Act Still Has Teeth": Manny Fernandez has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:50:59 -0500"Age Is Just a Number. Age Discrimination Is Trickier." Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:20:58 -0500Talk about Supreme Court vacancies: Press Trust of India reports that "Eight judges short, Supreme Court has 60,938 cases pending."
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:09:54 -0500"How Cruz and Trump learned to like each other: Ted Cruz was once one of Donald Trump's most vocal critics; Now he's one of the president-elect's most important Senate allies." Eliana Johnson of Politico.com has this report.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:00:31 -0500"From South Dakota to the Supreme Court": Jonathan Ellis of The Argus Leader of Sioux Falls, South Dakota has this profile of Jim Ligtenberg.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:50:52 -0500"Supreme Court Update: President-Elect Trump Has Started Interviewing SCOTUS Candidates." David Lat has this post today at "Above the Law."
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:45:55 -0500"Pro-Life Republicans, Stronger Now Than Ever": Ramesh Ponnuru has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:40:46 -0500"The untold story of how Antonin Scalia's 'gift to Canada' shaped our spy services; As Donald Trump mulls a Supreme Court successor to the conservative firebrand judge, Sean Fine examines how a young, decidedly evenhanded Scalia helped the Canadian government in the 1970s to get a grip on domestic spy agencies that had begun to spin out of control": Sean Fine has this article in today's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:35:18 -0500"The Latest In The Solicitor General Sweepstakes": David Lat has this post at "Above the Law."
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:11:15 -0500In Bashman news from Queens: QNS.com has a report headlined "Thieves in Flushing bash man with crowbar, steal bag containing $15,000 in cash: cops."
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:08:20 -0500"Justices Will Hear Challenges to Mandatory Employee Arbitration": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined "Supreme Court to examine workers' rights to file class-action suits."
Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal report that "Supreme Court to Decide Whether Employers Can Prohibit Groups of Workers From Suing; Justices also take up case on time limits for the SEC to require firms, individuals to 'disgorge' ill-gotten gains." And Kendall also reports that "Supreme Court to Weigh How Soon Firms Can Sell Copycat Biotech Drugs; High court to referee dispute between Novartis, Amgen over biosimilar."
Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that "Supreme Court to consider CalPERS case against Lehman Bros."
Bob McGovern and Jordan Graham of The Boston Herald report that "Supreme Court takes Mass. case on open court."
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "SEC's Power to Recoup Illegal Profits Draws High Court Scrutiny" and "Lehman Case Gets Review as Top Court Considers Suit Deadlines." And Susan Decker of Bloomberg News reports that "Amgen Fight Over Copies of Biotech Drugs Gets High Court Review."
Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post reports that "Supreme Court To Consider Lifting Class-Action Bar For Millions Of Workers; Existing federal labor law could free employees who now can't band together to sue their bosses."
And Jolie McCullough of The Texas Tribune reports that "Supreme Court to review Texas death penalty case; The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday it would review the legal complexities in a Texas death penalty case, where a man killed a 5-year-old and her grandmother."
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:40:45 -0500"Supreme Court takes up suit over 2001 detention of Muslims": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.