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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Symposium: Moving forward from Fisher II

    Symposium: Moving forward from Fisher II
    John Paul Schnapper-Casteras is Special Counsel for Appellate and Supreme Court Advocacy at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in Washington, D.C. He participated in an amicus brief on behalf of the Black Student Alliance at the…
  • Jun 24

    Symposium: The beneficial purposes of race

    Symposium: The beneficial purposes of race
    Elise C. Boddie is Professor of Law at Rutgers Law. The second installment of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin is a sound win for diversity and Grutter v. Bollinger’s legacy. It also may have quietly pushed the frontiers of the…
  • Jun 24

    Symposium: The immigration punt

    Symposium: The immigration punt
    Zachary Price is an Associate Professor at UC Hastings College of the Law. The Supreme Court’s four-four affirmance in United States v. Texas may mean that the legal battle over immigration will go on. Because the appeal involved only a…
Rank this Week: 21

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 2678

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Jun 24

    Temporary archive of May and June oral argument live stream

    Temporary archive of May and June oral argument live stream
    The Supreme Court today announced a temporary archive of the live-streamed oral arguments from the early-May, late-May, and June calendars.  The court reports over 7,000 live views of those arguments. According to the announcement, a…
  • Jun 24

    Two death penalty opinions filing Monday

    Two death penalty opinions filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file opinions in People v. Becerra and People v. Clark, which were both argued on the April calendar. Becerra is an automatic appeal from an October 1997 judgment of death.  Prior to oral…
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court limits component parts doctrine defense

    Supreme Court limits component parts doctrine defense
    In Ramos v. Brenntag Specialties, Inc., the Supreme Court today holds a foundry worker can continue with his lawsuit against companies that supplied products for use in the foundry’s manufacturing process, where participating in that…
Rank this Week: 4590

Supreme Court Haiku

Supreme Court Haiku

The Law of the Land in Seventeen Syllables.

http://supremecourthaiku.com/blog1/
Rank this Week: 2624

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Cal. Supreme Court Launches Temporary Webcast Archive

    Cal. Supreme Court Launches Temporary Webcast Archive
    Supreme Court Launches Temporary Webcast Archive (Jun 24, 2016) The Supreme Court of California has launched a temporary oral argument webcast archive on its section of the California Courts Newsroom. The archive contains captioned video or…
  • Jun 21

    Speaking of the 5th DCA...

    Speaking of the 5th DCA...
    We previously reported that the 5th DCA would be live streaming oral arguments "soon." We now know that "soon" means .... June 29!The Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District will start live streaming of oral arguments effective June…
  • Jun 21

    Taking the 5th: Like father, like son

    Taking the 5th: Like father, like son
    Today's DJ profiles Justice Donald Franson Jr. in Justice Donald Franson is establishing himself on the 5th District bench where his father sat.The reputation of Justice Donald Franson Jr.'s father looms large over the 5th District Court of…
Rank this Week: 4484

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
Rank this Week: 3906

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Winston Churchill on European Integration

    Winston Churchill on European Integration
    The following is the final paragraph of a speech by Churchill at Zurich University on September 19, 1946:“I must now sum up the propositions which are before you. Our constant aim must be to build…
  • Jun 24

    Winston Churchill on European Integration

    Winston Churchill on European Integration
    The following is the final paragraph of a speech by Churchill at Zurich University on September 19, 1946:“I must now sum up the propositions which are before you. Our constant aim must be to build and fortify the strength of [the United…
  • Jun 22

    Gandhi at the Aga Khan Palace

    Gandhi at the Aga Khan Palace
    From a blog post by Vinay Lal with his characteristically thoughtful and informed reflections upon visiting the Aga Khan Palace in Pune, India:“He may be the ‘Father of the Nation,’ but it is more than his reputation, lately…
Rank this Week: 689

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 4136

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4113

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Cara Mengatasi Rambut Rontok dengan trik yang simpel

    Cara Mengatasi Rambut Rontok dengan trik yang simpel
    Panduan Menjaga Rambut kepada HijabersRambut yang tertutup hijab selama seharian sepertinya memiliki resiko jadi berminyak, gampang patah, rontok, kusam, serta gatal. Namun, janganlah cemas, rambut Kalian masih sama dapat sehat oleh perawatan…
  • Jun 23

    Model Baju Batik Muslim Wanita Modern

    Model Baju Batik Muslim Wanita Modern
     Gamis pakaian batik muslim kepada pakain kerja, pesta oleh type serta koleksi model anyar polos/gabungan komplit oleh contoh photo serta gambar anyar 2015. Baju batik muslim banyak alami perubahan selanjutnya jagat fashion yang semakin…
  • Jun 22

    Model Baju Lebaran paling modi

    Model Baju Lebaran paling modi
    Telah ditunggu-tunggu dengan wanita-wanita muslim yang perduli oleh tampilan. Terutama perempuan muslim yang berumur muda, pastinya senantiasa menginginkan tampak fashionable sesuai sama oleh trend pakaian muslim anyar. Baju-baju muslim anyar…
Rank this Week: 1166

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jun 23

    Experts weigh in on the validity of Obama’s immigration executive action

    Experts weigh in on the validity of Obama’s immigration executive action
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And now we take a deeper look at that case, the impact of today’s immigration split, on life outside the court. Angela Maria Kelley is with the Center for American Progress. For a time,…
  • Jun 23

    Busy day at SCOTUS yields support for affirmative action, roadblock for executive order

    Busy day at SCOTUS yields support for affirmative action, roadblock for executive order
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: We return to the big day at the Supreme Court. A split on immigration puts millions in limbo. And justices uphold affirmative action. We dig into both cases now with “NewsHour”…
  • Jun 23

    Obama uses immigration ruling to blame GOP

    Obama uses immigration ruling to blame GOP
    President Barack Obama speaks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Oct. 17, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is using the deadlocked Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 4415

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Decides (Another) ACCA Case

    SCOTUS Decides (Another) ACCA Case
    It's been a slow week for the Sixth Circuit (at least if you're looking for cases about criminal law), but that's not so for the Supreme Court.  Today, the Court decided Mathis v. United States, which considers whether a burglary…
  • Jun 13

    Sixth Circuit: 18 U.S.C. § 2113 is mostly a Crime of Violence

    Sixth Circuit: 18 U.S.C. § 2113 is mostly a Crime of Violence
    For those of you following the great national debate about whether federal bank robbery and Hobbs Act robbery are crimes of violence/violent felonies, the Sixth Circuit has weighed in.In United States v. William McBride, Jr., the Sixth…
  • Jun 10

    A quick note on Padilla and prejudice

    A quick note on Padilla and prejudice
    The Sixth Circuit weighed in earlier this week on an apparently growing Circuit split regarding ineffective assistance of counsel and failing to properly advise of immigration consequences. Jae Lee came to this country from South Korea with…
Rank this Week: 595

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    People v. Sanchez (Cal. Supreme Court - June 23, 2016)

    People v. Sanchez (Cal. Supreme Court - June 23, 2016)
    Justice Liu writes a concurrence that, as usual, raises a variety of fascinating doctrinal points.  It's definitely worth a read.The facts of the California Supreme Court's opinion are also worth review, but for an entirely distinct…
  • Jun 22

    People v. Willover (Cal. Ct. App. - June 21, 206)

    People v. Willover (Cal. Ct. App. - June 21, 206)
    I am indeed reluctant to sentence juveniles to life in prison with absolutely no possibility of parole, ever.Yet I fear the day -- if it ever comes -- that this person gets released from prison.Horrible, utterly senseless murders.
  • Jun 21

    People v. Young (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2016)

    People v. Young (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2016)
    Some cases are extraordinarily hard.  Some are fairly easy.This is an example of the latter.California law provides that if you're on parole, and have finished up a year, you're required to be discharged from parole within 30 days.…
Rank this Week: 592

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Two rulings in favor of criminal…

    Two rulings in favor of criminal defendants today, both involving issues that follow in the wake of Johnson v. United States, 135. S. Ct. 2551 (2015). [Ed. note: I (Keith Hilzendeger) represent the petitioner in the second case…
  • Jun 19

    Case o' The Week: Venn and the Art of Jurisprudential Maintenance - Davis and Fractured Supreme Court decision

    Case o' The Week: Venn and the Art of Jurisprudential Maintenance - Davis and Fractured Supreme Court decision
    The Ninth gets all Venn on us. United States v. Davis, 2016 WL 3245043 (9thCir. June 13, 2016) (en banc), decision available here. Players: Decision by Judge Paez, joined by Judges Fletcher, Rawlinson, Callahan, and Owens.  …
  • Jun 14

    1.  Unites States v. Tyrone Davis,…

    1.  Unites States v. Tyrone Davis, No. 13-30133 (6-13-16)(en banc)(Paez for majority; concurrence by Christen and others; dissent by Bea). In an en banc opinion, the 9th reconsidered the Supreme Court's fractured opinion in Freeman v.…
Rank this Week: 39

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Counsel's error in summation at rape trial not enough to win habeas petition

    Counsel's error in summation at rape trial not enough to win habeas petition
    If you handle criminal cases, you know there is a good chance that your client will attack the quality of your representation if the jury finds him guilty. The inmate may file a habeas corpus petition in federal court and claim "ineffective…
  • Jun 22

    Good loving gone bad

    Good loving gone bad
    The New Haven Fire Department was last in the news a few years ago when white firefighters won their case in the U.S. Supreme Court because the department threw out their test scores. That was the case involving Sonia Sotomayor, forcing her…
  • Jun 13

    Can the trial court order the discharged jury back to the courtroom?

    Can the trial court order the discharged jury back to the courtroom?
    This Supreme Court case asks the question: what does a trial judge do when the case is over and the jury is on its way out the courthouse and the judge realizes something is wrong with the verdict? Do you call the jury back for additional…
Rank this Week: 4023

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    En banc argument in Docs v. Glock

    En banc argument in Docs v. Glock
    You remember the case.  It's the law Judge Cooke struck down and then the 11th Circuit reversed 2-1 (the opinion was amended 3 times before the court took the case en banc).  The AJC covers it here:Several of the 11 judges on the…
  • Jun 21

    Copy-gate resolved

    Copy-gate resolved
    The parties worked out their differences in the middle of the litigation (background here).  The defense already had presented Rossana Arteaga-Gomez as a witness, but before the prosecutors and agent could be called as witnesses, a plea…
  • Jun 21

    You gotta read this dissent

    You gotta read this dissent
    It's by Justice Sotomayor in Utah v. Strieff.  It's a good reminder of why the Supreme Court really needs diversity so that it different perspectives are represented.  The opinion is also a good reminder that after Justice Alito,…
Rank this Week: 2148

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3957

AsktheJudge.info

AsktheJudge.info

Educational site for and about teens and the law. By retired juvenile judge Tom Jacobs.

http://www.askthejudge.info/
  • Jun 21

    Can a handshake be worth a $5,000 fine?

    Can a handshake be worth a $5,000 fine?
    It is tradition in Switzerland for students to shake their teacher’s hand in the morning and after the school day. It is considered a symbol of mutual respect and goodwill. So much so that refusal to shake a teacher’s hand may…
  • Jun 13

    Will the Pulse massacre make a difference?

    Will the Pulse massacre make a difference?
    On June 12, 2016, history was made in the United States. Unfortunately, not the kind of historic event we can celebrate, but rather a continuation of the violence that we have become accustomed to. A lone shooter turned the Pulse, a gay night…
  • Jun 13

    Criminal rights celebrate 50 years of “Miranda” warning

    Criminal rights celebrate 50 years of “Miranda” warning
    It was on June 13, 1966 that the Supreme Court decided that criminal defendants have certain rights when in police custody. Before the  5-4 Miranda decision, suspects could be held for questioning for hours or days without…
Rank this Week: 2263

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Jun 21

    Part 2: Dissents--The (very early) DiFiore Court [with graphs!]

    Part 2: Dissents--The (very early) DiFiore Court [with graphs!]
    The Court of Appeals has a back and forth recent history on dissents. Chief Judge Judith Kaye said she was not a big fan. Her successor, Jonathan Lippman welcomed them. Kaye sought to avoid fractured decisions and unpleasant divisions by…
  • Jun 20

    The (very early) DiFiore Court--Part 1: Voting Patterns [with graphs!]

    The (very early) DiFiore Court--Part 1: Voting Patterns [with graphs!]
    Janet DiFiore assumed the center seat of New York's highest court this past February. Since that time, she has presided over 4 monthly sessions of appeals, and the Court has already rendered decisions for 3 of those dockets. In replacing…
  • May 21

    Religious Liberty vs. Abortion Coverage Mandate (Part 2)

    Religious Liberty vs. Abortion Coverage Mandate (Part 2)
    As discussed in Part 1, the Catholic Diocese of Albany, together with other religious organizations, has filed suit challenging a New York State regulation that mandates abortion coverage in employee health insurance policies. These…
Rank this Week: 803

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jun 21

    WD Wash transfers patent case to ED Texa

    WD Wash transfers patent case to ED Texa
    No, I'm not dyslexic. One June 13 the WD Washington transferred a pending patent case to the Eastern District of Texas in Cray v. Raytheon, finding that the interests of justice required transfer due to previously filed and overlapping…
  • Jun 10

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting
    One of my favorite legal groups is the American Board of Trial Advocates, where I am fortunate to be a member of the East Texas chapter, which for 25 years has been home to some of the best trial lawyers...
  • Jun 10

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting

    Tex-ABOTA Annual Meeting
    One of my favorite legal groups is the American Board of Trial Advocates, where I am fortunate to be a member of the East Texas chapter, which for 25 years has been home to some of the best trial lawyers...
Rank this Week: 560

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Focuses on China's highest court. By Susan Finder.

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Jun 20

    How the Supreme People’s Court serves major government strategie

    How the Supreme People’s Court serves major government strategie
    In the past year, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) has issued several policy documents that contain the same phrase: serve the nation’s major strategy (服务国家重大战略).  When…
  • Jun 3

    Violence in Chinese schools–Supreme People’s Court investigate

    Violence in Chinese schools–Supreme People’s Court investigate
    While most of the world is mesmerized by the high PISA scores of students in Shanghai schools, and the impressive achievements of Chinese students in standardized tests, a problem that has escaped the attention of most Chinese authorities…
  • May 23

    Watch out for Mr. Yong when you read about law on Wechat

    Watch out for Mr. Yong when you read about law on Wechat
    Those reading about China’s social media in English have been mesmerized by articles summarizing the recently published and impressive study of the pro-government “fifty cent army” on Weibo by Professor Gary King of…
Rank this Week: 1433

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    Assistant Aggravation

    Assistant Aggravation
    Burlington Admins’ Assoc. v. Burlington Bd. of School Comm'rs, 2016 VT 35By Amy E. Davis The issue in this case centers around whether an arbitrator acted in “manifest disregard of the law” when it concluded that Nicolas…
  • Jun 18

    Animadversion

    Animadversion
    SynEcology Partners, L3C v. Business RunTime, Inc., 2016 VT 29By Elizabeth KruskaThe best word in this opinion is “animadversion,” which I looked up, and which the nice people at Merriam-Webster define as “a critical…
  • Jun 12

    Equine Equality?

    Equine Equality?
    Deveneau v. Wielt, 2016 VT 21By Andrew DelaneyAs a horse owner whose horses just so happen to be summering in my neighbor’s field at this very moment, this case is close to home. In fact, after I post this, I'm headed over to move a…
Rank this Week: 2912

News From Dallas Appellate…

News From Dallas Appellate Attorney Chad Ruback

Covers Dallas Court of Appeals developments.

http://news.appeal.pro
Rank this Week: 4325

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Jun 16

    Bernard v. Minnesota - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Bernard v. Minnesota - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On April 20, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral argument inBernard v. Minnesota, which was consolidated with Birchfield v. North Dakota and Beylund v. Levi. In Bernard, William Robert Bernard, Jr., admitted he had…
  • Jun 16

    CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. EEOC - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. EEOC - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On May 19, 2016, the Supreme Court decided CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. EEOC. In 2007, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a sexual harassment suit against CRST V(CRST) on behalf of approximately 270 female employees.…
  • Jun 15

    Simmons v. Himmelreich - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Simmons v. Himmelreich - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On June 6, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Simmons v. Himmelreich. This case arose out of lawsuits filed by federal prisoner Walter Himmelreich after he was assaulted by a fellow prisoner. Himmelreich’s initial lawsuit, filed…
Rank this Week: 1089

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
  • Jun 13

    COA: June 2016 Oral Argument Calendar for Court of Appeal

    COA: June 2016 Oral Argument Calendar for Court of Appeal
    Click here for a complete list of our posts for COA Arguments and here for those for SCOKY. Some issues for the month of JUNE 2016 are: Civil; Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Whether appeal was taken from a final order; Whether joint…
  • Jun 9

    SC: June 2016 Oral Arguments before Ky Supreme Court

    SC: June 2016 Oral Arguments before Ky Supreme Court
    I apologize for missing the first day, but here are the issues for Today (June 10) and tomorrow (June 11). Please note the oral arguments on the Jefferson County fair jury selection case arising out of Judge Olu Stevens’ court is…
  • Jun 5

    COA: June 3, 2016 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)(455-471). 17 decisions; 4 published decision

    COA: June 3, 2016 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)(455-471). 17 decisions; 4 published decision
    Click here for links to all the archived AOC Court of Appeals minutes at the web site for the Administrative Office of the Courts. Click here for a listing of the Kentucky Court Report’s posts of the weekly COA…
Rank this Week: 1562

FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
Rank this Week: 2246

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
Rank this Week: 3993

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Bronx Community Solutions Hosts Appreciation Breakfast for Our Partner

    Bronx Community Solutions Hosts Appreciation Breakfast for Our Partner
    by Shlomit Levy, Clinical CoordinatorOn Friday May 20, 2016, Bronx Community Solutions hosted an appreciation breakfast to personally thank those agencies who have partnered with us over the years.  Our partnersrange from employment…
  • May 16

    Talking Bail Reform at the Schomburg Center

    Talking Bail Reform at the Schomburg Center
    by John Megaw, Director of Special InitiativesThe Vera Institute of Justice and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice hosted a forum on bail reform last week at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The forum, titled…
  • May 16

    National Reentry Week

    National Reentry Week
    by Ramon Semorile, Intake SpecialistApril 24-30 was National Reentry Week--a week focused on bringing awareness to the needs of individuals returning home from prison.  On April 28th, Reentry Anonymous, a support group for returning…
Rank this Week: 589

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • May 18

    Prostitute has Common and Apparent Authority to Consent to Search Room in Which She is Working

    Prostitute has Common and Apparent Authority to Consent to Search Room in Which She is Working
    In United States v. Murray, No. 15-2054, 2016 WL 1697082 (3d Cir., April 28, 2016), Defendant challenged his conviction for distribution of crack cocaine and related offenses. In Murray, Bensalem police were investigating alleged prostitution…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court Holds Johnson Retroactive to Cases on Collateral Review

    Supreme Court Holds Johnson Retroactive to Cases on Collateral Review
    Justice Kennedy authored the 7-1 opinion for the Court in Welch v. United States, holding that Johnson applies retroactively to cases on collateral review:Under this [Teague] framework, the rule announced in Johnson is substantive.  By…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court Holds Guidelines Error Alone Should Suffice to Show Prejudice

    Supreme Court Holds Guidelines Error Alone Should Suffice to Show Prejudice
    The Supreme Court reversed the Fifth Circuit in Molina-Martinez v. United States, No. 14-8913, maintaining the approach taken by the Third Circuit in reviewing Guidelines error.  In an opinion by Kennedy (joined by Roberts, Ginsburg, …
Rank this Week: 603

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Features civil appellate practice tips, resources, and news. By D. Todd Smith.

http://www.texasappellatelawblog.com/
  • May 13

    Soaking Up Some CLE

    Soaking Up Some CLE
    I spoke today at TexasBarCLE’s Soaking Up Some CLE Program on South Padre Island—one of my favorite places to visit. My topic was “Jury Charges in Commercial Cases.” For anyone interested, my slidedeck appears here.…
  • Apr 4

    An Appellate Lawyer Walks Into a Bar…

    An Appellate Lawyer Walks Into a Bar…
    No, the headline isn’t a lead-in for an appellate lawyer joke. In all seriousness, I’m announcing my nomination to run for treasurer of the Austin Bar Association. This race will be contested, as one other candidate was also…
  • Jan 29

    Are All JNOV Deadlines Created Equal?

    Are All JNOV Deadlines Created Equal?
    As a young attorney, others advised me that, barring conflicting Texas Supreme Court precedent, Texas intermediate-appellate court holdings constituted the law of Texas. Naturally, with 14 appellate districts covering the great expanse we…
Rank this Week: 625

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 4841

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 597

Second Opinions

Second Opinions

Covers the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and its opinions. By Sanford Hausler.

http://secondopinions.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Plausible Malice

    Plausible Malice
    The Court, in Biro v. Conde Nast held that a defamation claim made by a limited purpose public figure, the plaintiff must plead sufficient facts to demonstrate that the required allegation of actual malice is plausible.  In this…
  • Oct 20

    Judge Cardamone die

    Judge Cardamone die
    Former Judge Richard J. Cardamone died at age 90 on October 16, 2015.
  • Oct 19

    Post-garnishment residual wages -- Certified to Connecticut Supreme Court

    Post-garnishment residual wages -- Certified to Connecticut Supreme Court
    The Second Circuit has certified the following question to the Connecticut Supreme Court:Do Conn. Gen. Stat. sections 52-361a and 52-367b, read together, exempt post-garnishment residual wages held in a third-party's bank account from further…
Rank this Week: 596

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 1913

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Federal Questions, Removal, and Remand: Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Action FICA Claim

    Federal Questions, Removal, and Remand: Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Action FICA Claim
    In a published decision this week, the Sixth Circuit reviewed the dismissal of an employee’s claim for excessive withholding of FICA taxes against her employer. In affirming the district court’s refusal to remand the federal…
  • Feb 16

    Sixth Circuit Takes A Hard Look At Statutory Attorney’s Fee

    Sixth Circuit Takes A Hard Look At Statutory Attorney’s Fee
    In a published opinion last week, the Sixth Circuit examined and rejected the award of more than $500,000 in attorney’s fees to People First of Tennessee in relation to its work in 2008 on a contempt motion against the State of…
  • Feb 12

    Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Affirms $200,000 Attorney Sanction

    Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Affirms $200,000 Attorney Sanction
    In a sternly-worded, sixty-page opinion last week, the Sixth Circuit’s Bankruptcy Appellate Panel affirmed a bankruptcy court’s $200,000 sanctions order against an attorney that arose from a plethora of litigation over an…
Rank this Week: 3732

ECJBlog

ECJBlog

Features news about the European Court of Justice. By Allard Knook.

http://courtofjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy
    Where third-country nationals hold a ‘residence card of a family member of a Union citizen’, UK cannot make right of entry subject to requirement to first obtain visa>> McCarthy had dual British and Irish nationality. He and…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft
    EU law not laying down principle of non-discrimination on grounds of obesityThe Employment Equality Directive (Directive 2000/78/EC) prohibits discrimination based on religion, belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in relation to…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez
    Local rule setting maximum age for recruitment of police officers at 30 years contrary to EU law>> The Employment Equality Directive (The EE Directive, Directive 2000/78/EC)  prohibits any form of discrimination in employment based…
Rank this Week: 238

the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
Rank this Week: 118

Underneath Their Robes

Underneath Their Robes

News, gossip, and colorful commentary about the federal judiciary.

http://underneaththeirrobes.blogs.com/main/
  • Sep 25

    Building Buzz for Supreme Ambition

    Building Buzz for Supreme Ambition
    Never in her wildest dreams did Article III Groupie imagine that she'd be the author of a well-reviewed novel boasting blurbs from the likes of Chief Judge Alex Kozinski and Judge Richard A. Posner. What more could a girl ask...
  • Sep 5

    A New Site for Fans of Underneath Their Robe

    A New Site for Fans of Underneath Their Robe
    Article III Groupie has a new project. If you would be interested in reading about a young lawyer's quest to join the ranks of the Elect, i.e., to secure a Supreme Court clerkship, check out the link below. Preface [Supreme Ambitions]
  • Feb 4

    In re Underneath Their Robe

    In re Underneath Their Robe
    Alas, this blog is no longer active. Of course, please feel free to browse through the extensive archives.
Rank this Week: 2169

Confirm Them

Confirm Them

Covers the judicial confirmation battles in the United States Senate.

http://www.confirmthem.com/
  • Jul 22

    My Review Of LifeCell 30 Day Trial

    My Review Of LifeCell 30 Day Trial
    LifeCell 30 Day Free Trial – How Good Is It Really? Is it even possible to pass up a free trial on the latest anti-ageing product, that just so happens to be taking Hollywood by storm? Well I didn’t think so, which is why I…
  • Jul 21

    Anti Aging Face Creams For Oily Skin

    Anti Aging Face Creams For Oily Skin
    Anti Ageing Face Cream for Oily Skin                Finding the right face cream for your skin can be as important as eating the right variety of foods. Your skin needs all…
  • Jul 21

    Anti Aging Creams For Dry Skin

    Anti Aging Creams For Dry Skin
    Anti Ageing Face Cream for Dry Skin                Dry skin can be one of the hardest skin conditions to have to deal with. You might already drink plenty of water, keep…
Rank this Week: 386

Judge Bonnie Sudderth

Judge Bonnie Sudderth

Covers the Texas Rules of Evidence.

http://judgebonniesudderth.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2690

The Buck Stops Here

The Buck Stops Here

Covers education law, politics, and the judiciary. By Stuart Buck.

http://stuartbuck.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?
    Education blogger Jim Horn, who doesn't let accuracy interfere with his eagerness to condemn charter schools, has yet another post decrying KIPP and similar schools for being eugenicist. He claims that what's going on is "cultural and…
  • Apr 17

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure
    In discussions over poverty and education policy in the United States, it is common to see international comparisons. These comparisons usually make the United States look quite bad -- i.e., 21% of our children are in poverty compared to 4%…
  • Mar 7

    Ravitch's math

    Ravitch's math
    In a recent post, Diane Ravitch decries the fact that Chicago charters expel a higher percentage of kids than do the other public schools: The data reveal that during the last school year, 307 students were kicked out of charter schools,…
Rank this Week: 2107

European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights

Covers court decisions and information.

http://ecohr.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Hrant Dink Murder on Seventh Anniversary of his Death

    Hrant Dink Murder on Seventh Anniversary of his Death
    Thousands took part in a walk in İstanbul on Sunday commemorating the seventh anniversary of the death of Hrant Dink, showing that there remains a persistent conviction that connections behind his assassination have been covered up by…
  • Jan 11

    Davutoğlu clarifies ‘Assad lesser evil' statement

    Davutoğlu clarifies ‘Assad lesser evil' statement
    Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has slammed the use of the word “jihadist” in an English translation for the Turkish word “mücahid” to describe the slogan employed by some of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip…
  • Sep 23

    Case of Ahmet Atahür Söyler v. Turkey

    Case of Ahmet Atahür Söyler v. Turkey
    Case of Ahmet Atahür Söyler v. Turkey (Application no. 29411/07)JUDGMENT (17 September 2013)STRASBOURGPROCEDURE1. The case originated in an application (no. 29411/07) against the Republic of Turkey lodged with the Court under…
Rank this Week: 2653

Split Circuits

Split Circuits

Tracks developments concerning splits among the federal circuit courts. By University of Richmond School of Law Professor A. Benjamin Spencer.

http://splitcircuits.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 557

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 275

Joel Jacobsen

Joel Jacobsen

Covers criminal law, violent crime and the judiciary. Previously known as the Judging Crimes blog.

http://www.joeljacobsen.com/
  • Feb 10

    Sweet potatoe

    Sweet potatoe
    When was America discovered (by humans)? Not 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue. First there were the people from eastern Asia, of course, who arrived many thousands of years ago. Lately there's some renewed debate about exactly…
  • Jan 17

    Getting back to blogging

    Getting back to blogging
    It's been a refreshing nap. But now I think it's time to get back to blogging. I came very close to burning through my remaining stock of idealism by writing Judging Crimes.  Practicing law means chasing trivialities in the pursuit of…
  • Jul 15

    439. Armed incoherence watch

    439. Armed incoherence watch
    The Chicago gun control decision was a great liberal triumph, the culmination of nearly 50 years of such triumphs.  It shows the wonderful influence William Brennan continues to exert beyond the grave.  (See post 365.)  
Rank this Week: 2074