Archive for May, 2011

Justices, 8-0 (or 5-4-3-3), Block Suit Over Use of Material Witness Law for Post-9/11 Detentions

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Justices, 8-0 (or 5-4-3-3), Block Suit Over Use of Material Witness Law for Post-9/11 Detentions
:: Ashcroft v. Kidd
:: Opinion Recap: Narrow Ruling on Anti-Terrorism Tactic

Key Fisheries Treaty to Lapse in Rebuke to U.S.

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Key Fisheries Treaty to Lapse in Rebuke to U.S.

The Truth About That ‘Landmark’ Twitter Case

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

The Truth About That ‘Landmark’ Twitter Case

Will Clarence Thomas Recuse Himself on Health Care Reform?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Will Clarence Thomas Recuse Himself on Health Care Reform?

High Court, 8-1, Adds ‘Willful Blindness’ To Claim of Inducing Patent Infringment

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

High Court, 8-1, Adds ‘Willful Blindness’ to Claim of Inducing Patent Infringment
:: Global-Tech Appliances v. SEB S.A.

S.E.C. Mortgage Trading Case Stands Out Because It Stands Alone

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

S.E.C. Mortgage Trading Case Stands Out Because It Stands Alone

Patriot Act Signing Just the Latest in Autopen Infamy

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Patriot Act Signing Just the Latest in Autopen Infamy

Proposed Ban on Chemical in Baby Bottles Erupts into Big Political Fight in Oregon House

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Proposed Ban on Chemical in Baby Bottles Erupts Into Big Political Fight in Oregon House

Vermont Passes Single-Payer Health Care

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Vermont Passes Single-Payer Health Care

8th Circuit to Tackle NFL Dispute

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

8th Circuit to Tackle NFL Dispute

Legal Aspects of Climate Change at Threatened Nations Conference

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Legal Aspects of Climate Change at Threatened Nations Conference

In Shift, Justice Department Is Hiring Lawyers with Civil Rights Backgrounds

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

In Shift, Justice Department is Hiring Lawyers With Civil Rights Backgrounds

L&C Law’s Meg Garvin on Oregon Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling on Victims’ Right to Be Present at Hearings

Monday, May 30th, 2011

L&C Law’s Meg Garvin on Oregon Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling on Victims’ Right to Be Present at Hearings
:: Oregon v. Barrett

L&C Law’s Doug Beloof on Schwarzenegger’s Failure to Provide Pre-Clemency Notification

Monday, May 30th, 2011

L&C Law’s Doug Beloof on Schwarzenegger’s Failure to Provide Pre-Clemency Notification

L&C Law’s Tung Yin on Prospects for Third Party Challenges to Haugen Execution

Monday, May 30th, 2011

L&C Law’s Tung Yin on Prospects for Third Party Challenges to Haugen Execution

Justice Stevens Is Off the Bench but Not Out of Opinions

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Justice Stevens Is Off the Bench but Not Out of Opinions

Supreme Court, 5-3, Upholds Arizona Immigration Law’s Employer Sanctions

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Supreme Court, 5-3, Upholds Arizona Immigration Law’s Employer Sanctions
:: Ruling May Embolden States
:: Chamber Of Commerce v. Candelaria

Court, 7-2, Deems Oregon Child Abuse Interviews Decision Moot

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Court, 7-2, Deems Oregon Child Abuse Interviews Decision Moot
:: Camreta v. Greene

Supremes, 7-3, Require Reasonable Likelihood Standard for Witness Tampering Conviction

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Supremes, 7-3, Require Reasonable Likelihood Standard for Witness Tampering Conviction
:: Fowler v. U.S.

High Court, 8-0, Says Pre-Trial Motions Do Not Count Toward Speedy Trial Act Deadline

Monday, May 30th, 2011

High Court, 8-0, Says Pre-Trial Motions Do Not Count Toward Speedy Trial Act Deadline
:: United States v. Tinklenberg

Wyden: There’s a Secret Patriot Act Interpretation Used to Gather Massive Amounts of Info

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Wyden: There’s a Secret Patriot Act Interpretation Used to Gather Massive Amounts of Info
:: Watchdog Group Sues for Release of Secret Spying Memo

That Famous Space Shuttle Photo: When Is Sharing Stealing?

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

That Famous Space Shuttle Photo: When Is Sharing Stealing?

Copyright and Tattoos: Hangover II Injunction Denied, but the Copyright Owner Got Some Good News Too

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Copyright and Tattoos: Hangover II Injunction Denied, But the Copyright Owner Got Some Good News Too

Jared Lee Loughner Ruled Unfit to Stand Trial

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Jared Lee Loughner Ruled Unfit to Stand Trial

For Marines, Little Drama Over Lifting ‘Don’t Ask’

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

For Marines, Little Drama Over Lifting ‘Don’t Ask’

Goodwin Liu Withdraws Appeals Court Nomination

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Goodwin Liu Withdraws Appeals Court Nomination

Facebook Sued Over Social Ads Using Minors As Endorsers Without Permission

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Facebook Sued Over Social Ads Using Minors as Endorsers Without Permission

DOJ, SEC Investigations Often Rely on Companies’ Internal Probes

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

DOJ, SEC Investigations Often Rely on Companies’ Internal Probes

Oil Trader Vigorously Rejects Charges of Market Manipulation

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Oil Trader Vigorously Rejects Charges of Market Manipulation

Former AG Gonzales ‘Disappointed’ In His Own Conduct in DOJ Hiring

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Former AG Gonzales ‘Disappointed’ in His Own Conduct in DOJ Hiring
:: The Disappointment(s) of Alberto Gonzales

In Split Vote, SEC Approves New Rules to Reward Whistleblowers

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

In Split Vote, SEC Approves New Rules to Reward Whistleblowers

Court Orders New Jersey to Increase Aid to Schools

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Court Orders New Jersey to Increase Aid to Schools