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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ninth Circuit denies rehearing in lethal injection case over 11-judge dissent

I blogged over the weekend about the Ninth Circuit's puzzling new case stopping an execution to allow for First Amendment litigation over right to access the details of how the execution will be carried out.


Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, 9, Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Arizona execution drug case heads to Supreme Court

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona cannot execute a death row inmate without providing detailed information about the drugs intended for his lethal injection, a decision that prompted state officials to say they will take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Violent Crime, Death Penalty

9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Ex-soldier undecided on murder-conviction appeal

Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News

11 hrs ago |

Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

Anna Smith of Coeur d'Alene sued the NSA last year, contending that the agency's collection of the data amounts to an illegal search and seizure, prohibited under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Coeur d'Alene, ID, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU

14 hrs ago | Eric Goldman

TCPA Claim Against Taco Bell Fails For Lack of Agency

I mentioned before that a court said Taco Bell wasn't liable for texts sent on its behalf because the plaintiff didn't adequately allege the sender was Taco Bell's agent .


Related Topix: US News, Simon & Schuster

20 hrs ago | Jurist

Federal appeals court postpones execution until drug source revealed

Joseph Wood's attorneys argued [AP report] that their client's First Amendment rights were violated by the prison officials withholding detailed information on the drugs used for his lethal injection.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, Arizona, Arizona Government, Death Penalty

Sun Jul 20, 2014

New York Magazine

Court Delays Arizona Execution Over Drug Source

Across the country death row inmates have been suing to force states to reveal information about the drugs that will be used to put them to death, and for the first time a circuit court has ruled in an inmate's favor.


Related Topix: US News, Sports

Washington Post

Becket Fund law firm gaining a reputation as powerhouse after Hobby Lobby win

The Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision has thrust a once little-known boutique law firm into the center of a growing conservative movement to make faith-based exemptions as potent a legal tool as free speech has been for liberals.


Related Topix: US News, Prison, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post


I'm delighted to say that Profs. Glen Whitman and Jim Dow will be guest-blogging this coming week about the new book that they co-edited, "Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science" : Whether preparing us for economic recovery after the zombie apocalypse, analyzing vampire investment strategies, or illuminating the market ... (more)


Related Topix: Cal State Northridge, Blog News, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics

Daily Mail

Lethal injection halted by court until Arizona provide details the...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.


Related Topix: US News

Amy Ridenour

NAACP, ACLU Sue Again to Make it Legal to Abort Babies Because of Race, Sex

Having been thrown out of one court already, the NAACP is once again suing to make it legal to abort babies in the state of Arizona solely on the basis of the race or sex of the unborn.


Related Topix: ACLU, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

The Washington Post

Ninth Circuit stops Arizona execution so inmate can pursue a First Amendment claim

The Ninth Circuit has handed down a new decision that I find rather puzzling. The case is Wood v.


Related Topix: US News, Sports

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

The Evidence Of Faith's Substance America's Biblical Heritage - One Nation Under God

July 19, 2014 By Ed Croteau Psalm 33:12 'Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, and the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.'


Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Appeals court postpones Arizona man's execution

The preliminary injunction granted by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversing a lower federal court comes four days before the scheduled execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood.


Related Topix: US News, Death Penalty

The Claremont Institute

Announcing the 2014 John Marshall Fellows

Joel Alicea is a Clerk for Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and he will join Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, as an Associate in Fall 2014.


Related Topix: US News, Princeton University, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Law, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Taylor University, Texas


Drakes Bay Oyster Co. battle not quite over

A customer enters the Oyster Shack at Drakes Bay Oyster Co. on July 10, 2014 in Inverness, California.


Related Topix: Inverness, CA, US News, US Supreme Court, Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Judge Carlos Tiburcio Bea

Carlos Tiburcio Bea is a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit .


Related Topix: US News, George Bush, W.

The Wall Street Journal

In Clinton Papers, Worries About Sotomayor's Next Step

After President Bill Clinton nominated Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, administration officials noted that her legal work and writings could spur strong Republican opposition if she were ever nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, Sonia Sotomayor, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Idaho presses 9th Circuit to reverse court ruling overturning...

Idaho argued its appeal in the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today of a federal judge's ruling overturning the state's "fetal pain" abortion law that sought to ban all abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy.


Related Topix: US News, Boise, ID

Brewer asks court to reconsider license ruling

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer asked an appeals court Friday to reconsider its earlier ruling that blocked her policy denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, US News, Immigration Reform