Developments in the Law
March 13, 2014 - Opinions for the Florida Supreme Court
14.04.17 16:30 OTHER SESSIONS - An Evening With the Supreme Court - Thursday April 17, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm @ Stephen F. Austin InterContinental Hotel
14.04.18 00:00 ORDERS - No Orders - Friday April 18, 2014 @ Supreme Court of Texas
March 13, 2014 - Opinions for the Florida Supreme Court
Justice Stevens and 'The Fix'
Judges' Use of Social Media Before SCOTUS in Cert. Petition
Snippets: Hillary on McCutcheon; Gay Marriage Cases Race to SCOTUS
McCutcheon Campaign Finance Decision: Reaction Roundup
Citizens United II: McCutcheon Ruling Means 'Mo Money' in Politics
Justice Thomas Talks in Court After Impeachment for Nonfeasance
3 Hottest Issues at the Circuit Court of Appeals Level
United States v. Quality Stores: Severance Pay Is Taxable
Obamacare Oral Arguments: SCOTUS Leaning Against Contraceptive Mandate-
Capital Appeals Procedure Dispute Granted; Two Summary Reversals
Next Wave of SCOTUS Justices- Plus, a Red-Light Cert. Petition
Snippets: Jersey Guns and Gambling, Anita Hill, Hurles Holdover
SCOTUS Snippets: Stats, Forecasts, Scalia Speaks, a Belated Birthday Wish
Are You Ready for the Supreme Court Challenge-
Gun Owners File Emergency Application for Injunction Pending Appeal
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Bankruptcy lawyer Leonard M. Rosen, a founding partner of elite New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, has died.
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Former
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta will surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence for leaking corporate secrets about the bank to a hedge fund at the height of the financial crisis. Mr. Gupta, under an agreement with a New York District Court, will surrender to serve his sentence no later than 2 p.m. on June 17, a federal judge in Manhattan said.
An effort to end capital punishment in New Hampshire has failed by one vote in the state senate.
WASHINGTON?A Maryland man was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for plotting with a woman who called herself "Jihad Jane'' as they sought to raise money and recruit people for terrorism plots overseas. Mohammad Hassan Khalid, 20, was a teenager when he began conspiring online with others, including Colleen LaRose, also known as "Jihad Jane,'' to send money and recruits to terror groups.
A federal judge gave General Motors Co. a pass Thursday, ruling against forcing the auto maker to tell owners of the 2.6 million vehicles covered in the ignition-switch recall to park their cars until they are fixed.
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EVANSTON, Ill.?Football players pushing to unionize at Northwestern University described the college's argument against organizing in a new legal filing as "a castle built on sand" that shouldn't prompt further review by the National Labor Relations Board. A
landmark ruling last month by an NLRB regional director found Northwestern football players are employees of the college and should be able to organize. In a brief filed Wednesday night, the association that hopes to represent the players argued a petition by the university for a review of the decision by the NLRB's full five member board should be denied.
The AM Roundup: Law Blog rounds up the morning's news.
Mary Barra, chief executive officer of General Motors Co.
Bloomberg
General Motors Co. signaled it would fend off most lawsuits over claims linked to its ignition-switch recall using a bankruptcy protection shield despite calls from lawmakers and victims' families for the auto maker to forgo the legal maneuver.
Emails show former IRS official Lois Lerner talked with Justice officials about seeking criminal prosecutions of tax-exempt groups that didn?t fully disclose their political activities.
An anonymous company that successfully fought in court to prevent a federal agency from posting online a "materially inaccurate" safety complaint about one of its products shouldn't have been allowed to litigate its dispute in secret, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, speaking at the University of Tennessee College of Law on Tuesday, was asked by a student about the constitutionality of the income tax.
A Georgia company is battling a lawsuit by an employee injured by a 'potato gun' explosion that he helped set off.
The AM Roundup: Law Blog rounds up the morning's news.
Associated Press
WASHINGTON?President
Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted part of the sentence of a man convicted on drug-related charges, trimming 3 years of jail time attributed to a typographical error in a sentencing document.
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JOHANNESBURG?The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius questioned the South African star for a final time on Tuesday, homing in on alleged inconsistencies in the South African runner?s testimony as he sought again to show the athlete?s claims of his innocence in the shooting death of his girlfriend weren?t credible. Cross-examining Mr. Pistorius for a fifth day, prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused him of providing an implausible and untrue account of the death of Reeva Steenkamp, 29, a model, in the early hours of Valentine?s Day last year.
Since 2006, bankruptcy attorney James Selbach has focused his practice on defending individuals who are being hounded to pay debts that are in the process of being reduced or discharged in bankruptcy.
New York gun owners who possess firearms classified as assault weapons under a new state law have until the end of Tuesday to register their guns -- or face potential criminal charges.
The AM Roundup: Law Blog rounds up the morning's news.
Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro has been fielding questions from colleagues from around the country in recent weeks, and he answered some in a letter to other presidents of football schools.
Reuters
Apple Inc. and its court-appointed monitor appear to have patched up their rocky relationship as the company re-vamps its policies to prevent antitrust violations.
In his first report to the federal judge who appointed him, attorney Michael Bromwich said his relationship with Apple as the technology company?s monitor has ?significantly improved? in recent months but added that his team still lacks a significant amount of the information needed to do the job.

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