"Tribe v. Balkin on whether Ted Cruz is a 'natural born citizen'"

Saturday, February 6, 2016

“Tribe v. Balkin on whether Ted Cruz is a ‘natural born citizen'”: Randy Barnett has this post today at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 10:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Serial versus Making a Murderer: On Neutrality, Objectivity, and Legal Writing.” Erica Goldberg has this post at her “In A Crowded Theater” blog.

Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Can Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate.” The Associated Press has this report.

And at “Balkinization,” Jack Balkin has a post titled “Federalist Society Debate on Ted Cruz’s Eligibility to be President.”

The video of yesterday’s debate can be accessed on YouTube via this link.

Posted at 03:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau loses appeal of conviction, sentence”: Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that “Court upholds TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-year sentence.”

You can access yesterday’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit at this link.

Posted at 01:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Candidates and the Court: It’s likely that the next president will have the chance to fundamentally reshape the Supreme Court; So why is it not a major campaign issue?” Slate has posted online today this new installment of its “Amicus” podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick. Her guest this week is law professor Erwin Chemerinsky.

Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court allows John Doe prosecutors to file sealed documents in federal court”: The Wisconsin State Journal has an article that begins, “The state Supreme Court has cleared one hurdle while leaving another in place for the district attorneys seeking to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a halted John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s recall campaign.”

And Wisconsin Public Radio reports that “State Supreme Court Says ‘No’ To Outside Lawyers In John Doe 2 Appeal; Conservative Justices Rule DAs Will Have To Go It Alone On Appeal To US Supreme Court.”

You can access yesterday’s order of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin at this link.

Posted at 10:34 AM by Howard Bashman

“Respected former NJ Supreme Court justice criticizes Christie, questions his legacy”: Salvador Rizzo of The Record of Hackensack, New Jersey has this report.

Posted at 10:26 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Ruling Has Florida Scrambling to Fix Death Penalty Law”: Lizette Alvarez of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Political War Against the Kansas Supreme Court”: Lincoln Caplan has this post online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 10:12 AM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion opponents urge Supreme Court to uphold Texas law”: Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman

“Are Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment? The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.” Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 10:07 AM by Howard Bashman