Breaking News


In this post at the Supreme Court Times Blog, Ross Runkel reports that Altadis USA, Inc v. Sea Star Line, LLC has been settled prior to oral argument, and will be taken off the Court’s March argument calendar. (UPDATE: The Court’s electronic docket for the case, found here, notes that the case was dismissed on Monday. The Court had expedited review of the case, and it was to have been heard on Tuesday, March 27. The questions presented can also be found on that docket page.)

AP writer Mark Sherman continues the discussion on cameras in the courtroom here.

Stephen Labaton of the New York Times has this article on an amicus brief filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd. et al.

Listen here to a discussion with Jan Crawford Greenburg and Jeffrey Rosen on the history of the Court on WHHY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane (via How Appealing).

The Georgetown University Law Center announces the establishment of the Sandra Day O’Connor Project on the State of the Judiciary here.

Mark Obbie at the Law Beat blog discusses the varying accounts of the conversation between Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justice O’Connor about her retirement here. His original post on this subject, and Linda Greenhouse’s comment (which pointed to this article of hers from 2005; TimesSelect req’d), can be found here.