Will Ginsburg’s Gender Critique Open Colleagues’ Eyes?

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s pointed critique of the "blind spot" her male colleagues suffer when it comes to women’s issues highlights a simmering gender divide on the nation’s highest court. What her comments will mean for the justices’ relationships with each other is harder to discern.

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Legal Times

  • D.C. Circuit Rejects Gitmo Access to Counsel Challenge

    By Zoe Tillman

    Requiring detainees held at the U.S. military installation at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba to undergo genital searches before meeting with their lawyers is a “reasonable” security precaution, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Friday.

  • The Morning Wrap

    By Zoe Tillman

    A round-up of news from ALM affiliated publications and news outlets around the country: Eric Cantor is quitting early, an anti-gay law is struck down in Uganda and the latest in the soap opera that is the federal corruption trial against former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell.

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Regulation

  • Full D.C. Circuit Upholds Meat Labeling Rule

    By Jenna Greene

    Meat producers must disclose where an animal is born, raised and slaughtered, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday, holding that the congressionally mandated disclosure requirement does not violate commercial free speech protections.

  • Oversight Committee Questions FTC Data Case

    By Jenna Greene

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Thursday jumped in the middle of the Federal Trade Commission’s ongoing data security trial against medical testing facility LabMD, holding a three-hour hearing that questioned whether the agency’s case is appropriate or fair.

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Supreme Court Brief

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Litigation

  • Expert Witnesses Approved in Ford Sparkplug Litigation

    By Amaris Elliott-Engel

    An Ohio federal judge has upheld the admissibility of two defense experts and one plaintiffs expert in multidistrict litigation over Ford Motor Co. sparkplugs and engine products.

  • Parties Exchange Accusations in Asbestos Case

    By Amaris Elliott-Engel

    After losing the fight on the estimated liability of Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC in asbestos cases, a group of plaintiffs seeks to reopen the record, alleging concealment of evidence.

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