News from around the circuits, posted last week and linked below by topic or party. For the latest headlines, click here (Appellate Daily on Twitter).
First Circuit (ex-hospital CEO)
Second Circuit (ladies night and ex post facto clause/circuit split)
Third Circuit (G-20 protesters, Fort Dix Five, ERISA, Doo-Wop, and mental competency hearing)
Fourth Circuit (Rosetta Stone/Google and Baltimore Ravens logo)
Fifth Circuit (Skilling, Islamic charity, and junked vehicle)
Sixth Circuit (fraternity/wrongful death, Illinois Central Railroad, arson, and Wal-Mart superstore)
Seventh Circuit (gas markup, U-funded prayer activities, real estate agent, experts/foreign law, and Judge Posner)
Eighth Circuit (summer camp/copyright, drug convictions, and ballot access)
Ninth Circuit (Eminem, water in desert, Ruby Pipeline, dying son, AZ immigration/other states, ADA, ecstasy smuggler, Prop. 8/state officials, hate crime, and grazing)
Tenth Circuit ($926M contamination award, agreement/legal fees, ex-state official, and suspended attorney)
Eleventh Circuit (Cuba/academic travel, homeless feeding restrictions, ex-Governor, ex-HealthSouth CEO, real estate agent, and disbarred lawyer)
DC Circuit (stem cell research, stem cell research-panel, detainee/diminished precedent, and legal fees dispute)
Federal Circuit (Microsoft, bow ties/false marking-see also audio below, second story, patent misuse, Eli Lilly, Eli Lilly-2, successor liability, patent rights, and Google AdWords-Lexis audio, third story)
Thanks to Topix for many of these links.