Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 01.09.08

Bellagio casino hotel Las Vegas Above the Law blog.jpg* Nobody puts baby in a corner. The empress strikes back, scoring an upset victory in the New Hampshire primary. HLS 1, YLS 1. [Washington Post; New York Times]
* Supreme Court hands down a “mind-numbing” ruling (per Tony Mauro). The early opinions in a Term are always boring. But at least this one has an interesting debate about stare decisis. [U.S. Supreme Court (PDF) via The BLT (via How Appealing)]
* Walter Dellinger and Sri Srinivasan think the Indiana voter I.D. law is pretty worthless. But will the SCOTUS see things the same way? [Slate]
* A federal grand jury is looking into the MySpace suicide case. [Los Angeles Times via WSJ Law Blog]
* In the typical case, a big media company goes after a little person for copyright violation. But now some ordinary folks are turning the tables, suing corporations for commercial use of amateur photographs posted on the web. [Washington Post]
* So it’s not exactly the Wynn or the Bellagio. But this casino in a trailer, open for just eight hours, will help a property owner retain a valuable zoning designation allowing gambling. [New York Times]

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