Legal Briefs: This Week in Law

February 3, 2014

Marijuana may be legal in the state of Washington, but that doesn’t mean tribal courts will permit marijuana usage. (Al Jazeera)

Will the Supreme Court ever overrule its decision in Korematsu? (NY Times)

Florida appellate court disqualifies a judge after he attempted to friend a woman on Facebook; the judge was presiding over her divorce proceedings, and the women claims he retaliated against her when she failed to accept his request. (Wall Street Journal)

Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker Media, claiming “blatant copyright infringement” occurred when Gawker allegedly disseminated copies of an unreleased screenplay. (Hollywood Reporter)

India’s Supreme Court will not review its decision from December in which it reinstated a law criminalizing same-sex relationships. (BBC News)

California refuses to admit former journalist Stephen Glass to the bar. (Supreme Court of California)

Supreme Court holds that airline employees who report suspicious behavior to the TSA may be immune from civil liability. (Christian Science Monitor)

Legal experts disagree over whether the U.S. will extradite Amanda Knox. (CNN)