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Sunday, January 6, 2013

"When should judges be put out to pasture?" This audio segment appeared on Friday's broadcast of "AirTalk" on Southern California Public Radio.

The written description of the audio segment begins, "Several Pennsylvania judges are suing the state over mandatory retirement. The judges argue forcing them to retire at age 70 is unconstitutional. Last week, the case moved up to federal court."

In news coverage of the lawsuit's removal to federal court, on December 28, 2012, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania posted online an article headlined "Fight over mandatory retirement for PA judges moves to federal court."
Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman

"Circuit Reviews Execution of Accomplice": At her "Trial Insider" blog, Pamela A. MacLean has a post that begins, "Can the death sentence be applied to the driver of a getaway car in an armed robbery if he did not participate in the resulting double murder? That's the question the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal has voted to reconsider in an Arizona appeal granted rehearing by a full 11-judge panel Friday."

My earlier coverage appears at this link.
Posted at 02:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"An academic's work distorted": Law professor Pamela S. Karlan has this letter to the editor in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 02:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"School voucher case moves to Louisiana Supreme Court": The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.
Posted at 01:52 PM by Howard Bashman

"Woman fired in 'too irresistable' case asks court to reconsider ruling": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Obama advisor who had decried 'war on terror' now defends drones; Harold Hongju Koh has become a symbol of national security policies that many feel are not significantly different than those of the Bush administration that he once criticized": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 01:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"Bankers' Group Supports Bond Trustee in Argentina Appeal": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 01:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Spying on Americans, phase 2." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:54 AM by Howard Bashman

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