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Sunday, February 10, 2013

"Memorials for Aaron Swartz Turn to Discussion of How to Honor His Legacy": Online at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jake New has an article that begins, "An event held in a Congressional office building last week to honor Aaron H. Swartz, the young computer programmer and open-access advocate who committed suicide last month, was as much a rally calling for change in the U.S. justice system as a memorial service."
Posted at 11:27 PM by Howard Bashman

"Gun Control and the Constitution: The courts would no more allow government to undermine the Second Amendment than the First." David B. Rivkin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman will have this op-ed in Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"AB InBev-Modelo Deal May Be Derailed by Slow-Track Judge": Tom Schoenberg of Bloomberg News has a report that begins, "Anheuser-Busch InBev NV's bid to buy Grupo Modelo SAB may face an obstacle unforeseen by the parties when the Justice Department sued to block the deal -- assignment of the case to Washington's slowest federal judge. U.S. District Judge Richard Roberts, who was randomly picked to handle antitrust litigation over the $20.1 billion deal, carries the largest backlog of unfinished cases and unresolved motions among his Washington colleagues, according to federal court data."
Posted at 11:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Conscience of a Corporation": Columnist Bill Keller will have this contraceptives mandate-related op-ed in Monday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"Ex-Phoenix officer in sex case fighting HIV-test order": This article appears today in The Arizona Republic.
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"State College man 'a voice in the process' of choosing high-court candidates": Chip Minemyer has this essay in today's edition of The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pennsylvania.
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Policing state's highest court: Hathaway's quick resignation helps colleagues skirt a disciplinary thicket." Columnist Brian Dickerson has this essay today in The Detroit Free Press.
Posted at 01:11 PM by Howard Bashman

"Obama's Drone Attack on Your Due Process": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 12:56 PM by Howard Bashman

"Meatball murder threatens plea deals; Critics blame Hamilton County prosecutors for confusion": The Cincinnati Enquirer has this report.
Posted at 12:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Barry Bonds case: Federal judges to hear home run king's appeal Wednesday." Howard Mintz has this article today in The San Jose Mercury News.
Posted at 12:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justices to hear Virginia Tech suit arguments; Both sides are asking the Virginia Supreme Court for appeals on different grounds, an unusual development": Today's edition of The Roanoke Times contains an article that begins, "The wrongful death lawsuits lodged against the state for Virginia Tech's handling of the April 16, 2007, shootings go to the Virginia Supreme Court on Tuesday in what is the first step toward a full court review."
Posted at 10:20 AM by Howard Bashman

"Confederate flag mistakenly raised over court building; State banner requested, not received": Jerry Mitchell had this article yesterday in The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi.
Posted at 10:15 AM by Howard Bashman

"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Privacy invasion on a parking ticket?" Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:58 AM by Howard Bashman

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