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Sunday, February 11, 2007

"A Renewed Call to Televise High Court": Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Relying on the Notepad in the Electronic Age": Adam Liptak will have this "Sidebar" column (TimesSelect temporary pass-through link) in Monday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"Low Turnout Undercuts Portugal Vote on Abortion": This article will appear Monday in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:23 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Portland attorney preps for his supreme moment; Scott Shorr hones the presentation he will make against national insurance companies": The Oregonian contains this lengthy article today. It appears that the case was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on January 16. 2007. The oral argument transcript can be accessed here.

Part two of this article is slated to appear in tomorrow's newspaper.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"Waiting for a supreme ruling: The Alabama Supreme Court, without further delay, should reduce the excessive punitive damages verdict against Exxon Mobil." This editorial appears today in The Birmingham News.
Posted at 07:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Online court access elusive; State justices hold firm, cite privacy": The Chicago Tribune today contains an article that begins, "While the nation's federal courts and an increasing number of states' courts now put lawsuits, indictments, rulings and other public documents online, Illinois courts continue to resist the migration to cyberspace--a stance critics say costs the public money and access."
Posted at 07:32 PM by Howard Bashman


"Libby's dilemma: testify or not? His memory defense would seem to require him to take the stand, but some say the risk is too great." This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 07:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Libby trial: Who said what to whom, and who remembers? The case has pulled back the curtain on elite Washington and the inner workings of a White House known for secrecy." Linda Feldmann will have this article Monday in The Christian Science Monitor.
Posted at 07:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"ABA May Adopt Conduct Rules for Judges": The Associated Press provides this report.
Posted at 07:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"States fund antiabortion advice; Public grants surge for the crisis centers; Some ban contraception talk": The Los Angeles Times contains this article today.
Posted at 04:12 PM by Howard Bashman


"At Libby's Defense Table, a Tough but Deft Lawyer": This article appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 03:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Needle and the Damage Done: Lethal injections are often botched and sometimes painful; Doctors don't want to administer them; Is it time to kill this form of execution?" As I previewed here on Wednesday, Elizabeth Weil today has this article in The New York Times Magazine.
Posted at 03:45 PM by Howard Bashman


"Why the GOP has failed to pack the Supreme Court": Today in The Chicago Tribune, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jack Rakove has this review of Jan Crawford Greenburg's new book, "Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court."

Today's issue of The Washington Post's Book World shows Jan's book as ranked fifth among bestsellers in the Washington, DC area in the category of "Nonfiction/General."

And The Huntsville Times reports today that "Former Brewer student praised for Supreme book."
Posted at 03:33 PM by Howard Bashman



The Associated Press is reporting: Now available online are articles headlined "Strict Abortion Bill Revisited in S.D."; "Padilla Asks for Delay in Hearing"; and "Libby Trial Sheds Light on White House."
Posted at 03:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Judges to rehear school prayer case; Arguments set before full court May 21": The Advocate of Baton Rouge, Louisiana today contains an article that begins, "Judges of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will rehear arguments on whether prayers that open School Board meetings in Tangipahoa Parish are constitutional, a court order said Friday."

My most recent earlier coverage appears at this link.
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justice lauds FIU diversity; U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- speaking at the new FIU law school -- praised its global approach and diversity": This article appears today in The Miami Herald.
Posted at 08:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Ginsburg speaks at FIU": The Miami Herald provides a news update that begins, "U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg touted the importance of a diverse student body during a visit to Florida International University on Saturday to cap off a three-day celebration over the law school's new state-of-the-art building."

And The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg addresses law students."
Posted at 12:15 AM by Howard Bashman







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