Saturday, February 16, 2013
"Supreme Court fracas in 2011 figures in race": Patrick Marley will have this article in Sunday's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Posted at 09:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Obama's Guantanamo Is Never Going To Close, So Everyone Might As Well Get Comfortable": Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post has this report.
Posted at 05:38 PM by Howard Bashman
"Sentenced to life at 16, woman hopes for freedom": The Associated Press has this lengthy report.
Posted at 04:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Orie Melvin jury to reconvene Tuesday": Today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contains an article that begins, "Deliberations will resume Tuesday in the criminal trial of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister, Janine Orie."
"Florida Supreme Court snubs Palm Beach County judge-lawyer Facebook case": The Palm Beach Post has this report.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Courting Disaster: A new idea to limit drone strikes could actually legitimize them." Law professor Jeffrey Rosen has this essay online at The New Republic.
Posted at 01:38 PM by Howard Bashman
"Appellate Lawyer Sanford Svetcov, 1940-2013": This obituary, written by Scott Graham, appears online at The Recorder.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Most Important Legal Philosopher of Our Time": Online at Bloomberg View, law professor Cass R. Sunstein has an essay that begins, "Ronald Dworkin, a professor at New York University and the University of Oxford who died this week, was one of the most important legal philosophers of the last 100 years. He may well head the list."
Posted at 01:18 PM by Howard Bashman
"Tubbs issues statement saying security plan given to Supreme Court": Patrick Marley of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a blog post that begins, "Former Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs issued a statement Friday backing Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley's claim that a security plan was put in place because of safety concerns."
Posted at 01:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Man Accused of Robbing US Supreme Court Judge Claims He's Innocent; Magistrate says it's time to bring the matter before the court": The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer has an article that begins, "'I have been wrongfully accused of a crime and I want my life back,' says the young Nevisian charged with robbing Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court Stephen Breyer."
Posted at 01:07 PM by Howard Bashman
"Who Owns Seeds? Monsanto Says Not You." CNBC.com has this report.
Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"Think Hagel's bad? Just wait until there's a Supreme Court opening; The Hagel battle is actually a dry run for the next justice fight -- and it's clear that the GOP will filibuster." Jonathan Bernstein has this essay at Salon.com.
Posted at 12:55 PM by Howard Bashman