Sunday, February 17, 2013
"Voting Rights Act Is Challenged as Cure the South Has Outgrown": Adam Liptak will have this article Monday in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman
"Guantanamo trials plunged into deeper discord as confidence in court wanes; Revelations in pre-trial hearings further undermine US military court as defence lawyers paint legal proceedings as illegitimate": The Guardian (UK) has this report.
Posted at 08:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Maker's Mark backtracks on plan to water down its bourbon": The Louisville Courier-Journal has this news update.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"The question of Clarence Thomas": Robert Barnes will have this new installment of his "The High Court" column in Monday's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Monsanto's Supreme Court Seed Fight: What Would Woody Guthrie Think?" Andrew Cohen has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 03:57 PM by Howard Bashman
In Bashman news from Australia: The Advertiser of Adelaide, South Australia reports that "Three men attack, bash man with metal pole at West Croydon."
Lest this blog's ongoing coverage of Bashman-related news from Australia threaten to dissuade anyone from visiting Australia, a longtime reader of this blog recently emailed that he "spent 2 weeks there in December and saw no bashing at all." As for New Zealand, however, no similar firsthand reports of prevailing safety and security have yet arrived.
"Marijuana industry awaiting high court ruling on its future; California Supreme Court to decide whether local governments can ban shops from opening in their areas": This article appears today in The Desert Sun of Palm Springs, California.
Posted at 02:11 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Chief Justice coming to county": The Observer of Dunkirk, New York has this report.
And in related coverage, The Times Observer of Warren, Pennsylvania recently published an article headlined "Bringing REALLY Bad People To Justice; How a county native led the way" that begins, "Wednesday would have been former U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Warren County native Robert H. Jackson's 121st birthday."
"Monsanto Takes on 76-Year-Old Farmer Over Seed Patents": Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 01:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"2-star: SEAL shooter knew he'd lose benefits." Navy Times has a report that begins, "The 'man who killed Osama bin Laden,' featured in the March issue of Esquire, knew full-well he was leaving the service short of a retirement and without benefits, the commander of Naval Special Warfare Command has said."
Posted at 01:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Wait continues for cleared Guantanamo detainees": Michael E. Mone Jr. has this op-ed today in The Boston Globe.
Posted at 01:49 PM by Howard Bashman
"Cuomo Bucks Tide With Bill to Ease Limits on Abortion": Today's edition of The New York Times contains a front page article that begins, "Bucking a trend in which states have been seeking to restrict abortion, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is putting the finishing touches on legislation that would guarantee women in New York the right to late-term abortions when their health is in danger or the fetus is not viable."
Posted at 01:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Raising Adam Lanza: Who Was Adam Lanza, And What Was The Nature Of His Relationship With His Mother?" Alaine Griffin and Josh Kovner have this length article in today's edition of The Hartford Courant. The PBS program "Frontline" will have a related broadcast on Tuesday.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Wider legal rights at stake in U.S. gay marriage cases": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this news analysis.
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"Judges prefer to keep grades in classroom; Before Lehigh University case, other students failed in suing over marks they considered unfair": Peter Hall and Matt Assad have this article today in The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Posted at 01:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Drones over America." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman