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Sunday, February 26, 2012

"'Retirement' missing from vocabulary of NY judges": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Some are old enough to recall pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh's tickertape parade. Others can share vivid memories of World War II or the Great Depression. But unlike most people their age, New York City's federal judges prefer to strike one topic from the record: retirement."
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Chief justice: Iowa Supreme Court stronger after 2010 ousters." The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gun ownership 'very difficult' despite Supreme Court rulings": Shannon Bream of FoxNews.com has a report that begins, "In 2008, after hearing a case challenging the restrictive gun laws in Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court ordered local officials to make it possible for law-abiding citizens to own a gun. It was a landmark Second Amendment win for gun rights advocates, but there is growing disagreement about what's happened in the wake of that ruling from the nation's highest court."
Posted at 04:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Police groups ask Supreme Court to overturn SPD Taser ruling; A national police organization and Los Angeles County police group want the court to hear an appeal opposed by Seattle city attorneys": This article appeared yesterday in The Seattle Times.

My most recent earlier coverage of the case appears here.
Posted at 04:27 PM by Howard Bashman



"Does the Supreme Court think like the average American?" Justin Moyer has this essay today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 04:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justices weigh foreigners' suits vs. companies": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: A cry of innocence from death row." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 03:38 PM by Howard Bashman






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