Sunday, March 4, 2012
"Shell Nigeria Case Puts Court in Foreign Territory": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg News.
Posted at 08:27 PM by Howard Bashman
"Federal sentences still vary widely": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"How is the Roberts Court unusual? A law professor counts the ways." Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post. A related graphic can be accessed here.
Posted at 08:17 PM by Howard Bashman
"Unleashed Spending Floods Americans in Negativity": Online at Bloomberg News, Albert Hunt has an essay that begins, "This may come to be known as the Samuel Alito election."
Posted at 01:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Orie sisters ordered cover-up, former aide testifies": The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review contains this article today.
And The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports today that "Sen. Orie says politics was kept out of legislative office; Trial resumes Monday; charged with using staff for campaigning."
"Candidate says Alabama Supreme Court rulings favor corporate interests": This article appears today in The Mobile Press-Register.
Posted at 01:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"Corporate Abuse Abroad, a Path to Justice Here": Lincoln Caplan has this Sunday Observer essay in the Sunday Review section of today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 01:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"More than 100 former state attorneys general back former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman's high court appeal": Mary Orndorff had this article yesterday in The Birmingham News.
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Washington duo behind a Texas affirmative action case": The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 01:17 PM by Howard Bashman
"Inmate challenges pedophilia test as junk science": Chuck Lindell had this article Friday in The Austin American-Statesman.
Posted at 01:09 PM by Howard Bashman
"Same-sex custody battle could change Florida law": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:07 PM by Howard Bashman
"Before state's high court: role of race in identifying a face; In a case out of Seattle's University District, the Washington State Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether jurors should be told that eyewitnesses who identify strangers across racial lines -- for example, a white man identifying a black man -- are more likely to be mistaken." This article appears today in The Seattle Times.
Posted at 11:05 AM by Howard Bashman
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: States, courts and the illegal alien disaster." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 08:52 AM by Howard Bashman