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Sunday, March 23, 2008

"Photographing Legs Is Not Sexual Harassment": The Korea Times provides a report that begins, "Does taking a picture of the legs of a woman in a miniskirt constitute sexual harassment or not? The nation’s top court said, 'No.' The Supreme Court acquitted a man of charges that he sexually harassed a young woman by taking a picture of her legs on the subway last December."

And The Chosun Ilbo reports that "Supreme Court Acquits Peeping Tom."
Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Clarence Thomas Is Not 'Mr. Constitution'": Law Professor Cass R. Sunstein has this post today at The New Republic's "Open University" blog.
Posted at 10:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"Bargain Basement Judiciary": Today in The Washington Post, columnist George F. Will has an op-ed that begins, "On New Year's Day, Chief Justice John Roberts, pursuant to his duty to report annually on the condition of the federal judiciary, issued a short and persuasive plea. It was lost in the cacophony of political news."
Posted at 07:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"'Free speech' still evolving": Today in The Providence (R.I.) Journal, Edward Fitzpatrick has an article that begins, "Guess what happened to the antiwar protesters who threw anonymous pamphlets from a rooftop, urging people to go on strike because the president had sent troops to another country? They were sentenced to 20 years in prison and the nation’s top court upheld their conviction on sedition charges."
Posted at 07:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"'Issue ads' playing big role in race for Wisconsin Supreme Court": The La Crosse Tribune contains this article today.

And The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports today that "Butler touts experience as a judge, voting record on court."
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman

"Open-government advocate calls Ohio Supreme Court records panel unconstitutional; Lawyer says it lacks authority over access": This article appears today in The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman

"Cities modify Jessica's Law even as court mulls validity": Today's edition of The San Diego Union-Tribune contains an article that begins, "As the state Supreme Court considers the validity of California's sex-offender statute, known as Jessica's Law, San Diego and other cities are passing tougher versions of it."
Posted at 10:47 AM by Howard Bashman

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