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Monday, March 26, 2007

"White House prods justices into retail arena": David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times provides this news update.
Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justices Agree to Revisit Child Pornography Laws": Linda Greenhouse will have this article Tuesday in The New York Times.

And Reuters reports that "High court to review securities fraud case."
Posted at 10:35 PM by Howard Bashman

Available online from An article is headlined "9th Circuit: Suit-Happy Past Doesn't Hobble Plaintiff's ADA Case."

And in other news, "Federal Courts See Slight Easing of New Caseloads; Judiciary to ask Congress for 67 more judgeships."
Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Section 102 of the Rehabilitation Act does not contain the necessary 'clear-statement' requiring a waiver of Eleventh Amendment immunity if the State of Texas accepts federal funds for this program." So concludes a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in a decision issued today.
Posted at 10:24 PM by Howard Bashman

Available online from National Public Radio: Today's broadcast of "Morning Edition" contained audio segments entitled "Gonzales Attracts More Critics Inside GOP" and "Guantanamo Hearing Tests New Rules."

Today's broadcast of "Day to Day" contained an audio segment entitled "White House Stands by Gonzales."

And this evening's broadcast of "All Things Considered" contained audio segments entitled "Australian Detainee Has Hearing at Guantanamo"; "How Did a Kangaroo Skinner Get to Guantanamo?"; and "Dems Allege Interference in Phone-Jamming Case."

RealPlayer is required to launch these audio segments.
Posted at 09:58 PM by Howard Bashman

"Terror Suspect Pleads Guilty at Gitmo": The AP now provides an updated report that begins, "An Australian terror suspect pleaded guilty Monday to a war-crime charge of providing material support to terrorism. David Hicks was the first detainee to face prosecution under revised military tribunals set up after the Supreme Court found the Pentagon's previous system for trying Guantanamo prisoners unconstitutional. He is accused of fighting alongside al-Qaida in Afghanistan."
Posted at 09:08 PM by Howard Bashman

McClatchy Newspapers are reporting: Now available online are articles headlined "Gonzales aide to invoke the Fifth in testimony"; "Who is Monica Goodling?"; and "Respected U.S. prosecutor faces a conservative backlash."
Posted at 09:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"Terror suspect sent to Guantanamo": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald provides a news update that begins, "For the first time since September, the Pentagon added a new detainee to the captive population here, announcing on Monday the arrival of an alleged al Qaeda operative named Abdul Malik."
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Australian faces U.S. military judge in Guantanamo": Reuters provides this report.

The Associated Press reports that "Detainee Arraigned During Gitmo Hearing."

And this evening's broadcast of the PBS program "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" contained a segment entitled "Prisoner Faces New Tribunal Process at Guantanamo Bay" (transcript with links to audio) featuring Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"Analysis: What's best for consumers -- price or service?" Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."

And The Associated Press reports that "Court Weighs Price Setting Case."

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument today in two cases. The case that is the subject of these news reports is captioned Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., No. 06-480, and you can access the oral argument transcript by clicking here.

The other case in which the Court heard oral argument today is captioned Bowles v. Russell, No. 06-5306, and you can access the transcript by clicking here.
Posted at 08:55 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. top court to rule on child pornography law": James Vicini of Reuters provides this report.

And The Associated Press provides reports headlined "Court Agrees to Review Child Porn Law" and "Court Nixes Appeal by American Indians."

You can access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court at this link.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"DOJ Official Ignored White House Guidance; Testimony Contradicted Gonzales in U.S. Attorney Matter, Sparked Controversy": ABC News correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg provides this written report.
Posted at 07:48 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Hears Arguments on U.S. Shareholder-Suit Limits": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News provides this report.
Posted at 07:35 PM by Howard Bashman

"Alito, Scalia to Teach Summer Courses at Starr-Deaned Law School":'s Tony Mauro provides this news update. My earlier coverage appeared at this link.
Posted at 07:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court lets stand grandparent-visitation decision; At issue: whether judges violated the constitutional right of Shane Fausey to raise his child free of undue government interference." Warren Richey will have this article Tuesday in The Christian Science Monitor.

Asher Hawkins of The Legal Intelligencer provides a news update headlined "Challenge of Grandparent's Right of Custody Denied High Court Review" (free access) in which I am quoted.

And The Associated Press reports that "Court Won't Review Grandparents Case."
Posted at 07:30 PM by Howard Bashman

Programming note: I have a reply brief due in an appeal today, and I'll be working to complete it from the office of my co-counsel in the case. Additional posts will appear here later today. For timely coverage of today's U.S. Supreme Court Order List, please consult "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 06:48 AM by Howard Bashman

"Gonzales feels heat from GOP senators": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times. And the newspaper also reports that "Three fired U.S. attorneys balked at seeking death penalty; Prosecutors in California, Michigan and Arizona share a reluctance to pursue the ultimate punishment."

USA Today reports today that "Gonzales' credibility under fire amid latest e-mail disclosures; Dem, GOP senators question his truthfulness."

And The Washington Post contains an editorial entitled "The Cloud Over Mr. Gonzales: The attorney general has a few things to explain."
Posted at 06:44 AM by Howard Bashman

"Guantanamo Bay tribunals to begin again; Australian terrorism suspect to be arraigned today; Critics say the revamped trial system is still flawed": The Los Angeles Times contains this article today.

And today in The Miami Herald, Carol Rosenberg reports that "Australian first to appear before reopened Guantanamo war-crimes court."
Posted at 06:42 AM by Howard Bashman

"Revise the Patriot Act: Why Congress needs to rein in the abuses of the USA Patriot Act, especially 'national security letters.'" This editorial appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 06:40 AM by Howard Bashman

"Justices Are of an Opinion, but Not Often": Today in The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article in which he reports that "the court is off to a slower-than-usual pace in issuing opinions. The justices have issued 23 decisions so far, a bit behind last year's pace. Of course, at this point, they've also heard fewer cases than last year."
Posted at 06:33 AM by Howard Bashman

"A High Price for Freedom": Today in The New York Times, George Lardner Jr. has an op-ed that begins, "All the talk about a potential presidential pardon for I. Lewis Libby Jr. has infuriated critics of the Bush administration; many feel that a Libby pardon would amount to a whitewashing of the White House's actions relating to Valerie Plame's identity."
Posted at 06:27 AM by Howard Bashman

"A Disputed Fee": The New York Times today contains an editorial that begins, "A dispute has been raging between elderly Holocaust victims and Burt Neuborne, a lawyer who helped win a $1.25 billion settlement from Swiss banks, over the size of the fees Mr. Neuborne has requested."
Posted at 06:24 AM by Howard Bashman

"Court to rule on price rule; Shop balks at minimum set by manufacturer": Joan Biskupic has this article today in USA Today.
Posted at 06:20 AM by Howard Bashman

"Obama's View of the Constitution Hinted in Article": This article appears today in The New York Sun.
Posted at 06:18 AM by Howard Bashman

"In Alabama, Execution Without Representation": Today in The New York Times, Adam Liptak has this installment (TimesSelect temporary pass-through link) of his weekly "Sidebar" column.
Posted at 06:15 AM by Howard Bashman

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