Sunday, April 8, 2007
"Genocide Court Ruled for Serbia Without Seeing Full War Archive": This article will appear Monday in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:23 PM by Howard Bashman
"Locking Up the Crucial Evidence and Crippling the Defense": Monday's edition of The New York Times will contain the brand new installment (TimesSelect temporary pass-through link) of Adam Liptak's "Sidebar" column. It begins, "David L. Knellinger will go to trial this month in Virginia because the government says his computer's hard drive contains pornographic pictures of children."
"Naked Protest Leads To Full Frontal Fee Fight; Protest Case to Set Guidelines For Fee Recovery in Lawsuits": The April 9, 2007 installment of Tony Mauro's "Court Watch" column from law.com can be accessed here.
Posted at 04:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"A reheated ERA shouldn't be in the Constitution; If supporters want to revive the debate, they shouldn't try to do an end-run around our constitutional traditions": Law Professor Jonathan Turley has this op-ed today in The Los Angeles Times. In addition, the newspaper contains an op-ed by Phyllis Schlafly entitled "'Equal rights' for women: wrong then, wrong now; Just like last time, when Americans see the cynicism of a revived Equal Rights Amendment, they'll reject it."
"A global bench-warming?" Steven Milloy has this op-ed today in The Washington Times.
Posted at 04:03 PM by Howard Bashman
"Resistance to death penalty growing; Questions about justice, expense undermining political support for capital punishment": The Chicago Tribune contains this article today.
Posted at 03:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Fight Against Ban Grew Out of Fear, Frustration": This profile of Shelly Parker, one of six D.C. residents who sued under the Second Amendment to invalidate the District of Columbia's gun ban, appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 03:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Scandal puts spotlight on Christian law school; Grads influential in Justice Dept." Charlie Savage has this article today in The Boston Globe.
Posted at 03:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Hunger Strike Breaks Out at Guantanamo": The New York Times provides a news update that begins, "A new, long-term hunger strike has broken out at the American detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with more than a dozen detainees subjecting themselves to daily force-feeding to protest their treatment, military officials and lawyers for the detainees said."
Posted at 03:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gonzales Crams for a Senate Grilling": Michael Isikoff will have this Periscope item in the April 16, 2007 issue of Newsweek.
The New York Times reports today that "Attorney Inquiry Touches a Pillar of New Mexico."
"Report: Gitmo Prisoner Can't Sell Story." The Associated Press provides this coverage.
Posted at 11:10 AM by Howard Bashman
"Police blotter: No privacy in home PC brought to work; Appeals court rules police don't need a warrant to search personally owned computer a manager brought to work." Declan McCullagh has this article at c|net News.com.
"AFP, Google News settle lawsuit over Google News": Reuters provides this report.
"Justice on the Cheap": The New York Times today contains an editorial that begins, "The pittance that Americans pay their judges has become such a scandal that Chief Justice John Roberts has called it a constitutional crisis."
Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"For the Chief Justice, a Dissent and a Line in the Sand": Linda Greenhouse has this article today in the Week in Review section of The New York Times.
I discussed some of these same themes in the February 20, 2007 installment of my "On Appeal" column for law.com, headlined "The Chief Justice's Quest for Less Fractured Supreme Court Rulings."