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Sunday, April 22, 2007

"John Walker Lindh's Buyer's Remorse": You can access at this link (TimesSelect temporary pass-through link) the installment of Adam Liptak's "Sidebar" column that will appear in Monday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Specter Says Gonzales Presence Is 'Harmful'": This article will appear Monday in The New York Times.
Posted at 10:35 PM by Howard Bashman


"Clarence Thomas: Slights and resentment shaped philosophy of conservative justice." Today in The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Jonathan Entin has this review of the book "Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas" by Kevin Merida and Michael A. Fletcher.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gone Nuts: When the News Is Already Bizarre, What's a Humorist To Do?" Associate Justice William W. Bedsworth of California's Fourth District Court of Appeal will have this essay in Monday's issue of Legal Times.
Posted at 10:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Law Prof bloggers at 7th Cir. Conference": Rick Garnett has this post today at the "Mirror of Justice" blog.
Posted at 10:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Supreme Court has shed its liberal leanings": Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers provides this report.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman


"Philip Morris: no U.S. agent." Michael P. Shea will have this essay in tomorrow's issue of The National Law Journal about a case to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. If this case doesn't result in a 9-0 reversal, I will be surprised.
Posted at 08:47 PM by Howard Bashman


On today's broadcast of NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday": The broadcast contained audio segments entitled "Discussions on Abortion Ruling Center on Mother's Health" and "Prospects Grim for Attorney General Gonzales."
Posted at 03:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Whistle-blower's attorneys want high court to revisit case; Justices denied $1 million share of fraud damages": Yesterday's issue of The Rocky Mountain News contained an article that begins, "Attorneys for Rocky Flats whistle-blower Jim Stone are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to admit that it was wrong. They are asking the high court to make a rare reconsideration of its March 27 decision. The court denied Stone a $1 million share in fraud damages paid to the U.S. government by a former operator of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant."

And The Denver Post reports that "Court asked to revisit Flats ruling."
Posted at 03:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"The Embattled Attorney General: Gonzales still has the president's support, for now." The April 30, 2007 issue of U.S. News & World Report will contain this article.
Posted at 03:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"Reading the Abortion Ruling: Is the high court's 'partial-birth' decision a major shift or a narrow exception?" This article will appear in the April 30, 2007 issue of U.S. News & World Report.

Today in The New York Times, columnist David Brooks has an op-ed entitled "Postures in Public, Facts in the Womb" (TimesSelect temporary pass-through link).

And in The Boston Globe, Kenneth C. Edelin has an op-ed entitled "Risking women's health."
Posted at 03:45 PM by Howard Bashman



"Some People Love Guns. Why Should the Rest of Us Be Targets?" Jonathan Safran Foer has this Second Amendment-related op-ed today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 03:37 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court may open door to recruiting; If Supreme Court sides with Tennessee school, it may get crazy with 8th-grade standouts too": Barry Temkin has this essay today in The Chicago Tribune.
Posted at 03:35 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Other Big Story This Week: It was buried in the avalanche of coverage of the horrible shootings at Virginia Tech; But the Supreme Court's partial-birth ruling will likely have a much bigger impact on Campaign." Eleanor Clift has this essay online at Newsweek's web site. And the April 30, 2007 issue of that magazine will contain a related Periscope item headlined "Battles on Three Fronts."

Meanwhile, at Time magazine's web site, Karen Tumulty has an essay entitled "The Abortion Ruling: An Isolated Win?"
Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Thomas's Life A Tangle of Poverty, Privilege and Race": This front page article -- adapted from the book "Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas" by Kevin Merida and Michael A. Fletcher -- appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 09:05 AM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Kennedy at center of abortion debate; His majority opinion in a Supreme Court case encourages new laws to urge women not to end pregnancies": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 09:00 AM by Howard Bashman






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