Sunday, May 6, 2012
"9/11 defense attorneys call Guantanamo detention, trial rules 'unjust'; Long list of complaints, frustrations is aired the morning after Saturday's 13-hour hearing; Chief prosecutor says circumstances of torture don't mitigate central issue of holding those who planned attacks accountable": Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this news update.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"Stun gun cases could electrify the Supreme Court": Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report.
Posted at 08:27 PM by Howard Bashman
"Maryland, Virginia and the court that divides them": Robert Barnes will have this article Monday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"Are Oral Arguments Worth Arguing About?" In the Sunday Review section of today's edition of The New York Times, Adam Liptak has a news analysis that begins, "Supreme Court advocacy is not usually a spectator sport, so it may have surprised Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. when the reviews of his defense of President Obama's health care law started to roll in."
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Long fight predicted in Guantanamo Sept. 11 case": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The U.S. has finally started the prosecution of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, but the trial won't be starting anytime soon, and both sides said Sunday that the case could continue for years."
Posted at 08:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Opening the gate to criminal alien appeals." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 10:08 AM by Howard Bashman
"How Appealing" blog turns 10 years old today: On May 6, 2002, this blog came into existence. Thanks to this blog's many readers for helping me reach this noteworthy anniversary!
Update: At "The Volokh Conspiracy," Eugene Volokh offers congratulations.
At "SCOTUSblog," Tom Goldstein has a post titled "Happy 10th."
Edward Adams of Bloomberg Law has this tweet.
At his "Election Law Blog," Rick Hasen has a post titled "Congratulations to Howard Bashman."