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Sunday, May 21, 2006

The death notice for Senior Third Circuit Judge Edward R. Becker can be viewed online at this link: The notice states that:
Relatives and friends are invited to Funeral Services Monday, 1 P.M. precisely, at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Old York Road and Township Line, Elkins Park PA. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Synagogue from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. prior to Service. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. Following Interment, family and friends will return to Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel. Shiva will be observed at his late residence Tuesday and Wednesday commencing at 6 P.M. Contributions in his memory may be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave., Phila. PA 19111.
The online death notice also provides access to a Legacy.com Guest Book. Directions to the funeral service can be accessed here.
Posted at 10:11 PM by Howard Bashman


Kathleen M. Sullivan has passed the February 2006 California bar exam: Her name appears on this alphabetized list. We shall see whether this good news receives the same level of coverage as the result of her previous effort to pass the California bar exam. Results of the February 2006 California bar exam were mailed to test takers on Friday.
Posted at 08:35 PM by Howard Bashman


The Associated Press is reporting: Hope Yen has an article headlined "Roberts Seeks Greater Consensus on Court." If you have QuickTime player installed, you can view online the remarks that Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered today at Georgetown University Law Center by clicking here. The Chief Justice's remarks begin just ahead of the 19 minute mark of the online video.

And in other news, "Attorney Gen.: Reporters Can Be Prosecuted."
Posted at 06:30 PM by Howard Bashman



Philadelphia Phillies 10, Boston Red Sox 5: Not even the Boston Red Sox could get in the way of the regularly scheduled Sunday home game win streak that the Phillies are compiling. Throughout this afternoon's sun, rain, and then sun again, my son and I saw Bobby Abreu end up a double shy of the cycle with a single, triple, home run, and two walks. You can access the box score at this link, while wraps are available here and here.
Posted at 06:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Three Faces of Ken Lay": Mimi Swartz has this op-ed today in The New York Times.
Posted at 09:10 AM by Howard Bashman


"1982 ruling a catalyst in immigration debate; Court opened doors for students but put a strain on school districts": This article appears today in The Houston Chronicle.
Posted at 09:04 AM by Howard Bashman


"Broadway Beckons a Booming Voice": The New York Times today contains an article that begins, "If things go according to plan, 'Thurgood,' the one-man play about Thurgood Marshall, the United States Supreme Court justice, will have its last performance at the Westport Country Playhouse this afternoon."
Posted at 08:55 AM by Howard Bashman


In yesterday's edition of The Roanoke Times: The newspaper contained articles headlined "Virginians in the mix to fill judgeship; Four names have been floated as possible candidates to replace Judge Michael Luttig on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals" and "Fiery brief irks high court; The Virginia Supreme Court has called in Roanoke lawyer Stan Barnhill to discuss a filing that sharply criticized the court for a ruling against one of his clients."
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman






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