Saturday, June 17, 2006
"Sentencing for Lay, Skilling pushed back; Defense wins its wish for six additional weeks": This article appears today in The Houston Chronicle.
The Baltimore Sun is reporting: Today's newspaper contains articles headlined "Attacks may be tied to snipers; Malvo told police that he and Muhammad shot 4 others, Post reports" and "Judge criticizes prison term; Ex-city officer sentenced to mandatory 315 years for gun crimes, robbing drug dealers."
Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman
In news from Vermont: The Rutland Herald today contains an article headlined "Fell says he is 'truly sorry' for killing of Tressa King" that begins, "Federal Judge William Sessions handed down the first death sentence in Vermont in nearly 50 years, ordering Friday that Donald Fell be executed in Terre Haute, Ind., for the slaying of a North Clarendon woman more than five years ago."
And the newspaper also reports today that "Jurors speak out for first time on death sentence case."
"Malvo's Admission Provides Answers; Victims, Families Find Comfort In Knowledge": The Washington Post contains this article today.
And The Los Angeles Times reports today that "Sniper Admits to Killing Man in L.A. Months Before D.C. Shooting Rampage; Lee Boyd Malvo tells of a shooting months before the East Coast killing rampage, a newspaper reports; Police review old cases seeking a link."
"Porn Plea Means Ex-O.C. Judge Won't Get State Work; Ronald C. Kline, whose home computer had images of child sex, gets a judicial panel's most serious penalty": This article appeared yesterday in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. court upholds city liability rules on parades, protests": Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle. My earlier coverage appears at this link.
Posted at 09:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Ruling: Indecent exposure case; Attorneys for former District Judge Donald Thompson are seeking to have indecent exposure charges tried separately from a misdemeanor." This article appears today in The Tulsa World.
The Oklahoman reports today that "Judge ruled OK to preside at trial."
"Small World: Another side to the Reno sniper case." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 09:30 AM by Howard Bashman
"Judges call for more security after courthouse shooting": This article appears today in The Reno Gazette-Journal, along with an article headlined "Daughter to stay with Mack family."
Posted at 09:28 AM by Howard Bashman