Sunday, June 25, 2006
"Judges get home security; Lefkow slayings spur expansion of measures to safeguard jurists": This article appears today in The Chicago Tribune.
Posted at 08:23 PM by Howard Bashman
"Scalia twisted my words": Samuel Walker has this op-ed today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 08:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Once Symbolic, Flag Amendment Close to Passage; The constitutional ban on burning may have enough Senate votes; Debate begins this week": This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
"Court Ruling Could Halt Guantanamo Trials": The Associated Press provides this report.
In recent coverage from Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald, "Gitmo prison camp sends home 14 Saudis"; "Detainee lawyers win recognition; Three Guantanamo lawyers were picked for a prestigious list of the nation's top 100 attorneys; They are a Navy officer, a New York civil libertarian and a retired judge, all defenders of the detainees"; "Ex-general: Prison camp is a legal mess; A retired general got a first post-suicides tour of Guantanamo and declared it abuse-free; But he said the Bush administration needs to better define the captives' status"; and "War court at camp to take a hiatus; The Pentagon keeps the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, war court closed for at least a month following three captives' apparent suicides in the prison camps."
"Forget Flag Burning: Debating a ban during war is a waste of time and sends troops the wrong message." Major General Robert Scales (Ret.) will have this essay in the July 3, 2006 issue of Time magazine.
Posted at 07:45 PM by Howard Bashman
"Memorial Services for Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist": You can view online, on-demand yesterday evening's broadcast of C-SPAN's "America & the Courts" program by clicking here (RealPlayer required).
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Diocese honors Alito; Supreme Court justice receives award for contribution to hometown": This article appears today in The Trenton Times.
"A modest proposal": Today in The Los Angeles Times, David J. Garrow has this review of Law Professor Jeffrey Rosen's new book, "The Most Democratic Branch: How the Courts Serve America."
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman
"30 years of the death penalty": This article appears today in The Potomac (Va.) News.
Posted at 10:27 AM by Howard Bashman
"GOP's burning flag issue may pass": Dick Polman, political analyst for The Philadelphia Inquirer, today has this article in that newspaper.
Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman
"The road from Guantanamo: The President and his critics alike may want to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay; The problem - for both security hawks and civil libertarians - is what would replace it." This article appears today in the Ideas section of The Boston Globe.
Posted at 08:47 AM by Howard Bashman
"Jailed Mack meets with his lawyers": The Reno Gazette-Journal contains this article today.
Posted at 08:45 AM by Howard Bashman