Saturday, July 1, 2006
"Judge Acquits 2 Ex-Detectives in Mob Killings": The New York Times today contains this article, along with an article headlined "Shock, but Some Praise, After Legal Ruling."
The Washington Post reports today that "N.Y. Judge Overturns Ex-Officers' Convictions."
The Los Angeles Times reports that "Judge Tosses 'Mafia Cops' Convictions; He rules the statute of limitations has expired, and orders a new trial on lesser charges."
Newsday contains articles headlined "Ex-cops' convictions tossed; Judge rules that statute of limitations requires reversal of guilty verdicts for racketeering" and "Victims' families shocked at reversal."
The New York Daily News contains articles headlined "Judge rubs out mob cops verdict; Overturns convictions on time technicality"; "Glorious new day for family of ex-cop"; and "Victims' kin call ruling 'so absurd.'"
And The New York Post contains articles headlined "Judge: Killer mob cop due guilty as sin - & I have to let them walk"; "New heartbreak for victims' kin"; and "Door left wide open for appeal."
I have posted online at this link yesterday's ruling by Senior District Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
"Anaheim Won't Pay Angels' Tab; A judge says the team won't be reimbursed for the estimated $7 million it spent fighting the city over name": This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 11:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"Kennedy Reigns Supreme on Court; With O'Connor's Departure, Sole Swing Voter Wields His Moderating Force": Charles Lane will have this article Sunday in The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman
Erie SeaWolves 13, Reading Phillies 0: To learn more about the baseball game that my son and I attended this evening, you can access the box score at this link and wraps here and here.
Posted at 11:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"US top court term: two new members, major rulings." James Vicini of Reuters provides this report.
Posted at 02:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"With Roberts at the Helm, a Supreme Court in Flux": Linda Greenhouse will have this lengthy article Sunday in The New York Times. And a related graphic can be accessed here.
Posted at 02:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Don't Date Him site draws defamation suit; A website allowing women to slam the men who have wronged them is being sued by a man claiming character defamation": The Miami Herald contains this article today.
Yesterday, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that "City lawyer sues 'don't date him' Web site."
"GOP Seeks Advantage In Ruling On Trials; National Security Is Likely Rallying Cry, Leaders Indicate": This front page article appears today in The Washington Post, which also contains an article headlined "Fact, Fiction and A Guantanamo Shrouded In the Myths."
The Los Angeles Times contains articles headlined "Tribunal Ruling's Wider Impact Still Unclear; Thursday's Supreme Court decision could affect the way the U.S. treats all its detainees, even senior operatives of Al Qaeda" and "Congress Tackles the Guantanamo Challenge; Lawmakers could OK Bush's setup or create a whole new system for handling detainees."
The New York Times reports that "Warner Is Uncertain on Legislation for Tribunals."
In The Miami Herald, Carol Rosenberg reports that "Prisoner grateful to Allah and U.S. courts; Osama bin Laden's driver praised Allah upon learning that the Supreme Court had sided with him against President Bush over military trials at U.S. prisons at Guantanamo."
The Chicago Tribune contains articles headlined "Congress tackles tribunals; Lawmakers already at work on acceptable system after ruling" and "Tribunals: GOP rallying cry?; Debate may inspire conservative voters."
"Legislation is seen rising from ruling on gays giving care": The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today contains an article that begins, "Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday that he expects state lawmakers to consider legislation in response to Thursday's ruling by the Arkansas Supreme Court that struck down a state policy prohibiting gays from serving as foster parents."
And The Associated Press reports that "Ark. Governor Seeks Gay Foster Parent Ban."
"Getting to Yes: For Chief Justice Roberts, it isn't easy." James Taranto has this essay (free access) today in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 08:42 AM by Howard Bashman
"Tribunals Ruling Could Reverberate In Fall Campaign": John D. McKinnon and Jess Bravin have this article (free access) today in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 08:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Bush's court picks bear fruit for him": Tom Teepen has this op-ed today in The State.
Posted at 08:38 AM by Howard Bashman
"A Supreme Court of One": Dahlia Lithwick will have this op-ed tomorrow in The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:35 AM by Howard Bashman
"Lingering Hurt, Cautious Hope Greet News Of Settlement": Today's edition of The Day of New London, Connecticut contains an article that begins, "When he heard that Susette Kelo had struck a deal with the city to move her iconic pink cottage after years of fighting, Neild Oldham sounded skeptical."
The New York Times today reports that "Holdout Ends, Letting a City Seize Property in Connecticut."