Sunday, July 16, 2006
"Underage pregnancy evidence of crime": This article appears today in The Wichita Eagle, along with a related item headlined "Kline, Foulston will argue teen-sex ruling before appellate court."
Posted at 08:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Senate panel questions Tydingco-Gatewood": Thursday's edition of The Pacific Daily News of Guam contained an article that begins, "Frances Marie Tydingco-Gatewood, nominated to the U.S. District Court of Guam, told a Senate panel at her confirmation hearing Tuesday that she doesn't want to ever forget to be courteous and respectful in the courtroom as a judge."
Posted at 08:23 PM by Howard Bashman
"Law a little fuzzy; Courts aren't inclined to consider what's best for the animal when ownership is at issue; Legally, that lovable sack of fur is just a piece of property; Some new cases will test that": The St. Petersburg Times contains this article today.
Posted at 08:04 PM by Howard Bashman
"License to wiretap": This editorial appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
And yesterday, The Washington Post published an editorial entitled "Wiretap Surrender: Sen. Specter's bill on NSA surveillance is a capitulation to administration claims of executive power."
"Missouri Says It Can't Find Execution Doctor; It suggests an alternative to a judge's ruling that an anesthesiologist must oversee lethal injections": Henry Weinstein has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
"The problem with presidential signing statements": Law Professor Richard A. Epstein has this op-ed today in The Chicago Tribune.
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Medical Crisis of Conscience; Faith Drives Some To Refuse Patients Medication or Care": The Washington Post today contains this front page article. And related articles are headlined "Seeking Care, and Refused" and "For Some, There Is No Choice."
Posted at 03:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Bucking Convention: Congress and Bush seek a deal on terrorism detainees." This article will appear in the July 24, 2006 issue of U.S. News & World Report.
Posted at 01:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"Conservative, but activist: Despite the labels, Supreme Court justices follow a tradition that began in the 1880s." Hugh A. Wilson has this op-ed today in Newsday.
Posted at 01:35 PM by Howard Bashman
In today's issue of The Boston Globe: Columnist Joan Vennochi has an op-ed entitled "SJC treads carefully" that begins, "Those activist judges of Massachusetts are becoming much less activist."
And in the Ideas section, David Feige has an article headlined "Innocence by the numbers: Is Justice Scalia's faith in the criminal justice system, expressed in a recent opinion, based on the fuzzy math of the death penalty lobby?"
"Minority Report: The United States inches ever closer to criminalizing bad thoughts." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:55 AM by Howard Bashman