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Saturday, July 27, 2013

"Death sentence avoided as Jason Pleau's pleads guilty in 2010 killing of gas-station manager": Today's edition of The Providence (R.I.) Journal contains an article that begins, "The saga of Jason Wayne Pleau, the accused killer whose case drew a governor and the U.S. attorney general into the national debate on the death penalty, has reached a resolution that could see his life spared, in return for spending the rest of it behind bars."
Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Obamacare contraception: Could religious exemption be headed to Supreme Court? Sharp disagreement between US appeals courts suggests the issue of religious exemptions for the Obamacare contraception requirement could be on a fast track to the Supreme Court." Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has this report.
Posted at 11:17 PM by Howard Bashman


"Is Ginni Thomas' Expanding Activism a Problem for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas? Her fierce political advocacy with Groundswell revives conflict of interest questions surrounding her husband." Stephanie Mencimer has this report online at Mother Jones.
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Supreme Court Abortion Fight Could Come in Time for 2016 Elections": ABC News has this report.
Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman






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