Saturday, August 4, 2007
"Hundreds at Brewer grad's book signing": Last Sunday's edition of The Decatur (Ala.) Daily contained an article that begins, "This time, she held court. Jan Crawford Greenburg spent more than three hours Saturday at Brewer High School signing her national best-selling book, 'Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court.'"
Posted at 08:10 PM by Howard Bashman
"Feinstein draws fire over vote for judge": Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has an article that begins, "Sen. Dianne Feinstein's tiebreaking vote for a controversial judicial nominee of President Bush has dismayed civil and gay rights advocates and prompted one California Democratic congresswoman to threaten to oppose any plans Feinstein has to seek re-election."
Posted at 07:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"Gonzales Now Says Top Aides Got Political Briefings": The Washington Post contains this article today.
Posted at 10:58 AM by Howard Bashman
"Senate Votes To Expand Warrantless Surveillance; White House Applauds; Changes Are Temporary": This front page article appears today in The Washington Post.
The New York Times reports today that "Broader Spying Authority Advances in Congress."
The Los Angeles Times reports that "Senate votes to expand spy authority; The last-minute legislation gives agencies more power to track foreign communications and removes the court approval process."
"After Chief Justice's Return, Court Frees Musharraf Critic": The New York Times contains this article today.
Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman
"Rep. Jefferson Wins Ruling Against FBI; Court Says Office Search Violated Constitution": This front page article appears today in The Washington Post.
The New York Times reports today that "Court Partly Rebuffs F.B.I. on House Office Search."
The Times-Picayune of New Orleans reports that "Conduct of FBI office search faulted; Jefferson team hails appeals court ruling."
The Advocate of Baton Rouge reports that "Search ruled illegal; Court: FBI action against Jefferson overstepped Constitution."
And The Washington Times reports that "Court rules FBI raid violated Jefferson's rights."
"Rx for the Chief Justice: More Work, Less Play." The brand new installment of my "On Appeal" column for law.com can be accessed here.
Posted at 08:54 AM by Howard Bashman