Sunday, August 6, 2006
"Blawg Review #69": Available online here, at "Unlearned Hand."
Posted at 11:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"15 States Expand Right to Shoot in Self-Defense": Adam Liptak will have this article Monday in The New York Times.
Posted at 11:50 PM by Howard Bashman
"This week, C-SPAN presents an exclusive interview with Chief Justice John Roberts. This interview occurs from the Chief Justice's office at the Supreme Court Building." Yesterday evening's broadcast of C-SPAN's "America & the Courts" can now be accessed online, on-demand by clicking here (RealPlayer required).
Posted at 09:38 PM by Howard Bashman
From the "Better late than never" department: A few weeks ago, The Detroit Free Press published an article headlined "Judge throws out challenge to paternity law" that begins, "A federal judge has summarily dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Saginaw man who challenged the constitutionality of Michigan's paternity law after his ex-girlfriend had a baby against his wishes."
You can access the recent ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan at this link.
"Group opposes loss of signing statements; Lawyers say issue is president's use": Charlie Savage had this article yesterday in The Boston Globe.
Posted at 09:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Kennedy calls for democracy worldwide": This article appears today in The Honolulu Advertiser.
Posted at 09:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"At detainees' trials, will hearsay be heard? Rules of evidence are a sticking point, as Congress weighs how to mete out justice to terror suspects." Warren Richey will have this article Monday in The Christian Science Monitor.
Posted at 07:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"West" magazine "Gone Wild": The lead story in today's edition of the magazine section of The Los Angeles Times is headlined "'Baby, Give Me a Kiss': The man behind the 'Girls Gone Wild' soft-porn empire lets Claire Hoffman into his world, for better or worse."
"High Court's 1946 War Crimes Ruling Resounds; Justice Stevens drew from what he saw in the trial of a Japanese general to write for the majority in the recent Guantanamo decision": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 12:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Nothing Wrong With Kansas: State voters move science education out of the Victorian era." This editorial appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman
"Kennedy: Jury's Out on U.S. Democracy." The AP provides a report that begins, "The United States is not making the case for freedom, democracy and Western law to the rest of the world, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said Saturday."
Posted at 11:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Starr: Americans Misunderstand Courts." The Associated Press provides this report.
Posted at 11:35 AM by Howard Bashman
"Criteria differ on judging justices": The Honolulu Advertiser today contains an article that begins, "U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka and his challenger in the Democratic primary, U.S. Rep. Ed Case, would have split over President Bush's nominees to the Supreme Court, indicating important differences in how they approach one of the Senate's most distinctive responsibilities."
Posted at 09:45 AM by Howard Bashman