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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

"Orie's appeal rejected": The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a news update that begins, "A state appeals court rejected state Sen. Jane Orie's claim that she cannot be retried on corruption charges, ruling on Wednesday that she was responsible for her case ending in a mistrial."

You can access today's per curiam ruling of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania at this link.
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman



"US appeals court considers wiretapping lawsuits": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 09:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"Bonds Avoids Perjury Retrial": The New York Times has this news update.

The San Francisco Chronicle has a news update headlined "Perjury charges against Bonds dropped."

Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has an update headlined "Prosecutors won't retry Barry Bonds on three perjury counts."

And The Associated Press reports that "Feds drop remaining charges against Bonds."
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman



"Panel confirms Liu to state Supreme Court": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this news update.

Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has an update headlined "Goodwin Liu confirmed to California Supreme Court."

And The Associated Press reports that "UC Berkeley prof. confirmed to Calif. high court."
Posted at 08:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court case lifts lid on secret post 9/11 flights": The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 05:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Revolt Weakens Jones' Control of Fifth Circuit Law: Bankruptcy." On Monday, Bloomberg News columnist Bill Rochelle had this essay.
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Orie attorney: Latest charges 'vindictive.'" Paula Reed Ward has this article today in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

And today's edition of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review contains an article headlined "Charges put Orie attorney in tough spot" and an op-ed by columnist Eric Heyl entitled "Defense for Orie may just be a snooze."
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman



"Judge strikes down key provisions of sonogram law; Attorney general says he will appeal ruling on law requiring women to receive procedure before an abortion": Chuck Lindell and Tim Eaton have this article today in The Austin American-Statesman.

The Houston Chronicle reports today that "Judge stays sonogram law."

And The Associated Press reports that "Federal judge rejects major parts of new Texas law on sonograms and abortions."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas at this link.
Posted at 08:32 AM by Howard Bashman



"Judges consider Jared Lee Loughner's medication; Lawyers for the Tucson shooting suspect say his involuntary treatment with anti-psychotic drugs is a violation of his rights": Carol J. Williams has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

The Arizona Republic reports today that "Appeals panel weighs Loughner's treatment; At core of debate are safety issues, defendant's rights."

And The Arizona Daily Star reports that "Appeal judges skeptical about Loughner medication."
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman







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