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Friday, September 7, 2012

"In Facebook court cases, high tech and free speech collide": Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report.
Posted at 07:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"Richard A. Posner's Badly Confused Attack on Scalia/Garner--Part 5": Ed Whelan has this post today at National Review Online's "Bench Memos" blog.

At last night at the "Concurring Opinions" blog, Kyle Graham had a post titled "Recent Unsent E-mails from Antonin Scalia to Richard Posner, as Retrieved from Justice Scalia's 'Deleted E-Mail' Files."
Posted at 03:28 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Lawyer Carter Phillips Will Throw the First Pitch at Sunday's Nationals Game; His wife 'finagled' the opportunity as a present for his 60th birthday": At the "Capital Comment" blog of Washingtonian, Marisa M. Kashino has a post that begins, "Anyone attending the Nationals game this Sunday against the Miami Marlins may want to keep their eyes--and apparently their ears--open for Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito."
Posted at 03:24 PM by Howard Bashman

"Federal judge blocks restriction of lawyer access to Guantanamo detainees": Del Quentin Wilber has this article today in The Washington Post.

In today's edition of The New York Times, Charlie Savage reports that "Judge Rejects New Rules on Access to Prisoners."

Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers reports that "Judge sides with Guantanamo detainees."

Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Guantanamo: Judge rejects US bid to limit lawyers' access to detainees; In a strongly worded 32-page decision, a federal judge in Washington rejected the US effort regarding security detainees at Guantanamo, calling it an 'illegitimate exercise of executive power.'"

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Judge maintains Gitmo detainees' access to lawyers."

Reuters reports that "U.S. judge blocks new restrictions on Guantanamo lawyers."

Josh Gerstein of has a blog post titled "Judge: U.S. can't set limits on Guantanamo laywers."

And at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Mike Scarcella has a post titled "Judge Rebukes Feds Over Attempt to Change Gitmo Attorney-Client Rules."

You can access yesterday's ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia at this link.
Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman

Sixth Circuit rejects criminal defendant's argument that the results of a functional magnetic resonance imaging lie detection test indicating that the defendant was not lying should have been admitted into evidence at trial: You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on this apparent question of first impression at this link.
Posted at 10:44 AM by Howard Bashman

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