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Saturday, October 7, 2006

In Sunday's edition of The New York Times: Tomorrow's newspaper will contain articles headlined "Secular Laws Cede to Religious Exemptions" and "In New York Immigration Court, Asylum Roulette."
Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"During her visit Oct. 7-9, Justice O’Connor will address two academic conferences hosted by the College, attend an undergraduate class, and participate in a special question-and-answer session with students." So reports a press release that entitled "Chancellor Sandra Day O'Connor to highlight several events during campus visit" that The College of William & Mary issued recently.

And earlier this week, UVA Today issued a news release entitled "Sandra Day O'Connor Expounds on Jefferson's Relevance, Then and Now, for Campaign Crowd."
Posted at 02:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"What Would Lincoln Do? A test for the Roberts Court." Richard W. Garnett and Michael Stokes Paulsen will have this essay in the October 16, 2006 issue of The Weekly Standard.
Posted at 02:27 PM by Howard Bashman

"At Guantanamo: Hard Time and a View of What Could Have Been; Detainees at a new camp will see only a sliver of a common area; isolation has become the norm." This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 02:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"Of Elections, Judges and Stupidity": Andrew Cohen has this essay today at
Posted at 01:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"Parent Gains Right to Dispute School Ban of Religious Music": The New York Times contains this article today.

And The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger reports today that "Suit reinstated on religious song ban."

You can access Thursday's non-precedential ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.
Posted at 01:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"Harvard Law Decides to Steep Students in 21st-Century Issues": This article appears today in The New York Times.
Posted at 01:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"Diner: Public has me all wrong; Some people have made him the butt of jokes or decided that he is rude, arrogant and egotistical." The St. Petersburg Times today contains an article that begins, "Ralph Paul feels misunderstood. The New Port Richey man who went to trial over the number of shrimp and scallops in his seafood dish believes his case is not funny or amusing. He has turned down requests from radio and television comedy shows across the country trying to book him as a guest."

The newspaper has also posted online this statement from the restaurant.
Posted at 01:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"Army-financed doctor granted objector status": The Boston Globe today contains an article that begins, "An anesthesiologist whose medical training was financed by the Army must be discharged from the Army Reserve as a conscientious objector, a federal judge ruled yesterday."

And The Associated Press provides a report headlined "Judge: Doctor a Conscientious Objector."
Posted at 01:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"O'Connor to Sit on Appeals Panel": The Associated Press provides this report.

And The New York Daily News reports today that "O'Connor on bench a Supreme honor."

My earlier coverage appears at this link.

As these articles note, Dennis Jacobs is now Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman

"Pass the Buck: When Congress passes unconstitutional laws." Dahlia Lithwick and Law Professor Richard Schragger have this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 11:24 AM by Howard Bashman

Available online from An article reports that "Appeals Court Finds Prosecutor's Fiction Too Close to Facts of Case." My earlier coverage is at this link.

And the new installment of my "On Appeal" column is headlined "Text This: Words Alone Can Violate Federal Obscenity Laws."
Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman

"The Kennedy Court? One man with caprice makes a majority." This editorial (free access) appears today in The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 11:12 AM by Howard Bashman

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