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Saturday, November 3, 2012

"Romney or Obama and the Supreme Court: Does it even matter? A Romney presidency isn't an automatic judicial disaster; Not if Democrats get principled and oppose his nominees." David Sirota has this essay at Salon.com.
Posted at 05:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Arizona 20-week abortion ban faces court test": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A federal appeals court is poised to consider Arizona's earliest-in the-nation ban of most abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy amid debate over both its legality and its practical impact on women if allowed to take effect."
Posted at 05:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"Obama appeals to set rules for Guantanamo lawyers": At Politico.com, Josh Gerstein has a blog post that begins, "The Obama Administration filed a series of appeals Friday night, seeking to overturn a federal judge's order that blocked the military from unilaterally establishing rules for lawyers who represent prisoners at Guantanamo Bay."
Posted at 04:18 PM by Howard Bashman


"Injustice: Did William Rehnquist's practical jokes and bonhomie disguise a vicious, racist ideologue?" Online at Slate, Dahlia Lithwick has this review of the book "The Partisan:The Life of William Rehnquist," by John A. Jenkins.
Posted at 04:11 PM by Howard Bashman






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