Sunday, November 19, 2006
"Mass. Governor Wants Gay Wedding Vote": The Associated Press provides a report that begins, "Gov. Mitt Romney said Sunday he would ask the state's highest court to order an anti-gay marriage amendment question onto the ballot if legislators fail to vote on the matter when they reconvene in January."
Posted at 07:04 PM by Howard Bashman
On the op-ed page of today's edition of The Los Angeles Times: Menachem Z. Rosensaft has an op-ed entitled "Profiting from the Holocaust: Lawyers who represent Holocaust survivors should do it for long-delayed justice rather than personal enrichment."
And Law Professor Burt Neuborne has an op-ed in response entitled "What profit? I gave up $10 million; The head lawyer in the $1.25 billion Swiss banks settlement defends his request for $4.75 million in fees."
"Thomas' suit may deliver hit to news media": Business columnist Phil Rosenthal has this essay today in The Chicago Tribune.
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"Reform on Detentions: Democrats will now have the chance to curtail the Bush administration's human rights abuses." The Washington Post today contains an editorial that begins, "Earlier this fall congressional Democrats made only a token effort to stop passage of deeply flawed Bush administration legislation on the detention, interrogation and trial of "enemy combatants" in the war on terrorism."
Posted at 02:14 PM by Howard Bashman
"Bye-Bye to Secret Spy Program? Why the fate of President Bush's eavesdropping program is dangling by a thread." This article will appear in the November 27, 2006 issue of U.S. News & World Report.
Posted at 02:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Military: A Renewed War Over 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.'" The November 27, 2006 issue of Newsweek will contain this Periscope item.
Posted at 02:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Four Were Framed With The FBI's Help; $100 Million In Damages Sought": This article appears today in The Hartford Courant.
Posted at 01:55 PM by Howard Bashman
"The mellow conservative": Harvard Law Professor and former U.S. Solicitor General Charles Fried is the subject of this profile published today in the Ideas section of The Boston Globe.
Posted at 07:40 AM by Howard Bashman
"Affirmative action ban draws a challenge; Concern that U. of M. will become an all-white school for the privileged": The National Law Journal provides this report.
Posted at 07:38 AM by Howard Bashman
"Padilla Case Raises Questions About Anti-Terror Tactics; Treatment in Brig Could Hinder His Prosecution": This article appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 12:10 AM by Howard Bashman