How Appealing

Saturday, September 10, 2005

“Schedule for Roberts Confirmation Hearings”: Via The Associated Press, you can access it here.

Posted at 10:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Roberts Cultivated An Audience With Justices for Years”: This front page article will appear Sunday in The Washington Post.

Sunday in The Philadelphia Inquirer, political analyst Dick Polman will have an article headlined “Roberts confirmation hearings may give Bush a brief reprieve” that begins, “Who could have ever imagined that President Bush’s safest port in the storm would be a Supreme Court confirmation fight?”

And Gina Holland of The Associated Press reports that “Roberts May Be Sidelined in Some Cases.”

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pa. trial program: Jurors take notes in criminal cases; Before the two-year test began, the state was one of a handful prohibiting the practice; The notepads will be confidential.” This article appears today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Posted at 8:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Elite colleges’ welcome brings unexpected boon”: The Boston Globe today contains an article that begins, “When Marc Mandel applied to law schools three years ago, he didn’t consider Harvard. The Pittsfield native figured it was beyond his reach. But with the upheaval of Hurricane Katrina, his thinking changed: The Tulane University School of Law student, in a striking academic trade-up, has gained admittance to Harvard Law School this semester as part of the school’s relief efforts.”

Posted at 8:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge Roberts, the Committee Is Interested in Your View on…” Linda Greenhouse will have this article Sunday in The New York Times.

Posted at 12:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Wins Court Ruling in ‘Dirty Bomb’ Case; An appellate panel says Jose Padilla can be detained indefinitely without trial or charge”: This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.

In The Boston Globe, Charlie Savage reports that “Court backs Bush on detainee; Says citizen can be held without trial.”

The Washington Times reports that “Court upholds Padilla detention.”

In The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that “Court rules against terror suspect; U.S. can continue to detain citizen without charging him with a crime.”

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that “Court rules U.S. can detain suspect; President has power to hold citizen seen as ‘enemy combatant.’

And in commentary, The Washington Post contains an editorial entitled “Indict Jose Padilla.”

Posted at 8:45 AM by Howard Bashman

“Justice touts importance of top court”: The Gainesville Sun today contains an article that begins, “Sandra Day O’Connor, who broke ground as the first female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, spoke Friday at the dedication of the $25 million expansion and renovation of the academic facilities at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law.”

And the newspaper also contains an article headlined “Humble start didn’t stop Sandra Day O’Connor.”

Posted at 8:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“Gonzales Is Defended As Suitable for Court; Allies Call Attorney General a True Conservative”: This article appears today in The Washington Post.

The Los Angeles Times reports today that “Much at Stake for Democrats in Confirmation Hearings; The party might use the spotlight to try to broaden its electoral appeal; The tactic of showcasing values carries some risk.”

In news from Maine, The Portland Press Herald reports that “Collins finds Roberts to be ‘very forthright,’” while The Bangor Daily News reports that “Pro-life group’s ads blast senators; Collins lauds justice nominee.”

The Rocky Mountain News reports that “Salazar, chief justice nominee discuss issues; Senator says he still has questions he’d like answered.”

The Denver Post reports that “Salazar sees a leader in Roberts.”

And from Alabama, The Associated Press reports that “Coach speaks against Supreme Court nominee.”

In commentary, The St. Petersburg Times contains an editorial entitled “A model of judicial restraint.”

The Pantagraph of Bloomington, Illinois contains an editorial entitled “No need to intensify scrutiny of Roberts.”

In The San Antonio Express-News, columnist Gary Martin has an op-ed entitled “Minorities, women land in Bush’s Supreme spotlight.”

And in The Naples Daily News, Amie Parnes has an essay entitled “Nominee wins over Martinez in meeting.”

Posted at 8:15 AM by Howard Bashman