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Friday, November 25, 2005

“New Chief Justice Faces Abortion Issue; Ruling in Case Involving Parental Notification Could Be Far-Reaching”: Charles Lane will have this article Saturday in The Washington Post.

Posted at 11:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court Nominee Deals With Ethics Criticism”: Gina Holland of The Associated Press provides a report that begins, “Judge Samuel Alito has said he did not break a federal ethics law when he ruled in a case involving the company that handles his mutual fund investments.”

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“It is well-known that Henry J. Friendly was one of the greatest judges in our nation’s history…. What is not known is that in 1970, three years before Roe v. Wade, Judge Friendly wrote an opinion in the first abortion-rights case ever filed in a federal court.” The text of D.C. Circuit Judge A. Raymond Randolph‘s Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture, delivered at the Federalst Society‘s recent annual meeting, can be accessed here (via “Crime & Federalism“).

Posted at 7:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Quest for a vow of silence: Ex-Roslyn schools chief’s longtime partner says judge should treat them like spouses and bar Tassone from testifying against him.” Yesterday’s edition of Newsday contained this article.

Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“Unfinished Transcripts May Nullify Convictions; An ex-court reporter in Colorado is ordered to finish the task for eight cases on appeal; Her refusal may send her to jail and trigger retrials”: This article appears today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman

“Students join debate on intelligent design; Campus clubs set up to defend concept”: The Chicago Tribune contains this article today.

Posted at 10:38 AM by Howard Bashman

“Political smears or free speech? Some in politics are suing others for defamation.” L. Stuart Ditzen has this article today in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman