How Appealing

Sunday, April 22, 2007

“John Walker Lindh’s Buyer’s Remorse”: You can access at this link (TimesSelect temporary pass-through link) the installment of Adam Liptak’s “Sidebar” column that will appear in Monday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 11:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Philip Morris: no U.S. agent.” Michael P. Shea will have this essay in tomorrow’s issue of The National Law Journal about a case to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. If this case doesn’t result in a 9-0 reversal, I will be surprised.

Posted at 8:47 PM by Howard Bashman

“Whistle-blower’s attorneys want high court to revisit case; Justices denied $1 million share of fraud damages”: Yesterday’s issue of The Rocky Mountain News contained an article that begins, “Attorneys for Rocky Flats whistle-blower Jim Stone are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to admit that it was wrong. They are asking the high court to make a rare reconsideration of its March 27 decision. The court denied Stone a $1 million share in fraud damages paid to the U.S. government by a former operator of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant.”

And The Denver Post reports that “Court asked to revisit Flats ruling.”

Posted at 3:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Embattled Attorney General: Gonzales still has the president’s support, for now.” The April 30, 2007 issue of U.S. News & World Report will contain this article.

Posted at 3:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court may open door to recruiting; If Supreme Court sides with Tennessee school, it may get crazy with 8th-grade standouts too”: Barry Temkin has this essay today in The Chicago Tribune.

Posted at 3:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Other Big Story This Week: It was buried in the avalanche of coverage of the horrible shootings at Virginia Tech; But the Supreme Court’s partial-birth ruling will likely have a much bigger impact on Campaign.” Eleanor Clift has this essay online at Newsweek’s web site. And the April 30, 2007 issue of that magazine will contain a related Periscope item headlined “Battles on Three Fronts.”

Meanwhile, at Time magazine’s web site, Karen Tumulty has an essay entitled “The Abortion Ruling: An Isolated Win?

Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Kennedy at center of abortion debate; His majority opinion in a Supreme Court case encourages new laws to urge women not to end pregnancies”: David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 9:00 AM by Howard Bashman