How Appealing

Saturday, May 19, 2007

“Citing Terror Threat, Judges Criticize Plans for Ohio Garage”: The New York Times on Sunday will contain an article that begins, “A proposal by the city to build a parking garage within one foot of the federal courthouse in this city’s downtown has provoked a strong and uncommonly public reaction from some judges, who say it would allow potential terrorists to get dangerously close to their courtrooms.”

My earlier coverage appears at this link.

Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Jihadist testifies in Padilla trial; A convicted terrorist with no connection to suspect Jose Padilla testified about his own training at an al Qaeda camp, over the protests of Padilla’s lawyers”: The Miami Herald contains this article today.

The Los Angeles Times reports today that “Al Qaeda training camp described in Padilla trial; A witness tells the court he learned war tactics to defend Muslims.”

And The Washington Post reports that “Defense Cites Ambiguities in Evidence Against Padilla.”

Posted at 3:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“In Closed Meeting With Gonzales, Prosecutors Express Their Dismay; Many Remain Upset, Fear Damage to the Justice Department’s Image”: This article appears today in The Washington Post. In addition, columnist Eugene Robinson has an op-ed entitled “Gonzales’s Signature Moment.”

The Los Angeles Times reports today that “Iglesias recounts a lunch with politics on the menu; The fired U.S. attorney says he was targeted for not pressing charges that could have helped the GOP.”

The Washington Times reports that “White House derides ‘vote’ on Gonzales.”

And The Associated Press reports that “Gonzales Rapped As President’s ‘Yes Man.’

Posted at 3:11 PM by Howard Bashman