How Appealing

Sunday, October 28, 2007

“Now free, Genarlow Wilson plans to attend college”: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution provides this news update.

Today’s print edition of that newspaper contained an article headlined “Jackson warns of crisis in justice; Thousands of black men wrongly punished, the veteran activist says; Genarlow Wilson to address church today.” The newspaper also contains an editorial entitled “Genarlow Wilson is free … but other victims of Georgia’s sweeping sex offender laws are not.” And columnist Jim Wooten has an op-ed entitled “Court ruling is legislating from the bench.”

Posted at 8:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion’s ‘So-What’ Factor”: Today in The Washington Post, columnist George F. Will has an op-ed that begins, “Almost 35 years have passed since the Supreme Court decided to end America’s argument about abortion. Because of the court’s supposedly therapeutic intervention in the nation’s supposedly inadequate democratic debate about that subject, the issue still generates an irritable irrationality that was largely absent before 1973.”

Posted at 10:08 AM by Howard Bashman

“Thomas’ rulings contrast meager beginnings; The justice has carved out a stern judicial philosophy in which his early struggles are rarely apparent”: David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

Last Wednesday in The Chicago Sun-Times, columnist Steve Huntley had an op-ed entitled “Thomas’ life story, philosophy win admirers.”

And last Thursday, High Point University issued a news release titled “Justice Clarence Thomas To Speak At HPU Commencement.”

Posted at 9:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“Scalia honored by Jesse Helms Center; Conservative Supreme Court justice defends his concept of strict constructionism, claiming Constitution ‘is not a living organism’ but a ‘legal document'”: This article appeared in yesterday’s edition of The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Posted at 9:52 AM by Howard Bashman