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Saturday, September 6, 2008

“Holding Up Taxpayers: Lawyers in the D.C. gun case are demanding that the city pay them outsized fees.” This editorial appears today in The Washington Post.

Posted at 8:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Seeking Details, Lawmakers Cite Anthrax Doubts”: The New York Times on Sunday will contain an article that begins, “A month after the F.B.I. declared that an Army scientist was the anthrax killer, leading members of Congress are demanding more information about the seven-year investigation, saying they do not think the bureau has proved its case.”

Posted at 8:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court Gives White House More Time; Stay Delays House Panel’s Probe Into Prosecutor Firings”: Today’s edition of The Washington Post contains an article that begins, “A federal appeals court granted the White House a temporary delay in turning over documents to a House committee investigating the firings of nine U.S. attorneys.”

Posted at 8:37 PM by Howard Bashman

Articles of note available online from SSRN: Law Professor Dan Markel has an article titled “How Should Punitive Damages Work?” (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

Law Professor (and former U.S. District Judge) Paul G. Cassell has an article titled “Treating Crime Victims Fairly: Integrating Victims into the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure” (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

And Law Professor Ian Ayres and Sydney Foster have an article titled “Don’t Tell, Don’t Ask: Narrow Tailoring after Grutter and Gratz” (via “Legal Theory Blog“).

Posted at 12:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Domestic violence alleged: Halverson husband arrested; Suspended judge undergoes surgery for beating injuries.” Today’s edition of The Las Vegas Review-Journal contains an article that begins, “The husband of suspended District Judge Elizabeth Halverson is known as a devoted, patient spouse who would cook, shop and dote on his wife. But on Thursday night, Edward Halverson, 49, was arrested and accused of beating the judge with a frying pan.”

Posted at 12:15 PM by Howard Bashman