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Monday, September 15, 2008

“Forest Grove asks U.S. Supreme Court to settle special education case”: This article appears today in The Oregonian. The newspaper has posted the petition for writ of certiorari at this link.

Posted at 9:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme opportunity: New England Law students get chance to study with Justice Antonin Scalia.” This article will appear Tuesday in The Boston Herald.

Posted at 8:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“California’s deceptive Proposition 4: It says it’s about parental notification, but it’s really about attacking legalized abortion.” Francesca Ratner has this op-ed today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 9:17 AM by Howard Bashman

“Brain test could be next polygraph; Seattle scientist making his pitch”: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer today contains an article that begins, “A Seattle scientist who has developed an electronic brain test that he says could improve our ability to force criminals to reveal themselves, identify potential terrorists and free those wrongly convicted may have finally broken through the bureaucratic barriers that he believes have served to stifle adoption of the pioneering technique.”

Posted at 9:05 AM by Howard Bashman

“Bush Was Shielded From Crisis: President was nowhere in the picture as Cheney fought to keep surveillance program on track.” This book excerpt appears today on the front page of The Washington Post.

Posted at 9:00 AM by Howard Bashman

“No heir apparent for exiting chief judge; Judith S. Kaye held job longer than anyone else”: This article appears today in The Times Union of Albany, New York.

Posted at 8:57 AM by Howard Bashman

“Put Palin on the Supreme Court: Washington’s old-boy problem hardly ends at the Oval Office.” Columnist Dahlia Lithwick has this essay in the September 22, 2008 issue of Newsweek.

Posted at 8:44 AM by Howard Bashman

“9/11 justice: War crimes tribunals don’t engage public; On Sept. 11, the trials at Guantanamo designed to get justice seem remote, military-run affairs that don’t capture the imagination of the American people.” Carol Rosenberg had this article last Thursday in The Miami Herald.

Posted at 8:37 AM by Howard Bashman

“Animal rights drive dog lawsuit; Money ‘not the object’: Ellijay couple say the unnecessary loss of their pet has them left empty, angry.” This article appears today in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Posted at 8:33 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court visits Yale Law”: The Yale Daily News today contains an article that begins, “The Yale Law School auditorium was transformed Friday from a classroom into a courtroom. Students were privy to up-close Connecticut Supreme Court action when it set up shop at the Law School, part of a decades-old program that takes the court on the road to universities and high schools across the state.”

Posted at 8:25 AM by Howard Bashman

“Senior Circuit Judge Bruce M. Selya: ‘I love my court.'” Edward Fitzpatrick had this article yesterday in The Providence (R.I.) Journal.

Posted at 8:05 AM by Howard Bashman

“High-Stakes Trial Is Set Against Alleged Hamas Arm”: Today in The New York Sun, Josh Gerstein has an article that begins, “Prosecutors are set today to take a second run at convicting officers of a Texas-based charity that the government contends was a Hamas beachhead in America, the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development.”

And The Dallas Morning News reports today that “Holy Land prosecution begins again.”

Posted at 8:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“GIs Look to 9 for Justice on War Wounds; Several Cases on Supreme Court’s Docket Are Already Generating Interest”: Joseph Goldstein has this article today in The New York Sun.

Posted at 7:58 AM by Howard Bashman