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Saturday, September 20, 2008

“Terrorism Financing Case Back in Court; Government Again Will Try to Link Texas Charity to Militant Group Hamas”: Sunday’s edition of The Washington Post will contain this article.

Posted at 11:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pentagon shifts brass at Guantanamo war court”: Carol Rosenberg has this article today in The Miami Herald.

The Washington Post reports today that “Guantanamo Trials’ Overseer Reassigned; Many Angry That He Remains at All.”

And The Los Angeles Times reports that “Guantanamo war-crime trials advisor is reassigned; Military judges in three separate cases had barred Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Hartmann from further participation in various aspects of the military commissions.”

Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Tracking Marshall’s Steps to the Supreme Court; Exhibit Reveals Justice’s Diplomacy”: This article about Justice Thurgood Marshall appears today in The Washington Post.

You can learn more about the exhibit via this link.

Posted at 11:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge orders Cheney to preserve records”: Pete Yost of The Associated Press has an article that begins, “A federal judge on Saturday ordered Dick Cheney to preserve a wide range of the records from his time as vice president. The decision by U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly is a setback for the Bush administration in its effort to promote a narrow definition of materials that must be safeguarded under by the Presidential Records Act.”

And Sunday’s edition of The Washington Post will contain an article headlined “Cheney Is Told to Keep Official Records; Judge’s Order Responds to Suit Filed by Open-Government Advocates, Historians.”

You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia at this link.

Posted at 10:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“No more Bush-league judges”: Attorneys Leonard Feldman and Tom Burt had this op-ed yesterday in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Posted at 11:10 AM by Howard Bashman

“Court upholds 2,000-foot rule against sex offender”: Today’s edition of The Gazette of Cedar Rapids, Iowa contains an article that begins, “The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a sex offender was not discriminated against when he was charged with violating a residency rule that he claimed was not in effect when he bought his house.”

You can access yesterday’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Iowa at this link.

Posted at 11:05 AM by Howard Bashman

“Wittig attorneys seek delay; U.S. Supreme Court will review case’s merit”: The Capital-Journal of Topeka, Kansas today contains an article that begins, “Attorneys for David Wittig on Friday sought to block the possibility of him being sent back to prison before the U.S. Supreme Court decides if it will review his case. The attorneys asked an appeals court to delay implementation of a ruling it issued earlier this week that opened the door for the former Westar Energy executive’s return to prison.”

Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman