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Saturday, October 11, 2008

“A Guantanamo Homecoming: It will be harder to tune them out when they are not just nameless men behind barbed wire.” Dahlia Lithwick will have this essay in the October 20, 2008 issue of Newsweek.

Posted at 10:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“BALCO sentence could be good news for Bonds”: Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Lance Williams has an article that begins, “In a rebuff to the prosecutors targeting Barry Bonds, a federal judge refused Friday to imprison a former bicycle racer for lying to the grand jury that investigated the BALCO scandal.”

And The New York Times reports today that “Cyclist Avoids Prison Time, Which May Benefit Bonds.”

Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Supreme Court Is Asked to Fix Troubled West Virginia Justice System”: Adam Liptak will have this article Sunday in The New York Times.

Posted at 10:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage”: This article appears today in The Hartford Courant, along with articles headlined “High Emotions On Both Sides Of Gay Marriage Case” and “Catholic Bishops Urge ‘Yes’ Vote On Constitutional Convention.”

Today’s edition of The New Haven Register contains articles headlined “In controversial ruling, state supreme court says gay marriage ban is unconstitutional” and “State is 3rd in nation to take historic step.”

The Boston Globe reports that “Conn. ruling allows same-sex marriage; Activists rejoice following sharply divided opinion.”

The New York Times reports that “Gay Marriage Is Ruled Legal in Connecticut.” The newspaper also contains an editorial entitled “Separate Is Not Equal.”

In The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage reports that “Connecticut justices give gays right to marry; The high court says allowing same-sex couples only civil unions is not full equality.”

And The Washington Post reports that “Conn. Ban On Gay Marriage Reversed; State’s High Court Issues 4-3 Ruling.”

In this post from yesterday, I provided links to yesterday’s majority and dissenting opinions of the Supreme Court of Connecticut.

Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman