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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

“Flight teacher takes stand”: The Erie (Pa.) Times-News today contains this article reporting on the federal criminal trial of former Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Michael T. Joyce.

Posted at 9:25 AM by Howard Bashman

“Chief Justice Sears to exit next year; ’92 appointment made history: As for talk of a possible U.S. Supreme Court seat, she’ll cross that bridge if she comes to it, she says.” Bill Rankin has this article today in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Posted at 9:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“Emergency motion asks high court to choose state’s lawyer”: Yesterday’s edition of The Providence (R.I.) Journal contained an article that begins, “In a highly unusual move, the U.S. Supreme Court will be asked Friday to weigh in again on the unrelenting dispute over who should argue the state’s case to keep control over 31 acres of Narragansett Indian land in Charlestown.”

The newspaper has also posted online both the emergency motion and an accompanying letter.

Posted at 8:35 AM by Howard Bashman

Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald is reporting: She has articles headlined

U.S. details role of ‘media man’; The U.S. government alleges that the ‘media man for Osama bin Laden’ conspired to commit terrorism with a video that sought to legitimize suicide bombings among devout Muslims“;

War court judge: Threats to family is torture; A war court judge tossed a confession extracted in Afghanistan by threatening a teen captive and his family, declaring it torture“:

Marine orders access to secret Gitmo prison camp; After a mental health board found 9/11 accused Ramzi bin al Shibh suffered a mental illness, a Marine judge agreed to let his two U.S. defense lawyers see the secret cell where he is held“; and

Terror trial to showcase gadgetry, spy-plane imagery.”

Posted at 8:22 AM by Howard Bashman