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Sunday, November 2, 2008

“Retiring judge left his mark”: This article about Justice John M. Greaney of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts appears today in The Republican of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Posted at 7:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal appeals court sides with Westboro Baptist Church on picketing funerals”: Yesterday’s edition of The Kansas City Star contained an article that begins, “An appeals court reaffirmed Friday that a Kansas church can picket soldiers’ funerals while a lower court determines the constitutionality of Missouri’s laws banning such protests.”

And The Associated Press provides a report headlined “Court: Missouri cannot enforce picketing law.”

You can access Friday’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 5:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“Cases Against Detainees Have Thinned; Algerians’ Habeas Corpus Hearings Will Begin With Fewer and Lesser Charges”: This article appears today in The Washington Post.

Posted at 12:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“Charlestown lawyer bows out of high court arguments”: Yesterday’s edition of The Providence (R.I.) Journal contained an article that begins, “To the growing dismay of the governor and the attorney general, Joseph S. Larisa Jr. refused for 2½ months to budge from his position that he should be the one to argue a Narragansett Indian land case before the U. S. Supreme Court. Yesterday, facing an ultimatum from the court, Larisa gave up, with just minutes to spare.”

And today’s newspaper reports that “Rhode Island’s advocate before high court is seasoned.”

Posted at 12:17 AM by Howard Bashman