How Appealing

Saturday, December 27, 2008

“Chief Judge Is Retiring, Leaving Trail of Successes for Women on the Bench”: Sunday’s edition of The New York Times will contain an article that begins, “It was no secret that Gov. Mario M. Cuomo wanted a woman on the New York State Court of Appeals.”

And earlier this week at the “Concurring Opinions” blog, Lawrence Cunningham had a post titled “Humble Tribute to Chief Judge Judith Kaye.”

Posted at 10:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kevin Rudd may take Guantanamo Bay inmates”: Today’s issue of The Australian contains an article that begins, “Kevin Rudd has left open the possibility of Australia taking former inmates from the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, but warned that any US request for an inmate to come would be subject to legal criteria and assessed on a case-by-case basis.”

Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“A child soldier or just a child? Omar Khadr was 15 when he was captured in Afghanistan in 2002; His Guantanamo trial raises ethical questions.” Carol J. Williams has this front page article today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 11:30 AM by Howard Bashman