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Sunday, January 4, 2009

“California Supreme Court to take on state law granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants; The justices have accepted the case that began with a lawsuit filed by out-of-state students and their parents, who argue that such a benefit violates federal law”: This article will appear Monday in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 11:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justices’ Ruling in Discrimination Case May Draw Quick Action by Obama”: In Monday’s edition of The New York Times, Robert Pear will have an article that begins, “President-elect Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress are planning swift action to overturn a Supreme Court decision that made it much harder for people to challenge discrimination in employment, education, housing and other fields.”

Posted at 11:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“New California law protects school journalism advisors; The act, said to be the nation’s most stringent, prohibits school administrators from retaliating against advisors for trying to protect student press freedoms”: The Los Angeles Times today contains an article headlined “When California public schools resume classes Monday, high school and college journalism advisors will be protected by a new state law designed to promote 1st Amendment freedoms.”

Posted at 6:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Griffin Bell’s condition worsens; Legal icon from Georgia: Former attorney general cites desegregation plan as a most important achievement.” This article appears today in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Posted at 6:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Obama must pick judges fast”: Today in The Philadelphia Inquirer, law professor Carl Tobias has an op-ed that begins, “One of the most significant assignments that the Constitution delegates to the president is the appointment of federal judges. One of the initial tasks that President Barack Obama should undertake in discharging this crucial responsibility is to fill the two vacancies on the 14-member U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit with outstanding jurists.”

Posted at 6:25 PM by Howard Bashman