How Appealing

Sunday, January 11, 2009

“Defending the Poor: The Supreme Court should overturn a ruling that undermines an indigent defendant’s right to counsel.” This editorial appears today in The Washington Post.

Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Obama’s Cheney Dilemma: Cheney pushed for expanded presidential powers; Now that he’s leaving, what will come of his efforts? The new president won’t have to wait long to tip his hand.” Stuart Taylor Jr. and Evan Thomas will have this cover story in the January 19, 2009 issue of Newsweek.

Posted at 10:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Obama: Gitmo Likely Won’t Close in First 100 Days; Closing Guantanamo Bay More Difficult Than People Realize, President-Elect Tells George Stephanopoulos in Exclusive Interview on ‘This Week.'” ABC News provides this report.

You can access the complete interview transcript at this link.

Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman