How Appealing

Saturday, January 31, 2009

“Candidates — at least 7 so far — line up for job of R.I. chief justice”: The Providence (R.I.) Journal contains this article today.

Posted at 11:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Obama preserves renditions as counter-terrorism tool; The role of the CIA’s controversial prisoner-transfer program may expand, intelligence experts say”: This article will appear Sunday in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 11:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Suits Saying Pfizer Experimented on Nigerian Children Are Revived”: This article appears today in The Washington Post.

BBC News reports that “Nigerians can sue US drugs firm; Nigerian families can sue the Pfizer drugs giant in the US over its alleged role in the deaths of children, a US appeals court has ruled.”

And reports that “Split 2nd Circuit Revives Nigerian Families’ Claims Against Pfizer Over Drug Tests; Majority calls dissent’s approach to ‘customary’ international law ‘unselfconsciously reactionary and static.’

My earlier coverage of yesterday’s Second Circuit ruling appears at this link.

Posted at 9:08 AM by Howard Bashman