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Saturday, March 28, 2009

“Detainee’s Harsh Treatment Foiled No Plots; Waterboarding, Rough Interrogation of Abu Zubaida Produced False Leads, Officials Say”: Sunday’s edition of The Washington Post will contain this front page article.

Posted at 11:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“Jury finds abortion doctor not guilty on 19 charges”: The Kansas City Star contains this article today.

The Los Angeles Times reports today that “Doctor acquitted by Kansas jury in late-term abortion trial; Prosecutors had argued that the second opinions in 19 of his procedures weren’t given by an independent physician; Next up is an administrative challenge from a state health board.”

And The New York Times reports today that “Jurors Acquit Kansas Doctor in a Late-Term Abortion Case.”

Meanwhile, in other abortion-related news from Kansas, The Wichita Eagle reports today that “Kathleen Sebelius signs Kansas right to know abortion bill.”

And The Kansas City Star reports that “Sebelius signs abortion law on fetal sonograms.”

Posted at 1:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Does Antonin Scalia hate gays? Rep. Barney Frank may have gone too far in calling the Supreme Court justice a ‘homophobe,’ but the jurist’s opinions on homosexuals should raise some concerns.” This editorial appears today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 1:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“House Judiciary gets files on U.S. Attorneys”: Josh Gerstein has this post at his “Under the Radar” blog at

Posted at 12:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Showdown on Voting Rights: In Texas Case, a Divide Over How Far Minorities Have Come.” Jess Bravin has this article today in The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 12:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ruling means deportation for Oakland dad”: Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has an article that begins, “A Mexican who entered the United States illegally in 1988 and now is a hard-working family man in Oakland must be deported because he paid a smuggler $1,000 to bring his bride across the border, a federal appeals court has ruled.”

You can access Thursday’s en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman

“Judges’ Kickbacks Thrived Despite Red Flags”: This front page article appears today in The New York Times.

Today’s edition of The Citizens Voice of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania contains articles headlined “Without objections” and “Ciavarella tells ’20/20′ he didn’t plead guilty to ‘kids for cash.’

The Associated Press reports that “Pa. youth court corruption creates legal headache.”

And reports that “Juvenile Records to Be Expunged in Response to Judicial Kickback Case.”

Posted at 10:28 AM by Howard Bashman

“Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols sues over his diet”: Today’s edition of The Oklahoman contains an article that begins, “Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols is complaining about his diet again — this time in a handwritten federal lawsuit seeking more than $2 million.”

Posted at 10:17 AM by Howard Bashman