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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

“Texas Voting Rights Act Case Will Be Felt In Some California Counties”: Lawrence Hurley has this article today in The Daily Journal of California.

Posted at 8:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“In Minnesota, a Battle Without End for a Senate Seat”: This article appears today in The New York Times.

USA Today reports today that “Ruling puts end in sight in Minn. Senate fight; Coleman appeal called ‘long shot.’

The Minneapolis Star Tribune contains articles headlined “Recount’s next stop: Minnesota Supreme Court; The state Supreme Court is where Coleman will take his appeal of the election outcome” and “Senate recount ruling has 2 sides in a tizzy; A decision giving Al Franken the Senate seat didn’t just trigger a Norm Coleman appeal, it unleashed a flurry of fresh emotion.”

And The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that “Partisans in Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race gear up for next stage; Coleman, Franken camps turn up rhetoric ahead of Supreme Court appeal.”

Posted at 8:37 AM by Howard Bashman

“An Impressive First Nominee”: The New York Times today contains an editorial that begins, “President Obama has done well with his first judicial nomination — David Hamilton, a well-respected federal district court judge in Indiana — for the Chicago-based United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.”

And yesterday, that newspaper contained an editorial entitled “The A.B.A. and Judicial Nominees.”

Posted at 8:32 AM by Howard Bashman

“Judge Posner Wrote What? A leading free-market conservative concludes that CEO compensation practices are flawed.” Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has this essay online at Slate.

Posted at 8:30 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Problem of Supreme Court Justices’ Remaining on the Bench Too Long: Although It’s a Genuine Concern, Recently-Suggested Reforms Are More Problematic Than the Status Quo.” Edward Lazarus has this essay online at FindLaw.

Posted at 8:27 AM by Howard Bashman

“Obama Tilts to CIA on Memos; Top Officials at Odds Over Whether to Withhold Some Details on Interrogation Tactics”: This article appears today in The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:25 AM by Howard Bashman

“Al Jazeera: Guantanamo captive called us to protest guards’ treatment.” Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.

Posted at 8:10 AM by Howard Bashman

“Court grants John Demjanjuk reprieve from deportation; plane was ready to leave for Germany”: The Cleveland Plain Dealer contains this article today.

And The Christian Science Monitor has a report headlined “In Demjanjuk’s Ukrainian hometown, memories linger of an infamous son; Deportation of the accused death-camp guard was stayed Tuesday.”

In this post from yesterday, I linked to stay-related documents filed yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Posted at 7:58 AM by Howard Bashman

“Nacchio enters Pa. prison for six-year term; The former Qwest CEO may get bail if the Supreme Court decides in June to review his insider-trading conviction”: This article appears today in The Denver Post.

Posted at 7:54 AM by Howard Bashman