How Appealing

Saturday, April 20, 2013

“Nearly half of Guantanamo prisoners now on hunger strike; A prison spokesman says 77 of the 166 captives had missed enough meals or become malnourished enough to meet the detention-center definition of a hunger strike”: Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald has this report.

Posted at 2:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pennsylvania Supreme Court opening could empower Senate Democrats”: This article appeared yesterday in The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Banned by Moscow, and Proud of It: Old-style Russian moral equivalence is the latest chapter in the sad case of Sergei Magnitsky.” In yesterday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal, law professor John Yoo had an op-ed that begins, “Some kids dream of winning the World Series, others of going to outer space. I dreamed of being declared persona non grata by Moscow.”

You can freely access the full text of the op-ed via Google News.

Posted at 9:24 AM by Howard Bashman

“British Institutions: The Supreme Court; The most striking fact about this place is its informality; Grandeur and remoteness have been swept away.” In FT Magazine of The Financial Times, Matthew Engel has this article.

Posted at 9:17 AM by Howard Bashman

“After 121-year absence, appeals court comes to Syracuse”: The Post-Standard of Syracuse, New York yesterday posted online a report that begins, “A federal courtroom was standing-room-only this morning for the first-ever arguments in Syracuse before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.”

Posted at 9:14 AM by Howard Bashman

“Why Should I Care That No One’s Reading Dzhokhar Tsarnaev His Miranda Rights? When the law gets bent out of shape for him, it’s easier to bend out of shape of the rest of us.” Emily Bazelon has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

And at “The Volokh Conspiracy,” Orin Kerr has a post titled “Tsarnaev and Miranda Rights.”

Posted at 9:03 AM by Howard Bashman