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Sunday, May 5, 2013

“‘The Price of Justice’: West Virginia legal gothic; When a coal baron bullied and bankrupted a small operator, two Pittsburgh lawyers took on the case — all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court; Laurence Leamer’s ‘straightforward and elegant’ account brings the facts to life.” In today’s edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Len Boselovic has this review of Laurence Leamer’s new book, “The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption.”

Posted at 9:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“A judicial salary case? No, thanks.” In Monday’s edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes will have an article that begins, “Early on in his tenure, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. banged the drum so loudly for better pay for federal judges that he got accused of hyperbole for calling the issue a ‘constitutional crisis.'”

Posted at 8:47 PM by Howard Bashman