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Thursday, May 15, 2014

“U.S. Report Addresses Concern Over Obama’s Plan to Close Guantanamo”: Charlie Savage will have this article in Friday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 11:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“The case for term-limiting Supreme Court justices: Lifetime appointments were meant to preserve judicial independence; But the high court has devolved into a political body with too much power.” Matt Bruenig has this essay online today at The Week.

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Post-Dispatch, other media sue for execution drug disclosure”: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has a news update that begins, “The Post-Dispatch and several other news agencies are suing the Missouri Department of Corrections to compel it to release information about the drugs the state uses for lethal injection executions.”

And The Associated Press reports that “Media file lawsuit to challenge execution secrecy.”

You can view the complaint initiating suit at this link.

Posted at 2:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“We All Have the Right to Be Forgotten: Europe is ahead of the United States in repairing the damage to privacy the Internet — and especially Google — has wrought.” Law professor Eric Posner has this essay online at Slate.

Posted at 2:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Cornelia Groefsema Kennedy: Pioneer was 1st female chief judge of a U.S. District Court.” The Detroit Free Press has published an obituary that begins, “Former U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Cornelia Groefsema Kennedy, a legal pioneer who was the first female judge appointed to the federal court bench in Detroit and the first female chief judge of any U.S. District Court, died Monday at her Grosse Pointe Woods home.”

Posted at 1:37 PM by Howard Bashman