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Monday, July 29, 2019

“Venezuela’s Citgo Stake Can Be Seized, Appeals Court Says; Venezuela’s opposition government loses ruling to Citgo creditor Crystallex, opening the door to a potential sale of the oil refiner”: Andrew Scurria of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Jonathan Stempel and Luc Cohen of Reuters report that “Court ruling against Venezuela in Crystallex case puts Citgo at risk.”

And Jef Feeley, Bob Van Voris, and Porter Wells of Bloomberg News report that “Venezuela Faces the Loss of Citgo — and Desperately Needed Dollars.”

You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.

Posted at 10:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alan Dershowitz, Devil’s Advocate: The noted lawyer’s long, controversial career — and the accusations against him.” Connie Bruck has this Annals of Law article in the August 5, 2019 issue of The New Yorker.

Also in that issue, Tyler Foggatt has a Talk of the Town piece titled “Justice Stevens’s Dissenting Shakespeare Theory — Among the late Supreme Court Justice’s controversial opinions: a belief that the Bard’s works were actually written by Edward de Vere, the seventeenth Earl of Oxford.”

Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“Texas Made An Example Out Of Crystal Mason — For Trying To Vote: She’s appealing a five-year prison sentence and fighting to save her home, all so the state can prop up the myth of ‘voter fraud’; There are serious questions about the case against her.” Sam Levine of HuffPost has this report.

And earlier this month, Mitch Mitchell of The Forth Worth Star-Telegram had articles headlined “Breaking Crystal: Texas illegal voter freed by feds to fight 5-year state prison sentence” and “Fights about voting trigger countless court cases in Texas. You should expect more.”

Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman