View Lyle Denniston's interview on today's broadcast of C-SPAN's "Q & A":
You can launch the video online, on-demand by clicking here
(RealPlayer required). And you can also access the transcript
"When Rendering Decisions, Judges Are Finding Law Reviews Irrelevant":
Monday's edition of The New York Times will contain this brand new installment
(TimesSelect temporary pass-through link) of Adam Liptak's "Sidebar" column. The newspaper has also posted online a related document titled "Trends in Federal Judicial Citations and Law Review Articles
"Senator Insists Bush Aides Testify Publicly":
The New York Times on Monday will contain an article
that begins, "The Democratic senator leading the inquiry into the dismissal of federal prosecutors insisted Sunday that Karl Rove and other top aides to President Bush must testify publicly and under oath, setting up a confrontation between Congress and the White House, which has said it is unlikely to agree to such a demand."
The Washington Post on Monday will contain articles headlined "Prosecutor's Firing Was Urged During Probe" and "Justice Dept. Recognized Prosecutor's Work on Election Fraud Before His Firing."
And The Los Angeles Times provides a news update headlined "California attorney's firing draws Dems' spotlight."
McClatchy Newspapers are reporting:
Now available online are articles headlined "Were CIA subpoenas linked to San Diego attorney's firing?
" and "Senator predicts Gonzales will be forced out within a week
"Court gives go-ahead to death-seeking killer": This article
appears today in The Arizona Daily Star.
My earlier coverage of last Thursday's en banc Ninth Circuit ruling appears at this link.
"School opposes high court review":
Yesterday's issue of The Honolulu Advertiser contained an article
that begins, "Kamehameha Schools attorneys contend there is no constitutional grounds for the country's highest court to review an appellate court ruling that upheld the institution's Hawaiians-first admissions policy."
"Rumors of Howard Bashman's reaming have been greatly exaggerated": So writes Cathy Gellis
, at her blog "The Great Change: Turning Cathy into a Lawyer."
Cathy goes on to remark, "I think it's a pity that [Bashman] seems to have accepted his Bluebook-induced fate with such equanimity. With a little more righteous indignation, I bet the blog citation form would get fixed right away." My fate is that the 18th edition of The Bluebook commands that cites to "How Appealing" not mention my name because my site is a single-author blog. How's that for righteous indignation!
Available online from National Public Radio:
Today's broadcast of "Weekend Edition Sunday
" contained audio segments entitled "White House, Congress in Talks on Attorney Firings
" and "How Prosecutor Lam's Case Was Handled
Yesterday's broadcast of "All Things Considered" contained an audio segment entitled "Political Tension the Norm for Attorney Generals."
And yesterday's broadcast of "Weekend Edition Saturday" contained an audio segment entitled "White House Misses Testimony Notification Deadline."
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"No trouble for Buchanan to stay in line; Amid battle over firing of 8 other U.S. attorneys, she's a model appointee": This article
appears today in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
"Student free speech vs. school drug policy; The US Supreme Court is set to hear the case of an Alaska teen who was suspended after unfurling a banner near school":
Warren Richey will have this article
Monday in The Christian Science Monitor.
"Signs of life stir in 2nd Amendment":
Columnist Steve Chapman has this op-ed
today in The Chicago Tribune.
"SJC justice recalled for her interest in people and piano": This article
appears today in The Boston Globe.
"A Shot in the Arm for the GOP":
Today in The Washington Post, columnist George F. Will has an op-ed
that begins, "By striking down the District of Columbia's extraordinarily strict gun control law, which essentially bans guns, a federal appeals court may have revived gun control as a political issue."
"Saudi Arabia Routinely Frees Detainees; Release of Guantanamo Prisoners Undermines U.S. Claims of Threat, Analysis Says": This article
appears today in The Washington Post.
"For Federal Prosecutors, Politics Is Ever-Present":
Adam Liptak has this article
today in the Week in Review section of The New York Times.
The Washington Post today contains an article headlined "In a Call to Prosecutors, Gonzales Apologizes for Handling of Firings."
And The Los Angeles Times contains a news analysis headlined "Gonzales' plight puts Bush at risk; Aides focus on keeping the controversy at Justice from spreading."
"Old Pa. death sentences getting new day in court; In many cases, the trial lawyer was less than stellar":
The Philadelphia Inquirer contains this article
"Gonzales: The Texan Who Can't Shoot Straight." This article
appears at the web site of U.S. News & World Report.
In the March 26, 2007 issue of Newsweek:
Michael Isikoff, Richard Wolffe And Evan Thomas will have an article headlined "Disorder in King George's Court
" that begins, "At highly charged moments, attorney General Alberto Gonzales can seem placid, passive--at times, just plain out of it."
The magazine will also contain an articles headlined "'We Are Enemy Combatant': In a courtroom diatribe, 9/11's mastermind boasts about his exploits; Is he telling the truth?" and "General Comment: Peter Pace called homosexual acts 'immoral' last week; It wasn't the first time he'd weighed in on the matter."
"Make Way for Copyright Chaos":
Today in The New York Times, Law Professor Lawrence Lessig
has an op-ed
that begins, "Last week, Viacom asked a federal court to order the video-sharing service YouTube to pay it more than $1 billion in damages for some 150,000 videos that Viacom claims it owns and YouTube users have shared."
"High court takes on 'Bong Hits'; Case called most important student free speech debate since Vietnam War": This article
appears today in The Juneau Empire.
The Anchorage Daily News today contains an article headlined "Testing the limits of Free speech."
And The Rapid City Journal reported on Friday that "'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' banner brings duo to D.C."
"Free-Speech Case Divides Bush and Religious Right":
Today in The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse has an article
that begins, "A Supreme Court case about the free-speech rights of high school students, to be argued on Monday, has opened an unexpected fissure between the Bush administration and its usual allies on the religious right."
And ABCNews.com on Thursday published a report headlined "'Bong Hits 4 Jesus': Student Protest Goes to Supreme Court; Legal Experts Call Case Most Significant Student Free Speech Case Since the Height of Vietnam War."