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Saturday, October 28, 2006

"Canada seeks to expel U.S. sex offender": This article appeared yesterday in The Toronto Globe and Mail. Today's newspaper, meanwhile, reports that "PM unhappy after U.S. sex offender freed."

And The Buffalo News reported yesterday that "Ex-teacher in sex abuse held in Ontario."
Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman



"Treason: Who Decides? The Military Commissions Act of 2006 subverts who we are as Americans. Beware." Nat Hentoff has this essay in the current issue of The Village Voice.
Posted at 11:04 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice honors Brennan's legacy": This article appeared yesterday in Washington Square News.
Posted at 11:02 PM by Howard Bashman


"Martinsburg attorney meets U.S. Chief Justice": Wednesday's issue of The West Virginia Record contained this article.
Posted at 09:23 PM by Howard Bashman


"Roberts holds court at Mead": This article appears in this week's issue of The Middlebury Campus, along with an editorial entitled "About our evening with the Chief Justice."
Posted at 09:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"America's abortion battlefield: Things may not be perfect in Britain, but they are far worse in the US; Suzanne Goldenberg reports from the front line in South Dakota." Yesterday's edition of The Guardian (UK) contained this article.
Posted at 09:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"T-shirt case taken to Supreme Court": This article appears today in The San Diego Union-Tribune. My earlier coverage appears here.
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court rules Confederate letters not public documents": The Associated Press provides this report. My earlier coverage appears at this link.
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman


"Appeals court visits NCCU; Students get to see judges in action": A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard oral arguments yesterday at North Carolina Central University School of Law, The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina reports today in an article that you can access here.
Posted at 08:55 PM by Howard Bashman


On this date in "How Appealing" history: One year ago today, the major media was busy covering the news from one year and one day ago that President Bush had withdrawn his nomination of Harriet E. Miers to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

In addition, posts from this date in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 all have something in common.
Posted at 08:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"Businesses Seek New Protection From Litigation": This article will appear Sunday in The New York Times.
Posted at 01:18 PM by Howard Bashman


c|net News.com is reporting: An article reports that "Supreme Court to review Microsoft patent appeal."

And Declan McCullagh has an article headlined "Police blotter: Web cookies become defendant's alibi." You can access the recent not-for-publication ruling of the Court of Appeals for the Second District of Texas at this link.
Posted at 12:15 PM by Howard Bashman



"Furor Over Cheney Remark on Tactics for Terror Suspects": Neil A. Lewis has this article today in The New York Times.

The Washington Post reports today that "Cheney Defends 'Dunk in the Water' Remark; Addressing Alarm Over the Comment, Vice President Says He Was Not Referring to Waterboarding."

And The Los Angeles Times reports that "Cheney calls dunking of terror suspects a 'no-brainer'; Vice president later says: 'I didn't say anything about water-boarding.'"
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court race gets political; Supporters of Owens and Johnson fall along party lines": The Seattle Post-Intelligencer contains this article today.
Posted at 10:57 AM by Howard Bashman


"With Rolling's execution, vindication seemed out of grasp; A lawyer spent 16 years living under a shadow of suspicion": This article appears today in The St. Petersburg Times.
Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"Banner in honor of Picagli hung near home": The New Haven Register today contains an article that begins, "Daniel P. Picagli grew up in Fair Haven, not far from where police erected a banner Friday to remember the fallen officer, struck and killed by an SUV earlier this month."
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman


"Panel wants lawyers disbarred; 2 accused of extortion in Demoulas battle": The Boston Globe today contains an article that begins, "The state Board of Bar Overseers has recommended that the Supreme Judicial Court disbar two lawyers accused of using extortion and intimidation in an attempt to discredit a judge, who had ruled against their client in a family feud over assets of the Demoulas Supermarkets chain. The board recommended the suspension of a third lawyer."

My earlier coverage of this matter, from May 2005, appears at this link.
Posted at 10:45 AM by Howard Bashman



"High Court to Rule on Deadly Force in Police Chases": Charles Lane has this article today in The Washington Post.

And David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports today that "Justices to rule on police ramming car to end chase."

Earlier, syndicated columnist James J. Kilpatrick had this essay previewing the case.
Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman



"Civil Union or Marriage? A Long Wait in New Jersey." This article appears today in The New York Times, along with an article headlined "For Gay Couples, Ruling Has a Cash Value."

And The Los Angeles Times today contains an article headlined "Marriage ruling resonates."
Posted at 10:08 AM by Howard Bashman



"Poll: Americans don't want politicians constraining judges." CNN.com provides this report. In addition, Bill Mears provides a report headlined "O'Connor: Don't call us 'activist judges.'"

And by clicking here, you can launch a CNN.com video segment in which "CNN's Jeffrey Toobin talks with one former and one sitting Supreme Court Justice about 'activist judges.'"
Posted at 08:55 AM by Howard Bashman



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