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County's open vistas vanishing

with Thomas Sowellvia Daily Camera (CO)
Friday, September 22, 2006

The 300-millionth American will be born or immigrate to the United States in mid-October, roughly doubling the country's 1950 population, the U.S. Census Bureau says...

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Hoover Institution: Confirmation Wars: Preserving Independent Courts in Angry Times, by Benjamin Wittes

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

With the recent confirmations of John Roberts and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, the failed nomination of Harriet Miers, aging justices, repeated battles over lower-court nominations, and continuing controversy over the proper role of the federal courts, judicial confirmations have been front and center in U.S. politics in recent years...

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White House puts forward new draft bill on CIA interrogations

with George P. Shultzvia Financial Times
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The battle between the White House and Republican senators at odds over interrogation techniques at secret Central Intelligence Agency prisons moved closer to resolution last night when the White House sent a new draft bill to Congress...

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Today's editorial: The debate is late, but necessary

with George P. Shultzvia Orange County Register
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Judging by his news conference on Friday, President Bush is growing impatient with delays in Congress, especially the Senate, in considering administration-proposed legislation to codify just how U.S. troops and other agents should treat prisoners and detainees in the "war on terror...

Analysis and Commentary

Vigilantes Countering Terrorists in the Wild West-ern World

by Henry I. Millervia LegalNews.tv
Saturday, September 16, 2006

In the Old West, when law enforcement was spotty or nonexistent, vigilantes sometimes stepped in. A known cattle rustler might be found face-down in a gully with a terminal case of "lead poisoning," as they used to say in TV westerns...

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Apology Accepted

with Thomas Sowellvia Investor's Business Daily
Friday, September 15, 2006

Historical Legacies: Yet another apology for slavery has been issued...

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Law school speaker series focuses on public interest

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Washington Univ, St. Louis
Monday, September 11, 2006

lead counsel in the Guantanamo Bay detainees U.S. Supreme Court case, an expert on pornography in feminism and law, and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee for his work in international criminal justice are part of the fall lineup for the Washington University School of Law's ninth annual Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series...

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The Orange Grove: The criminal mindset of government

by Tibor R. Machanvia Orange County Register
Monday, September 11, 2006

Violent crime is said to be on the rise again...

Analysis and Commentary

It’s Congress’s War, Too

by Kenneth Andersonvia New York Times Magazine
Sunday, September 3, 2006

Two branches of our government are hard at work in the war on terror...

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Toward an International Legal System

with David Davenportvia Washington Lawyer
Friday, September 1, 2006

When the Founding Fathers contemplated the future of American jurisprudence, they may not have imagined a time when global public opinion might be a factor in determining the worthiness of domestic statutes...

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