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Legal News
14 Nov 2004
by Timothy Lyon

[JURIST] Sunday's New York Times highlights the effect President Bush may have on the US Supreme Court and a trade dispute between the US and Canada over beef exports.Today's Washington Post covers the scandal surrounding the UN's oil-for-food program and the role the program's head may have played in the … [read more]


Legal News
7 Nov 2004
by Timothy Lyon

[JURIST] Sunday's New York Times highlights the way Chief Justice Rehnquist's illness has affected the state of the US Supreme Court. The Times also covers the first person to be sentenced for violating a new federal law designed to protect hospital patient's privacy, and a federal appeals court's decision concerning … [read more]


Legal News
31 Oct 2004
by Timothy Lyon

[JURIST] Apart from election news, Sunday's New York Times highlights a decision by the US Court of Federal Claims permitting "the loyal Mdewakanton," a group of Native Americans, to seek land and income from three Minnesota reservations that received land promised to the Mdewakanton. The Times also covers Congress' approval … [read more]


Legal News
24 Oct 2004
by Timothy Lyon

Sunday's New York Times highlights the way US military law has been secretly rewritten since September 11, 2001. The Times also covers the US Supreme Court's denial of Presidential candidate Ralph Nader's plea to be placed on Pennsylvania ballot, the contentious nature of judicial elections in the US, and how … [read more]


Legal News
10 Oct 2004
by Timothy Lyon

Today's New York Times covers Afghanistan's peaceful but controversial presidential election. The Times also highlights the US House passage of an emergency aid bill for Florida and the way a little-known law is being used against journalists in the investigation of the leak of a CIA operative's identity.The Washington Post … [read more]


Legal News
19 Sep 2004
by Timothy Lyon

Sunday's New York Times covers former Chinese president Jiang Zemin's transfer of power to his successor Hu Jintao, marking the first peaceful transfer of political power in China since its 1949 revolution. The Times also highlights the reality of electronic voting across the US, Colorado's ballot initiative to split the … [read more]


Legal News
12 Sep 2004
by Timothy Lyon

Sunday's New York Times reports on the guilty plea and sentence of the first American military intelligence specialist in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal. The Times also highlights a new book which claims the Bush administration was warned as early as 2002 that detainees in US military custody were … [read more]

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