Gavel Grab

Wednesday Media Summary

PATRIOT ACT REFORM

Chicago Tribune: Patriot Act likely to be extended
David G. Savage – September 22, 2009

AP: Administration wants to continue surveillance law
Larry Margasak – September 22, 2009

Washington Independent: Democrats Lament Midnight Changes to Patriot
Act Daphne Eviatar –  September, 22 2009

ACLU: Patriot Act Needs Comprehensive Reform, ACLU Testifies
Press Release – September 22, 2009

Constitution Project: Statement on Reforming the Patriot Act
Press Release – September 22, 2009

SUPREME COURT ELECTIONS

The Franklin Sun: Judge campaigns for state supreme court
Michael DeVault – September 22nd, 2009

AP: Panella leads in fundraising for Pa. high court
PETER JACKSON – September 22, 2009

News-Herald: Not so quiet race for Ohio Supreme Court
David W. Jones – September 23, 2009

FEDERAL APPOINTMENTS

CivilRights.org: Civil Rights Groups: Senate must confirm pending
judicial and executive nominees
Tyler Lewis – September 22, 2009

JUDICIAL POLITICS

Wisconsin Law Journal: Court considers ban on judges membership in
political parties
David Ziemer – September 22, 2009

JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT

Lexington Herald-Leader: Family court judge gets 4 new charges
Shawntaye Hopkins – September 23, 2009

ILLINOIS ETHICS REFORM

Peoria Journal Star: Our View: True reform? Redraw the map on
redistricting
Editorial – September 22, 2009

BANGRAM AIR BASE (AFGHANISTAN)

WCAX/AP: ACLU seeks Bagram Air Base detainee records
September 22, 2009

ACLU Press Release

LA Times: The Bagram difference
Editorial – September 23, 2009

MILITARY TRIBUNALS

Courthouse New Service: Judge grants 60-day delay of Gitmo trials
Avery Fellow – September 22, 2009

The Public Record: 9/11 Trial at Guantanamo delayed again: can we have federal court trials now, please?
Andy Worthington – September 22nd, 2009

STATE SECRETS DEFENSE

Washington Post: Obama to set higher bar for keeping state secrets
Carrie Johnson – September 23, 2009

HAL TURNER

New York Law Journal: Trial of blogger who threatened 7th circuit judges moves to N.Y.
Mark Fass – September 23, 2009

OBITUARY

Houston Chronicle/AP: Retired federal judge Buchmeyer dies at 76
September 22, 2009

Dallas Morning News: There’s no denying Judge Jerry Buchmeyer’s
influence on Dallas
James Ragland – September 23, 2009

HISTORY

AP: New stamps for 4 Supreme Court justices
September 22, 2009

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