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    Morning Docket 02.24.09

    * SCOTUS will look at the separation of church and state when they decide whether “a cross to honor fallen soldiers can stand in a national preserve in California.” [The Los Angeles Times] * Lawyers say Madoff must have had help with his Ponzi scheme. [Bloomberg] * Attorney General Eric Holder visited Guantanamo yesterday to […]

    8 Comments / / Feb 24, 2009 at 8:52 AM
  • Abortion, Barack Obama, Morning Docket, Supreme Court

    Morning Docket 1.23.09

    * Governor Patterson has chosen Kirsten Gillibrand, a 42-year-old New York congresswoman, to replace Hillary Clinton in the Senate. [Reuters] * On the 36th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade protestors gather for the annual March for Life on the National Mall. [The Los Angeles Times] * The Senate has confirmed six members of Obama’s cabinet […]

    119 Comments / / Jan 23, 2009 at 9:12 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 12.23.08

    * This is one former Clintonite that Obama won’t tap for his cabinet. California lawyer Wade Rowland Sanders, a deputy assistant secretary of the Navy under Clinton, was netted in a child porn investigation, with a whopping 600 images on his computer. [CNN] * There are many reasons to object to the U.S. taxpayers bailing […]

    30 Comments / / Dec 23, 2008 at 8:20 AM
  • Department of Justice, Eric Holder, Morning Docket, Parties, Wal-Mart

    Morning Docket 11.25.08

    * Covington & Burling’s Eric Holder is now definite as Obama’s choice for Attorney General. Look out for the official announcement after Thanksgiving. [Politico] * Former Hunton & Williams partner Emerson Briggs gets 70 months in federal prison for doing very bad things with his firm laptop. [Legal Times] * California AG Jerry Brown is […]

    17 Comments / / Nov 25, 2008 at 9:18 AM