Legal news from Wednesday, April 2, 2003
21:04 EDT

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15:04 EDT

[JURIST] A fourth US Senate cloture vote to limit debate on the nomination of Miguel Estrada to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals failed Tuesday afternoon by a margin of 55-44. Get the official roll-call breakdown from the US Senate website. [read more]

15:04 EDT

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14:04 EDT

[JURIST] The US State Department has posted the transcript of an interview with Lorne Craner, Assistant US Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, on the State Department Human Rights Reports, the 2002 edition of which was released March 31. [read more]

11:04 EDT

[JURIST] Duke Law School's Scott Silliman, Director of the Center for Law, Ethics and National Security, and a retired colonel in the US Air Force, discussed the "rules of engagement" and the role of lawyers in guiding the decisions of the US military on Tuesday's edition of The Connection [show [read more]

11:04 EDT

[JURIST] From United States Central Command Wednesday:Elements of the I Marine Expeditionary Force located two Al Samoud II missiles during ground operations Monday on a farm near Al Hillah in central Iraq. The Al Samoud II missile violates U.N. resolution 687 with a flight range exceeding 150 km.Read the full [read more]

11:04 EDT

[JURIST] The US Senate [official website] website indicates that yet another cloture vote on the nomination of Miguel Estrada to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled for 2 PM ET this afternoon. [read more]

10:04 EDT

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court Wednesday handed down a unanimous ruling in Kentucky Association of Health Plans, Inc. v. Miller [decision syllabus], holding that Kentucky's "Any Willing Provider" health insurance statutes saying, inter alia, that "A health insurer shall not discriminate against any provider who is located within the geographical [read more]

10:04 EDT

[JURIST] Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered the inaugural Elizabeth Blume-Silverstein Lecture at Rutgers School of Law-Newark on March 30, speaking on the theme "Women in the Law, Affirmative Action and the Judicial Selection Process." Recorded video of the lecture is now online from Rutgers. [read more]

09:04 EDT

[JURIST] Vanderbilt University Law School [official website] dean Kent Syverud spoke out in favor of race-based admissions [Tennessean report] Tuesday as lawyers argued the University of Michigan law school's affirmative action admissions case before the US Supreme Court.... The Oakland Tribune reports that three dozen students from UC Berkeley School [read more]

09:04 EDT

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