Law in the major papers ~ KY lethal injections, CIA-Plame leak source confesses, court martial for Lynndie England

The New York Times highlights the re=examination of Kentucky lethal injection practices, claiming some have been practically tortured to death in the past, Martha Stewart requesting to begin her sentence as soon as possible and has surrending a search for an appeal, contract negotiations on the horizon for the nations leading orchestras, and federal prosecutors announcing that they had cracked a global cartel that illegally fixed prices of memory chips in personal computers and servers for three years.

The Washington Post notes that a Washington Post reporter's confidential source has revealed his or her identity to the special prosecutor conducting the CIA Valerie Plame leak inquiry; the chief Pentagon prosecutor in the military trials of alleged al Qaeda fighters at has requested that the presiding officer in the Guantanamo Bay cases "closely evaluate" his impartiality and consider resigning; the Army colonel investigating involvement in detainee abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq has recommended that Pfc. Lynndie R. England face a general court-martial; and that the Senate Appropriations Committee voted yesterday to block the Bush administration's controversial new overtime pay rules.

USA Today includes articles on two men charged in Miami on Thursday with providing financial support to terrorists and recruiting members for terror groups around the globe, and three gay couples who filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to overturn a law that prohibits Oklahoma from recognizing adoptions by same-sex couples from other states and countries.

 

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