Law, Journalism Students Team Up to Cover Trial

by on March 9, 2009 11:13 am
[cross posted on LegalResearchPlus] “Law, Journalism Students Team Up to Cover Trial” according to a new posting on LegalBlogWatch: “Law, meet journalism. Journalism, meet law. The Grace Case Project is an innovative joint undertaking of the schools of law and journalism at the University of Montana. Students from both schools have teamed up to blog… Read more Law, Journalism Students Team Up to Cover Trial

Twitter Boosts Public Access to Federal Courtrooms

by on March 6, 2009 12:03 pm
[Cross-posted on LegalResearchPlus] In an AP story today by Roxana Hegeman, “Twitter Boosts Public Access to Federal Courtrooms.” The lead paragraph reads: “In a victory for news technology in federal courts, a judge is allowing a reporter to use the microblogging service Twitter to provide constant updates from a racketeering gang trial this week.” Thanks to… Read more Twitter Boosts Public Access to Federal Courtrooms

Index of OLC Memoranda

by on March 5, 2009 12:23 am
[cross posted on LegalResearchPlus] “Index of Bush-Era OLC Memoranda Relating to Interrogation, Detention, Rendition and/or Surveillance” is a newly updated chart available at the ACLU website.   The “Status” column in the chart details if the memoranda are still secret or public.  And, if a memo has been repudiated, there are details in the “Notes” column.… Read more Index of OLC Memoranda