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In response to criticism it received for submitting and all-male list with only one black of seven candidates to New York Governor David A. Paterson last December to fill a New York Court of Appeals opening created by the retirement of then Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye, the New York Commission on Judicial Nominations has released for public comment a number of proposed rule changes, Proposed Revisions to the Rules of the Commission on Judicial Nominations: Title 22 N.Y.C.R.R. Section 7100. The proposed revisions announced in a Press Release by the Commission on July 20; a 45 day comment period on the rules is expected to begin next week.:

Press Release Announce Proposed Rule Revisions

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Crown Court Index, 2009, 29th

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Release Date: 6/29/2009

Witness Preparation and Examination for DUI Proceedings: Leading Lawyers on Developing Questioning Strategies, Gathering…

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Archbold International Criminal Courts Practice, Procedure and Evidence, 3d

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Pennsylvania Rules of Court, State & Federal, 2009 Revised ed.

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Last Updated: 7/24/2009 $97.00

The Georgia DUI Trial Practice Manual, 2009 ed.

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Search and Seizure Checklists, 2009 ed.

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Daniel’s Georgia Handbook on Criminal Evidence, 2009 ed.

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TITLE: A Right to Discriminate?

SUBTITLE: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

AUTHOR: Andrew Koppelman with Tobias Barrington Wolff PUBLICATION DATE: July 2009

Volume 1 Number 1 Spring 2009.

A publication of the Center for Elders and the Courts, National Center for State Courts.

“On behalf of the National Center for State Courts, welcome to the first edition of the CEC Sentinel. We live in challenging times. Simple demographic facts will soon impact every corner of America: There will be more older Americans than at any other time in history, living longer lives…”

The following is an announcement from Luis Villa, the outgoing Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review (STLR). Beginning with Volume X STLR will become a “formal open access journal and comply with the recent Durham Statement on open access” and will become the first Columbia journal to publish through the Columbia University Library’s archival quality Academic Commons publication system:

ANNOUNCEMENT AND LETTER:

Most of you know me from past ventures; for those who don’t, my apologies for reaching out to you in this manner, but it is a one-time event that I hope you’ll find it worth your attention.

Dreams from the Monster Factory: A Tale of Prison, Redemption and One Woman’s Fight to Restore Justice to All by Sunny Schwartz, with David Boodell Scribner, 204 pp., $24.00

Reviewed by Helen Epstein in a forthcoming issue of The New York Review of Books (Volume 56 Number 9 June 11, 2009).

Here is an excerpt from that review:

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