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10 July 2005 @ 02:28 pm
 
"Congress has a novel response to the rash of prisoners over the past few years who have been exonerated of capital crimes after being tried and convicted: Keep similar cases out of court. Both chambers of the national legislature are quietly moving a particularly ugly piece of legislation designed to gut the legal means by which prisoners prove their innocence."
-WashingtonPost.com

Will the G-8 back up its pledges?

SOME NEWS:
* What? Another leaked British memo? Who do they have in charge of them, Peter Sellers?
* Seeing that Roe v. Wade may stand, conservatives come up with new ways to limit it.
* Ted Rall on the American image overseas.
* Santorum's new book? Not entirely well-received.
* Increased security on mass transit may stick around.
* Tony Blair and the art of appeasement.
* Life on a dollar a day.
* Upwards of ten things we didn't know this time last week.

Huh. Report says Mitterrand directly approved of the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior.