In these other dispatches about fair and impartial courts:
- In a New York Times Opinionator blog post, Linda Greenhouse examines the upcoming term of the Supreme Court in a commentary entitled, “The Fire Next Term.”
- The Administrative Office of the Courts, which runs California’s court system, has become “dysfunctional,” according to a report ordered by California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye that is the topic of a Los Angeles Times article.
- A New York Times editorial addresses President Obama’s choosing targets for assassination in what it calls the shadow war on terrorism. It says Obama “should publish clear guidelines for targeting to be carried out by nonpoliticians … and allow an outside court to review the evidence before placing Americans on a kill list.”