Month: September 2010

Arguments Heard on Stem Cell Funding Ban

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Beth Brinkmann today urged a three judge panel of the DC Circuit, Court of Appeals to stay a District Court judge’s preliminary injunction banning funding of embryonic stem cell research, but two of the judges seemed

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Howard Brodie Remembered

  Howard Brodie, one of the greatest sketch artists ever, has passed away at age 94. He was generous, gentle and honest. I met Howard when I was trying to land a job with CBS News in Washington. He was

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“Birther” Loses Court-Martial Defense

Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, a highly decorated 18-year Army veteran, refused to deploy to Afghanistan on the grounds that the order was illegal because, he believes, President Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the U.S. and therefore has no

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