It was a slow white collar crime news day here in the Mid-Atlantic Region, so we go elsewhere for news this evening, both geographically and topically:
Newsweek: High Court speculation focuses on Souter, Ginsburg & Stevens.
Newsweek: White House seen as undercutting Clinton and Holder on assault weapons ban.
Wall Street Journal: Card check seen as violating Constitutional right to anonymous speech.
Newsweek: Detainee Aamer poses dilemma for US.
The Hill: Petraeus “wouldn’t necessarily agree” with Cheney that US is less safe under Obama.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Palm Beach County FL commissioner pleads guilty to corruption charges.
Boston Globe: Indicted Boston city councilor to seek removal of protective order.
Newsday: Colombo associate sentenced to 18 months for extortion.
Corpus Christi Caller Times: Four charged with Medicare fraud in Texas.
National Journal: DoJ seen as shifting priority toward White Collar Crime, away from terrorism.
US News Weekly‘s Alex Kingsbury writes that White Collar Crime probes strain FBI’s resources.
Time: Current recession described as fallout from 80’s excess.
Newsweek: CEO’s criticized for laying blame on “legacy” costs.
Financial Times: Antigua considering criminal probe of Stanford land deal.
USA Today: Immigration courts dealing with huge backlog.
Time: CPB reports upsurge in “illegal immigration by sea.”