AP sources: Women and Hispanics dominate Obama’s list of possible high-court nominees

AP sources: Obama considering 6 for high court

WASHINGTON — Focusing on specific candidates for the nation’s highest court, President Barack Obama is considering a diverse list dominated by women and Hispanics. The six names confirmed as being under review by Obama include three judges, two members of his administration and one governor.

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Possible Supreme Court nominee Wood in the spotlight as judges take up religious bias case

Possible SupCo nominee in the spotlight at hearing

CHICAGO — When a federal appeals court meets in Chicago to take up a bitter dispute over alleged religious discrimination by a condo association the judges themselves could end up as the main attraction.

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Bush administration attorneys who wrote terror memos face calls for dismissal, prosecution

Bush attorneys who wrote terror memo face backlash

SAN FRANCISCO — Pressure is mounting against two former Bush administration attorneys who wrote the legal memos used to support harsh interrogation techniques that critics say constituted torture.

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Chrysler bankruptcy judge is no stranger to gigantic cases _ he oversaw Enron and Worldcom

Chrysler bankruptcy judge no stranger to big cases

NEW YORK — For Chrysler’s sake, it needs a judge who can move it quickly through the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. By most accounts, Arthur Gonzalez is the right judge.

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