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The Top Five for May 10

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  • The Congressional Research Service last month offered up a primer that someone might want to send over to the Bush Administration’s Justice Department: A Brief Legal Overview of federal habeas corpus.
  • Dear Sir, I have an excellent offer for you. Mitchell Zuckoff, in the New Yorker, suggests that you might be more vulnerable to scams than you think.
  • Ever wonder what happened to the invention that was going to have a revolutionary impact on American cities, the Segway? The Wall Street Journal (free this week) has the story.
  • The United States has the second worst newborn death rate in the developed world.
  • Kip Sullivan suggests that Massachusetts’ univeral coverage may not live up to the hype.
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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.
His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.
In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

He doesn't link to media outlets that don't follow basic journalistic attribution rules.

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