Required Reading: August 18, 2006

CIA employee convicted in Afghan abuse (Chicago Tribune)

Judge Finds Wiretap Actions Violate the Law (NY Times)

A Judicial Misfire (Washington Post)

A Detroit Judge with Backbone (Detroit Free Press)

HOSTAGE: The Jill Carroll Story
Part 5: Mujahideen Movies

Republicans Losing The 'Security Moms' (Washington Post)

Young to Quit Wal-Mart Group After Racial Remarks (LATimes)

Freewheeling debate for AG (Newsday)

Minority Students Decline in Top New York Schools (NYTimes)