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Law in the Sunday papers ~ Supreme Court, patient privacy, Guantanamo justice

[JURIST] Sunday's New York Times highlights the way Chief Justice Rehnquist's illness has affected the state of the US Supreme Court. The Times also covers the first person to be sentenced for violating a new federal law designed to protect hospital patient's privacy, and a federal appeals court's decision concerning the Energy Department's plan to store radioactive sludge in tanks beneath Washington state and not in a central repository.

Today's Washington Post reports on the Iraqi interim government's decision to declare martial law.

Lastly, the Los Angeles Times highlights the type of justice detainees face at the US naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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