• May 2010
    Author(s): Barrie L. Goldstein
    Publication:
    The Lakeville Journal

    Solicitor General Elana Kagan’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Barack Obama was hardly a surprise, but it neverthelesss is welcome news for those who advocate that the Supreme Court should have more gender diversity. If Ms. Kagan is confirmed, women will constitute three of the nine seats on the court.

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  • Aug 2009
    Author(s): Barrie L. Goldstein
    Publication:
    Connecticut Law Tribune

    A gaping hole exists in the statutory framework that Connecticut has created to satisfy a parent’s fundamental right to due process when his custodial rights are altered by the Department of Children and Families on the basis of child safety.

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  • Jun 2008
    Author(s): Barrie L. Goldstein
    Publication:
    New York Times

    “Report Assails Political Hiring in Justice Department” (front page, June 25) documents what we had feared: a partisan administration that perverted a department respected for the quality and fairness of its lawyers.

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  • Feb 2008
    Author(s): Barrie L. Goldstein
    Publication:
    Litchfield County Times

    “From the time I was in eighth grade, I really had a passion for the Constitution,” said Ms. Goldstein, referring to her childhood in rural Pennsylvania. “And you know I truly love the law-there are so many different threads, and I love pulling the threads apart. It’s like a puzzle.”

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