Halloween Roundup. Boo!

October 31, 2006

A Maryland appeals court held that once a woman consented to sex, she could not withdraw that consent and retain the protection of state rape laws.
Some voters in Jefferson County, Texas report having their votes miscounted by electronic voting machines. (hat tip: Rick Hasen)
Marty Lederman offers this observation: "Yes, It's a No-Brainer: Waterboarding Is Torture."
Lyle Dennison suggests that today's important punitive damages case will likely lead to a narrow decision regarding jury instructions.
Abortion is illegal in Brazil. According to the Chicago Tribune it is also more common than in the United States, and is often performed under unsafe conditions. (hat tip: Bashman)