Category Archives: Judiciary

Medical Debt Collectors Decide Who Gets Arrested

From ProPublica comes a shocking story. While things aren’t quite as bad where I live,  I think the story is telling about what to expect in the future unless we somehow reform our healthcare system. (D. Posnett) Welcome to Coffeyville, … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Gerrymandered State House

On November 5th, Virginians go to the polls to vote for their state representatives. After an historic flip of 15 House of Delegate seats in 2017, Democrats are within 2 seats of taking back control of both the state house … Continue reading

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There is a Russian Asset in the White House

From Peggy Backman:   https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/1002264426639490/UzpfSTEwMDAyNjI5MzQ3ODUwODoyMzQzODg1NjQxMTQyNTg/   It’s really quite simple.  

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Stop the Tears Rally

Zero Tolerance is still happening. Propublica just published this story: “A Defendant Shows Up in Immigration Court by Himself. He’s 6.” Earlier today various concerned citizen groups held a rally to protest the continuing separation of families at the border. … Continue reading

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Finally! Chief Justice Roberts Weighs In

Rebuking Trump’s criticism of ‘Obama judge,’ Chief Justice Roberts defends judiciary as ‘independent’ Chief Justice John Roberts. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP) By Felicia Sonmez November 21 at 1:23 PM Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday issued an extraordinary statement in response … Continue reading

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Nobody Is Above the Law—Mueller Protection Rapid Response

PROTESTS CALLED FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 5 PM LOCAL TIME Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation, crossing a red line set to protect the investigation. By replacing Rod Rosenstein with just-named Acting Attorney … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the United States Senate from Law Professors Around the Country

Open Letter to U.S. Senate https://www.scribd.com/document/389986161/Signed-Law-Prof-Kavanaugh-Letter-to-Senate-Oct-1-2018-5-00pm Judicial temperament is one of the most important qualities of a judge. As the Congressional Research Service explains, to be a judge requires that an individual have “a personality that is evenhanded, unbiased, impartial, … Continue reading

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Whither the Supreme Court?

Thursday, September 27th 2018 was a very bad day for the Supreme Court.  And at the epicenter of that day was a 45 minute rant by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States, furious … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh’s 1982 Calendar: damning!

From Slate.com There’s an Entry on Kavanaugh’s 1982 Calendar That Supports Ford’s Story Better Than His Own By Matthew Zeitlin Sept 27, 20186:23 PM “go to Timmy’s for [Brew]skis (beer) with Judge, Tom, PJ, Bernie, Squi” (Provided by Brett Kavanaugh … Continue reading

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Reaction Against Kavenaugh

By Mara Gerstein: I was 16 when Anita Hill testified before congress. I watched and was devastated — for reasons I understood and some I couldn’t yet articulate. I can now. It was the first time I realized that women’s … Continue reading

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#StopKavanaugh

Sunday Aug. 26th there were rallies across the country including 2 in NY City: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=kavanaugh%20protests%20new%20york Cory Booker summarizes this mess eloquently: Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has sworn under oath that Trump directed him to commit federal crimes.1 The Judiciary Committee … Continue reading

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Are We Done Shooting Ourselves In The Foot Yet?

Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring. Donald Trump gets to pick his successor. While the Senate engages in a debate about hypocrisy and whether or not to bring that nomination to the floor for a vote, nothing less than the character … Continue reading

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Feel powerless? Here is something that will save a life, save a family.

DECEMBER 20, 2017 If you’re an attorney, law student, or fluent in English and another language, please consider volunteering with the Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative. Just one week of your time could help save a life. If you’re unable to … Continue reading

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Justice demands 1.3M IP addresses related to Trump resistance site — This is 2017, Not 1984

From The Hill BY MORGAN CHALFANT – 08/14/17 The Department of Justice has requested information on visitors to a website used to organize protests against President Trump, the Los Angeles-based Dreamhost said in a blog post published on Monday. Dreamhost, a … Continue reading

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Because ICE Made A Typo…

Because ICE Made A Typo, These Kids Will Lose Their Dad In Just Days Joel Colindrés, a beloved father of two with no criminal record, is facing imminent deportation to Guatemala. By RJ Scofield (Patch Staff) – Updated August 2, … Continue reading

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Polemicists in Robes — We Are In Deep Trouble

Slate.com The president’s latest batch of bomb-throwing judicial nominees will transform the federal bench for generations to come. By Dahlia Lithwick John Bush, left, and Damien Schiff.Photos by Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP and Pacific Legal Foundation   If the republic … Continue reading

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