“The more details emerge, the clearer it becomes that Washington’s handling of the Wall Street bailout is not merely incompetent. It is borderline criminal,” says Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine.
The problem, according to Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge of Draycote is that most young people get their information from the internet. He said: "They are not listening. They are reading." Worse, they are so used to doing their own research
Imagine, however, if instead of getting a "hello" or "good morning," the manager of the store asks you to greet him. Further, imagine if the manager holds you at gunpoint and threatens you with imprisonment.
Internationally-syndicated talk radio host Ian Bernard (Freeman) was back in court this morning. Word from the courthouse is 90 days were suspended and Bernard is back on the street.
Nesson argues that the Digital Theft Deterrence and Copyright Damages Improvement Act of 1999 is unconstitutional because it effectively lets a private group, the RIAA, carry out civil enforcement of a criminal law.
New documents have surfaced to show possible prosecutorial misconduct in the case of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman. Siegelman was convicted of corruption in 2006 in a case that has aroused widespread suspicions of political bias.
Ian Bernard, host of internationally-syndicated Free Talk Live is sentenced to 93 days in jail for his tenants' choice of lawn furniture, and asking about obligations.
FTL host Ian Freeman (Bernard) arrested for contempt of court and sentenced to 90 days in jail after refusing to force his tenants to remove a couch from a rental property.
Big Mike as he is known, was arrested in September 2006 and received a five-year sentence in May this year. Could not fit on the chair in his Montreal prison cell and when he went to bed, his body protruded six inches on either side.
30 former agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation took up the cause of 4 sailors, known as the Norfolk Four, convicted in a 1997 rape and murder. Arguing DNA and forensic evidence points to a prison inmate who has confessed as the sole perpetra
Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer will not be charged with any crime for his patronage of a prostitution ring, federal prosecutors announced on Thursday.
The case of the little Caylee Anthony, has riveted the nation. Caylee’s mother, Casey Anthony, has been charged with seven counts of first degree murder even though Caylee’s body hasn’t been found. DBKP takes a look at other similar cases that involv
A juror who vanished during Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens' corruption trial told the judge Monday she lied about her father dying and flew to California to see horse races. Hinnant, a licensed paralegal who works for a mortgage company, said she had re
October passed without a homicide -- meaning for the first time since May 1966, an entire month went by in the city of Miami without someone succumbing violently.
A federal jury on Thursday convicted the son of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in the first case brought under a 1994 US law allowing prosecution for torture and atrocities committed overseas.
America excels in militarism, class warfare, racism and repression.
[49 other states] The aid Chief Judge Dufresne assigned to handle those appeals committed suicide. According to his suicide note, he killed himself in part because of the guilt he faced over what he had been asked to do as part of his job.
Several hundred Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) buses feature misleading, father-bashing ads purporting to address the serious issue of domestic violence. One ad depicts a happy little girl with the message "One day my husband will kill me.**QQ
John Stuart has court on Friday at 8:30 Judge McMurdie East court building room 413 Superior Court. It is oral arguments on the motion to remand or dismiss the case.
In a major blow to Sheriff Joe Arpaio, U.S. District Judge Neil Wake ruled just minutes ago in a landmark class-action lawsuit that Maricopa County jails do not meet constitutional standards. (WTG John Stuart!)
Vicious government persecution of innocent Muslims.
About as clear an example of the female sentencing discount as you'll ever see, though this is so outrageous the word "discount" seems excessively tame. Perhaps "tame" would be better applied to the sentence--no jail time..
Mueller took over the FBI on September 4, 2001, a week before the September 11 attacks. This has put him in the forefront of debates over wiretapping, interrogation of suspected terrorists and other civil-liberties issues.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In this live-and-let-live town, where medical marijuana clubs do business next to grocery stores and an annual fair celebrates sadomasochism, prostitutes could soon walk the streets without fear of arrest.
"For the wife's medical problems, there is sympathy. For the owner's defiance of the township's lawful directives, there is no excuse," Judge Carol McGinley ruled earlier this month.
So depleted are the ranks of the F.B.I.’s white-collar investigators that executives in the private sector say they have had difficulty attracting the bureau’s attention in cases involving possible frauds of millions of dollars.
From Ex-wife given £50,000-a-year maintenance for her three HORSES as part of £1.5m divorce deal (Daily Mail, 9/22/08): A wife has been awarded £50,000 in maintenance for her horses as part of a £1.5m divorce package in a landmark case that could
Collin County District Judge Mark Rusch signed a search warrant that allowed Frisco police to raid the office of defense attorney Keith Gore. According to court papers, Rusch had police bring the evidence to his house.
In Newark, Ohio a 15-year-old girl has been arrested by police on charges of child pornography. Both the girl and her victim have not been identified but they are one in same person. Yes, police arrested the girl for sexually exploiting herself
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and held in juvenile detention overnight because a female classmate sent him (and other boys) a naked picture of herself. The best line of the story--"So far only the 13-year-old boy has been arrested."