Trust is on the decline, and we need to rebuild it. That’s a commonly heard suggestion for making a better world … but, says philosopher Onora O’Neill, we don’t really understand what we're suggesting. She flips the question, showing us that our thre
A Texas appellate court has overturned the conviction of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) for allegedly scheming to influence Texas state elections with corporate money.
A few years ago I received a jury summons. And while I detest the barbaric “show up or else” aspect of it, I do appreciate juries as a last ditch measure against tyranny. (In fact, years ago I spent some time with Larry Dodge, the founder of the Full
Shady efforts by the meat industry to sidestep having to inform consumers about where its cattle are born, raised and slaughtered have ultimately failed, as a U.S. District Court recently struck down .......
No license, no license plate
Aggravated Assault: Guilty 5 - 15 yrs Sentencing awaits 'Assault' phase Thug with a badge shot and killed a 29 yr old bicyclist and his dog. Fellow cop has crossed the 'thin blue line' and testified against him.
City of San Francisco and state of California begin formal suit against neighboring state.
Dennis Saylor orders government to review rules on surveillance and says further declassification would protect court's integrity
File-sharing tycoon Kim Dotcom has a plan to become a multi-millionaire again: He’s filed a seven-figure lawsuit against the New Zealand government over the spectacular 2012 assault on his mansion, and the electronic spying that preceded it.
Call it the Edward Snowden effect: Citing the former NSA contractor, a federal judge has ordered the government to declassify more reports from the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has released 2,837 convicted criminal alien sex offenders back into American communities in order to comply with a Supreme Court decision authored by Clinton-appointed Justice Stephen Breyer,.......
The famed defense lawyer talks to Lew Rockwell about our Stalinist justice system.
This is an update to a story originally posted here by Charlton Stanley, “Polygraphers trigger fear response in Federal prosecutors.“
We previously discussed the shocking sentence handed down by Montana Judge Baugh to a teacher who raped a 14-year-old student. Stacey Rambold, 54, was given 30 days in jail after Baugh found that the victim was “older than her age.”
CBS 5 Investigates has learned that attorneys for Pima County have agreed to settle a case with the family of a slain Iraq War veteran, who was gunned down during a SWAT raid at the vet's home.
Vice President Joe Biden made it clear Friday how he feels about departing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Vice President Joe Biden made it clear Friday how he feels about departing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. "I think Janet Napolitano should be on the Supreme Court of the United States," he said Friday morning at her going away cerem
The Supreme Court “indicated that a police officer’s right to walk up to a front door of a person’s home is subject to an implied license based on existing social norms,” but that the approach with a drug-sniffing dog went a step too far.
So now a unanimous citizen jury has agreed with Sanford, Fla. police chief Bill Lee (fired for resisting political lynch mobs and refusing to file baseless charges — http://tinyurl.com/l5bch6w) and the state prosecutor who first investigated neighbor
Jonathan Jaech (Voluntary Law Development Association or VLDA.Org) aims to distribute law-making power to the very atom of society: the individual - Jonathan Lockwood (Professional Voice Talent) on moving to Mexico
A Montana judge under fire for his comments about a 14-year-old victim in a schoolhouse rape case has ordered a new sentencing hearing for the former teacher who received just 30 days in prison for the crime.
Late Thursday night a federal court concluded that individuals placed on the No-Fly list are having their “constitutionally-protected liberty interest in traveling internationally by air” disrupted by placement on the controversial list.
Which means that in some lower trial court there was a judge — a fully-grown adult who I assume is mentally competent to do things like feeding himself without injury and using toilet facilities without soiling his clothes — who actually ruled
Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex wedding, The Washington Post reported Friday.
Where there’s a forced digital rectal insertion, Michael LaPaglia seems to be close at hand, along with a couple of cops smiling at the mere thought of Vaseline and latex reminding a perp they can do anything they want, including the warrantless
Stacey Dean Rambold, 54, is a former teacher who confessed to a sexual relationship with Cherice Morales, a 14-year-old girl at his high school — a girl who later committed suicide. Despite the original charge of multiple counts of statutory rape and
The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled yesterday that a photography studio violated the the New Mexico Human Rights Act (NMHRA) by refusing to photograph a same-sex wedding.
EFF Victory Results in Release of Secret Court Opinion Finding NSA Surveillance Unconstitutional
During Kokesh's last court appearance prosecutors continued to object to Kokesh’s release. Judge Broderick ordered prosecutors to submit a written response as to why Kokesh should continue to be held without bail, to justify her decision.
In a strongly worded opinion, the chief judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court expressed consternation at what he saw as a pattern of misleading statements by the government and hinted that the NSA possibly violated