The Courts

Texas Voter ID Law Gets Significant Blow By Conservative Appeals Court

Texas Voter ID Law Gets Significant Blow By Conservative Appeals Court

In a sweet twist of irony, the day before the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a  very conservative federal appeals courts struck down a Texas voter suppression law. In an opinion written by a George W. Bush appointee, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously voted […]

Jimmy Carter: ‘Unlimited Political Bribery’ The ‘Essence’ Of Being Elected President – VIDEO

Jimmy Carter: ‘Unlimited Political Bribery’ The ‘Essence’ Of Being Elected President – VIDEO

Former President Jimmy Carter has some strong words about the politics of getting the party nomination and winning the presidency. During an interview with Thom Hartmann last week, Carter said that the United States is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” is the essence of winning the nomination for president and going on […]

Beaten By Cops, Charged For Bleeding On Their Uniforms – Ferguson Man Wins Appeal

Beaten By Cops, Charged For Bleeding On Their Uniforms – Ferguson Man Wins Appeal

Controversy raged from coast to coast in the wake of the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black man who was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, 28, a white Ferguson police officer. The circumstances of the shooting, the resultant protests and civil unrest, and the failure of a grand jury to hand down an […]

Cosby Lawyers Launch Legal Attack On Alleged Victim

Cosby Lawyers Launch Legal Attack On Alleged Victim

The scandal surrounding abuse allegations against embattled entertainer Bill Cosby hit an all-time high after The Associated Press and The New York Times published excerpts from a 2005-06 deposition after a judge released portions of them earlier this month. Cosby had testified under oath in the depositions as part of an abuse lawsuit filed by […]

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