The Courts

No Jail Time For Rapist So He Can Enjoy The ‘College Experience’

No Jail Time For Rapist So He Can Enjoy The ‘College Experience’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Another rapist gets a slap on the wrist. 18-year-old David Becker, a former Massachusetts high school athlete, was charged with sexually assaulting two unconscious women at a house party last April: two counts of rape and one count of indecent assault and battery, according to MassLive. Instead of sentencing […]

Bail Or Jail Is Coming To An End If The Department Of Justice Prevails – Video

Bail Or Jail Is Coming To An End If The Department Of Justice Prevails – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The Justice Department says that holding the poor in jail because they cannot afford bail is unconstitutional. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals last week asserting that holding defendants in jail just because they cannot afford bail […]

Medical Marijuana Users Celebrate Well-Deserved Victory In The Ninth Circuit

Medical Marijuana Users Celebrate Well-Deserved Victory In The Ninth Circuit

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Medical marijuana users and supporters celebrate a huge victory this week. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed medical marijuana users a huge victory this week in a ruling barring federal prosecutions. Slate reports that: “On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit handed medical […]

Clarence Thomas Argues Passionately In Defense Of Arming Domestic Abusers

Clarence Thomas Argues Passionately In Defense Of Arming Domestic Abusers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Likening domestic violence convictions to traffic offenses, Justice Thomas defends offenders easy access to guns. The Supreme Court handed down three opinions on Monday: one a landmark case handing pro-choice advocates the biggest Supreme Court victory on abortion in decades; another opinion overturning former Virginia governor Robert F. […]

Ali’s Biggest Win: As Clay v. United States in Supreme Court

Ali’s Biggest Win: As Clay v. United States in Supreme Court

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit “No Viet Cong never called me nigger.” – Muhammad Ali Much of the coverage of Muhammad Ali’s death kind of ducks how polarizing his life was in the 1960s as a brash young black man who loudly touted his own talents and called out the world for what […]

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