The Courts

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

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

“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 it was. He was loved and he […]

Ultra-Conservative Website Demands Immediate Confirmation Of Merrick Garland

Ultra-Conservative Website Demands Immediate Confirmation Of Merrick Garland

Ultra-conservative website calls for immediate confirmation of Merrick Garland. The ultra-conservative website RedState published an article this week entitled: “Republicans Should Confirm Merrick Garland ASAP.” Garland is President Barack Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States – intended to replace Antonin Scalia, who died unexpectedly in February of this year. Republicans have […]

Dick Cheney Should, And Will, Be Prosecuted As War Criminal: Retired International Court Judge

Dick Cheney Should, And Will, Be Prosecuted As War Criminal: Retired International Court Judge

The world’s most distinguished living specialist in international human rights law predicts Dick Cheney will be tried as a war criminal at the Hague. Thomas Buergenthal, who served as a judge at the International Court of Justice at the Hague for ten years until his retirement in 2010, is considered by many the world’s most […]

5 Reasons We Should Impeach Chief Justice John Roberts

5 Reasons We Should Impeach Chief Justice John Roberts

Here are five reasons why we should impeach Chief Justice John Roberts. As President Barack Obama finishes up his last year in office, talk of impeachment, imposition of Sharia Law and declaration of martial law abound. A couple of years ago, William Greider of The Nation published an illuminating article suggesting that there is a […]

Who Killed Antonin Scalia?

Who Killed Antonin Scalia?

Unofficially, as his family knew, Antonin Scalia was old, unwell, and frail The official version of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s death at a remote Texas luxury resort during the night of February 12-13 is that he died of natural causes, in bed alone and without any witness, time of death unknown. While there’s little forensic […]

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