The Courts

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 […]

9th Circuit Court Judge Asks Arizona If The State Is Racist

9th Circuit Court Judge Asks Arizona If The State Is Racist

A federal judge asked lawyers representing the state of Arizona whether the state’s motivation in refusing to give driver’s licenses and ID cards to young undocumented immigrants was due to racism. In 2012 the Obama administration initiated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, anĀ  immigration policy allowing certain undocumented immigrants (DREAMers) who entered the country […]

Court Rules Profanity Is Protected By The First Amendment

Court Rules Profanity Is Protected By The First Amendment

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that cursing and using abusive language against police is protected under the First Amendment guarantee of free speech. The case in question was about a then 17-year-old boy who was convicted of obstruction for hurling insults and obscenities at officers who had been summoned to the home […]

George Takei Smacks Down Clarence Thomas For His Attacks On Same-Sex Marriage – VIDEO

George Takei Smacks Down Clarence Thomas For His Attacks On Same-Sex Marriage – VIDEO

Actor and social justice activiest George Takei slammed Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during an interview with Fox 10 this week in Phoenix. With his longtime partner and husband by his side, Takei slammed Justice Thomas for his dissenting opinion to last week’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, telling Fox 10: He is a clown […]

Conservatives Dealt 5 Knockout Blows The Last 8 Days

Conservatives Dealt 5 Knockout Blows The Last 8 Days

Riding high over the mid-term elections, then faced with the reality of what appears to be another “do-nothing” session of Congress – conservatives were dealt 5 knockout blows over the course of the last eight days. THURSDAY, June 25, 2015: 1) First came the Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, “negating a far-right challenge […]

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