The Courts

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 […]

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 […]

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