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The end of the Souter era on the U.S. Supreme Court also officially marks the beginning of the GOP's new found ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri May 01, 2009 at 09:37 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
I received a message from Don Siegelman's Facebook group with a link to this movie. The movie is nearly an hour long and is gripping and terrifying, describing what appear to be credible stories of ...
by MsGrin
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 11:52 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Cross-posted at BloggingForMichigan.com Republicans love to rail about "activist judges" who "legislate from the bench." But some of the nation's worst judicial activism has been practiced ...
by Dump Terry McAuliffe
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2009 at 06:55 AM PST with 27 Recommends
Cross-posted at BloggingForMichigan.com. Last November, the Michigan Democratic Party pulled off a five-star upset special when Judge Diane Hathaway defeated Chief Justice Cliff Taylor. ...
by Dump Terry McAuliffe
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2009 at 03:50 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Yes, I said "Bush DoJ", not "Obama DoJ". That's not a mistake. The Department of Justice has fared very badly in the last eight years. First, there was a purge of competent people in favor of ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 08:57 PM PST with 10 Recommends
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog pretty much confirms that the audience member at the Federalist Society dinner in D.C. last week who called Mukasey a "tyrant" shortly before he fainted was ...
by lysias
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2008 at 12:24 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Hartford Courant Reading the heart-tearing stories on the Law Enforcement Legal Defense website, you feel ...
by Sprinkles
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2008 at 05:36 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Had he lost this month's election to Bruce Lunsford, Mitch McConnell apparently was all set for a new career as a stand-up comedian. Because a good portion of his speech at the annual convention of ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 228 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 09:45 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Are Republicans just evil? Their policies are hateful and anti-worker. They hate poor people. They hate hourly workers. And they LOVE rich people. Here is an overview of McShame's official policies. ...
by Nomoreimperialism
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2008 at 06:14 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The Supreme Court is in need of reform because for controversial cases, most of the Justices' votes are predictable, giving Justice Kennedy the enviable position once held by Justice O'Connor of ...
by ramara
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2008 at 11:53 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I don't bloody want to hear about John Edwards. John Edwards DID NOT VIOLATE MY TRUST! John Edwards owes me no apologies. I am becoming increasingly angry about the never-ending and repetitious ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2008 at 04:46 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
In light of these recent revelations of cronyism and worse in the Bush Administration, I thought it appropriate to reprise something I wrote last year. Incompetence is immaterial when ...
by justiceputnam
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2008 at 12:13 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Senate Republicans are in the midst of another temper tantrum, hurling accusations against Senate Democrats that the pace of confirmation of President Bush's judicial nominees is too slow. Never ...
by Judith Schaeffer
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Apr 11, 2008 at 07:16 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The Bush administration has attempted to set precedents that strip from the Congress all its powers and transfer them to the President. Through signing statements, executive orders and other ...
by rktect
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2008 at 07:56 AM PST with 6 Recommends
In case there was any remaining uncertainty, Ted Olson reminded Americans today why he must never be on the Supreme Court. The ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2008 at 09:37 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Throughout history, from the Roger Taney courts of the 19th Century to the activist courts of the first 3 1/2 decades of the 20th Century to the Reagan/Bush Courts of today, right wing conservative ...
by davefromqueens
Comment Count 121 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2008 at 08:33 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The Federalist Society makes the following dishonest claims. The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is a group of ...
by davefromqueens
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2007 at 08:38 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Oh my. We've definitely entered the Twilight Zone if a speech George Bush given to the Federalist Society is any indication. Either that or his speech writers are beginning to get a sense of humor.
by artmartin
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2007 at 08:17 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Golly! Did it really happen? Are the "brave" Democrats really going to prevent bad Republicans from making icky recess appointments? Dweb raised the issue yesterday at: http://www.dailykos.com/...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2007 at 09:07 AM PST with 3 Recommends
It appeared that Glenn Greenwald's latest [http://www.salon.com/opinion/greenwald/?last_story=/opinion/greenwald/2007/11/05/ellison/ post on Salon ], "Self-satire scales new heights," was a ...
by FWIW
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2007 at 10:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends