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There was an important part of the Gonzales hearing yesterday that was kind of confusing, so I wanted to unpack it here. It appears that Senator Whitehouse believes Gonzales tried to bury DOJ's ...
by emptywheel
Comment Count 251 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2007 at 10:38 AM PDT with 456 Recommends
There have been many changes in the Government in the past 6 months. Emptywheel at TNH, who I believe to be one of the most insightful bloggers on the web, has ...
by drational
Comment Count 260 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2007 at 06:21 AM PDT with 445 Recommends
The lawyer who wants to bring back Lochner You knew this was going to happen. Part of Seattle's new $15 an hour minimum wage law classifies franchise restaurants such as McDonald's as large ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 178 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 11:55 AM PDT with 285 Recommends
It's a glaring example of not even caring to present the façade of impartiality : The day ...
by lonesomerobot
Comment Count 122 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 06:28 AM PST with 199 Recommends
Justice Elena Kagan The Defense of Marriage Act's defenders have been trying to claim that the law isn't about bigotry and denying people the right to equality. No, no, see, it's about supporting ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 129 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 12:30 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
With the welcome news that Alberto Gonzales has resigned , speculation turns to his replacement as Attorney General. The ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2007 at 06:46 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan showed Wednesday that in 1996, the House passed the Defense of Marriage ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 106 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 08:08 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Last night, Jon Stewart laid into the arguments against same-sex marriage made by the conservative lawyers and Supreme Court Justices in the Prop. 8 and DOMA cases. But unfortunately for gay ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
John Boehner loses his ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 183 comments on Mon Apr 25, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
It has been widely held that Bush is a puppet of stronger men hiding behind the scenes. Identified Puppetmasters include Karl Rove (Political Strategy) and Dick Cheney (all things Secret and Dark).
by drational
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2007 at 05:03 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
As had been rumored ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2007 at 12:31 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
by pigpaste
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Dec 28, 2005 at 08:04 PM PST with 18 Recommends
This week’s bigot is yet another former Bush Administration official, former Solicitor General of the United States Paul Clement. The latest Republican thug to join the great waste of taxpayer ...
by TheSolipsisticMe
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 12:53 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
"On the mornings that had once throbbed with the dawn chorus of robins, catbirds, doves, jays, wrens, and scores of other bird voices there was now no sound; only silence lay over the fields and ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 11:42 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
If we always knew the enemy's intentions beforehand, we should always, even with inferior forces, be superior to him. Frederick the Great I am sure that I'm not the first ...
by goldberry
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2007 at 07:59 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
As the New York Times suggested last week, the fate of President Obama's Affordable Care Act in general and its mandate that Americans obtain health insurance in particular may hinge on Justice ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Apr 01, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The consensus from reporters and legal experts scampering out of the Supreme Court as today’s oral arguments wrapped up a few minutes ago is that the mandate is, in the words of Jeffrey Toobin, in �
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 79 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 10:30 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I'll preface this by expressing in the strongest terms possible, the title is a heavy dose of snark, but is the necessary corollary of some of what is being said here, in the media and by the first ...
by craigkg
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 01:59 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
How's this? Easy. See below. (h/t to Glenn Greenwald for catching the article)
by dov12348
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2007 at 08:53 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Former Solicitor General of the United States (Paul Clement); has quit his firm of King & Spalding. Clement resigned in protest of the fact that he arranged for King & Spalding to spear head ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 26, 2011 at 08:14 AM PDT with 3 Recommends