Joan Biskupic for CNN: In a wide-ranging interview in July, Ginsburg lamented the stalled Garland nomination. I asked if she would ever try to help his prospects by passing word to Clinton of her own possible retirement in the near … Continue reading ?
During my misspent youth at the U.S. Department of Justice, there was a fashion for law enforcement “stings.” Someone in the United States Marshals Service came up with the clever idea of (if memory serves) sending letters purporting to come from the New York Giants, offering free tickets to Giants games, to the last known addresses... Read more »
WHEN SOCIAL MEDIA IS ANTISOCIAL: Facebook employees tried to censor Donald Trump posts: This is what happens when social justice warriors move from college to social media companies. “Keep in mind this is not an issue of a post calling for violence. This was a matter of considering the post offensive.”
Historian Heather Ann Thompson’s book on the 1971 Attica prison uprising details the government’s brutality, lies and propaganda, demonization of the poor, obstruction of justice and silencing of those who tried to tell the truth. She exposes the American blueprint for social control.
Most Americans have strong opinions on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Likewise, when Colin Kaepernick initially chose to take a knee as the National Anthem was sung at football games, individuals from every type of background weighed in via social media and television. Show More Summary
In August, the Justice Department announced that it would phase out its use of private prisons, which profit off the incarceration of roughly 22,0000 inmates at the federal level (this decision does not affect state prisoners). OnlyShow More Summary
The “President Trump’s First 100 Days” article about Donald Trump’s ambitious to-do list for the first 100 days of a Trump presidency, which Trump unveiled during his speech at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, didn’t do justice to Trump’s “Contract...Show More Summary
For one very special night only, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will play the role of Duchess of Krakenthorp in the Washington’s National Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Daughter of the Regiment on November 12. The role is non-singing, as Ginsburg has to save her voice for shaping the nation's ... More »
“Some of her dialogue, which Justice Ginsburg will deliver in English in an opera that is being sung in French, has been rewritten with her in mind. So a line that may be unfamiliar to the devoted opera lovers who read websites such as Parterre Box will be readily recognizable to court watchers who spend […]
Amy Smart and Shawn Michaels have joined the cast of the latest superhero spoof, Avengers of Justice: Farce Wars, and the described plot of this upcoming farce of a film confirms Thanos is already here and we as a species don’t deserve to be saved from his wrath. Basically, imagine if Superhero Movie was lazier and stole the plot of Disney’s The Incredibles. Read more...
This month marks the 25th anniversary of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas being on the nation’s highest court. But the only reference that the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. has on Thomas is in reference to Anita Hill testifying against him for sexual harassment during his confirmation hearings. To […]
JONATHAN HAIDT: Why Universities Must Choose One Telos: Truth or Social Justice. It’s true that they are mutually incompatible.
This article first appeared on the Verdict site. In July, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made headlines when she criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, calling him a “faker” and deeming a Trump presidency unimaginable. Although...Show More Summary
Turkey has arrested more than 35,000 people over alleged links to the group run by the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for the failed July coup, local media reported Sunday. Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said...Show More Summary
Ryan Lochte's lawyers got a double whammy in Brazil -- a judge denied their request to have HIS criminal case dismissed... then transferred the case to a higher court. A rep for the Court of Justice tells TMZ... a Rio judge kicked Ryan's…
Safariland Group paid $30 million to the Justice Department after the company sold vests using materials they knew were defective.
Should we keep racial information from reaching key decision-makers to encourage blind justice? The post One Step Toward Making Criminal Justice Less Biased appeared first on The Good Men Project.
$85 billion merger may face intense regulatory scrutiny at FCC and Justice Dept.
Jason Momoa bids farewell to his favorite bar during a Justice League wrap party, smashing his Aquaman ice sculpture in the process
Victoria Justice holds hands with Reeve Carney while heading to the LA Haunted Hayride at Griffith Park in Los Angeles on Friday night (October 21). Just a few nights before, the two actors were live-tweeting their performances in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Victoria Justice “Thank you so [...]