Lady Justice by ArtOfCoreyCourts When you hear the chirping of a canary it tends to make you think of love, peace and nature, but when Dinah hears the canary cry she thinks only of justice. She may look like a bit of a softie, with her...Show More Summary
Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has outraged archeologists by nailing a giant election banner over an ancient Istanbul aqueduct that is one of the city's most famed landmarks. The banner showing the face of PrimeShow More Summary
"It's the hammer of justice It's the bell of freedom It's a song about love between my Brothers and my sisters All over this land" -Pete Seeger Look at this biographical summary and who do you think of? Worked their way up from rural, working class roots to become one of the nation's most respected experts in the world of bankruptcy law. Show More Summary
A Dallas teen was sentenced to 40 years in prison for drowning a baby in January. The teenager admitted “true” to the crime in juvenile court. The two-month old baby, Justice Hull, was found dead by police who responded to the teen’s 911 call. Show More Summary
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol on Sunday slammed states that had repealed the death penalty because he said that executions were an “important symbol” of justice. Last week, Republican Nebraska lawmakers passed legislation that would repeal the state’s death penalty on the...
A This Week panel noted that Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) #standswithRand (sigh) over the NSA's bulk collection of communications data and criminal justice reform, causing Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol to call for a point of clarification.
From throwing Tootsie Rolls to burping, small children have been arrested for totally normal misbehavior. At this point, it's hard to be surprised by the extreme punitiveness of America's criminal justice system. One thing that can still...Show More Summary
Last week’s settlement between the Justice Department and five giant banks reveals the appalling...
It has been a while since I had last talked to Alan. I knew at the time he was at issue with a stance the Center for American Progress was taking on Student Loans which surprising are supported by some of our more popular consumer advocates. Kind of makes sense as we now see the […]
THIS IS WHAT SOCIETAL GOVERNANCE LOOKS LIKE WHEN "SOCIAL JUSTICE UNICORN PEE" IS THE LUBRICANT Cleveland - Last Night After The Police Verdicts Cleveland - Nov 2014 After 5 People Were Murdered I MURDERED 5 BLACK PEOPLE IN CLEVELAND BUT I WILL ALWAYS BE INFERIOR TO A WHITE POLICE MAN
Nearly four years ago, California's 58 counties and their jails began taking on some of the state's burden of housing and supervising nonviolent felons, and contrary to widespread belief, the shift wasn't merely a result of federal court orders to reduce the state prison population. In fact, policymakers...
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged to bring the perpetrators to justice in order to avoid an escalation of violence in Burundi.
It was U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis who said that “a state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.” He meant that various state legislatures, especially over a period of years, may try different solutions to the... Continue Reading
The Justice Department has found that General Motors (GM) engaged in “criminal wrongdoing” by failing to timely disclose a deadly defect that killed at least 104 people. The company now faces record-setting fines, but how much it will pay and how much fault it admits to is still being negotiated. Show More Summary
A judge can't determine who fired the shots which killed two unarmed black men, so an officer is acquitted
The Justice Department has released guidelines for law enforcement drone use domestically. While these guidelines are not legally enforceable, they are the first step by the government to regulate itself in the brave new world of drone technology which has become a magnet for privacy and safety concerns around the globe. Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating. Show More Summary
The National Post has published a lengthy article based on an exclusive interview with Beverley McLachlin, Chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.It goes over her philosophy of judicial review, the Court's evolution since the introduction...Show More Summary
The charges and unexpected acquittals underscored the increasingly capricious nature of Egypt’s justice system under its military-backed government.
Maggie Ybarra, The Washington Times: FBI agents can't point to any major terrorism cases they've cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department's inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating. Show More Summary