(November 24, 2014 03:11 AM, by David Henderson) Mexican Justice Department personnel are disguising themselves as U.S. Marines to take part in armed raids against drug suspects in the United States, according to people familiar with the matter, an escalation of Mexican involvement in battling drug cartels that... (0 COMMENTS)
All one grieving father wanted was justice for the untimely death of his two-year-old daughter and her grandparents. According to Metro UK, the toddler and her grandparents, age 64 and 67, were killed in a car accident as a result of the convicted motorist’s reckless driving. Show More Summary
Meet the two men running for justice. The post Meet The Two Men Who Ran 550 Miles, From Atlanta To Michael Brown’s Memorial In Ferguson appeared first on ThinkProgress.
When I look at the header that runs across the top of this little blog, with its picture of the first Supreme Court building here in Melbourne, Crocodile Dundee comes to mind. “Call that a court? Call the man hidden … Continue reading ?
JUSTICE: Wrongly convicted man released from US prison after 39 years. “Jackson spent more time behind bars than any other exonerated inmate in US history: 39 years. His brother, also exonerated, served 27 years.”
There’s an interesting line in the middle of “Main Justice”, the third episode of The Newsroom’s final season, in which Maggie accuses of Jim of living in the time of King Arthur with Don, Will, and Charlie. Jim scoffs but isn’t offended...Show More Summary
Magna Carta Uncovered, Hart Publishing, October 2014 - details here Two old friends, Lord Judge (former Lord Chief Justice) and Anthony Arlidge QC have written a compelling and scholarly account of the 1215 political settlement known as the Magna Carta. This instrument has become something of a missile in the dust-up over the European Convention versus “rights brought […]
In a wonky but rewarding interview, political philosopher Charles Mills asserts the need for liberal theory to better grapple with racial justice. He turns to a term – the “epistemology of ignorance” – from his book The Racial Contract to help explain the complexities of doing so: The phrasing (“epistemology of ignorance”) was calculatedly designed […]
The pioneering transgender activist and author’s obituary reads like a biography of the instinct for justice.
I thought it strange when Newt Gingrich came out in favor of California's Proposition 47 that reduced prison time for some non-violent offenders. I knew there had to be a financial reward somewhere, but I wasn't sure what it was. His co-author of their Los Angeles Times op-ed was B. Show More Summary
Can the Seahawks keep their dimming playoffs hopes alive against their division rival? In a way, it would be poetic justice. A year after the 10-6 Cardinals were stiffed on a playoff spot in the brutally competitive NFC West, they could...Show More Summary
Speaking at Princeton, Justice Elena Kagan described as “just ridiculous language” Paul Krugman’s claim that the higher federal courts are “corrupt.” It is just ridiculous, as we noted the other day, and it’s nice to hear Krugman called out for it at his own university by someone in a position to know. Show More Summary
ED DRISCOLL: The Return of Original Sin: God and Manson at Gaia University. “Say what you will about Charles Manson, but he took the ‘warrior’ aspect of the phrase ‘Social Justice Warrior,’ not to mention the quasi-religious doomsday implications of that strange mindset, seriously.”
No one convicted after 58 people gunned down in cold blood in 2009 in the country's worst political mass killing.
Herc Adores Tonight’s Final-Four Episode Of Aaron Sorkin’s THE NEWSROOM!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! The Newsroom 3.3 FAQ What’s it called? “Main Justice.” Why is it called “Main Justice”? It’s the locale of an important...Show More Summary
On Saturday, the Fox News Channel's "Justice with Judge Jeanine" host, Judge Jeanine Pirro slammed President Obama's executive action on immigration, dubbing it a "thuggish, illegal move" and a "deliberate, unrestrained, irresponsible, and unprecedented defiance of the US Constitution and the rule of law." "this is not prosecutorial discretion. Show More Summary
The Department of Justice released a letter earlier this week from 10 legal scholars at colleges across the country defending the president's controversial executive action on immigration. The scholars - the letter is careful to point...Show More Summary
Could anything ever beat the feeling of sporting superhero underwear? The four wearable sleeping bags ($149 each) in the new Marvel by Selk'bag line can at least make any fight for justice much more cozy. Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, and Hulk suits are available. Show More Summary
Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary has spent a lifetime combining his music with the fight for civil rights and justice. We discussed his years relationships with Paul Stookey and the late Mary Travers, and how he uses music to fight for social justice and peace. Yarrow described what it was like playing at [...]
Doctor Acquitted After Young Girl Dies During Female Circumcision Operation via Jezebel Earlier this year, Egypt broke some serious ground by arresting Dr. Raslan Fadl and charging him for manslaughter of Sohair al-Bata’a, a 12-year-old girl who died while he