Category Archives: Judiciary

Less Access To Abortion Clinics In Texas Is No Big Deal, Because You Can Drive Fast Over Flat, Deserted Highways

Some days, I really do want to crawl in my prayer closet and get down on my knees and thank God for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Today is one of those days. Why am I so thankful for … Continue reading

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Justice of the Douchebag

Ordinarily, I defend a person’s right to run for office, no matter what. The nutjobs are usually nutty enough that they run for high-profile offices—Mayor, Governor, Senator, President—where you would expect candidates to have at least a little bit of … Continue reading

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Some folks ya just can’t reach

The Eleventh Circuit came out with a notable opinion this week on one Robert Shaw. The part with all the legalese talk about a bunch of law stuff is hella-boring; dare I say, even icky as it pertains to criminal … Continue reading

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Odor in the Court

Bob Woodward wrote in The Brethren that during Justice Douglas’ last days on the Supreme Court, his incontinence bag used to stink up the chambers when they’d convene to debate cases… As if the aroma of Chief Justice Burger’s legal … Continue reading

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Gov. Perry’s

Gov. Rick Perry wants to stir-up old business in the new legislative session, “Eminent Domain”. In 2005 Federal Supreme Court voted to permit government to acquisition private property for development and many legislators began actions to protect constituents. On November … Continue reading

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Tom Delay COULD get off on a technicality

According to the Statesman, there is a very real possibility that Delay could walk on corruption and money laundering charges due to a technicality. Apparently, the law has been narrowly applied by an all Republican Appeals Court (no, I’m not … Continue reading

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Thanks, Justice Stevens. No. Really. Thanks a lot.

Well, our Supreme Court has decided that Jim Crow is A-OK… The 6-3 vote allows Indiana to require the identification when it holds its statewide primary next week. It also will give most state legislatures time to revise their voter … Continue reading

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SC wimps out on wiretapping…

This is SOOO surprising considering the makeup of Bush’s Court. One wonders if they’ll even address the legality of it when it’s finally shoved down their throats. The Supreme Court yesterday declined without comment to hear the American Civil Liberties … Continue reading

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This week in Gay

The WaPo has a fun article up about the other side of gay marriage, gay divorce and what a pain in the ass it is… “One of the benefits of marriage is divorce,” said Joyce Kauffman, a Boston divorce lawyer … Continue reading

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Stop Sharon Keller. No, really, STOP.

Next Friday some folks are going to help deliver a complaint demanding the removal from the bench of Sharon Keller. I might go, I might not. That’ll depend on my real job. However, don’t let my absence make you think … Continue reading

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