Stunning federal corruption case moving forward with almost no media attention

Thomas Lifson American Thinker 10/19/2014

Corrupt federal prosecutors presenting false evidence in order to shake down a blameless corporation and bring in tens of millions of dollars seems like a pretty dramatic story. Especially when former prosecutors support the charge and a chief judge acts on the allegations and takes dramatic action. Yet the media […]

In CT, Untold Thousands Flout Gun Registration Law

Dan Haar The Hartford Courant 2/10/2014

Everyone knew there would be some gun owners flouting the law that legislators hurriedly passed last April, requiring residents to register all military-style rifles with state police by Dec. 31.

But few thought the figures would be this bad.

By the end of 2013, state police had received 47,916 […]

Arizona Immigration Ruling–Direct Assault on State Sovereignty

KrisAnne Hall 6/25/2012

>Never has a ruling by the Supreme Court been more aptly titled as an “Opinion,” because that is exactly what Justice Kennedy and his cohorts have delivered in Arizona v. United States. It is nothing more than an open display of judicial activism. The majority opinion is not a legal explanation on […]

Supreme Court Saves Best for Last

Peter Landers The Wall Street Journal 6/21/2012

As usual, the Supreme Court, although close to the end of its term, is in no hurry to decide its big cases.

The court ruled Thursday against the FCC in the indecency case, saying it didn’t give fair notice to broadcasters.

But many big cases remain to be […]

Supreme Court to Consider Class-Action Challenge of SEIU Political Fee

Court to review Ninth Circuit decision requiring California state employees to contribute to union political fund

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation via Green Mountain Scribes 1/5/2012

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, January 10, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a class-action lawsuit initiated by eight California civil servants […]

The Radical Mr. Liu: Overrunning America’s Constitution

Editorial 8/5/2011

Governor Jerry Brown has nominated Berkeley Law professor Goodwin Liu [emphasis CAJ] for a position on the California Supreme Court. Republican senators led a successful filibuster of Liu’s appointment to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals back in May. As CNN reported, “Liu was the first of President Barack Obama’s judicial picks […]