Finally some humane progress for the Guantanamo detainees. In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court has struck down the Bush Administrations assertion that detainees have zero rights in U. S. courts. The cases decided today, Boumediene v. Bush and Al Odah v. United States, were brought on behalf of 37 foreigners who remain […]
Justices uphold welfare home searches
The ACLU had challenged a San Diego County policy, saying its warrantless inspections violated privacy rights. The Supreme Court refuses to hear it.
WASHINGTON — […]
The GOP party and the candidates seem to be very obsessed and focused on who will beat Hillary Clinton and reversing Roe v. Wade. It’s not surprising that GOP supporters are not happy with their field since they are focused on only two issues. The candidates seem to be out of touch with […]
“It is exceedingly difficult to maneuver in today’s America without a photo ID,” Judge Posner wrote for a divided panel of the federal appeals court in Chicago in January, upholding an Indiana voter identification law enacted in 2005. “Try flying, or even entering a tall building such as the courthouse in which we […]
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Chief Justice John Roberts suffered a seizure at his summer home off the coast of Maine, causing him to fall, the Supreme Court said Monday.
Roberts was conscious after the fall, which happened at his vacation home near Port Clyde, Maine, Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg told CNN.
The chief […]
Is there anyone that Bush nominates, is associated with or appoints who doesn’t come under investigation or question? I think not. Arlen Spector, former chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, plans to review the confirmation testimony of Supreme Court Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito. It appears that after both nominees gave their […]
Bush is just about as enthusiastic to have a clean environment, as I am for him to stay in office.
“It makes sense to do what I proposed, and we’re taking action,” Bush said during a brief event in the White House Rose Garden. “And we’re taking action by taking the first steps […]