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Category Archive for 'Blind Justice'

Link: When prosecutors cheat and lie repeatedly to win convictions, should their office be held accountable? When a man spends years, or decades, in prison as a result of such prosecutorial misconduct, should he be compensated? These are not trick questions. And yet in a bizarre 2011 ruling, five justices of the Supreme Court managed […]

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Gangta Ruth

You tell ‘em, Ruth! If Ruth Bader Ginsburg could overturn any of the decisions made by America’s highest court in the past 10 years, it would be the sweeping 2010 decision that expanded corporate personhood. While answering questions at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, the supreme court justice said that if she had to […]

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I was just talking about this on Nicole Sandler’s show. Christie was never cleared – the state legislature’s investigation was limited because they couldn’t interview everyone they wanted; they didn’t want to jeopardize the federal grand jury probe: Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have subpoenaed Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election campaign for documents relating to government […]

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Is it possible to be paranoid and arrogant as hell at the same time? Sure it is, if you’re a cop. Swamp Rabbit asked me how I could say such a thing. I told him to check out the NYPD goons who turned their backs to dis New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at […]

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Really. The Florida AG is refusing to acknowledge that she LOST her countersuit? Instead, she’s claiming that court clerks get to make their own laws. She’s a rightwing bitch whose real talent is grabbing the spotlight: U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle ruled New Years Day that all Florida clerks are bound by the U.S. […]

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GREAT piece. Go read it. Bookmark It

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Always flows freely when it comes to corporate executives: Japanese prosecutors will likely decide again not to indict three former Tokyo Electric Power Co executives over their handling of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, media reported on Friday, but a rarely used citizen’s panel could still force an indictment. The Tokyo District Prosecutors Office has […]

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Marriage upheld in Florida

Congratulations to those who were waiting: The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state’s ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. 6 under an order by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court […]

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We don’t see this happen too often, we should pay attention: CHARLESTON, WV –Four owners and managers of Freedom Industries have been indicted and charged with federal violations of the Clean Water Act for failing to operate the company in an environmentally sound manner, resulting in the chemical leak that contaminated the drinking water of […]

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Get this guy any way you can: ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – After facing criticism for his handling of the Ferguson grand jury investigation, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch may have his law license threatened. A group headed by Dr. Christi Griffin with the Ethics Project will meet tonight to determine whether it will file […]

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