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Undermining Faith In Law Enforcement: The Legacy OF Eric Holder

December 5, 2012
Undermining Faith In Law Enforcement: The Legacy OF Eric Holder

I wrote here about the sustained persecution of CIA agents who protected America by obtaining information from terrorists in the aftermath of 9/11. The persecution culminated in a decision by Attorney General Holder to reopen cases against some agents that the Justice Department had already deemed unworthy of prosecution. I now know the “back story” […]

Arizona v. United States: Reading the Tea Leaves of Oral Argument

April 30, 2012
Arizona v. United States: Reading the Tea Leaves of Oral Argument

On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Arizona v. United States, involving the constitutionality of the State’s effort to combat illegal immigration. In one sense, it was a rematch between former Solicitor General Paul Clement, arguing for Arizona, and the current Solicitor General, Donald Verrilli, contending for the United States. […]

Another SCOTUS defeat for Obama looming?

April 26, 2012
Another SCOTUS defeat for Obama looming?

And as was the case with the SCOTUS hearing on Obamacare, some liberals are shocked – shocked I tell you, – that the Supremes just might uphold the Arizona immigration law – a law they call “racist.” The Hill: The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared highly skeptical of the Obama administration’s objections to a controversial […]

Kagan’s Handwritten Notes to Bell on Critical Race Theory

April 25, 2012
Kagan’s Handwritten Notes to Bell on Critical Race Theory

Breitbart News has discovered previously unknown handwritten notes from Elena Kagan to radical professor Derrick Bell, sent to Bell as Kagan worked on his seminal 1985 article on Critical Race Theory in the Harvard Law Review (99 Harv. L. Rev. 4). The notes, which were not among materials presented to the Senate during Justice Kagan’s […]

Conservatives Encouraged by Justice Kennedy’s Comments on Individual Mandate

March 28, 2012
Conservatives Encouraged by Justice Kennedy’s Comments on Individual Mandate

(CNSNews.com) – A conservative civil liberties group says it is encouraged by Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, in which Justice Anthony Kennedy raised “serious questions about the constitutionality” of Obamacare’s individual mandate, which would force most Americans to purchase health insurance. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is challenging […]

Court sides with property owners over EPA

March 22, 2012
Court sides with property owners over EPA

The Supreme Court has sided with an Idaho couple in a property rights case, ruling they can go to court to challenge an Environmental Protection Agency order that blocked construction of their new home and threatened fines of more than $30,000 a day. Wednesday’s decision is a victory for Mike and Chantell Sackett, whose property […]

Supremes considering how much government can watch you

November 10, 2011
Supremes considering how much government can watch you

A government attorney has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court that there should be no limits at all on police agencies attaching a GPS unit to someone’s vehicle and monitoring their movements. The arguments came this week as the Obama administration sought to overturn an appeals court decision that found such activity violated the 4th […]

Look who’s deciding American court cases

October 26, 2011
Look who’s deciding American court cases

Islamic law, or Shariah, already is being applied in the U.S. court system, according to an extensive new report. A recent Center for Security Policy study called “Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases outlines dozens of cases in which the Islamic system of law has been applied. Center […]

Judge Blocks Release of Recusal-Related Emails Kagan Sent WH—Says They’re ‘Personal’

October 17, 2011
Judge Blocks Release of Recusal-Related Emails Kagan Sent WH—Says They’re ‘Personal’

(CNSNews.com) – U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle, a Clinton appointee, has ruled that the Justice Department does not need to release emails Solicitor General Elena Kagan sent from her DOJ email account to people in the White House—in which she discussed her recusal decisions as solicitor general—because the emails were “used for a purely […]

Obama’s Point Man on the Supreme Court Likely Perjured Himself about Black Panthers Case

October 10, 2011
Obama’s Point Man on the Supreme Court Likely Perjured Himself about Black Panthers Case

This seems a fitting measure of the Obama administration’s sheer lawlessness: the man who helped draw up its legal brief in the Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC case currently pending before the Supreme Court seems to have committed perjury about a previous legal proceeding. Thomas Perez, the Assistant Attorney General for Civil […]

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