The 9th Circus

    Fox News was running a story on February 2nd on five (in a row) recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that overturned decisions of the ultra-liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The 9th Circuit – sometimes dubbed the “9th Circus” due to the number of rulings that make a normal person just scratch their head and wonder just how many martinis were consumed before they reached | Read More »

    When Liberals Collide; Supremes Unanimously Overturns 9th Circus

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is the most overturned court in the United States. One of the judges most frequently reversed is the Carter-appointed Stephen Reinhardt. Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued four rulings, all of which were reversals, all of which were unanimous, and two of which (here and here) were reversals of 9th Circuit decisions (the other two reversed 6th Circuit decisions). The | Read More »

    Goodwin Liu – Berkeley Professor for SCOTUS

    Via Drudge. Goodwin Liu of Berkeley, who was nominated a few weeks ago to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, may be next in line for a Supreme Court nomination. As usual, Republicans are taking the he/she’s a judicial activist approach: “His nomination seems to me to represent the apex of judicial activist philosophy,” said Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the ranking member of the Senate | Read More »

    The Clowns Running The 9th Circus – UPDATE

    A 3-judge panel of the infamous 9th Circuit, the most overturned federal appellate court, has overturned a Washington state law (and any other similar laws of the other states under its jurisdiction) that disallowed felons from voting, even while still in prison. The reason? Minority disenfranchisement. Because blacks are more likely to be in prison than anyone else. Dafydd ab Hugh has a partial list | Read More »