Ninth Circus Court Decides Criminals Can Vote, Entire American Legal System Racist
Crossposted at Ohio’s best political blog, Athens Runaway. The other day, the most overturned court in the nation, the Ninth CircusCircuit Court of Appeals, decided that Washington state felons who
Too Many Laws Make Criminals of Everyone
A few days ago I had a conversation with a Highway Patrolman. I asked him what he does when he suspects someone of doing something illegal, but the guy’s driving
When Freedom From The Law is Lost, So is All Other Emancipation
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law. – Aristotle Aristotle spoke these words and inspired an
Democracy vs. Republic – Is There Really a Difference?
It seems like every American should already know this, but just in case there were any questions left… Democrats are people who believe that the United States of America is,
A Treatise on Abortion
Some people of late have been talking about “the abortion debate” and the law. Let’s have a look at one legal argument that I haven’t heard anyone make before. Since
One Reason Our Healthcare System is in a Mess: Trial Lawyers
OK, my headline is admittedly too simplistic. In fact, the whole medical malpractice milieu is sorely in need of a fix. We have unnecessarily large awards to aggrieved patients, crushing
Lawyers Proving the ‘Slippery Slope’ is Real
If you’ve spent any time at all on Internet message boards or in college debate class you’ll have seen the rafters vibrate with righteous condemnation against the “slippery slope argument.”
GOP cowardice made Sotomayor “ordinary”, filibuster-proof
For political reasons, I would not favor a Republican Party filibuster of the President’s first nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. But her record as an appeals court judge and
President Obama has made his choice and, as DeVine Law suggested upon Justice Souter’s announced retirement, he appears to have made a bold leftist ideological choice as well as a
The Pirate Bay Founders Sentenced to Prison
A Swedish court Friday found the four founders of The Pirate Bay website guilty of promoting copyright infringement for running a website , one of the world’s top websites for
California State Senate approves bill banning language discrimination. Business owners better start learning Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic and every other language.
www.thepoliticalclass.com California State Senate approves bill banning language discrimination. Business owners better start learning Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic and every other language. The L.A. Times reports here. This is an
AP:’Mad as Hell’ About Bloggers, Google, Aggregators
The Chairman of the Associated Press had some sharp words for those darned ol’ Internet interlopers out there. He said he’s “mad as hell” over those who “walk off with
Justice Ginsberg Would Rather be Liked by Foreigners Than be Right
Ever since Justice Sandra Day O’Connor began babbling about it several years ago, the talk of Supreme Court Justices of the United States of America using foreign court rulings to
Hold(y)er horses, Free Ted!
AG moves to overturn conviction of Republican senator in virtually unprecedented action This criminal defense lawyer of 14 years was shocked to see a North Carolina prosecutor disgraced and disbarred
Is Libel Law Turning Against Us, New and Old Media Alike?
This is not a story of bias in the media. It is a story, rather, that affects both the Old Media of newspapers, TV and radio, as well as the