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  1. Ralph47

    Criminal Referral For FISA Court Abuse Underway

    A criminal referral from top Senate investigators confirms explosive charges in last week’s House Intelligence Committee memo regarding abuse of surveillance authorities at the FBI and Department of Justice. It also reveals a host of problems arising from the bureau’s cooperation with foreign...
  2. S

    Filibuster Court Nominee

    Filibuster Republican Supreme Court Nominee: The Republican Party’s Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and their judiciary committee members deliberately prevented the U.S. Senate from discussing and voting upon the Democratic president’s nominee for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court while...
  3. Polydectes

    Federal court makes call in same sex marriage

    And this is a big win. It was the 10th district court of appeals and they have basically stated that it is unconstitutional for a state to ban same sex marriage.Federal appeals court: States can't ban gay marriage | syracuse.com
  4. chris7375

    Obama smacked by Federal Appeal Court.

    It would seem the Federal appeals court ruled that Obama violated the Constitution by bypassing Congress last year in appointing 3 members of the National Labor Relation Board. Big surprise here this is not the first time. Nor is he the first President to violate the Constitution in some way...
  5. myp

    Supreme Court to hear case about racial preferences in public university admissions

    A young woman from Texas will have her case heard in the Supreme Court in which she challenges that public universities should not be able to pick students based on race to make the student bodies more diverse. The case is controversial and the first time since 2003 that the highest court is...
  6. myp

    Supreme court rejects sex discrimination class action suit vs. Walmart

    After an ongoing debate and trials, the Supreme Court threw out a class-discrimination suit against Walmart due to too many differences across stores and staffs in the case. I am sure that this decision was a huge relief for Walmart, which saw shares go up over 1 percent during the day...
  7. myp

    Supreme Court: gun possession fundamental to American freedom

    Earlier today, for the first time ever, the Supreme Court ruled that gun possession was a fundamental American right. The 5-4 ruling may lead to the court striking down some state and local gun regulation laws much like what happened when the D.C. gun ban was deemed unconstitutional. The...
  8. myp

    Justice Stevens to resign

    Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announced today that he was going to resign after serving in the highest court since he was appointed by President Gerald Ford. President Obama is expected to announce a nomination fairly quickly after which the Senate confirmation debates will begin. The...