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Former Judge Admits Flaws With Secret FISA Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: James Robertson, NSA, surveillance, FISA, court, American Civil Liberties Union, metadata, flawed system )

Dandelion
- 368 days ago - cbsnews.com
James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its failure to allow legal adversaries to question the government's actions. Much of the NSA's surveillance is overseen by the FISA court, which meets in secret and renders rulings that are classified.
Chris Hedges Sues Obama Admin Over Indefinite Detention of U.S. Citizens Approved in NDAA   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Defense Authorization Act, Chris Hedges, Court, military in domestic policing, sue, obama, americans )

Dandelion
- 907 days ago - youtube.com
National Defense Authorization Act "It is clearly unconstitutional," Hedges says of the bill. "It is a huge and egregious assault against our democracy. It overturns over 200 years of law, which has kept the military out of domestic policing."
Appeals Court Decision Denies Extraordinary Rendition Victims Their Day In Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, constitution, court, extraordinary rendition, torture, obama )

Michelle
- 1404 days ago - aclu.org
A federal appeals court today dismissed a case against Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen DataPlan, Inc. for its role in the Bush administration's extraordinary rendition program. The ACLU and the ACLU of Northern California filed the lawsuit in May 2007.
Accused 9/11 Defendants to Be Tried in N.Y. Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorists, court, New York, crime, murder )

Lone
- 1703 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Khalid Sheik Mohammed -- the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks -- and four co-defendants will be tried in federal
Elections for Sale?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., supreme, court, corporations, business, government, money, corruption, politics, abuse, dishonesty, government, elections, democrats, republicans, propaganda, democracy, freedom, america )

Tom
- 1768 days ago - latimes.com
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider an argument lifting restrictions on corporate campaign contributions. Such a ruling would shake the very foundation of our republic, turning us from a government of "we the people" to "we the corporations."
Supreme Court Considers Major Shift in Election Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conservative, supreme, court, reverse, McCain-Feingold, Act, elections, corruption, corporate, free speech, campaign, spending, power, corruption, money, finance, politics, society, business )

Tom
- 1779 days ago - latimes.com
The Supreme Court conservative majority want to give corporations even more power by reversing two previous rulings that limit corporate spending in elections, saying such limits violate the 1st Amendment "free speech" rights of corporations!
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Plame's Lawsuit Against Cheney, Rove
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, bush, valerie, plame, wilson, scooter, libby, rove, cia, supreme, court, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, crime, cheney, lies, americans, abuse, society, culture, rights, politics, freedoms )

Tom
- 1845 days ago - truthout.org
This decision means that government officials can abuse their power for political purposes without fear of repercussion. Private citizens like the Wilsons, who see their careers destroyed and their lives placed in jeopardy, have no recourse.
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Dogfight Video Is Free Speech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, court, law, freedom, speech, crime, animals, pets, dog fights, abuse, suffering, cruelty, death, pittbulls )

Tom
- 1908 days ago - latimes.com
The high court said it will rule on the case of a Virginia man who was convicted of selling videos of pit bulls fighting. He had advertised his videos in Sporting Dog Journal, an underground publication that reports on illegal dogfights.
Court Rules Against Kucinich
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: kucinich, vote, democrat, Nevada debate, court )

Gregory
- 2370 days ago - truthdig.com
The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that MSNBC is not required to include candidate Dennis Kucinich in its scheduled Democratic presidential debate. The decision, which came one hour before the debate was scheduled to begin in Las Vegas,
No 3rd Trial After Judge's Ban of Word 'Rape'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: victim, rape, court, judge, trial, sexual assault, ban )

Christine
- 2381 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
OMAHA, Nebraska - Prosecutors in Nebraska have decided not to pursue a third trial in a sexual assault case that gained national attention after the judge barred the words "rape" and "victim" in court.
Judge Denies Larry Craig Motion to Revoke Plea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Larry Craig, sex sting, court, judge, senator, media, usa )


- 2472 days ago - news.yahoo.com
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota judge on Thursday rejected Idaho Sen. Larry Craig's bid to withdraw his guilty plea in an airport sex sting, a major setback in Craig's effort to clear his name and hang on to his Senate seat. "Because the defendant's plea was
Sick Justice: Court Rules It Was Legal for 3 Men to Dig Up a Young Women's Grave to Have Sex With Her Corpse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, americans, court, justice, abuse )

Rebecca
- 2543 days ago - chippewa.com
"Three men who dug up a young woman's corpse to have sex with it after seeing her obituary photo cannot be charged because Wisconsin has no law against necrophilia, an appeals court ruled Thursday."
   

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