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Nov 18, 2011 1 Comment ›› The Assassin

Main Justice: The Justice Department is launching an inquiry into the decision of a Los Angeles suburb to deny a local mosque’s planned expansion. Federal officials are looking into whether or not Lomita, California city council members violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act when they rejected the construction plans almost two years ago, according ...

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Nov 15, 2011 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

According to 28 USC 455, a Supreme Court justice must recuse from “any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned.” (CNSNews.com) - On Sunday, March 21, 2010, the day the House of Representatives passed President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, then-Solicitor General Elena Kagan and famed Supreme Court litigator and ...

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Nov 11, 2011 13 Comments ›› The Assassin

(Fox News/Todd Starnes) — A federal court has ruled that a California public school had the authority to prevent students from wearing clothing emblazoned with pro-American messages on the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo. U. S. District Court Judge James Ware was ruling in a case involving students at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, ...

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Nov 7, 2011 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson's doctor was convicted Monday of involuntary manslaughter after a trial that painted him as a reckless caregiver who administered a lethal dose of a powerful anesthetic that killed the pop star. The verdict against Dr. Conrad Murray marked the latest chapter in one of pop culture's most shocking ...

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Nov 7, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Investigators on Monday encouraged anyone who would accuse former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky of sexual assault to step forward and talk to police. (Nov. 7)

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Nov 7, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

LYNWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Lindsay Lohan called jail "scary" -- and she was there for less than five hours! Lohan was released from a Los Angeles County jail early today, but that didn't stop her from telling friends that her 4 1/2 hour stint in jail was "scary" -- even though she was never placed ...

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Nov 4, 2011 28 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 3, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in which he sought to challenge the use of full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints. Ventura sued the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration in January alleging that the scans and pat-downs violated his ...

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Nov 3, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 3, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Online News: The Internet is lighting up today with reports of and reactions to a story out of Corpus Christi, Texas, that claims a county judge is shown in a YouTube video beating his daughter in 2004. Hillary Adams, the daughter of Aransas county judge William Adams, told Texas TV station KRIS that she uploaded the ...

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Nov 2, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Nov 2, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 31, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: The Justice Department filed suit Monday against South Carolina over a recently-passed state law seeking to step up local law enforcement action against illegal immigrants. The law, set to take effect Jan. 1, requires local law enforcement officials to check the immigration status of everyone they detain. Proponents say the measure will reduce crime and ...

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Oct 29, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Oct 27, 2011 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 25, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A federal court is being asked to grant constitutional rights to five killer whales who perform at marine parks - an unprecedented and perhaps quixotic legal action that is nonetheless likely to stoke an ongoing, intense debate at America's law schools over expansion of animal rights. People for the Ethical Treatment ...

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Oct 25, 2011 17 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Justice for Brian Terry at any point, anybody? Holder wanted this one prosecuted to the max, and his prosecutors got the judge to give this front line warrior two years in prison... Washington Times: A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been sentenced to two years in prison for improperly lifting the arms of a suspected 15-year-old drug smuggler ...

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Oct 25, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Tampa Tribune: A state appeals court has ruled that a Hillsborough County Circuit judge can consider Islamic law to decide a civil case between a mosque and its former trustees. The decision by the 2nd District Court of Appeal in Lakeland to decline the appeal of the Islamic Education Center of Tampa sends the case back ...

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Oct 13, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Aug 26, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Star-Tribune: The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors said it will continue to open meetings with prayer — and fight in court if necessary — despite a warning from the American Civil Liberties Union that Christian prayer violates the First Amendment. In a letter sent to the county last week, the ACLU said court rulings permit prayer ...

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Aug 17, 2011 19 Comments ›› Angelia

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Aug 17, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Aug 17, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Four of the five largest U.S. tobacco companies sued the federal government Tuesday over new graphic cigarette labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and a picture of diseased lungs, saying the warnings violate their free speech rights and will cost millions of dollars to print. The companies, led ...

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Aug 16, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Fox News: The Delaware American Civil Liberties Union has filed court papers to stop sex offenders from being evicted from a safe house that is located near a new day care center. The ACLU, along with an attorney representing the safe house and three sex offenders, has asked a judge to issue a temporary restraining order to ...

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Aug 12, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

MSNBC: ORLANDO, Fla. — Casey Anthony must return to Florida's Orange County no later than Aug. 26 in order to serve a one-year probation for check fraud, a judge ruled Friday. Judge Belvin Perry had to rule on whether Anthony, 25, should serve probation for a check fraud conviction — or if she had already completed it ...

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