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Ad Campaign Slams Supreme Court Secretiveness

A new ad campaign called “Fix the Court” seeks to make the Supreme Court of the United States more transparent, claiming it is the “most powerful,” yet “least accountable” government institution in our nation. This campaign, founded by Gabe Roth, seeks to make the justices’ decisions more open to the…

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Law-Breaking Judges Took Cases That Could Make Them Even Richer

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IRS Colluded With Dem Rep. to Hound Conservative Group

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) colluded with a Democratic congressman to harass a right-leaning voter integrity group during the tax agency’s illegal witch hunt of conservative nonprofits, according to explosive new emails made public this week by the House Oversight Committee. The emails show that the IRS communicated with Congressman…

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Fed Court: Counterterrorism Program Doesn’t Violate Muslim Civil Rights

In a hugely important development—largely ignored by the mainstream media—a federal judge has ruled that a New York Police Department (NYPD) surveillance program to thwart terrorism was lawful and did not violate Muslim civil rights. A coalition of Muslims, including businesses, mosques and individuals, sued the city of New York…

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Turk Gave Terrorists Material Support Under “Duress,” May Get U.S. Asylum

A Turkish man denied U.S. asylum after repeatedly furnishing terrorists with “material support” may be eligible to stay in the country after all under a “duress exception,” a federal appellate court has ruled. The incredible case comes out of New York where the United States Court of Appeals for the…

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Jude Who Ruled NYPD Racially Profiles Punished

The Clinton-appointed federal judge that ruled New York’s stop-and-frisk program amounts to “indirect racial profiling” got yanked off the case by an appellate court that found the jurist “ran afoul of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges.” It was a painful spanking that one of the city’s newspapers…

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Judicial Watch Cited in Gitmo Terrorist Case

A legal filing in the Military Commission proceeding of a Guantanamo Bay terrorist actually credits Judicial Watch with exposing how the Obama administration released sensitive intelligence information to the filmmakers of Zero Dark Thirty. The critically acclaimed movie told the dramatic story of the U.S. raid that killed Al Qaeda…

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Oops! Feds Underestimate Court Project by $2 Billion

A massive project to construct federal courts is mired in secrecy and will cost U.S. taxpayers billions more than originally estimated by the agency that continues to unscrupulously get checks from Congress for the deals. Just what Americans want to hear in the midst of a financial crisis and record…

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Is 5th Time the Charm to Get Obama’s Leftist Activist on DC Circuit?

President Obama is for the fifth time trying to ram through the Senate confirmation of a radical  pro-abortion, anti-gun rights activist to become a judge on the nation’s most important federal appellate court. Previously, the candidate, a renowned leftist attorney who advocates for the rights of terrorists, has been blocked…

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Court May Force Calif. Prisons to Hire Witches

A federal appellate court has ruled that prison inmates who practice witchcraft can sue the state that incarcerates them for discrimination because it doesn’t hire a chaplain for them but does for more mainstream religions. It’s one of those only in California stories, but it’s going through the federal court…

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Sex Reassignment Surgery a Constitutional Right for Convicts

Is costly sex-reassignment surgery a constitutional right for incarcerated felons who label themselves transgender? A federal appellate court seems to think so, ruling last week that one state trampled on an inmate’s rights for refusing to pay for the procedure, which costs around $20,000.   The case comes out of…

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Fed Judge Cites Gangsta Rapper’s Profane Song in Ruling

In what could be a first, a Clinton-appointed federal judge in New York has cited a gangsta rapper’s profanity-laced song in an order siding with public housing residents suing the city over their arrests.   The case involves a New York City law that says only residents and their guests…

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Judge Orders City To Hire More Black, Hispanic Firefighters

The Clinton-appointed federal judge who referred to a city fire department as a “stubborn bastion of white male privilege” has ordered it to give minority applicants who failed “discriminatory” tests priority hiring and retroactive seniority. That’s in addition to a previous damages award of $128 million for the black and…

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Judge To Decide If Whales Get Constitutional Protection

Should animals get the same constitutional protection against slavery as humans? That’s what a federal judge in California will decide after hearing arguments this week from a leftwing animal rights group that claims an amusement park treats captured killer whales like slaves. It marks the first time in U.S. history…

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City Council Candidate Yanked Off Ballot Over English Proficiency

Liberals are crying racism in the aftermath of an Arizona judge’s ruling that a city council candidate be removed from the ballot because she doesn’t speak English proficiently enough to hold public office in the state. The case comes from San Luis, a Mexican border town in southwestern Arizona with…

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Laser Hair Removal A Constitutional Right For Transgender Inmate

In a classic “only in America” case, a federal court has found that prison officials in one state violated a transgender inmate’s constitutional rights by refusing to provide taxpayer-funded laser hair removal treatments. The bizarre case comes from Massachusetts where a male inmate, who identities as female, is serving a…

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Most Of Obama’s Minority Judicial Nominees “Not Qualified”

President Obama’s quest to transform federal courts by appointing unqualified leftist ideologues is worse than previously imagined, according to a mainstream newspaper that reports the notoriously liberal American Bar Association (ABA) has rejected a “significant number” of potential judicial nominees, most of them minorities and women. This is hardly

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Court Rules Citizens Can Record Police

Following a number of incidents in which individuals were arrested for videotaping police officers, a federal appellate court has ruled that filming government officials while on duty is protected by the First Amendment as most of the arrestees have claimed.Police departments across the U.S. have long asserted that citizens don’t…


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