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New developments in the war on the press

Plus other casualties, one liely self-inflicted, a thousand more the consequence of harsh new economic “realities.”

First up, via The Real News Network, a report on the epidemic of arrests of journalists covering the unfolding drama in Ferguson, Missouri: 1,991 more words

Politics

Stare decisis (questions rarely asked)

The doctrine of stare decisis — the cornerstone of the common law tradition — is a legal principle by which judges are self-obliged to adhere to  65 more words

Law

Trend Update: Sabbatical/Shemitah Year, August 2014

Exodus 23:10-11 You shall sow your land for six years and gather in its yield, but on the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the needy of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the beast of the field may eat. 446 more words

Israel

Judge Suspended for Staring at Woman Staff

The Bombay High Court has suspended a special judge of the Narcotics Drug and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) court here for misbehaving with a woman staffer. The complainant had alleged one month ago that M T Gaikwad stared at her quite often in an offensive manner and passed objectionable comments. 84 more words

Law

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Law

Justin Bieber and Bodyguard Sued for Alleged Assault of Photographer

More bad news for Justin Bieber. Celebrity photographer Aja Oxman is suing the pop star, along with his bodyguard, Dwayne Patterson.
 
In court documents obtained by Yahoo, Oxman alleges that the 20-year-old singer ordered Patterson to attack him and destroy his camera in Hawaii in Nov. 39 more words

Law

'I will f---ing kill you': Ferguson police threatens to kill protesters!

A police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has been relieved of duty after pointing his gun at a civilian and yelling “I will f—ing kill you” during ongoing riots sparked by the police shooting of African-American teenager Michael Brown. 77 more words

Law