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#Mid-terms Matter ~~ Packing & Cracking

1st posted over a year ago 4/2013

Time for the DOJ to deal with this nonsense! old outdated complicit relationships that need to change

It is time to take Republicans onto the floor of Congress and wipe up the floor with their ideologies. 1,161 more words

United States

TPPA: Trans Pacific Partnership Apocalypse?

I’ll be frank: I wasn’t expecting there to be an issue to comment on so soon.  However, with social media spreading information about the TPPA, I thought this was an opportune time to chime in. 677 more words

National

Vote for Shenna Bellows ... #Midterm2014Matters

Republican Senator Susan Collins has a dirty secret.

Collins voted to shut down the government over Obamacare. Twice. She voted against raising the minimum wage and the Paycheck Fairness Act but supports building the Keystone XL Pipeline and spying on Americans without a warrant. 328 more words

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Grayling defeated in the High Court: careful now

Burnett J’s judgment in R (London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association and Criminal Law Solicitors Association) v Lord Chancellor makes for interesting reading in the context of the ongoing conflict over Chris Grayling’s reforms and cuts to the legal aid system of England and Wales. 698 more words

Law

Is "Wednesbury unreasonableness" dead?

Wednesbury unreasonableness and proportionality as grounds of review are often presented as a duality; on the one hand, unreasonableness is applied in judicial review proceedings in a domestic setting, for issues which do not involve human rights issues, whereas proportionality is applied exclusively for claims engaging the ECHR. 1,535 more words

Law

Time is running out for old civil forms

Just to remind people, further to our previous post, that time is fast running out to submit pre-4 August forms. Completed paper forms, submitted by post, signed and dated before 1 September 2014, will be accepted by the LAA as long as they are received on or before 5pm on 5 September. 7 more words

Civil

Courts Move away from EU Law to Common Law

Supreme Court Vice President Lady Brenda Hale in a keynote address to the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association Conference 2014 questioned whether there has been a move away from EU law to common law due to the rise of anti-EU sentiment. 291 more words

Law