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Germans Outraged Again Sort Of

In a way. Stunned at Austria’s latest plan to put up another yucky border (the Italian one this time) to keep refugees from entering Austria (and thus Germany), German Chancellor Angela Merkel has decried the awful plan, calling it “mistaken” and “anachronistic.” 78 more words


Maryland Remains in the Union

April 29, 1861 – Maryland legislators voted against secession after President Abraham Lincoln suspended the writ of habeas corpus in the area surrounding the state. 1,216 more words

Abraham Lincoln

State Request Extension of Time to Reply to Petiton for Writ of Habeas Corpus-Granted

The State Attorney’s Office had 20 days to serve a reply to Charles’ Pro Se State Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus.

On the 20th day, the state motioned for an extension of time to file response. 119 more words

Money Doesn't Stink In Germany

That’s because it gets laundered here so much. Get it?

Over 100 billion euros gets processed here every year. They even call it Geldwäsche (money washing). 86 more words


'drouth' up on Spotify

Just saw that the latest album drouth has been approved for Spotify, so those of you fiends who don’t like Bandcamp can stream it to your heart’s content. 81 more words


"The Constitution of Habeas Corpus," By Bruce Frohnen

What makes a constitution? Today it seems generally agreed that one essential element of a constitution is a frame of government—a pattern of rules laying out who is to exercise what powers and to what ends. 1,319 more words

Essays And Reviews

Friedrichs as a Per Curiam Decision

The Court released its decision today in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Assn.  The decision which has garnered considerable attention is a single sentence reading: “The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.”  From this we know the Justices split 4-4 and so there was no precedential value to the ruling, and that by doing this the Court upheld that 9th Circuit’s ruling regarding teachers’ union dues.  567 more words

Judicial Behavior