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Federal Judge Orders Temporary Halt to Obama’s Executive Immigration Actions

Late on February 16, 2015, a federal judge in southern Texas issued a temporary injunction ordering the Obama administration to immediately halt implementation of its executive actions on immigration. 1,479 more words

Politics & Policy

"Justice For Sale": Soliciting Campaign Cash Threatens The Integrity Of The Courts

Thirty-nine states use elections to select judges, and all of them have rules governing how judicial candidates can conduct their campaigns. This term, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on a case, … 485 more words

Campaign Financing

MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY: Colombian Terrorists Want Amnesty for War Crimes

Wall Street Journal: The FARC smears the country’s military to set up a false narrative of moral equivalence.

Bogotá, Colombia – In an interview with the Colombian daily El Tiempo earlier this month, José Leonidas Bustos, the new president of the Supreme Court, said the judicial system ought not be “a straitjacket that impedes the building of the peace and, with it, a more equal, inclusive society.” If he sounded like a jurist who doesn’t believe in the rule of law, there is good reason. 13 more words

Government

A Black Mississippi Judge's Breathtaking Speech To Three White Murderers

hat tip-POU, Liza

From NPR Blogs


Carlton W. Reeves, U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of Mississippi

A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech To Three White Murderers… 2,733 more words

Open Thread

How biometric identification can help the judicial management system

Author: Mohammad Shahnewaz
Senior Digital Marketing Specialist, M2SYS Technology

In many developing countries in Asia and Africa, the judicial system is yet to catch up with the perpetrators of crimes. 910 more words

Crimes Against Humanity

Rakyat Hakim Negara.

Came across a tweet saying if people who are not legal experts cannot utter their opinions on judiciary then only engineers can comment on roads safety. 407 more words

Life

Jurors becoming more skeptical of judicial system

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Some say it’s the Ferguson effect on the justice system.  Prosecuting attorneys are running into more and more potential jurors expressing skepticism over the justice system. 215 more words

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