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origin of ‘to pull someone’s leg’

De Vaartkapoen (1985 – Molenbeek, Brussels), by Tom Frantzen (born 1954)

De Vaartkapoen is the name given to the people born in Molenbeek (de vaart… 807 more words


El Juez en el Sistema Acusatorio y III

Un tratadista célebre de Francia, Saleilles, hizo una definición del Derecho breve y convincente: “El Derecho es la regla social obligatoria”.  Una descripción lapidaria que para el abogado en sus luchas debe aparecerle con la puntualidad del sol cada mañana. 2,291 more words


The U. S. Judicial System v. The Wizarding Judicial System

*I am absolutely obsessed with Harry Potter so enjoy!

In the United States, the judicial system works on a common-law system that originated from Britain, meaning that the court must adhere to precedent from prior court rulings when making a judgement. 711 more words

SCOTUS: Missouri  engaged in religious discrimination

Trinity Lutheran wins!

Alliance Defending Freedom, a Scottsdale-based legal organization that stands in defense of religious liberty defended this case before the US Supreme Court. ADF Lawyer David Cortman argued the case. 252 more words


Public invited to meet Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Rebecca Dallett at Madison event today

Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet is running for Justice Michael Gableman’s seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. She’ll be holding a meet-and-greet at the Argus Bar & Grill in downtown Madison today from 5:00-7:00 pm. 12 more words

US Supreme Court allows travel ban -- for now

President Donald Trump and the American people received a temporary victory today as the U.S. Supreme Court upheld part of his executive order restricting travel from six terror sponsoring counties: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. 7 more words


Conservatives on Wisconsin Supreme Court bench vote to shut public out

The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck a blow against open government last week, voting 5-2 to stop holding its administrative meetings in public. All five conservative justices voted to close the doors to the public, while the two liberal justices, Shirley Abrahamson and Ann Walsh Bradley, voted in favor of keeping the doors open. > The Cap Times