Category Archives: J. Judge and courtroom

We’re back to…Call your Senators re a Trump court nomination

I’m finding it so hard to believe this crap, I got a muscle spasm in my side and I’m sitting in a particularly marvelous and supportive office chair. Source: Trump names right-wing blogger who likened abortion to slavery to powerful … Continue reading

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Exxon v. Baker (Exxon didn’t have to pay big damages)

12. Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker (2008): Want to send a message to corporate wrongdoers? Don’t expect the Roberts Court to make it easy. Following the Exxon Valdez oil spill, one of the greatest environmental disasters of the time, and … Continue reading

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Bush v. Gore (no explanatory note needed)

11. Bush v. Gore (2000): You don’t have to be a Democrat to question the wisdom of this Supreme Court case. In a partisan split, the Supreme Court’s five Republican appointees halted the recount of contested ballots in Florida, handing … Continue reading

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