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What does Trump mean when he uses the term “sovereignty”?

Decimating our civil rights. Source: At U.N., Trump Hides Behind ‘Sovereignty’ to Shield His Administration From Scrutiny An excerpt: In a world that places sovereignty above all, there can be no conflict resolution or meaningful protections against human rights abuses … Continue reading

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A statute of limitations makes me boiling mad

Look at this: Disturbing’ False Arrest Claim by US Citizen Against ICE Time-Barred, Divided Panel Says Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal August 2, 2017    A U.S. citizen who was held in custody for more than three years under … Continue reading

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Plessy v. Ferguson (separate but equal) & Shelby v Holder (voting rights)

Number 4 of Casey Sullivan’s 13 worst Supreme Court decisions: 4. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): The Court’s famous “separate but equal” ruling upheld state segregation laws. In doing so, the Court made sure that the gains of the post-Civil War … Continue reading

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