Skip to comments.House panel OKS provision to divide 9th Circuit Court
Posted on 11/04/2005 4:47:53 PM PST by WestVirginiaRebel
Buried deep in the massive House spending-cut proposal is a provision to do what many conservatives have been wanting to do for years: split up the liberal 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and allow President Bush to appoint some new judges to it.
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It'll be great, indeed. And PLEASE tell me that the loonies already on the Ninth Circus will leave California and we'll get a whole new court. Let them go mess up Hawaii.
If they can clean up the 9th Circus they should be able to give the asses their own ring (Seattle, Portland, SF, etc).
Great News now lets see how the Senate responds.
If Nutty Pelosi says there's no justification then that's all the more reason for it!
OMG, OMG please let this be true!
I like your way of thinking!
I hope the new circuit divides california federal court wise.
Today the 9th next the state gets divided.
Aw, they propose only to split it in two and not into a three-ring circus.
If they could get the ninth out of CA, maybe it would really be the beginning of turning the state around! Woo-Hoo!
Yoo Hoo, ping a ling! Have you seen this?
Section 8. The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States; To borrow Money on the credit of the United States; To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes; To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States; To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures; To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States; To establish Post Offices and post Roads; To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries; To constitute Tribunals inferior to the supreme Court; To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations; To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years; To provide and maintain a Navy; To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces; To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions; To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress; To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of Particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards and other needful Buildings;--And To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.
All of a sudden the Pubs have gotten a pulse. I like it.
It's not enough to divide it. What you do is you reduce the territorial scope of the district to northern California. Then you create about three new circuits in the other states. That way, we'll have thirty some liberal judges who's only responsibility is to decide cases that affect San Francisco and Oakland. Put new conservative judges in the new circuits.
And then stay the hell away from that piece of dirt.
Thanks for that post. I was wondering why there are only 9 circuits and if that was some sort of limit. Now I would like to know a little history.
How long have we had 9 circuits?
There are 11 Circuit Courts plus DC and a Federal Review Court.
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