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  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Retire from the US Supreme Court in January, 2019 [Unconfirmed]

    01/12/2019 4:29:30 AM PST · by vannrox · 102 replies
    Santa Monica Observer ^ | 11JAN19 | By Stan Greene
    Update: Stricken with Pneumonia, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about to Retire from the Supreme Court. Editor's Note; We first posted this story in September, 2018. Sadly we were correct, as Justice Ginsburg underwent surgery on December 15th to remove a cancerous growth from her lungs. We are reposting it since so many people contacted us to ask if it was true, which sadly, it is. She did not appear for oral arguments on January 7, 2019, & it is becoming increasingly clear that she will not ever return to the bench. While the Nation is preoccupied with the...
  • POWELL: How Did The Wife Of A Mueller Protege End Up Hearing Mueller’s Case?

    01/10/2019 4:04:06 PM PST · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 43 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 10, 2019 | Sidney Powell
    Would it surprise you to learn that the judge presiding over a case of Robert Mueller’s is married to a Mueller protege? When Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted Concord, a Russian company that didn’t even exist, it landed on District of Columbia Judge Dabney Friedrich’s docket. At first, it appeared as though Friedrich had a handle on the malarkey taking place. At the initial hearings, she denied the special counsel’s request to delay everything. She rightfully questioned the validity of the charges — especially the unprecedented charge of “conspiracy against the United States.” As many noted, the Mueller squad did...
  • U.S. Supreme Court staying out of Kennedy cousin murder case

    01/08/2019 4:02:26 AM PST · by Zakeet · 13 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | January 7, 2019 | Laurel J. Sweet
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it will not get involved in the state of Connecticut’s fight to reinstate Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s conviction for the 1975 murder of 15-year-old Martha Moxley in Greenwich. The Connecticut Supreme Court vacated Skakel’s 2002 conviction and 20-to-life sentence last May and ordered he be entitled to a new trial on charges he beat Moxley to death with a golf club. The court found Skakel was deprived of his right to effective assistance of counsel because his attorneys did not investigate a potential alibi witness who could have helped his defense. Skakel, 58, is...
  • Justice Dept. asks for delay in (unconstitutional) ACA case due to shutdown

    01/07/2019 4:03:57 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    UPI ^ | 1/07/19 | Clyde Hughes
    Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The Justice Department has asked a federal judge in Texas to delay a motion in a lawsuit connected with the Affordable Care Act because of the ongoing partial government shutdown. Federal attorneys filed the request Friday, but it did not appear on the court docket until Monday. The request stems from House Democrats filing a motion asking the lower chamber to intervene in the lawsuit against the ACA, filed by Republican officials. The Democrats took over the House last week and made their request to support the ACA one of their first orders of business. U.S....
  • Federal judge: Justice company continues to flout court order [WV]

    01/03/2019 9:45:45 AM PST · by buckalfa · 4 replies
    WV MetroNews ^ | January 3, 2019 | Brad McElhinny
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A federal judge says a company owned by Gov. Jim Justice and his family continues to flout court directives even though it is already in contempt. Judge Irene Berger U.S. District Judge Irene Berger has ordered Justice Energy to provide greater financial information by Jan. 25 and to make its employees available for depositions by Feb. 15. The order was filed Wednesday and applies to a $1.23 million contempt order for Justice Energy. The filing was first reported by the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Berger attached a pointed footnote to the order. “The Defendant’s decision to simply ignore Court...
  • Goodlatte and Gowdy Send Letter Outlining Joint Investigation

    12/29/2018 7:17:46 PM PST · by bitt · 73 replies
    WASHINGTON, DC – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Inspector General Michael Horowitz, and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker outlining the Committees’ joint investigation into decisions made by the Department of Justice in 2016 and 2017. The letter sent to Majority Leader McConnell, Mr. Horowitz, and Mr. Whitaker can be found HERE.
  • California transformed its justice system. But now crime is up, and critics want rollbacks

    12/27/2018 7:54:37 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 25 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 12/20/2018 | ABBIE VANSICKLE and MANUEL VILLA
    Over the last decade, California has led the nation in reducing its prison population. The state has shortened sentences and diverted some offenders to the counties for incarceration and supervision, transforming California’s criminal justice system into what supporters hope will become a humane model around the country. But amid the changes, crime has increased in recent years, sparking debate about the causes and giving ammunition to those leading a new effort to roll back some of the reforms. An analysis by the Marshall Project and the Los Angeles Times found that California’s crime rates remain near historic lows, but overall...
  • REPORT: Huber and Horowitz Investigations Deep State Cons Constructed by DOJ

    12/23/2018 12:21:28 AM PST · by Bobalu · 95 replies ^ | December 22, 2018 | Sundance
    Paul Sperry has an interesting report posted at RCP-Investigations outlining numerous interviews with DC politicians and would-be witnesses, if any actual DOJ investigation of the FBI and DOJ misconduct was taking place. What Sperry discovers is the year-long narrative around John Huber and Michael Horowitz is factually false
  • John Huber, Justice Dept. Sheriff Who Never Quite Rode Into Town

    12/23/2018 1:39:51 AM PST · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 75 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | December 22, 2018 | Paul Sperry
    John Huber has developed almost mythical status among pro-Trump tweeters since former Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed him to investigate why the FBI spied on Trump’s aides and whether they protected Hillary Clinton and her foundation over alleged misdeeds. They hoped the Salt Lake City-based prosecutor would aggressively expose the malfeasance that has already led to firings and resignations among the bureau’s top brass. Instead, more than a year since his appointment, Huber’s lack of traction on either front is leading many once hopeful supporters to dismiss his investigation as a “sham." RealClearInvestigations has learned from potential witnesses, their lawyers...
  • Did Lady Justice Just Get Bitten By a Wolfe? You Decide.

    12/21/2018 2:29:39 PM PST · by Revel · 4 replies
    QuodVerum ^ | 12/21/18 | REX
    By-sheer-coincidence, the judges who managed the Wolfe docket in the District Court of Columbia are all hardline Democrats. As Rex explains, a cynic could argue that Lady Justice never stood a chance. As we now know, James Wolfe, the veteran security chief of the Senate Intelligence Committee (SSCI), received a sentence of just two months for 'lying to the FBI', which now appears to be the 'go to' felony for the Department of Justice, when it wants to frame people, or cover up corruption. It's an astonishingly lenient outcome for Wolfe, who in March 2017 either conspired with others, or...
  • GOOD VIDEO: Joe DiGenova and Tom Fitton

    12/10/2018 7:07:45 PM PST · by roses of sharon · 7 replies
    Published on Dec 5, 2018 On December 3, the Center for Security Policy held its annual Freedom Flame Award Dinner in honor of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. Joe diGenova, founding partner of diGenova & Toensing, LLP and former United States Attorney, District of Columbia, introduces Freedom Flame Award recipient Tom Fitton.
  • Can Justice Democrats Pull Off a Progressive Coup in Congress?

    11/22/2018 5:44:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 11/21/18 | TESSA STUART
    Last week, as a freshman class filtered through the halls of Congress for orientation, Fox News sounded the alarm about four of the elected members and the “radical new Democratic ideas” they’d come to advance: free health care, free college, the abolishment of ICE and an infrastructure project designed to address impending climate catastrophe that they’re calling the “Green New Deal.” Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are emblematic of a midterm election in which more women, more people of color and more progressives were elected than ever before....
  • WATCH: Officer Runs into Fleeing Homicide Suspect with Police Cruiser

    11/17/2018 1:05:47 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/16/18 | AWR Hawkins
    Dash cam video shows a Grand Rapids Police officer taking out a fleeing homicide suspect by running into him with a police cruiser. MLive reports that Adam Nolin allegedly “killed his girlfriend, Tia Randall, 27, at their Wyoming home before he led police on a high-speed chase and shootout that ended on the expressway.” The suspect crashed while navigating a turn during the chase. He then exited his vehicle and allegedly opened fire on police before being run down by an officer:
  • Trump considering Christie, Bondi for attorney general

    11/08/2018 8:12:59 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 106 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | November 8, 2018 | Jeremy Diamond and Sarah Westwood
    President Donald Trump is considering former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to replace fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, sources familiar with the matter said. Trump fired Sessions on Wednesday without immediately naming a replacement, instead installing Sessions' chief of staff Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Christie, a former US attorney, could face similar calls to the ones Sessions faced to recuse himself from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation given his role as a prominent 2016 campaign surrogate for Trump. Christie was initially considered as a contender for the attorney general position during the...
  • ‘Gosnell’ film convinces ‘abortion agnostic’ to recognize ‘murder’ of the pre-born

    11/03/2018 8:38:14 AM PDT · by PrayAndVoteConservesInLibsOut · 11 replies
    Life Site ^ | Thu Nov 1, 2018 | calvin freiburger
    KANSAS CITY, Missouri, November 1, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer has made a deep impression with audiences nationwide, and now the true story of America’s most infamous abortionist has inspired yet another testimonial about the film converting a viewer on abortion.... On Wednesday, The Federalist published an op-ed in which Missouri attorney Adam Mill explains how Gosnell impacted him, someone who “avoided the abortion issue because I lacked the moral courage to really think about it and form my own opinion.”
  • How the Mueller fairy tale ends

    10/23/2018 4:27:09 AM PDT · by Dustoff45 · 22 replies
    The Week ^ | 10/22/2018 | Matthew Walther
    It looks like we are finally getting close to the end of the Mueller probe. A report in Politico suggests that what skeptics have argued for more than a year and a half is true: namely, that Mueller and his team have not found any smoking-gun evidence of "collusion" between Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and the Russian government because no such collusion took place.
  • Supreme Court Halts Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' Scheduled Deposition About the Census.

    10/22/2018 11:14:41 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 14 replies ^ | Oct 22, 2018 | Beth Baumann
    The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross cannot be questioned in lawsuits about a citizenship question that will appear on the 2020 census, which halted a scheduled deposition. Dozens of states and big cities have brought about lawsuits over the question. They argue that a citizenship question will keep illegal aliens from participating in the census, which would drastically shift state and federal representation and dollars. Of course, that would be negatively impact Democrats. A federal court in New York had previously said Ross had to provide a deposition as part of the lawsuits brought about...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil, October 18, 2018 [prayer]

    10/18/2018 4:21:02 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 27 replies ^ | October 18, 2018 | FR intercessors
    Join Freepers throughout the world to pray for PRESIDENT TRUMP and VICE-PRESIDENT PENCE and for AMERICA: All Levels of Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, Health Care Systems and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. —1 John 5:14 Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. Please join us in prayer for mercy and healing for our nation.
  • Grassley Victorious

    10/08/2018 8:42:55 AM PDT · by Not gonna take it anymore · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 8, 2018 | J.R. Dunn
    ...Chuck Grassley has been criticized incessantly and repeatedly throughout the confirmation process. Take a look a selection from a single day’s comment threads on one conservative site: Get Grassly outta there then. They need a man to deal with the anitics that'll be'a'comin' for that show. Grassley needs placed out to a grassy pasture. Is Grassly going to allow the Soros loud mouth demons in the room to make a stink, like he has in former hearings? Grassley has weak knees. There is no way Grassley pulls this off. Imagine the therapy he will need! Grassley is taking his cowering...
  • Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th United States Supreme Court justice in private ceremony

    10/06/2018 3:30:31 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 273 replies
    AP ^ | 10-6-18 | By LISA MASCARO and ALAN FRAM
    <p>WASHINGTON -- Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in as the 114th Supreme Court justice in a private setting Saturday....</p>