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  • FBI informant Alexander Smirnov charged with lying about $10MILLION bribery scheme involving Bidens WILL appear in court today as judge considers whether he will remain behind bars over flight risk fears

    02/26/2024 1:08:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/26/24 | Noa Halff
    The former FBI informant charged with lying about a $10 million-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden´s family is set to appear in a California federal court on Monday. A judge will determine whether Alexander Smirnov, 43, must remain behind bars while he awaits trial. Special counsel David Weiss' office is pressing U.S. District Judge Otis Wright II to keep Smirnov in jail, arguing the man who claims to have ties to Russian intelligence is likely to flee the country. A different judge last week released Smirnov from jail on electronic GPS monitoring, but Wright ordered the man to be...
  • Strange Events at Fourth Circuit on Second Amendment

    02/23/2024 8:34:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | February 20, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    Strange events are occurring in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. In the Ninth Circuit, it has become clear that when a three-judge panel finds in favor of the Second Amendment as a fundamental part of the Bill of Rights, the case will be sent to an en banc panel to be reversed by the full court. Most of the time, the Ninth Circuit would wait for the three-judge panel to publish their decision before sending the case to the en banc panel. In the Fourth Circuit, en banc panels are snatching cases away from three-judge...
  • Kevin O’Leary slams Trump’s civil ruling as ‘un-American’ and a shock to the entire real estate industry

    02/18/2024 7:19:01 PM PST · by lasereye · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | Feb. 16, 2024 | Mary K Jacob
    In a scathing rebuke of a New York Judge’s decision to fine Donald Trump a staggering $355 million, the entrepreneur and media personality Kevin O’Leary minced no words, denouncing the ruling as “unjust,” “appalling” and ultimately “un-American.” Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron’s Friday ruling not only slapped Trump with that hefty fine, but also with a temporary ban from conducting business in his native New York. O’Leary, known for his role on “Shark Tank,” lambasted the decision, arguing that it sets a dangerous precedent for the entire real estate industry. O’Leary had previously been critical of the months-long fraud...
  • Fani Willis accused of lying about relationship timeline with Trump prosecutor Nathan Wade: bombshell court filing

    02/09/2024 4:15:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/09/24 | Katherine Donlevy
    Embattled District Attorney Fani Willis has been accused of lying about the timeline of her relationship with special prosecutor Nathan Wade in a bombshell new court filing. Mike Roman, who alongside Donald Trump is being charged with election fraud by Wade and Willis in Fulton County, Georgia, made a late Friday filing in the case. In it, his lawyers claim Wade’s former law partner Terrence Bradley will testify their romantic relationship began before he was appointed to prosecute in 2021, according to the Washington Post. “The romantic relationship between Wade and Willis began prior to Willis being sworn as the...
  • Hunter Biden compares self to a Romanov, a migrant child and a Greek tragedy in delusional court filing

    01/31/2024 4:00:59 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/31/24 | Jonathan Turley
    Hunter Biden is comparable to children in Japanese internment camps, to undocumented immigrants, to the murdered descendants of the Tsar. At least that’s what he argues in a new court filing in his federal gun case, which presents Hunter as one of the most tragic figures since the fall of Troy. Literally. In a brief that borders on delusional, Biden’s lawyers say the son of the president who burned through millions from influence peddling is comparable to all those unfortunate and destitute souls. While the media has endlessly covered how Donald Trump arguments are over-the-top in issues such as immunity,...
  • Louisiana Judge Finds Silencers are NOT Protected by Second Amendment

    01/29/2024 4:48:04 AM PST · by marktwain · 35 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 25, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    On September 7, 2023, Brennan Comeaux was arrested for possessing unregistered silencers without serial numbers. He was appointed a federal defender in Louisiana in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Louisiana is in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.On December 20, 2023, a motion to dismiss was filed by Comeaux’s attorney. From the Motion to Dismiss:By indictment, the government accuses Brennan Comeaux of possessing unregistered firearms in violation of 26 U.S.C. § 5861(d) (Count One) and receiving and possessing firearms unidentified by serial number in violation of 26 U.S.C. § 5861(i). ECF 1. Specifically, the...
  • USPS Reacts to Court Restoring Second Amendment Rights on Postal Property

    01/25/2024 5:18:34 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 23, 2024 | Dean Weingarten
    In January of 2023, a Florida federal district Court restored the right to keep and bear arms on United States Postal Service (USPS) property. The court ruled a statute banning the possession of guns on USPS property, dating from 1972, was unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. Currently, the ruling only applies to the individual case in Florida. The USPS has issued a statement aimed at employees, stating the USPS policy has not changed. From the USPS: A recent Florida district court decision is being misreported or may be misinterpreted as holding that the Postal Service’s ban on carrying firearms —...
  • Supreme Court Allows Biden Admin To Remove Texas Border Wire

    01/22/2024 1:06:37 PM PST · by Dacula · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/22/2024 | KATELYNN RICHARDSON
    The Supreme Court on Monday granted the Biden administration.
  • The Supreme Court and the Constitution

    01/21/2024 4:43:16 PM PST · by MosesKnows · 3 replies
    1/21/2024 | MosesKnows
    The Supreme Court and the Constitution Some background may help you understand why a radio show aired before I was born caused me to share it with folks who may have no interest. I amuse myself by listening to the radio shows we listened to before television. I discovered that many of the old radio shows I enjoyed were available on the Internet. Shows like The Shadow, Inner Sanctum, Mysterious Traveler, and many more. Additional enjoyment came from discovering the radio shows that I didn’t know about or wasn’t interested in. This is from a 1936 America Town Meeting on...
  • Supreme Court to Review Case on Homeless Residents Sleeping in Public

    01/13/2024 2:34:50 AM PST · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Rolling Stone via Yahoo ^ | 1/12/24 | Charisma Madarang
    The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to weigh in on whether homeless individuals have the right to camp on public property. The issue is the biggest SCOTUS case in decades on the rights of the homeless, and the decision has the potential to impact how cities across the U.S. handle the homelessness crisis. Grants Pass, located in southwestern Oregon with a population of nearly 40,000, requested that the high court review a lower court decision that ruled it unconstitutional to punish homeless residents for camping on public property when no shelter alternatives are unavailable. According to court filings, there are...
  • Video: Man attacks a Clark County NV judge in court after she denied his probation

    01/03/2024 3:25:07 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 29 replies
    A man attacked a Clark County judge in court today after she denied his probation Jan 3, 2024
  • ICYMI: Judge Benitez Hammers Activist Professor Donohue in Miller v Becerra

    12/29/2023 9:41:06 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | December 27, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    In mid-October of 2023, Judge Benitez, in a powerful ruling, took longtime activist Professor Donohue to task in Miller v Becerra.John J. Donohue III is a lawyer and economist who has published numerous papers. Many of those papers were statistical studies about guns and crime. He is a professor at Stanford Law School. Some of his prominent papers dispute the findings of John Lott, who found an increase in the issuance of carry permits led to a decrease in homicides.Professor Donohue’s findings have also been disputed. His analysis focuses on state-level statistics, while John Lott’s analysis uses finer-grained county-level statistics.Professor...
  • Trump asks federal appeals court to toss indictment accusing him of plotting to overturn the 2020 election in late-night filing claiming he was protected under presidential immunity

    12/24/2023 10:34:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/24/23 | James Gordon
    Donald Trump demanded an appeals court in Washington dismiss a federal indictment accusing him of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election, in his latest attempt to avoid prosecution. The former president's lawyers made a late-night court filing Saturday to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, claiming he is immune to charges because they stem from actions he took while serving in the White House. It is the latest development in an ongoing and pivotal legal dispute between Trump and special counsel Jack Smith over election interference. The 77-year-old Republican argued the case should be dismissed...
  • New York court tosses congressional maps in potential blow to GOP control of House

    12/12/2023 12:55:24 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/12/2023 | Vaughn Golden
    New York’s highest court tossed out the state’s congressional maps, giving a redistricting panel another shot to redraw several hotly contested districts that could decide control of the House of Representatives in 2024. In a 4-3 decision, the New York court of appeals upheld a challenge by Democrats arguing the state’s redistricting commission and legislature should have another crack at implementing districts ahead of 2024. The high court ruled last year that the Democratic-controlled legislature unconstitutionally approved gerrymandered districts in their favor, leading to a court appointed special master to redraw them for last year’s midterms. “It is our obligation...
  • Dems abandon hearing when GOP suggests subpoenas for Sotomayor's staff

    11/10/2023 4:23:00 AM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    WND News Center ^ | November 9, 2023 | Bob Unruh
    Majority Democrats on a Senate committee on Thursday abandoned their work, which was targeting conservatives on the Supreme Court, when GOP members suggested subpoenas for the staff of leftist Justice Sonia Sotomayor... Senate Judiciary Committee “punted” on votes scheduled regarding the issuance of subpoenas for GOP donors Leonard Leo and Harlan Crow. Sen Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has accused the two of “stonewalling” an investigation into the high court “that seeks to determine whether two Republican-appointed justices, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, acted with any impropriety,” the report said. The confrontation was launched when ProPublica said they helped facilitate trips for...
  • The Gag Order Against Trump Is The Real Threat To Democracy

    10/24/2023 7:02:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 10/24/2023 | Christopher Roach
    The reason you have not heard of a gag order on par with the one imposed on former President Trump is that it is highly unusual. Normally, in a criminal proceeding, there are no gag orders. To the extent they exist, they typically only bind the lawyers, who are admonished to adhere to the rules of professional conduct. Rarely—as in almost never—are criminal defendants forced into a gag order on such spurious grounds as they might “vilify and implicitly encourage violence against public servants who are simply doing their jobs.”In fact, precedent almost uniformly emphasizes familiar First Amendment principles, which...
  • Former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell is pleading guilty in the Georgia election subversion case

    10/19/2023 6:58:22 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 233 replies
    NEWS: Former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell is pleading guilty in the Georgia election subversion case, one day before her trial was scheduled to begin.
  • Robert Gouveia critique on President Trump in NY "fraud" court

    10/03/2023 9:48:35 AM PDT · by knarf · 1 replies
    Robert ^ | Robert Gouveia
    An excellent overview.
  • Judge orders New York to dole out nearly half a million in legal fees to NRA after Supreme Court victory

    10/03/2023 2:00:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/02/23 | Brianna Herlihy
    FIRST ON FOX - A New York judge ordered the state to pay nearly half a million dollars in legal feels to the National Rifle Association (NRA) after the gun rights group won a major case at the Supreme Court. In a case decided last summer, the Supreme Court ruled that a New York public carry licensing law was unconstitutional and that the ability to carry a pistol in public was a constitutional right guaranteed by the Second Amendment. The NRA was a party in that case, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, and last week a...
  • FBI Issues Warning About Newly Discovered Pedophilic, Satanist Extortion Cult Targeting Children Online

    09/29/2023 9:38:40 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 48 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 29, 2023 | Cassandra MacDonald
    The cult uses platforms including Roblox, Discord, Twitch, Soundcloud, and Telegram to find new victims. The FBI said in their public notice that the cult uses many names, including 676, 764, CVLT, Court, Kaskar, Harm Nation, Leak Society, and H3ll, but “continuously evolve and form subgroups under different monikers.” “To gain access to a majority of these groups, prospective members are required to live-stream or upload videos depicting their minor victims harming animals or committing self-harm, suicide, murder, or other acts of violence,” the FBI said. “The key motivators of these groups are to gain notoriety and rise in status...