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  • The verdict, take 2 [NY Slime And The FISA Judges]

    03/30/2006 6:42:54 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 14 replies · 671+ views
    Powerline ^ | March 30, 2006 | Scott Johnson
    Last night John rendered his "Verdict: The New York Times blew the story." The "story" was the testimony of five federal judges -- Magistrate Judge Allan Kornblum and four former FISA court judges -- on Senator Specter's proposed revision of the FISA statute. According to yesterday's New York Times story by Eric Lichtblau: In a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the secretive court, known as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, several former judges who served on the panel...voiced skepticism at a Senate hearing about the president's constitutional authority to order wiretapping on Americans without a court order. They...
  • CNN’s Toobin: MTG Will Not Be Barred from Congress — Voters Decide, Not Judges

    04/22/2022 7:11:41 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/22/2022 | Pam Key
    CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Friday on “Anderson Cooper 360” that the lawsuit against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) attempting to disqualify her from running for reelection over her comments and tweets surrounding the riot at the Capitol on January 6, 2021 would not be successful. Cooper said, “Do you think the case brought against Greene would be successful?”
  • ‘As many as possible, as soon as possible’: Democrats scramble to confirm Biden’s judicial nominees before November

    04/04/2022 7:13:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    CNN ^ | April 4, 2022 | By Tierney Sneed
    Voting to advance Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the main event when the Senate Judiciary Committee meets Monday. But the committee will also be sending to the Senate floor several other federal judge nominees, as Democrats push to keep the judiciary confirmation machinery cranking while Jackson dominated the spotlight. There are 108 current or expected lower court vacancies now pending, 84 of them openings for which a nominee has not yet been named. The general time crunch is being further complicated by the procedural tactics Republicans can employ to slow a nominee’s path to confirmation, in...
  • The collapse of Supreme Court consensus

    03/22/2022 3:53:57 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 26 replies
    Washington ComPost ^ | Mar 21, 2022 | Philip Bump
    Once upon a time, a Supreme Court nomination was largely noncontentious. The general approach of the Senate’s advise-and-consent mandate was that the primary determination of who should earn a seat on the bench was determined by voters in the most recent presidential election. Nominees were often simply confirmed on a voice vote, sent by the Senate to lifetime appointments across the street with little debate. As you probably noticed, that is no longer the case. Not only are voice votes extinct, so are broadly bipartisan confirmation votes. The last Supreme Court nominee to have received more than 70 votes was...
  • Biden’s Nominee Replacing Breyer on SCOTUS—Whoever That Nominee May Be—Sexually Assaulted Me in the 1980s

    01/30/2022 7:48:47 AM PST · by euram · 6 replies
    American Greatness ^ | January 28 2022 | John Zmirak
    Like Christine, I want to preserve my anonymity, which is why I am shopping this story only to the most discrete members of my own party on the Senate Judiciary Committee. And working with the most trustworthy opposition researchers on my side of the aisle. I have retained as my lead attorney an activist who serves with various nonprofit NGOs funded by international philanthropist Vladimir Putin. Let’s call my attorney “Grigori,” for the moment. All fact inquiries should be directed to Grigori. I may or may not choose to tell my story publicly, depending on the advice of my personal...

    01/30/2022 5:24:27 AM PST · by EBH · 18 replies
    News Northeastern ^ | 1/11/2022 | Tanner Stening
    A recent Wall Street Journal investigation found that over the last decade, 131 federal judges failed to recuse themselves in hundreds of cases that involved their own financial interests. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts, in his year-end review of the federal judiciary, said the report’s findings indicate a “serious problem of inadequate ethics training,” especially for those judges who had numerous violations. The conflicts of interest primarily include judges hearing cases involving their or their families’ stock holdings, which ultimately tainted some 685 court cases. Given the rising concerns that the federal judiciary is becoming increasingly politicized,...
  • Joe Biden is working to reshape the federal judiciary by adding Muslims to it

    01/22/2022 12:32:42 AM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 28 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | January 22, 2022
    [1:51 video clip] "Joe Biden nominated a Muslim woman for a federal judgeship for the first time in US history as part of his vow to fill his administration with as many Muslims as possible. Nusrat Jahan Choudary specializes in ‘c̶i̶v̶i̶l̶ Muslim rights and c̶i̶v̶i̶l̶ Muslim liberties.’"
  • Montana Judiciary Caught Lobbying Against Judicial Accountability in Email Scandal

    01/04/2022 8:29:31 PM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    PJ Media ^ | JAN 04, 2022 | Megan Fox
    The Montana judiciary is in deep trouble. The Wall Street Journal picked up on a local story that has been exploding since last April but has just now started to get national attention. In April, the Montana judiciary was caught red-handed lobbying against bills that would lead to more accountability for judges. This comes right on the heels of the scathing Wall Street Journal report that found hundreds of judges refusing to recuse themselves from hearing cases in which they had financial investments — a story that reached even the Supreme Court — as the judiciary is being exposed. ......
  • Biden Nominee for US District Court Refuses to Answer Question About Whether Criminal Acts Should Be Forgiven “In the Name of Social Justice” (VIDEO)

    12/17/2021 3:15:18 PM PST · by AnthonySoprano · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/17/2021 | Joe Hoft
    Must See Video! Senator John Kennedy asked a Biden nominee whether she would forgive a criminal act in the name of social justice. She simply would not answer. Mediaite reported: During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, Kennedy repeatedly asked law professor Anne Traum, a nominee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, over the span of just over five minutes whether criminal acts should be forgiven “in the name of social justice.”
  • America Prayer Vigil - 12/2/21

    12/01/2021 8:35:33 PM PST · by Hiskid · 24 replies
    12-2-21 | Hiskid
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media.font color =blue>I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. ~ 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum Threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.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
  • SAMSON ... The Birth of the Savior

    And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not.And the angel of the Lord appeared unto the woman, and said unto her, Behold now, thou art barren, and bearest not: but thou shalt conceive, and bear a son. Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing: For, lo, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and no razor shall come on his head: for the child shall be a Nazarite unto God...
  • Three Ohio judges “die unexpectedly” in nine-day span after vaxx mandate in Cuyahoga County

    10/25/2021 6:32:26 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 28 replies
    The COVID Blog ^ | October 24, 2021
    CLEVELAND — We know that “vaccines” are the leading cause of coincidences. But the injections are also related to a lot of karma in 2021.We wrote a story in July about Ohio judges mandating mRNA and viral vector DNA injections as a condition of probation at sentencing for criminal defendants. Franklin County (Columbus) judge David Matia sentenced at least three people to injections at the time of publishing. Said county issued a vaccine mandate that went into effect last week. All 1,400 Franklin County employees were required to show proof of Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson injection last week,...
  • How qualified are Biden’s judicial nominees compared to Trump's?

    10/23/2021 3:12:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/23/2021 | Jorge Gomez
    Since Inauguration Day, the U.S. Senate has confirmed five of President Biden’s appellate court judges — the most at this point in a presidency since President Nixon.First Liberty’s legal experts have discussed previously how President Biden has seen a quick start to nominations and confirmations, although it remains to be seen whether he can or will make a lasting impact on the composition of the judiciary.However, the president was recently presented with two more opportunities to fill seats on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, currently comprised of six conservative-appointed to five liberal-appointed judges.Last week, Second Circuit...
  • America Prayer Vigil – October 10, 2021

    10/09/2021 10:42:06 PM PDT · by SisterK · 22 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Oct 9, 2021 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.

    10/09/2021 12:15:12 AM PDT · by Maudeen · 22 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 10/9/2021
    Join with fellow FREEPERS across the world to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, Technology, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. (1 Timothy 2:1-2) WAKE UP AMERICA! THERE IS NO POLITICAL SOLUTION TO OUR COUNTRY’S SPIRITUAL PROBLEM.
  • More than 130 federal judges broke the law and violated ethics by hearing cases involving companies they had a financial interest in over 11 years

    09/28/2021 8:56:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 28 September 2021 | ALEX HAMMER
    An investigation found that more than 130 judges violated US law by overseeing cases involving companies in which they or their family held direct stock.. The report found that these judges have improperly failed to recuse themselves from 685 US court cases since 2010.. Roughly two-thirds of the 131 jurists' rulings ended up being in favor of their or their family's financial interests.. Of the two-thirds of judges who disclosed stock holdings, about a fifth of them presided over at least one case that involved their stock ... Judges offered multiple explanations for their infringements when confronted . ... In...
  • Biden Judges Will Eviscerate Religious Freedom

    09/12/2021 11:00:43 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 12, 2021 | George Neumayr
    Biden Judges Will Eviscerate Religious FreedomCan the First Amendment survive under this regime?“I think we’re seeing a common DNA run through the Obama [judicial] nominees, and that’s the ACLU chromosome,” observed Jeff Sessions, then-senator from Alabama, in 2009. Sessions was right. Obama stacked the courts with ACLU-style secularists. The First Amendment took a beating under their misrule.Obama’s first nominee to the courts, David Hamilton, was an ACLU board member whose previous rulings included telling the Indiana legislature that its prayers could mention “Allah” but not Jesus Christ. Another typical Obama appointment to the courts was Michael Urbanski, a Virginia judge...
  • Maryland judge about to be arrested found dead in apparent suicide

    09/10/2021 5:57:30 PM PDT · by blueplum · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10 September 2021 | Brian Witte - Associated Press
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Maryland Eastern Shore judge who was about to be arrested at his home on federal charges of sexual exploitation of a child was found dead Friday, officials said.... ...“Upon entering the residence the agents found Newell suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound,” a joint statement from Acting Maryland U.S. Attorney Jonathan Lenzner and other officials said.
  • Brazil Coup Fears Rise as Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro Supporters Flock to Capital

    09/07/2021 7:27:33 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 24 replies
    Newsweek via MSN ^ | 09 07 2021 | Jack Dutton
    Thousands of supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have descended on Brazil's economic and political capitals, hoping to rally behind the embattled president, sparking fears of a military coup. Bolsonaro is expected to address packed Independence Day rallies in Brasilia and Sao Paulo on Tuesday. The president has called for support for his attacks on the country's Supreme Court that has raised fears around South America's largest democracy. Bolsonaro on August 14 called on the Senate to bring charges against two Supreme Court justices, warning Brazil could face a political "institutional rupture" if the charges were not brought. One...
  • SDNY Judge William H. Pauley’s Cause of Death at 68

    07/06/2021 11:31:38 AM PDT · by Jaysin · 12 replies
    US Day News ^ | 07-06-2021
    Manhattan District Judge William H. Pauley III died on July 5, 2021, at the age of 68. William H. Pauley’s cause of death was announced after his passing. American senior judge Pauley died Tuesday morning, according to a court official. He had been previously diagnosed with cancer. May he rest in peace. William H. Pauley III was born on August 14, 1952, in Glen Cove, New York. In 1974, he received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Duke University. Pauley served as a law clerk for the Office of the Nassau County Attorney in NY from 1977 to 1978. He also...