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  • Federal judge affirms MyPillow’s Mike Lindell must pay $5M in election data disput

    02/22/2024 5:58:37 AM PST · by Miami Rebel · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 21, 2024 | STEVE KARNOWSKI
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday affirmed a $5 million arbitration award against MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell in favor of a software engineer who challenged data that Lindell said proves China interfered in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and tipped the outcome to Joe Biden. Lindell said he plans to appeal. Asked if he can afford to pay, he pointed out that the breach-of-contract lawsuit was against one of his companies, Lindell Management LLC, and not against him personally. “Of course we’re going to appeal it. This guy doesn’t have a dime coming,” Lindell said.
  • Federal Judge Blocks January 1 Implementation of Vulnerable Child Protection Act in Idaho

    12/28/2023 6:37:34 AM PST · by Twotone · 21 replies
    Idaho Dispatch ^ | December 27, 2023 | Sarah Clendenon
    United States District Judge for the District of Idaho, B. Lynn Winmill, has granted a motion for preliminary injunction to block the January 1, 2024 implementation of House Bill 71, which was signed into law following the 2023 Idaho Legislative session. HB71, also called the Vulnerable Child Protection Act, was written by the Idaho Family Policy Center and sponsored by Representative Bruce Skaug. The legislation was written to stop hormone changing drugs, puberty blocking drugs, and sex-change surgeries from being prescribed for minor children in Idaho for the reasons of ‘gender dysphoria’ and transitioning children from their birth sex to...
  • Preliminary injunction temporarily blocks Idaho's ban on gender-affirming care for minors

    12/27/2023 10:03:22 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 12 replies
    KTVB TV, Boise, ID ^ | December 27, 2023 | Jude Binkley
    An Idaho law passed this year that bans gender-affirming care for minors will not go into effect on Jan. 1, as planned. A federal judge on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction on the lawsuit against the ban. House Bill 71, "The Vulnerable Child Protective Act" was signed into Idaho law in April. It outlaws gender-affirming care for transgender minors; including puberty blockers, hormones and surgeries. The law finds any doctor that provides gender-transition care guilty of a felony, punishable by up to 10 years of prison time. After the law was signed, a lawsuit was filed against the state on...
  • ‘Christmas Lawyer’ faces disbarment after calling judge ‘corrupt’ for banning his holiday display, which featured a camel, during HOA fight

    12/25/2023 2:40:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec. 25, 2023 | Richard Pollina
    A self-proclaimed “Christmas Lawyer” faces losing his legal license after he criticized a judge who banned his festive home display, which featured a live camel and 700,000 bulbs, allegedly calling the justice “corrupt” and a “hateful anti-Christian bigot.” Jeremy Morris was informed the Idaho State Bar has “probable cause to proceed with formal charges” against him for accusing federal Judge B. Lynn Winmill of corruption following an ongoing legal battle with the West Hayden Estates Homeowners Association. “The Idaho State Bar has made it clear they’re going to protect their friends, in this case, a federal judge,” Morris told Fox...
  • DeSantis spread false information while pushing trans health care ban and restrictions, judge says

    12/22/2023 8:04:50 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 46 replies
    wptv ^ | Dec 22, 2023 | Brendan Farrington
    A federal judge hearing a challenge to a transgender health care ban for minors and restrictions for adults noted Thursday that Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis repeatedly spread false information about doctors mutilating children's genitals even though there's been no such documented cases. The law was sold as defending children from mutilation when it is actually about preventing trans children from getting health care Hinkle said he will rule sometime in the new year on whether the Legislature, the Department of Health and presidential candidate DeSantis deliberately targeted transgender people through the new law. He raised some skepticism about the...
  • Seventh Circuit Overturns Injunction Against Illinois "Assault Weapons Ban", Says AR-15s Aren't Protected Arms

    11/03/2023 2:54:43 PM PDT · by CFW · 55 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 11/3/23 | Cam Edwards
    On the face of it, Friday’s decision by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn an injunction against enforcement of Illinois’ recently enacted ban on “assault weapons” and “large capacity” magazines doesn’t change circumstances on the ground. The three-judge panel that issued today’s decision had previously stayed U.S. District Judge Stephen McGlynn’s injunction while the state appealed, so the law has been in effect throughout litigation. Still, the 2-1 decision does matter, both because it provides an opportunity for some or all of the plaintiffs to appeal on an emergency basis to the Supreme Court and because it will...
  • Defendants in DC FACE Act trial convicted and detained

    08/29/2023 8:56:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Live Action News ^ | August 29, 2023 | Sam Dorman
    “Long live rescue!” That was the rallying cry of pro-lifers amid tears in response to Tuesday’s verdict against five rescuers. As Live Action News reported, five defendants – Lauren Handy, Herb Geraghty, Heather Idoni, Will Goodman, and John Hinshaw – were found guilty of conspiring to violate civil rights and blocking access to notorious abortionist Cesare Santangelo’s clinic in October of 2020. The case seemed to reflect an attempt by the administration of President Biden, who claims to be a practicing Catholic, to protect abortion after the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs. Each defendant faces up to 11 years in...
  • Judge Upholds Connecticut Ban on Semi-Automatic Firearms

    08/26/2023 4:58:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 66 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | August 18, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    On August 3, 2023, Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut ruled on whether the recent Connecticut law banning the possession of common semi-automatic rifles and pistols under the appellation of “assault weapons” and of standard capacity magazines which hold more than ten rounds. Judge Arterton ruled the law is not prohibited by the Second Amendment. She does not see it as an infringement because, she claims, “assault weapons” and magazines over ten rounds are not arms protected by the Second Amendment. Magazines that hold more than ten rounds are referred to...
  • Court Rejects Lawsuit by Sorority Members Against Sorority for Admitting Transgender Member

    08/25/2023 5:34:06 PM PDT · by CFW · 20 replies
    Reason ^ | 8/25/23 | EUGENE VOLOKH
    From Westenbroek v. Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, decided today by Judge Alan Johnson (D. Wyo.) (the defendant is, for historical reasons, labeled a "fraternity," but today it would be described as a sorority): "Embittered by their chapter's admission of Artemis Langford, a transgender woman, six KKG sisters at the University of Wyoming sue their national sorority and its president. Plaintiffs, framing the case as one of first impression, ask the Court to, inter alia, void their sorority sister's admission, find that KKG's President violated her fiduciary obligations by betraying KKG's bylaws, and prevent other transgender women from joining KKG nationwide....
  • Federal judge bizarrely contends that most firearms can be banned without violating the Second Amendment

    08/04/2023 9:44:47 AM PDT · by CFW · 43 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 8/3/23 | Cam Edwards
    Last month, U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton tossed out a lawsuit challenging Connecticut’s ban on concealed carry in state parks, ruling that the plaintiff in the litigation didn’t have standing to sue because there was no credible threat of him being arrested or prosecuted for violating the ban. That was an exceedingly odd decision, but it kept the ban in place (at least for now), which counts as a win as far as anti-gunners are concerned. Now Arterton has followed up with another legal doozy, rejecting a preliminary injunction against the state’s newly-expanded ban on so-called assault weapons and...
  • Judge voids Bowe Bergdahl court-martial conviction

    07/27/2023 8:11:37 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 26, 2023 | SARAH FORTINSKY
    A federal judge has voided the court-martial conviction of former Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was then captured and held by the Taliban for five years. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton on Tuesday issued a 63-page ruling granting summary judgment in favor of Bergdahl, who was convicted after pleading guilty in 2017 to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Walton argued that Bergdahl was denied a fair trial because the military judge who presided over the court martial, Jeffrey Nance, failed to disclose that he had applied to the executive...
  • Bowe Bergdahl's Sentence Is Thrown Out by Judge as Case Takes New Turn

    07/25/2023 6:34:51 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 49 replies
    Military.com ^ | 25 July 2023 | Patricia kime
    A federal judge has voided former Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's court-martial sentence and subsequent rulings on the case by military judges, setting up the possibility that he could request a reinstatement of rank or change of status for his dishonorable discharge. Senior Judge Reggie Walton, of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., issued an order Tuesday that partially granted the federal government's motion to dismiss the Bergdahl case. But Walton ruled in favor of Bergdahl's argument that the Army judge in his case failed to disclose a possible conflict of interest -- that he had applied for a civilian...
  • Judge in Carroll Case Says Trump ‘Raped’ Her, Though Jury Disagreed

    07/25/2023 8:35:59 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/25/2023 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    U.S. Judge Lewis A. Kaplan says that former President Donald J. Trump may be said to have “raped” E. Jean Carroll, even though a jury specifically declined to find that he had done so in his recent civil trial in New York. Aaron Blake of the Washington Post reported the judge’s finding — approvingly, calling it a “clarification”: [Kaplan] says that what the jury found Trump did was in fact rape, as commonly understood. The filing from Judge Lewis A. Kaplan came as Trump’s attorneys have sought a new trial and have argued that the jury’s $5 million verdict against...
  • State laws targeting LGBTQ rights have a new foe: federal judges

    07/09/2023 11:05:09 PM PDT · by fwdude · 23 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 9, 2023 | Jo Yurcaba and Tyler Kingkade
    A record number of bills aimed at restricting the rights of LGBTQ people have become law in the past three years, but the majority of those that have faced legal challenges haven’t held up in court, according to an NBC News analysis, legal experts and the American Civil Liberties Union, which has filed legal challenges against some of the laws. Just this year, state representatives introduced 491 bills aimed at restricting LGBTQ rights, with 77 of them becoming law, according to the ACLU. The majority of bills proposed and passed focused on limiting the ability of transgender youth to receive...
  • Federal judge blocks Ron DeSantis' new law banning children from attending drag shows after ruling it is 'unconstitutionally vague and over-broad' - after anti-woke governor threatened to call CPS on parents

    06/23/2023 11:30:45 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 24 2023 | ALICE WRIGHT
    A Federal Court has blocked the implementation of a controversial Florida law banning children from attending drag shows. The law championed and signed by Governor Ron DeSantis faced a legal challenge from Orlando Restaurant Hamburger Mary’s, which has run 'family friendly' drag shows for 15 years. The law can now no longer be enforced until Hamburger Mary finishes litigating its case, after a Federal judge issued a preliminary injunction.
  • Judge rules that Seattle must not enforce law against graffiti

    06/14/2023 9:44:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/14/2023 | John Sexton
    A federal judge has created a preliminary injunction which prevents the city of Seattle from enforcing the law against graffiti and misdemeanor property destruction. The SPD released a statement today.Late yesterday afternoon, SPD received an order from a US District Court judge that enjoined, in full, enforcement of SMC 12A.080.020 – the City’s misdemeanor property destruction law. This means that until further order of the Court, SPD cannot take action on damage to property under this law. This is not a matter within SPD or City discretion; we are bound by the court order as it is written.We understand and...
  • ‘Gender identity is real’: Federal judge blocks Florida transgender healthcare ban for some children

    06/06/2023 1:20:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 41 replies
    WFLA-8 ^ | June 6, 2023 | Rachael Tucker
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WFLA) — A federal judge ordered Florida to stop enforcing its ban against providing gender-affirming healthcare to transgender children for three families, according to newly-released court documents. On Tuesday, Judge Robert L. Hinkle, of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, issued a preliminary injunction in favor of three families with transgender children in a lawsuit filed against dozens of Florida officials, including the Florida Surgeon General, the Florida Board of Medicine and its members, the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine and its members, the Florida Attorney General and Florida’s 20 State Attorneys. The...
  • Justice? J6 defendant who walked into Capitol through an open door, spent less than a minute inside and left when asked by a Capitol Cop, faces prison

    03/15/2023 7:33:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/15/2023 | Thomas Lifson
    By any standard, the treatment of January 6 defendants has been a disgrace to the Department of Justice, the DC federal bench, and the Constitution. Scores of people have been held in inhumane conditions in the DC Gulag, denied their constitutional right to speedy trial, and denied access to exculpatory evidence. The blanket media coverage excoriating them as “violent insurrectionists” has prevented these constitutional outrages from becoming a national scandal. But there is a chance, a small chance, that the release of CCTV Capitol video by Speaker McCarthy may change the national consensus (other than in conservative media) that there...
  • Federal Judge: Constitution May Still Protect Abortion, Despite Dobbs

    02/19/2023 6:22:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 2/9/23 | Tyler Arnold
    Washington D.C., Feb 9, 2023 / 13:35 pm Despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, a federal judge is claiming that the 13th Amendment, which was ratified to abolish slavery, might establish a constitutional right to have an abortion. Under Roe v. Wade, the court previously held that the 14th Amendment protects a right to privacy and a right to privacy protects a woman’s right to decide whether to have an abortion. In the Dobbs decision last June, the court revoked that precedent, stating that “the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion” and that...
  • Most Important First Amendment Case You’ve Never Heard Of: Biden Regime Tries to Toss a Young Man in Jail for 10 Years for Anti-Hillary Memes

    02/06/2023 4:37:14 PM PST · by CFW · 23 replies
    Revolver News ^ | 2/6/23 | staff
    Douglass Mackey is alleged to be one of the many anonymous Twitter users who made the 2016 election so different, so memorable, and so important. Like other anonymous internet memesmiths (anons), Mackey had no external reason that anyone should care what he said. He held no office. He had no byline at an elite publication. He had no vast pool of wealth that conferred legitimacy, deserved or undeserved, on what he had to say. Mackey’s notability, like that of Bronze Age Pervert or Libs of TikTok, came exclusively from what he had to say, and that people found it funny...