The Legal Blog

Monthly Archives

Why Social Security’s Complexity is a Strength, Not a Weakness.

Dodd-Frank. ObamaCare. And most recently, Social Security, on the occasion of its 80th birthday this month. All have been blasted of late, if not since inception. And in each case, the charge is the same: Complexity. …

More »

What Happens To The Iran Deal Once Congress Gets Back From Recess?

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient …

More »

Off Their Front Porch: Protesters Have No Free-Speech Rights On Supreme Court Plaza

The Constitution doesn’t apply in the area just outside the main court that interprets the Constitution. A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the elevated marble plaza surrounding the Supreme Court …

More »

Teacher Was Fired After School Found Out She Was With Black Man: Suit

A white Florida teacher claims she was discriminated against for having a black boyfriend and associating with black staff members. A lawsuit filed by former Edgewater High School math teacher Audrey Dudek against …

More »

Chris Christie claims Hillary Clinton’s email scandal reflects Obama administration’s ‘lawlessness’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged that Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal shows she caught a “disease” of “lawlessness” from the Obama administration. “No one is above the law. And unfortunately in the …

More »

Obama Made A Lot Of Promises On This Day In 2008. Here’s How They’re Holding Up.

On Aug. 28, 2008, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, accepted the Democratic nomination for president in Denver. In his speech, he made a lot of promises about what he would do as president of the United …

More »

‘Crazy’ St. Louis County Municipal Court System Fights To Survive

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Missouri — After a town near Ferguson agreed to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit this week by bringing sweeping reforms to its municipal court, local judges in St. Louis County announced a …

More »

New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran charged with theft, money laundering in casino scheme: AG

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico’s Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money laundering and campaign finance violations, further widening …

More »

With Tougher Gun Control Laws, Alison Parker and Adam Ward Might Still Be Alive

Alison Parker, 24, will never get married to the love of her life or fulfill her dream of being a news director. Adam Ward’s fiancee will never wear the wedding dress that was delivered on the day of his murder. …

More »

Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Killing Deputy In Gas Station Ambush

HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas …

More »
Page 1 of 1512345...10...Last »

Top 10 Stories

No top posts yet