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Judge Blocks Parts of Arizona Immigration Law

An Arizona Federal Judge has issued an injunction, blocking many provisions of the new immigration law. In her opinion, the judge expressed concerns about illegal aliens being swept up by local police, and also expressed concerns the law treads on…

Can individuals adequately represent themselves in court?

Post by Randall Ryder A recent report indicated that more and more individuals are representing themselves in court. In particular, the study indicated that individuals were representing themselves in many areas of consumer law. According to the judges were polled as…

More Individuals Representing Themselves in Court

A recent survey of trial court judges around the country has indicated that more and more individuals are choosing to represent themselves (known as "pro se") in court. Specifically, the survey found that individuals are choosing to self-represent in foreclosures,…

Judge Overturns Government’s Temporary Ban on Deepwater Drilling

A federal judge overturned the Interior Department’s temporary ban on deepwater drilling for oil, saying it was rash decision based on the current disaster. The judge reasoned that "If some drilling equipment parts are flawed, is it rational to say…

Murder case against retired judge has challenges

MONTREAL (CBC) – The case of Jacques Delisle, a retired judge charged with first-degree murder, is creating unusual difficulties for Crown prosecutors. Former Quebec Court of Appeals judge Jacques Delisle appeared at the Quebec City courthouse on Tuesday in connection…

Will Stevens Replacement Be Opposed No Matter What?

Post by Randall Ryder As soon as Justice Stevens announced he was stepping down, conservatives began preparing for a battle against an alleged "liberal replacement." Now there is buzz that liberals will oppose a replacement who is not liberal enough. Conservatives…