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Law To Clean Up ‘Nuisances’ Costs Innocent People Their Homes
Rochelle Bing fought the city to keep her house from being seized under “civil forfeiture” laws. Read more...
A military court has found Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, not guilty of aiding the enemy -- a charge that would have carried a maximum sentence of life in prison. He was found guilty of most of the remaining charges against him, with the judge accepting some of the guilty pleas he made previously to lesser charges. Read more...
Oh, FSM give me strength. It seems Todd Akin may have a long lost twin brother in California, or at the very least, his intellectual equal. A long-time California Superior Court judge was admonished recently for comments he made during a Read more...
Bank records released under a court order show that Western Tradition Partnership’s donors included an Oklahoma businessman, a Colorado builder and other dark money groups linked to Ron Paul. Read more...
I was thrilled to get to talk with two of the organizers of the October 2011 Freedom Plaza occupation... Read more...

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DemocracyNow! video discussion of the new evidence in the Terry Williams case. Williams was scheduled to be executed on October 3, 2012. A state judge granted a stay of execution on Friday for Terry Williams, a death row inmate facing Read more...
Police have been caught setting up occupy wall street protesters last year in order to prosecute them more harshly under the law. In December of last year, Occupy Houston made headlines as they blocked the entrance to the Port of Houston Read more...
Texas Judge Prepares For Civil War if Obama Re-Elected Read more...
After being punched in the face by police and having his glasses broken Ovetz was violently thrown to the ground, and struck with a baton on the ground. Ovetz’s attorney Matthew Siroka is now preparing a federal lawsuit for the violation of his civil rights and the use of excessive force by OPD officer Martin. Read more...
A UC Davis football player who was shot in the eye by a projectile fired by campus police trying to break up a party on a city street can sue the university, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in a decision critical of the use of force Read more...