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Surge in online sex trade...

Surge in online sex trade of children challenges anti-slavery campaigners

Technology has fuelled a surge in the buying and selling of children online for sexual abuse with...

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President-elect Donald Trump says that he will cut wasteful spending and “drain the swamp” in Washington. The first...

Corporate Welfare and Corruption Needs to End Now
posted on: Dec 9, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

POW or Criminal? Appeals Court to Hea...

A fight over whether the U.S. government properly prosecuted a former Russian military tank commander convicted of...

POW or Criminal? Appeals Court to Hear Russian Soldier’s Case
posted on: Dec 9, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Who’s to Blame for Poisoning of...

For LeeAnne Walters, the first sign of trouble came in the summer of 2014, when her 4-year-old son Gavin developed...

Who’s to Blame for Poisoning of Flint’s water?
posted on: Dec 7, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Sex, Drugs and the DEA, continued: ‘P...

Federal authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the use of confidential informants by the Drug...

Sex, Drugs and the DEA, continued: ‘Potential criminal charges’ cited
posted on: Dec 7, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo
House Ways and Means Releases the 2016 “Green Book”. Something We All Should Pay Attention To.

House Ways and Means Releases the 2016 “...

posted on: Dec 7, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced the release of the 2016 version of the Ways and Means...

California KKK leader arrested in North Carolina stabbing before pro-Trump Klan parade

California KKK leader arrested in North Carol...

posted on: Dec 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The California Ku Klux Klan leader who led a “white lives matter” rally that erupted in violence in Anaheim this year was arrested last week in...

U.S. COURT PUTS OBAMACARE CASE ON HOLD UNTIL TRUMP TAKES OFFICE

U.S. COURT PUTS OBAMACARE CASE ON HOLD UNTIL ...

posted on: Dec 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court on Monday brought to an end President Barack Obama’s bid to overturn a ruling that threatens to gut...

Surge in online sex trade of children challenges anti-slavery campaigners

Surge in online sex trade of children challen...

posted on: Dec 5, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Technology has fuelled a surge in the buying and selling of children online for sexual abuse with advertising a child on the internet as “easy...

BREAKING NEWS:  US Army Corps of Engineers denies easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

BREAKING NEWS: US Army Corps of Engineers den...

posted on: Dec 4, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a statement from the Standing Rock...

VETERAN DIES WITH MAGGOTS CRAWLING IN WOUND, FOUR EMPLOYEES AT VA FACILITY IMMEDIATELY RESIGN

VETERAN DIES WITH MAGGOTS CRAWLING IN WOUND, ...

posted on: Dec 4, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Four employees at the Talihina Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs center have resigned after a patient was found with maggots in his wound...

U.S. Journalists and Professors Appearing on RT America Get Blacklisted

U.S. Journalists and Professors Appearing on ...

posted on: Dec 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Some independent journalists and university professors in the United States who have appeared on RT television to criticize either runaway...

Hillary Clinton’s “Corrupt Establishment” Is Now Advising Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton’s “Corrupt Establishment” Is ...

posted on: Dec 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

“THE ESTABLISHMENT,” Donald Trump famously said during his closing argument for the presidency, “has trillions of dollars at stake in this...

Conn. Supreme Court to Hear Sandy Hook Lawsuit Against Gun Makers

Conn. Supreme Court to Hear Sandy Hook Lawsui...

posted on: Dec 2, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The Connecticut Supreme Court is bypassing a lower court to hear an appeal from several families whose loved ones were killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook...

Trump Is Legally Correct: Ethics Rules Do Not Apply To Him

Trump Is Legally Correct: Ethics Rules Do Not...

posted on: Dec 2, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Written by Law Professor Jonathan Turley Donald Trump is under fire for saying that he is not legally bound to avoid conflicts of interest because...

Muslim Lawyers Plan Strategy for a Trump Era

Muslim Lawyers Plan Strategy for a Trump Era

posted on: Dec 2, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The agenda for the meeting of the Capital Area Muslim Bar Association on Nov. 29 is not what the group had originally planned. It all changed after...

U.S. Appeals Court Weighs Scope of Job Protections for Gay Employees

U.S. Appeals Court Weighs Scope of Job Protec...

posted on: Dec 1, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Wednesday argued in support of a gay woman who claims a South Bend, Indiana community college...

Judge Posner Slams ‘Stupid’ Decisions by Chief Justice Roberts, ‘Silly’ Stances by Scalia

Judge Posner Slams ‘Stupid’ Decis...

posted on: Nov 30, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

For months, rumors have circulated about Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit unloading on Chief Justice John...

Lawyers Hear Message of Hate: ‘Go Back to Your Country’

Lawyers Hear Message of Hate: ‘Go Back ...

posted on: Nov 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Civil libertarians have sounded alarms over Donald Trump’s calls for mass deportations of undocumented immigrants and restrictions on Muslims...

Texas Court, After Trump Win, Is Asked to Put Immigration Case on Hold

Texas Court, After Trump Win, Is Asked to Put...

posted on: Nov 27, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The first major litigation effect of the election of Donald Trump took place in a Texas federal district court Friday when the lawyers in the case...

2.2 Million Dollar Wrongful Death Settlement in Missouri ‘Negligent Entrustment of Gun’ Case against Pawn Shop

2.2 Million Dollar Wrongful Death Settlement ...

posted on: Nov 26, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A Missouri gun dealer has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a wrongful-death suit brought by the mother of a mentally ill woman who purchased a...

WELLS FARGO ASKS U.S. COURT TO DISMISS ACCOUNT SCANDAL LAWSUIT

WELLS FARGO ASKS U.S. COURT TO DISMISS ACCOUN...

posted on: Nov 25, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Wells Fargo & Co has asked a U.S. court to order dozens of customers who are suing the bank over the opening of unauthorized accounts to resolve...

‘Loving,’ tells a Legal Love Story for the Whole Family

‘Loving,’ tells a Legal Love Stor...

posted on: Nov 23, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Just in time for the holidays, the movie “Loving” is spreading throughout the nation’s movie theaters. For lawyers and soon-to-be...

Trump Foundation admits to violating ban on ‘self-dealing,’ new filing to IRS shows

Trump Foundation admits to violating ban on &...

posted on: Nov 22, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Donald Trump’s foundation has acknowledged violating a prohibition against using charitable funds to benefit the leaders of the organization...

Texas Judge issues Nationwide Injunction Against Obama’s Overtime Rule

Texas Judge issues Nationwide Injunction Agai...

posted on: Nov 22, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A Texas federal judge issued a preliminary injunction halting the Obama administration’s proposed regulatory revisions that would have doubled...

Obama’s Hundreds of Executive Orders, Under Trump Microscope

Obama’s Hundreds of Executive Orders, U...

posted on: Nov 21, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Eight years ago, a newly elected President Barack Obama and his team sifted through the 291 executive orders that were issued during President...

Trump Presidency Could Reshape Policies for Children and Youth

Trump Presidency Could Reshape Policies for C...

posted on: Nov 20, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Donald Trump’s presidential victory could significantly reshape policies for youth and families during the next four years. During the campaign,...

Hillary Clinton’s Legal Woes Press On Post-Election

Hillary Clinton’s Legal Woes Press On P...

posted on: Nov 20, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Hillary Clinton lost the presidential race, but as she stares down civil litigation and president-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to appoint a special...

Snowden’s Advice: Look to Yourself and Stop Obsessing over Presidents

Snowden’s Advice: Look to Yourself and ...

posted on: Nov 19, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Whistleblower  and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden remains a fugitive at large, but that didn’t stop him from popping up and chiming in on the...

Trump to Settle Trump University Lawsuits after Vowing to Never Settle

Trump to Settle Trump University Lawsuits aft...

posted on: Nov 18, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

ALBANY — In a complete turnaround from his previous position, President-elect Donald Trump is nearing a settlement of the fraud cases brought in New...

Trump Sets Lobbying Restrictions as K Street Feels the Chill

Trump Sets Lobbying Restrictions as K Street ...

posted on: Nov 17, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Trump’s new lobbying restrictions sent a shockwave through Washington’s vast network of professional influencers. While Trump first...

This is Your Medical System on Government

This is Your Medical System on Government

posted on: Nov 16, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In the floods of commentary following the election, a gigantic factor is being underreported. Obamacare blew up in the weeks before the vote. It’s...

Army Corps of Engineers and Judge Stop Dakota Pipeline Installation, Pipe Builder Goes to Federal Court in Response

Army Corps of Engineers and Judge Stop Dakota...

posted on: Nov 16, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The Army Corps of Engineers dealt a blow to the progress of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday, saying in a letter that more...

Minnesota Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez Charged with Manslaughter in Philando Castile’s Death

Minnesota Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez Charg...

posted on: Nov 16, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Minnesota prosecutors filed charges Wednesday against the police officer who fatally shot driver Philando Castile — the bloody aftermath of which...

DC Court to Consider Limits on Inauguration Protests

DC Court to Consider Limits on Inauguration P...

posted on: Nov 15, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

On Jan. 20, 2017, a newly sworn-in President Donald Trump will parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. A federal appeals court will hear a case next week...

200 protests planned against Dakota Access Pipeline

200 protests planned against Dakota Access Pi...

posted on: Nov 15, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Demonstrators across the US are planning to hold more than 200 rallies against the Dakota Access Pipeline on Tuesday. The ‘Day of Action’ is...

‘$100K Minimum Wage’ For 220,000 Highly-Compensated California Public Employees Costs Taxpayers $35B

‘$100K Minimum Wage’ For 220,000 ...

posted on: Nov 13, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  In many states, public service has little to do with serving the public and everything to do with using the public’s money to serve...

Watchdogs Question Trump’s Plans to Keep his Empire in the Family

Watchdogs Question Trump’s Plans to Kee...

posted on: Nov 13, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Never before has a billionaire with so many diverse business entanglements directly affected by White House policy taken the presidency, and the...

Law clerk accused of ruling on cases wins judicial election, though she is barred from the bench

Law clerk accused of ruling on cases wins jud...

posted on: Nov 11, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A law clerk/staff attorney accused of donning a judge’s robes and ruling in cases has won a judicial election in Cook County, Illinois, despite a...

Judge Rules Campaign Statements Tentatively Allowed Into Trump University Fraud Case

Judge Rules Campaign Statements Tentatively A...

posted on: Nov 11, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A federal judge has tentatively denied President-elect Donald Trump’s motion to bar plaintiffs lawyers from using statements he made during...

Supreme Court Revisits 2008’s Housing Collapse With Banking Test Cases

Supreme Court Revisits 2008’s Housing C...

posted on: Nov 10, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The U.S. Supreme Court will be revisiting the 2008 collapse of the housing market, and the resulting drop in property values and property tax...

Nonprofits Like Coffee Party USA Strengthen Voter Education and Turnout

Nonprofits Like Coffee Party USA Strengthen V...

posted on: Nov 8, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

What do nonprofits and voting have in common? Both strive to engage people in creating positive community change. Nonprofits seek to assess...

Marijuana at the Polls Poses Headache for Regulators, Catnip for Law Firms

Marijuana at the Polls Poses Headache for Reg...

posted on: Nov 7, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Voters in California and four other states on Tuesday could open a wider door to legalized recreational marijuana, posing substantial regulatory...

Trump, GOP Rebuked by Judge and Barred From Sending Poll Watchers to Philadelphia

Trump, GOP Rebuked by Judge and Barred From S...

posted on: Nov 7, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In a scathing rebuke, a federal judge on Thursday denied the Pennsylvania Republican Party’s effort to allow poll watchers from anywhere in...

From Eric Garner to Deborah Danner, a Review of Recent Killings by Police Involving Black People

From Eric Garner to Deborah Danner, a Review ...

posted on: Nov 6, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Sam DuBose was pulled over near the University of Cincinnati campus for a missing front license plate. Walter Scott got stopped for a broken...

Judge Issues Restraining Order Against Trump Campaign to Prevent Voter Intimidation

Judge Issues Restraining Order Against Trump ...

posted on: Nov 4, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In a surprise ruling, a US district judge in Ohio issued a restraining order against Donald Trump’s campaign to prevent anyone working on the...

Marijuana Regulations are Hazier than Ever as More States Vote on Legalization

Marijuana Regulations are Hazier than Ever as...

posted on: Nov 3, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Congress continues to resist decriminalizing marijuana even as a popular crusadeto legalize its use state by state may soon mean almost a quarter of...

9th Circuit Upholds Arizona Felony Ballot-Collection Law

9th Circuit Upholds Arizona Felony Ballot-Col...

posted on: Oct 31, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A federal appeals court panel late Friday refused to block a new Arizona law making it a felony to collect early ballots from voters. The ruling...

Woman Accuses Justice Clarence Thomas of Groping Her in 1999

Woman Accuses Justice Clarence Thomas of Grop...

posted on: Oct 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The anticipation of meeting a U.S. Supreme Court justice for the first time turned to shock and distress for a young Truman Foundation scholar in...

Goldman Sachs Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

Goldman Sachs Endorses Hillary Clinton For Pr...

posted on: Oct 29, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

He’s with her. On Sunday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton earned the endorsement of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein—an endorsement she...

SCOTUS Agrees to Review Transgender Bathroom Challenge

SCOTUS Agrees to Review Transgender Bathroom ...

posted on: Oct 28, 2016 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to step into the national controversy over transgender rights by taking up a Virginia school board’s...

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