Month: February 2010

Sketches from the Dustbin

The class-action lawsuit brought against the Department of the Interior for its mismanagement of Indian Trust assets is one of the largest and longest ongoing. Beginning in 1996 the case, Cobell v. Babitt, went before Judge Royce Lamberth (pictured, along

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Scalia Delivers Unanimous Opinion

In an exception to it’s 1981 decision in Edwards v. Arizona where the court found that once a suspect asks for a lawyer police may not come back after a “break in custody” and resume the questioning if the suspect then

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“Material Support” Law v. First Amendment

Georgetown law professor David D. Cole tried to persuade the Justices that his client, the Humanitarian Law Project, was only engaged in benign, nonviolent activities when it assisted the PKK, a Kurdish separatist group on the U.S. list of terrorist

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Bodies in the Freezer

Renee Bowman, accused of choking and beating to death two of her adopted daughters -a third child, now 9 years-old, escaped out a second story window- and keeping their bodies in a freezer for more than a year, is standing

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