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OregonLive.com
More gun regulation is inevitablewords, Scalia, Ye Olde and Venerable Originaliste, was making it up. The respe
More gun regulation is inevitable
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
words, Scalia, Ye Olde and Venerable Originaliste, was making it up. The respected conservative appellate court justice Richard Posner later piled on, writing in the New Republic that Scalia's opinion was "questionable in both method and result,... Read more
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Salon.com
We don’t need another Scalia: This is why liberals should embrace a 4-4 courtCourt only hears 75 cases or so a year giving the courts of appeals effective f
We don’t need another Scalia: This is why liberals should embrace a 4-4 court
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
Court only hears 75 cases or so a year giving the courts of appeals effective final say in most areas of federal law. Judge Richard Posner made this point in a debate that he and I had over whether Supreme Court Justices do their jobs differently... Read more
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Daily Star
Paedo posts video demanding respect days before he's jailed for having sex with young girlmost other people. Smoothy, of Yate, Glos, started what was described as an in
Paedo posts video demanding respect days before he's jailed for having sex with young girl
Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
most other people. Smoothy, of Yate, Glos, started what was described as an intimate relationship with her. Prosecutor Richard Posner said the couple had sexual intercourse at his Yate home in October last year after she had told him she was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Perv jailed for having sex with girl, 12, posts bizarre video demanding respectwhat was described at Bristol Crown Court as an intimate relationship with the
Perv jailed for having sex with girl, 12, posts bizarre video demanding respect
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
what was described at Bristol Crown Court as an intimate relationship with the young girl in October last year. Prosecutor Richard Posner said the couple had sexual intercourse at his Yate home after she had told him she was aged 17. He told the... Read more
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Daily Star
Perv jailed for having sex with girl of 12 who even met his parentstried to leap from the dock at Bristol Crown Court to reach his family before a
Perv jailed for having sex with girl of 12 who even met his parents
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
tried to leap from the dock at Bristol Crown Court to reach his family before a security guard restrained him. Prosecutor Richard Posner said although Smoothy may not have known the girl was only 12, it would have been "beyond reasonable belief"... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Democracy Free-For-All - Here in America we celebrate democracy by staying in touch with the lack of it. What better way to honor our ancestors’ struggles to win the right to vote — and have that vote counted — than to have to struggle ourselves...voter fraud, the power elite’s red herring of the moment — as though people vot
Democracy Free-For-All - Here in America we celebrate democracy by staying in touch with the lack of it. What better way to honor our ancestors’ struggles to win the right to vote — and have that vote counted — than to have to struggle ourselves...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
voter fraud, the power elite’s red herring of the moment — as though people voting twice were a real problem. Federal Judge Richard Posner wrote in a dissent to the Wisconsin law that “since 2000 there have been only ten cases of in-person voter... Read more
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The Atlantic
How a Cashless Society Could Embolden Big Brother2015, a federal appeals court in Illinois granted Backpage an injunction agains
How a Cashless Society Could Embolden Big Brother
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
2015, a federal appeals court in Illinois granted Backpage an injunction against Dart. The opinion, written by the esteemed Richard Posner, ripped into Dart trying to “shut down an avenue of expression of ideas and opinions through ‘actual or... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Legal scholarship highlight: You had me at hello – Examining the impact of powerful introductory emotional hooks in briefs in recent high-profile casesis correct. For at least a century, legal realists – including esteemed jurists
Legal scholarship highlight: You had me at hello – Examining the impact of powerful introductory emotional hooks in briefs in recent high-profile cases
SCOTUSblog / Posted 24 days ago
is correct. For at least a century, legal realists – including esteemed jurists such as Justice Benjamin Cardozo and Judge Richard Posner – have posited that even the most well-intentioned judge cannot simply check his or her emotions at the door... Read more
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Task & Purpose
Why Does The Military Ban Soldiers From Carrying Guns?law enforcement or sentry duty, prohibiting “the carrying of non-Government own
Why Does The Military Ban Soldiers From Carrying Guns?
Task & Purpose / Posted 24 days ago
law enforcement or sentry duty, prohibiting “the carrying of non-Government owned or issued weapons or ammunition.” Judge Richard Posner wrote in the court’s majority opinion that “The theoretical and empirical evidence (which overall is... Read more
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USA Today
What voters don't wantR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want
USA Today / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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First Coast News
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
First Coast News / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
KTVB Boise / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
What voters don't want: Our viewR-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimin
What voters don't want: Our view
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 27 days ago
R-Wis., is pressing for passage of a new Voting Rights Act to rein in discrimination. And federal appeals Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan appointee who voted to uphold the Indiana voter ID law, has changed his mind, concluding that the... Read more
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