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In a 7-2 decision (PDF doc), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a California law banning the sale of violent video games to minors. Justice Antonin Scalia, who is usually a right leaning prick, wrote the majority opinion in favor of free speech protection and basically said that the country has a tradition of exposing […]

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In a startling 8 to 1 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that cops can kick down your door without a warrant if they smell weed and think you’re destroying the evidence. The Court’s most liberal justice, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, was the only one who disagreed, writing a sharply worded dissent. […]

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In 2009, the Cajun Boy wrote about Troy Davis, a Georgia man who was dubiously convicted of murdering a police officer and sentenced to death. Today, the high court ignored the preponderance of doubt in the case and rejected his appeal, allowing prosecutors to move forward with his execution. That is, once the DEA gives […]

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In another shocking decision pitting liberal justices against conservative ones, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 (PDF doc) that a suspect must ask for the right to remain silent before remaining silent. Apparently, actions don’t speak louder than words, and therefore one must invoke Miranda to be protected by Miranda. […]

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Today, President Obama announced the nomination of native New Yorker Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court. Born on the Upper West Side, she attended Hunter College High School and when confirmed, will be the third justice from NYC to sit on the high court along with Sonia Sotomayor (BX) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg (BK). […]

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Now that Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said he’ll step down before the end of Obama’s first term, the Republicans are gearing up for a future fight. Sen Jon Kyl of Arizona fired the first shots, appearing on Fox News Sunday to warn the president that a nominee’s qualifications won’t be nearly as important […]

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During his State of the Union address, President Obama criticized the Supreme Court’s decision to rule in favor of unregulated corporate campaign contributions and this made Justice John Roberts upset. Kind of scary that the chief defender of the Constitution is a sensitive sap. Is he just having a Samuel Alito moment? Watch White House […]

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