If you want to understand why 33 Million isn't a penny too little for punitive damages against Oberlin college all you need to read is this paragraph from the Legal Insurrection coverage of the case: The damage was worse than most realize. On a walk through campus several weekends ago, this reporter talked to about … Continue reading Why 33 Million wasn’t enough for Oberlin
Don Surber notes some stats on Prison Reform "And overall, the average decrease was 73 months said the report, titled U.S. Sentencing Commission First Step Act of 2018 Resentencing Provisions Retroactivity Data Report."The average original sentence was 239 months (20 years).The average new sentence was 166 months (14 years).The average age of the inmate receiving … Continue reading Economic Prison Reform, Educational Sacrilege, Straight vs Gay Pride, The Discovery Channel, evidence and Insanity Under the fedora.
There is a lot being written about the Oberlin College verdict awarding Gibson Bakery over 11 million for defamation. The best of it of course coming from the comprehensive coverage of the story by the good folks at Legal insurrection here is nearly full set of links from their site. Bakery targeted by Oberlin College … Continue reading The Single most amazing (and insulting) line from the Oberlin College story.
In a piece at the hill Alan Dershowitz suggesting that if after being impeached President Trump refuses to leave office and appeals to SCOTUS they might rule in favor of the president. Our nonlawyer president may be closer to the truth than his lawyer critics. In fact, the Lawfare blog noted that “Trump’s suggestion of … Continue reading Dershowitz is wrong SCOTUS wouldn’t touch that Mythical Impeachment Scenario
Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that consumers had standing to sue Apple over it's app store practices. The Liberal bloc voted with Justice Kavanuagh to overturn established precedent which maintained that they would not have standing (the rest of the conservative block said that the developers not the consumers had such standing) going back … Continue reading Did Kavanaugh Just Punk the Left on Roe?
King Richard (in disguise): Oh, now I remember. How does your loyalty to Richard set on a killer of knights, a poacher of the king's deer and an outlaw?Robin Hood: Those I've killed died from misusing the trust that Richard left them. And the worst rogue of these is the king's own brother.King Richard: Oh, … Continue reading Blame the Silly Seattle Voters for their Snakes
By John Ruberry Until last Tuesday morning not even a majority of Cook County residents could identify Kim Foxx among a random group of Chicagoans. Foxx is the Cook County state's attorney. She's in charge of the second largest prosecutor's office in the nation. She's not an anonymity now. Last week First Assistant State’s Attorney … Continue reading How Kim Foxx happened
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Well I understand that tomorrow the foreign secretary will deliver a strongly worded note of protest to the KumranesPrime Minister Jim Hacker: Why can’t you do it now?Sir Humphrey Appleby: Well we haven’t got their agreement on it yet! They’re seeing the ambassador privately now, once they’ve approved the the wording we’ll hand it over, … Continue reading Don’t be fooled by the Sir Humphrey Applebys in Chicago
With yesterday's news that Chicago State Attorney Kim Foxx's decided to drop all charges against Jussie Smolett we conservatives are forced to make the following conclusions concerning justice in America.. You can launch a smear against a conservative public figure made up out of the whole cloth and support said smear in the media for … Continue reading #muellermaddness Smolett and The Rules for Leftists
Capt Kirk: No, wait! There's a better way. Does not your sacred book promise that good is stronger than evil? Sirah: Yes, it is written. Good shall always destroy evil. Elder: It is written. Cloud William: The fight is done when one is dead. Dr. McCoy: Spock, I've found that evil usually triumphs unless good … Continue reading How Trump Won Vs the Media/Left Russia MullerMadness By Actions Inactions and Luck
Now that the Mueller report has been released and the left is plastering the list of all the indictments that Mueller handed down everyone has seemingly forgotten about something. Namely the Concord Management and Consulting Trial. Not the indictment, which is on every MSM list of how successful Mueller was, but the actual court case … Continue reading Mueller Madness: What about the Concord Management and Consulting Trial?
I've been pretty hard on Justice Roberts aka "Old Yellowstain" as he has thrown his supposedly conservative principles to the wind on issues like Obamacare so it's only fair that I complement him when he reminds us that he is capable of being the conservative that he claims to be: From the beginning, the decision … Continue reading Wednesday Thoughts Under the Fedora: Score one for Roberts, No Incentive needed, The Slaves of “Freeattle”, Beating Depression and Unsettled Science
...then their religious beliefs would not mean that in Democrat eyes they are unworthy of public service . A judicial nominee faced questions from Senators this month about whether membership in the Knights of Columbus might impede his ability to judge federal cases fairly. The Knights of Columbus say that no candidate for public office should … Continue reading If only the Knights of Columbus were a Muslim organization instead of a Catholic one…
I must insist at the same Time, that what my Client is charged with, is not a Libel ; and I observed just now, that Mr. Attorney in defining a Libel, made use of the words scandalous, seditious and, and tend to disquiet the People ; but (whether with Design or not I will not … Continue reading John Zenger and Andrew Hamilton Weep as some thing never change.
Fraser: You should allow a man his illusions Cahill US Marshall 1973 There are a lot of things that you hear in media that are so patently absurd that you can't believe someone would say it. That was my reaction to John (Old Yellowstain) Roberts rebuked the president for suggesting there was such a thing … Continue reading John (Old Yellowstain) Roberts in Denial