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2014-03-31 23:37:58

Siskopoulos Law Firm Files McDermott v. Pifer with the Supreme Court to Test How Social Networking Affects the Judiciary Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Social media is everywhere - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, Linked In - humans are social creatures and they want to be connected. But what about judges, or as in this case, justices of the North Dakota Supreme Court? Is it appropriate for them "friend" other members of the Bar - How about when they are...

2013-08-15 23:23:52

A Just Cause, an advocate for the wrongly convicted, is encouraged by Eric Holder's comments on sentencing guidelines and requests federal review of excessive sentences in non-violent white-collar case of IRP Solutions' Executives Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 A Just Cause is reaching out to Attorney General Eric Holder and federal legislators regarding sentencing reforms. “We are very encouraged by the Attorney General's speech to the the American Bar...

2013-08-01 23:02:55

A Just Cause, advocates for the wrongly convicted, takes a closer look at facts surrounding recusal motion in IRP6 case and questions if Judge should have recused herself. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 A Just Cause has released additional information in its investigation of the federal criminal case of IRP Solutions Corporation (IRP6). A Just Cause raises questions regarding why the judge in the case didn’t recuse herself as well as who has authority to conduct a federal...

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2012-07-12 09:59:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A federal judge in San Jose, California, recused herself on Wednesday from overseeing a proposed settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook over the company´s "Sponsored Stories" feature. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh did not provide a reason for her recusal, but referred the case for reassignment to a different judge and canceled a hearing scheduled for Thursday, at which Facebook was expected to seek final approval of...

2012-03-26 10:23:38

Freedom Watch Only Group to Raise Issue in Amicus Brief WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Supreme Court began oral arguments on the constitutionality of one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in the past fifty years. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, referred to as "Obamacare," stretches the power of the federal government to a level never before seen. Yet this is not the most important decision the Court faces. Justice Elena...

2011-06-07 12:47:00

Legal Papers Ask for Removal of Lewis A. Kaplan Due to Inappropriate Comments, Apparent Bias Against Historic Lawsuit NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. federal judge in New York is questioning whether the Ecuadorian indigenous plaintiffs who for almost two decades have battled Chevron in one of the world's largest environmental litigations even exist, according to a legal brief asking an appellate panel to order the judge off a case involving the Ecuadorians because...

2011-05-18 11:57:00

Kagan Directs Staff to "Be Involved" in Crafting Defense of Obamacare Scolds Justice Colleague on the Issue of Her Participation: "This Needs to be Coordinated...You Should not Say Anything about This before Talking to Me." WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents suggesting Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan helped coordinate the...

2011-05-05 05:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a six minute video report former U.S. Prosecutor Richard I. Fine Ph.D., and Deputy District Attorney Steve Ipsen reveal a developing threat to the Justice System when State Superior Court Judges do not disclose to litigants that they are receiving bonus payments from the County while sitting on cases where a County is party to a case before them. In California there are 1600 Judges, 90 percent of whom received County bonuses who now...

2009-11-23 09:27:00

Full Disclosure Network(R) Video News Report (9 min) WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Full Disclosure Network(R) presents a nine minute video news report on what has been described as a "bombshell cover-up" by Federal and State Court Judges in the civil contempt of court case of prominent Anti-Trust Attorney Richard I. Fine who is being held in L.A. County Central Men's jail in solitary "coercive confinement." The video is available at the URL:...

2009-06-08 11:12:00

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Recusal Issue PITTSBURGH, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Statement from Attorney David Fawcett on today's historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling on judicial recusal: We are jubilant that the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Harman Mining Company. Everyone has a right to a fair trial and an unbiased judge under the Constitution. The idea that a corporate CEO could spend millions to influence the result in a case was a broadside attack on our system of justice. We are...