|Posted by Mother Goose on February 3, 2011 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) - - The Obama Administration acted in contempt by continuing its deepwater drilling moratorium after the policy was struck down, a New Orleans judge ruled.
Interior Department regulators acted with “determined disregard” by lifting and reinstituting a series of policy changes that restricted offshore drilling, following the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, U.S. District Judge, Martin Feldman of New Orleans ruled yesterday.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on November 30, 2010 at 7:29 PM||comments (0)|
By Jeremy Pelofsky
WASHINGTON | Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:01pm EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Virginia on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the landmark healthcare law championed by President Barack Obama, upholding key provisions that require health insurance coverage.
The challenge, one of several attempting to strike down the law, was brought by the conservative Christian Liberty...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on November 1, 2010 at 1:06 PM||comments (0)|
By Carol Rosenberg | Miami Herald
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A military jury on Sunday gave teen terrorist Omar Khadr a 40-year prison sentence for killing an American commando in Afghanistan, but the sentence was merely symbolic — the United States already had agreed to limit Khadr's prison time to eight years, and Canada last week said it would allow Khadr to serve the bulk of his sentence there.
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|Posted by Mother Goose on September 16, 2010 at 10:40 AM||comments (0)|
By Jane Croft
Published: September 15 2010 22:59 | Last updated: September 15 2010 22:59
George Soros, the international investor and one of the world’s richest men, is to have his 2002 criminal conviction for insider trading reviewed by the European Court of Human Rights.
Mr Soros appealed to Strasbourg after he was convicted by a French court of insider trading in 2002 in relation to his conduct during a takeover battle in 1988 involving one ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on May 28, 2010 at 11:02 AM||comments (1)|
If you're not worried enough about how this appointee stands on the 1st and 2nd amendment, let's look to see how she feels about the constitiution and international law.
From CNS news:
Friday, May 28, 2010
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|Posted by Mother Goose on May 25, 2010 at 11:29 AM||comments (0)|
By BOB LEWIS
AP Political Writer
May 24, 2010 - 8:37pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama's administration on Monday asked a federal judge in Virginia to dismiss the state's lawsuit alleging Congress overstepped its constitutional bounds with the new health care reform law.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius argued in a motion filed hours before a midnight deadline that the law is well within the scope ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on April 16, 2010 at 10:23 AM||comments (0)|
Google and an alliance of privacy groups have come to Yahoo's aid by helping the Web portal fend off a broad request from the U.S. Department of Justice for e-mail messages, CNET has learned.
In a brief filed Tuesday afternoon, the coalition says a search warrant signed by a judge is necessary before the FBI or other police agencies can read the contents of Yahoo Mail messages-...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on April 6, 2010 at 11:49 AM||comments (1)|
This article is posted at CNET:
The Federal Communications Commission does not have the legal authority to impose strict Net neutrality regulations on Internet providers, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
A three-judge panel in Washington, D.C. unanimously tossed out the FCC's August 2008Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 28, 2010 at 6:51 PM||comments (0)|
Feb 28, 12:00 AM (ET)
By MARK SHERMAN
WASHINGTON (AP) - Gun control advocates think, if not pray, they can win by losing when the Supreme Court decides whether the constitutional right to possess guns serves as a check on state and local regulation of firearms.
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