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Pure Evil - Jeff Sessions as Attorney General: An Insult to Justice - By The Editorial Board, New York Times

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Forget, also, any federal criminal-justice reform, which was on the cusp of passage in Congress before Mr. Trump’s “law and order” campaign. By The Editorial Board, www.nytimes.com November 19th, 2016 "In 1986, President Ronald Reagan nominated Jeff Sessions, then a United States attorney from Alabama, to be a federal judge.

Pope Francis Challenges Congress to Heal World’s ‘Open Wounds’ - The New York Times

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Pope Francis Challenges Congress to Heal World’s ‘Open Wounds’ - The New York Times

Fastcase Cofounder Phil Rosenthal is Running for Congress in New York

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Speaking of Fastcase, one interesting bit of news about the company is that its cofounder, Phil Rosenthal, is running for Congress in New York’s 10th Congressional District. The post Fastcase Cofounder Phil Rosenthal is Running for Congress in New York appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Mr. Trump, Meet the Constitution - The New York Times

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The court, by the way, has also declared that citizenship cannot be stripped away, not by Congress or the president, not in this democracy." Mr. Trump, Meet the Constitution - The New York Times". When Donald Trump, hand on the Bible on Jan. Here’s where we explain what shouldn’t need explaining.

The Truth About Young Immigrants and DACA - The New York Times

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Prioritizing the use of resources in law enforcement is nothing new. Only Congress has the power to confer those rights.

Music Director at WJCU Breaks with National Association of Broadcasters in Letter to Congress Supporting Artist Pay for Radio Play

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We’ve always viewed college radio and AAA as outlets for new music and helping artists find an audience in comparison to commercial broadcasters who typically are largely interested in artists who already have an audience. My name is Blake Morgan and I’m a recording artist and songwriter living and working in New York City.

The Government’s Addiction to ‘Secret Law’ - The New York Times

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When most of us think of law, we think of statutes passed by Congress, and we take for granted that they are public." The Government’s Addiction to ‘Secret Law’ - The New York TimesThe notion of secret law is as counterintuitive as it is unsettling.

The Plan to Shut Down Gitmo - The New York Times

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The Obama administration this week will begin the task of trying to persuade Congress to support its plan to shut down the prison in Guantánamo Bay before the president leaves office in January. The Plan to Shut Down Gitmo - The New York TimesClosing the prison by the end of the year is feasible.

The Times's Dealings With Julian Assange - NYTimes.com

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Back in New York we assembled a team of reporters, data experts and editors and quartered them in an out-of-the-way office. military.

How to Close Guantánamo - The New York Times

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But Congress has gone to great lengths to keep the prison open. But it remains unfulfilled because of his team’s political misjudgments, dogged opposition in Congress and his failure to use his authority more aggressively. The White House and the Pentagon will soon present to Congress a detailed plan for closing the prison.

Did Blacks Really Endorse the 1994 Crime Bill? - The New York Times

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Did Blacks Really Endorse the 1994 Crime Bill? - The New York Times"Yet the historical record reveals a different story. Biden Jr.

Where Merrick Garland Stands: A Close Look at His Judicial Record - The New York Times

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Where Merrick Garland Stands: A Close Look at His Judicial Record - The New York Times"Judge Garland’s voice is most vivid in his infrequent dissents. In 2009, for instance, in Saleh v. The majority, Judge Garland wrote, had to ignore all of that to fashion “the protective cloak it has cast over the activities of private contractors.”

The Bail Out

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The bail out measure before Congress will by no means prove to be a panacea. OK, I know that’s really not the reason.

The Bail Out

DealFatigue

The bail out measure before Congress will by no means prove to be a panacea. OK, I know that’s really not the reason.

The Bail Out

DealFatigue

The bail out measure before Congress will by no means prove to be a panacea. OK, I know that’s really not the reason.

Why the WikiLeaks Grand Jury is So Dangerous: Members of Congress Now Want to Prosecute New York Times Journalists Too | Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Why the WikiLeaks Grand Jury is So Dangerous: Members of Congress Now Want to Prosecute New York Times Journalists Too | Electronic Frontier Foundation

The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Legalization - NYTimes.com

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It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting great harm on society just to prohibit a substance far less dangerous than alcohol. Even worse, the result is racist, falling disproportionately on young black men, ruining their lives and creating new generations of career criminals.

C.I.A. TIE REPORTED IN MANDELA ARREST - New York Times

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The Central Intelligence Agency played an important role in the arrest in 1962 of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress leader who was jailed for nearly 28 years before his release four months ago, a news report says. TIE REPORTED IN MANDELA ARREST - New York Times C.I.A.

The Mickey Mouse Copyright Protection Act of 2007?

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The New York Times. New York, N.Y. number of people weighed in with compelling arguments on the Times’ letters page.

Unnecessary Powers - New York Times

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Unnecessary Powers - New York Times July 11, 2005 Unnecessary Powers. Members of Congress should block this disturbing provision from becoming law. In addition to extending those provisions, the Senate Intelligence Committee is proposing to add an array of new "investigative tools." was abusing its enormous new powers.

Unnecessary Powers - New York Times

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Unnecessary Powers - New York Times July 11, 2005 Unnecessary Powers. Members of Congress should block this disturbing provision from becoming law. In addition to extending those provisions, the Senate Intelligence Committee is proposing to add an array of new "investigative tools." was abusing its enormous new powers.

New York Court Finds Public Performance Right in Pre-1972 Sound Recordings – How Will This Affect Businesses that Use Music?

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The decision on Friday does not rely on a specific New York statute that says that there is a public performance right in pre-1972 sound recordings.  This suggests that the federal District Court, which is ruling on New York law, expects that state courts will become involved in determining the extent of the public performance right. 

Monday Morning JetLawg

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FCC submits National Broadband Plan to Congress with six major goals for next decade that would benefit over 100 million U.S. Failure to return books to New York library for 220 years racks up $300,000 in late fees for an unlikely thief – George Washington. home Internet connections.

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Byrd Got FBI Documents on Civil Rights Movement - New York Times

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Byrd Got FBI Documents on Civil Rights Movement - New York Times : CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Senator Robert C. Decades before he became the longest-serving member of Congress in history, he stalled and voted against major civil rights legislation in the mid-1960s. Byrd obtained secret F.B.I. records. The F.B.I.

War of the Worlds - New York Times

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War of the Worlds - New York Times February 24, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist War of the Worlds By THOMAS L. He said America today faces "a ruthless enemy" and therefore needs "a commander in chief and a Congress who understand the nature of the threat and the gravity of the moment America finds itself in. port operations. wiretapping.

War of the Worlds - New York Times

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War of the Worlds - New York Times February 24, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist War of the Worlds By THOMAS L. He said America today faces "a ruthless enemy" and therefore needs "a commander in chief and a Congress who understand the nature of the threat and the gravity of the moment America finds itself in. port operations. wiretapping.

Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times

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Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times April 25, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist By NICHOLAS D. These are the kinds of ideas they can urge on the White House and their members of Congress — or on embassies like Egypt's. peacekeepers and other infidels. Osama's tape underscores the fact that a tougher approach carries real risks.

Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times

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Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times April 25, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist By NICHOLAS D. These are the kinds of ideas they can urge on the White House and their members of Congress — or on embassies like Egypt's. peacekeepers and other infidels. Osama's tape underscores the fact that a tougher approach carries real risks.

Leading by (Bad) Example - New York Times

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Leading by (Bad) Example - New York Times October 19, 2005 Op-Ed Columnist Leading by (Bad) Example By THOMAS L. Finally, the delegation member Sahaf al-Sahafi, editor of one of Iraq's new newspapers, said he wanted to go home after watching a televised videoconference last Thursday between soldiers in Iraq and President Bush.

Leading by (Bad) Example - New York Times

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Leading by (Bad) Example - New York Times October 19, 2005 Op-Ed Columnist Leading by (Bad) Example By THOMAS L. Finally, the delegation member Sahaf al-Sahafi, editor of one of Iraq's new newspapers, said he wanted to go home after watching a televised videoconference last Thursday between soldiers in Iraq and President Bush.

Immigration Advocates Rally Around U.S. - New York Times

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Some of the marchers invoked the tactics and slogans of the civil rights era, and others were trying out a new voice for an emerging costituency that in the very recent past has hidden from authority because of their lack of papers, afraid to speak up, willing to work for wages that American citizens will not accept. Garden City, Kan.,

Immigration Advocates Rally Around U.S. - New York Times

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Some of the marchers invoked the tactics and slogans of the civil rights era, and others were trying out a new voice for an emerging costituency that in the very recent past has hidden from authority because of their lack of papers, afraid to speak up, willing to work for wages that American citizens will not accept. Garden City, Kan.,

Can the NFL Learn from Plaxico Burress?

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Now, Burress faces possible jail time for criminal possession of a weapon in New York City, will almost certainly be disciplined (e.g.,

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times

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Investigations into Congressional corruption are taking a toll as the elections approach: 61 percent of Americans now hold an unfavorable view of Congress, the highest in 10 years. More than half of the respondents said they believed that most members of Congress would exchange votes for money or favors. 11 attacks.

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times

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Investigations into Congressional corruption are taking a toll as the elections approach: 61 percent of Americans now hold an unfavorable view of Congress, the highest in 10 years. More than half of the respondents said they believed that most members of Congress would exchange votes for money or favors. 11 attacks.

How Conservative Is Judge Roberts? - New York Times

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How Conservative Is Judge Roberts? - New York Times September 15, 2005 How Conservative Is Judge Roberts? It is the Democrats on the Judiciary Committee who want to make sure that he would be conservative in the true sense: respectful of tradition, and not seeking to impose radical new rules. But there is a twist.

How Conservative Is Judge Roberts? - New York Times

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How Conservative Is Judge Roberts? - New York Times September 15, 2005 How Conservative Is Judge Roberts? It is the Democrats on the Judiciary Committee who want to make sure that he would be conservative in the true sense: respectful of tradition, and not seeking to impose radical new rules. But there is a twist.

Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times

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Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times July 21, 2005 Time for a Federal Shield Law. Just this week, they amended bills pending in both houses of Congress to address the government's concern that the rights of reporters should not override the security of the nation when it faces an imminent threat.

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Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times

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Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times July 21, 2005 Time for a Federal Shield Law. Just this week, they amended bills pending in both houses of Congress to address the government's concern that the rights of reporters should not override the security of the nation when it faces an imminent threat.

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Too Much of a Mystery - New York Times

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Too Much of a Mystery - New York Times September 18, 2005 Too Much of a Mystery John Roberts failed to live up to the worst fears of his critics in his confirmation hearings last week. That makes it difficult to decide whether he should be confirmed. Few lawyers in America can compete with Mr. Roberts in professional accomplishments.