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The Judiciary
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As the third branch of government, the politics of the judiciary are often underappreciated. When laws ar poorly written, it is often up to judges to sort it out. Other times, judges invent laws they wish were on the books. They risk their lives just by hearing cases. In many ways judges can be viewed as being heroic for their bravery. In others, they are to be pittied for sinking into the muck and allowing it to stick to them. Many judges work hard, never being paid a fraction of what the celebrity lawyers appearing before them earn. Some succum to the temptations, and become bribed.

This is a place to record the soaring heights of judges and the judiciary. It is also a place to record the depths of politics that the judiciary gets immersed in.

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804PRACTICE TIP: Referring to Judges on Your Panel as “Ass Clowns” Does Not MaximizTimF-8/2/2020
803North Carolina Supreme Court Overturns Awful Decision By Appeals Court, Says GivTimF-5/16/2020
802Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidates state's COVID-19 stay-at-home order StevTimF-5/14/2020
801[youtube video] youtube.comTimF-12/10/2019
800Arguments in the case about seizure of a house, and keeping the whole proceeds, TimF-11/9/2019
799Louisville judge rules Kentucky speed limit laws unconstitutional TimF-9/30/2019
798A French court has ruled that a man who died from a heart attack after an adulteTimF-9/19/2019
797Why the Katy Perry/Flame lawsuit makes no sense [youtube video] youtube.comTimF-9/8/2019
7968th Circuit: Police Can't Just Arrest Someone for Swearing at Them SwearingTimF-6/5/2019
795A Clarence Thomas non-scandal Was it scandalous for Justice Clarence Thomas to TimF-3/5/2019
794The Case for Neomi Rao Understanding Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton's concernTimF-3/1/2019
793Reasonably you would have to determine beyond a reasonable doubt that someone coTimF-2/11/2019
792Taxes on assaults and other crimes. I think it's not fair that bad people dorsroberto-2/10/2019
791Neomi Rao for the D.C. Circuit President Trump announces a superlative pick for TimF-2/10/2019
790Democrats still control eight of the circuit courts, Republicans four, one tied TimF-10/13/2018
789West Virginia’s Supreme Court Is So Corrupt, EVERY JUSTICE Faces Impeachment 3TimF-8/13/2018
788New Calls for the Supreme Court to Reconsider Qualified Immunity Some unusual amTimF-7/18/2018
787Mississippi Supreme Court Rejects Chevron Deference to State Administrative AgenTimF-7/18/2018
786Supreme Court Should End Class Actions that Don’t Help the Class By Ilya ShaTimF-7/17/2018
785An Otter Travesty by the Administrative State By Ilya Shapiro In the TimF-7/17/2018
784Wisconsin Appeals Court Blows Open Big Holes in Section 230–Daniel v. Armslist TimF-5/29/2018
783Court Rules That Seattle Law Banning Landlords From Screening 'Qualified'TimF-3/30/2018
782Update: habeas corpus claim for elephants “wholly frivolous on its face” UpdatiTimF-3/29/2018
781Wheaton’s Win Over The Contraceptive Mandate Is A Huge Step Forward For ReligiouTimF-2/27/2018
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