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The Alabama Threesome: A Judge, His Bible and Bigotry

Izak Pratt | Posted 04.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Izak Pratt

There are those with immense power that choose to abuse or misuse that power in order to advance their own ideology, careers or agendas -- all while negating the oaths they swore to uphold. In the end, justice is the first casualty, and the innocent suffer.

Circus Politics Is Alive and Well in the Philippines

Edsel Tupaz | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics
Edsel Tupaz

The circus continues with the motion to impeach President Aquino, with opposition politicians having sharpened their knives in an attempt to draw some blood from the Teflon President.

Joyless Justice: The Unhappy Legacy of Pakistan's Newly 'Independent' Judiciary

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari | Posted 02.10.2014 | World
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

I am hopeful with the retirement of the infamous Chief Justice, Pakistan will not only have an independent judiciary but an unbiased one as well. Unlike Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, the remaining Justices are the true heroes of the Lawyers' Movement.

PHOTOS: Roberts Escapes To 'Impregnable Island Fortress'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

John Roberts has reached his " impregnable island fortress." The U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice arrived at the Mediterranean island of Malta on...

Is It NUTS To Sue A Spouse For Not ‘Putting Out’?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.06.2011 | Divorce
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Should you be obligated to have sex with your spouse? A judge in Nice, France thinks so. He fined a 51-year-old man 8,500 pounds for not having sex with his now ex-wife.

Our Forgotten "Presidents"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In between the Declaration of Independence and George Washington's inauguration, there were 16 (or perhaps 13, or maybe just eight) men who were called "president".

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Strikes Back At Critics

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AMES, IOWA -- Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Marsha Ternus fired back Tuesday against critics seeking to oust her and two other justices who were a ...

John Roberts: Scene At Obama's State Of Union Was 'Very Troubling'

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday the scene at President Barack Obama's first State of the Union address was "very...

John Roberts Stepping Down? 'RadarOnline' Claims Supreme Court Chief Justice Considering Quitting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 4:55 AM ET -- Anatomy of a rumor. So, it turns out that the rumor of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts's resignation was all a prank sta...

Umpires, Perspective, and the Supreme Court

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The claim that any human is able to remain unaffected by their background or have a purely objective view of any case is to claim a quality that belongs only to God: omniscience.

Not-So-Blind Justice: On Style And The Supreme Court

Susan Scafidi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Susan Scafidi

While federal law leaves the justices free to design their own robes, Judge Sotomayor will almost certainly follow tradition and pack her current collection of black robes for the trip to Washington -- and not whip up, say, a hot pink version for the occasion.