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Judge Gorcyca Stays on Tsimhoni Case, Denies Allegations of Bias

Hope Loudon | Posted 10.05.2016 | Crime
Hope Loudon

The Tsimhoni Case soared into international headlines after Judge Gorcyca in Oakland County, Michigan ordered the three Tsimhoni children, Liam 14, Roee 10, and Natalie 9, to juvenile detention for defying her order demanding that they speak with their father who they claim is abusive.

Free Speech Is No Threat to Gun Ownership

Howard Simon | Posted 07.31.2016 | Politics
Howard Simon

Florida legislators have lost their way on the issue of guns. There is a constitutional right (both state and federal) to own a gun. I get it! But the Second Amendment doesn't trump the First Amendment: The two are not even in conflict.

When Colleges Threaten To Punish Students Who Report Sexual Violence

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.09.2015 | College

A neighbor overheard Vanessa and her boyfriend shouting and the sound of something -- her body, it turns out -- hitting the dorm room wall one night i...

Matt Sledge

Government Admits 'Misstatement' In Key Surveillance Lawsuit | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

The U.S. government has admitted that it made a significant courtroom mistake in arguments over a controversial surveillance technique. The Justice...

Matt Sledge

National Security Letter Gag Orders Struck Down As Unconstitutional (UPDATE) | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Concluding that they suffer from "significant constitutional infirmities," a federal district court judge in San Francisco on Thursday str...

Palm Beach County Judge Denies Press Gag Order

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media
Conchita Sarnoff

While attending Wednesday's hearing I was forewarned by a colleague that I might be served in the courtroom and should immediately leave the hearing before Epstein's attorneys recognized me since trying to serve me in Florida on numerous occasions this year.

FBI's Latest Power Grab Is a Bold and Unnecessary Move

Michelle Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michelle Richardson

The administration is asking Congress to give the FBI more of your private information without even going to a judge. We're asking Congress to reject this power grab and side with the Constitution -- just as their oath of office demands.

Israel's Latest Gag: Musician Arrested, Accused of Being A Spy

Yermi Brenner | Posted 09.07.2012 | World
Yermi Brenner

This week, the relationship between the Golan Druze and Israel took a turn for the worst. On Sunday, Majdal Shames resident, musician Fada Sha'ar, was arrested when he landed in Ben-Gurion International Airport.

A Sign of Insecurity? Government Asks Judge to Make Blagojevich Shut Up

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tamara N. Holder

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald wants former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his attorneys to shut up and stop talking to the press. But why?

Top Hospitals Questioned In Electronic Health Records Probe

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Fred Schulte and Emma Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A congressional inquiry into plans for spending billions of dollars in stimulus money on digital medical records is now questioning some of the nation...

Scott Brown: My Daughters Are Available, Health Care Isn't

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The Massachusetts senator said he would work around the clock "to make sure that Ayla, Arianna and health care all become unavailable forever."