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House Republicans Hire Third Lawyer For Obamacare Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

House Republicans have hired constitutional lawyer Jonathan Turley to lead their lawsuit against President Barack Obama over the implementation of the...

Videotaping Death and the Dying on a Dallas Freeway: The Perversion of Social Media and Smart Phones in a Voyeuristic Culture

Clay Calvert | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Clay Calvert

Today, some scholars suggest that "the Internet desensitizes us to shocking images and diminishes our empathic skills.

What Is an Assange? Part 2

John Cusack | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
John Cusack

Recently, I sat down with George Washington Law School professor and constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley and my close friend Kevin McCabe to discuss WikiLeaks' impact on transparency, the government's response, and the comparison to the Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.

Voting: What's the Point?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

We're bombarded with all manner of tugging and pulling from this side or the other, right down to those who suggest it's all so dark there's really no point in voting anyway. So what do we do?

Jonathan Turley: Obama 'Has Violated His Oath To Uphold The Constitution' | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

Since mostly we hear from the daily hypocrisies of Mitt and friends, I thought we should examine "our guy" on a few issues with a bit more scrutiny th...

D.C. Professor: Idaho Vodka Ban Is Unconstitutional

AP | JESSICA GRESKO and KEITH RIDLER | Posted 08.06.2012 | DC

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho reversed direction in the face of a lawsuit Wednesday and said it will sell Five Wives Vodka, but the liquor producer whose...

What's the Definition of a Crazy Question?

John V. Santore | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
John V. Santore

Within the context of illogic and paranoia that has at times defined Barack Obama's opponents, it is tempting to write off those who make the most strident claims against him. But we shouldn't be afraid to ask big, fundamental questions about the conduct of the administration and its officials.

Public Figures Behaving Badly: Charlie Rangel, George Pataki, Sarah Palin

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

'Tis the holiday season. So I thought I'd commemorate some of the worst behavior by public figures. Yessiree, we're all sure to be on our best behavior during this festive season!

Liberals Overreact to Citizens United

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

Liberals and Democrats fear their ideological foes will benefit from the Court's decision, and the nascent campaigns launched in response are unmistakable acts of political warfare.

Sheldon Whitehouse and 4 Other Superb "Out of the Box" Suggestions to Replace Justice Stevens

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Yes, Glenn Beck would likely conjure a grand conspiracy in sending someone named "Whitehouse" to the Supreme Court, but as a sitting senator it would be difficult for Republicans to filibuster his nomination.

Jon Karl & ABC Give Cheney a Sunday Valentine

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Like every other corporate-controlled 'journalist' who's ever interviewed Cheney, Karl never confronted him on the accusations of un-Constitutional acts that have been lodged against him.

Pitchforks, Torches and Tivos (A Conniption Over Harsh Words About A Captive U.S. Soldier)

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

However bizarre, however stupefyingly premature the Fox pundit's words are, they are something other than what they have become in the re-telling.

Sam Stein

Bush Critics Frustrated As Torture Debate Shifts To Pelosi | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For those legal, media and political figures who favor an investigation and/or prosecution of the Bush administration for the torture of detainees, th...

Obama and the Progressive Community

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

The euphoria of November 4th and the upcoming excitement surrounding the inauguration are competing with the reality of each looming crisis, from the economy to Gaza.

Ask Obama For a Torture Special Prosecutor

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Obama transition team is taking questions again at -- while the press has fixated on the Blagojevich scandal, the allegations of torture by officials in the current administration receive scant attention.

War Crimes? A Zen Question

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan Herman

Olbermann began by asking Turley, a constitutional scholar and defense attorney, if he thought Cheney had confessed to a war crime on national television the other day.