SCOTUS Confronts ‘Line-Standing,’ Secret Changes to Opinions

The court’s policy changes, announced Monday, respond to public complaints. October 5, 2015 by Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle, The National Law Journal The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday a series of policy changes that respond to public complaints about secret changes to the justices’ decisions, hiring “line-standers” for high-profile oral arguments and “link rot” … More SCOTUS Confronts ‘Line-Standing,’ Secret Changes to Opinions

Ohio judge says defendant has no right to mention Constitution during trial, laughs at concept of free speech

March 31, 2015 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer (NaturalNews) An independent journalist and local newspaper editor from central Ohio was laughed out of a Greene County courtroom recently after suggesting that talking to people on a public sidewalk constitutes free speech. Retired Judge Catherine (Kathryn) Barber, who was filling in for Xenia Municipal Judge … More Ohio judge says defendant has no right to mention Constitution during trial, laughs at concept of free speech