“Screwing banks since 1992″: Indiana Lawyer Suspended Over Unprofessional Advertisements

 Jan 14, 2016 by  Jonathan Turley I have previously written about how some attorneys continue to ignore bar standards encouraging firms to show basic professionalism and decorum in advertising from using sex dolls to raving like madmen. Now, an Indiana bankruptcy lawyer Brent Welke of Indianapolis has been suspended for 30 days in a rare … More “Screwing banks since 1992″: Indiana Lawyer Suspended Over Unprofessional Advertisements

Orleans Parish Public Defender Announces That His Office Will No Longer Accept Serious Felony Cases

Jan 13, 2016  by Jonathan Turley Across the country, public defenders are facing rising case loads and either stagnant or underfunded budgets. While prosecutors tend to receive ample support due to their popular function, public defenders are often given resources begrudgedly in budgets. Now, the Orleans Parish Public Defender’s office has had enough. Faced with … More Orleans Parish Public Defender Announces That His Office Will No Longer Accept Serious Felony Cases

Abbott’s Constitutional Convention Plan Ignores Existing Nullification

Jan 11, 2016 by  Christian Gomez   Delivering his keynote address at the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Annual Policy Orientation on Friday, January 8, Texas Governor Greg Abbott (shown) unveiled his 92-page “Texas Plan,” promising to return “lawmaking to the process enshrined in the Constitution” and to restore states’ rights by adding nine new amendments to … More Abbott’s Constitutional Convention Plan Ignores Existing Nullification

Docs, Glocks, and ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

January 11, 2016  By Nelson Lund   FILE – In this April 3, 2013 file photo, family nurse practitioner Ruth Wiley examines Elizabeth Knowles at a Walgreens Take Care Clinicin Indianapolis. The once-simple relationship between patients and the family doctor is fast becoming a throwback to another era as new alternatives emerge and primary care … More Docs, Glocks, and ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

Looking for a better divorce settlement, Jordanian Christian men convert to Islam

Jan 9, 2016  by Aaron Magid AMMAN, Jordan — After years of marital disputes, Mary learned that her Christian husband, Michael, had filed for divorce. Mary was surprised when at the same time, he announced his conversion to Islam. It was a calculated decision. According to Article 172 of Jordan’s Personal Status Law, a Muslim father … More Looking for a better divorce settlement, Jordanian Christian men convert to Islam

Free Speech Double Standard: SCOTUS Asked to Declare Unconstitutional Its Own Ban on Expressive Activity on Plaza

January 06, 2016     WASHINGTON, DC – Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare its own ban on expressive First Amendment activity on the Supreme Court plaza unconstitutional. In asking the Court to hear the case of Hodge v. Talkin, Rutherford Institute attorneys argue that the U.S. Court … More Free Speech Double Standard: SCOTUS Asked to Declare Unconstitutional Its Own Ban on Expressive Activity on Plaza

IRS Rule Change Could Endanger Charities and Donors

Jan 6, 2016 by  by  Michael Tennant   Nonprofit and charitable organizations are raising alarm bells over a proposed Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulatory change that they say could have a “chilling effect” on donations, leading some in Congress to introduce measures to prevent the agency from proceeding. The IRS wants to give 501(c)(3) organizations … More IRS Rule Change Could Endanger Charities and Donors

Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose

January 04, 2016  By John W. Whitehead “When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you. The only … More Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose

VIDEO John W. Whitehead Joins Jesse Ventura to Discuss the 35th Anniversary of John Lennon’s Assassination

December 07, 2015   Almost 35 years ago today, John Lennon was assassinated. And we still haven’t taken his advice. Isn’t it time we give peace a chance? Today on #OffTheGrid, Jesse Ventura discusses how the Beatle inspires constitutional attorney and Rutherford Institute founder, John W. Whitehead, to fight for his own revolution in this … More VIDEO John W. Whitehead Joins Jesse Ventura to Discuss the 35th Anniversary of John Lennon’s Assassination

Manhattan DA Fails to Make the Case Against Encryption

January 1, 2016 by  C. Mitchell Shaw In late 2014 and early 2015, Apple and Google made better encryption technology an integral part of the iOS and Android operating systems, making the smart phones more private and more secure. The encryption used by the companies allows users to control their own data, making it inaccessible … More Manhattan DA Fails to Make the Case Against Encryption