The Kavanaugh Hearing Leaves Lingering Questions Over Representations Made To The Committee By Counsel

September 20, 2018 by Jonathan Turley     Yesterday’s Kavanaugh hearing left many questions on both sides, including the ultimate question of the alleged attempted rape of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.  However, for lawyers, one exchange sticks out from a professional standpoint.  Ford was questioned why she delayed the hearing due to her alleged fear … More The Kavanaugh Hearing Leaves Lingering Questions Over Representations Made To The Committee By Counsel

Reasonable Doubt? Republicans Throw Chris Garrett Into The Fray

  September 21, 2018 by Jonathan Turley   The unfolding drama over the allegations of Christine Blasey Ford just got even more bizarre as Ed Whelan, president of the conservative Ethics and Public Center (EPPC) released the picture of a remarkably similar looking teenager who could have been the culprit in the alleged attempted rape. … More Reasonable Doubt? Republicans Throw Chris Garrett Into The Fray

Defense Counsel Calls Out DOJ For Falsely Accusing His Client Of Trading Sex For Access . . . Court Imposes Gag Order On Counsel

Sept 11, 2018 by Johnathan Turley     Yesterday, we discussed the prosecution of accused Russian agent Maria Butina and how prosecutors put out a clearly false allegations that she traded sex for favors.  Butina’s defense counsel Robert Driscoll called out the government for the clearly baseless allegations spread throughout the media.  U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan has now … More Defense Counsel Calls Out DOJ For Falsely Accusing His Client Of Trading Sex For Access . . . Court Imposes Gag Order On Counsel

Huckabee: Wilkinson Led Group Out Of Red Hen To Protest Sanders Eating At Another Restaurant

June 26, 2018 jonathanturley There is an interesting account of the recent controversy at the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Va. from the father of White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders that has gone largely unreported.  Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has claimed that Stephanie Wilkinson “organized” a group to follow Sanders and her family to a nearby … More Huckabee: Wilkinson Led Group Out Of Red Hen To Protest Sanders Eating At Another Restaurant

Blogger Sentenced To Ten Years In Jail In Vietnam

June 30, 2017 jonathanturley Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, 37, is a leading Vietnamese blogger known as “Mother Mushroom” has been writing for years to expose the torture and oppression of the one-party state.  This week Vietnam showed the world that, despite its portrayal as one of the world’s emerging economies, it remains an authoritarian warmed-over … More Blogger Sentenced To Ten Years In Jail In Vietnam

Ninth Circuit Rules H1B Visa Program Violates 13Th Amendment

April 1, 2017 Darren Smith   In a surprise reversal of a District Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in what is likely to be a landmark decision ruled that the H1B Visa Program, an temporary worker policy of the United States Government, enacted to allow relaxed work permits of needed high-tech foreign workers, … More Ninth Circuit Rules H1B Visa Program Violates 13Th Amendment

VIDEO Will a Judge’s Ruling Against CNN Make It Easier to Sue the Media?

  A defamation suit is allowed to survive in a defeat not only for the cable news network, but also for the MPAA. Donald Trump probably doesn’t know about it, but the guy who once said he wanted to open up libel laws will probably be quite pleased by a new ruling from a Georgia … More VIDEO Will a Judge’s Ruling Against CNN Make It Easier to Sue the Media?

Court Rules Against Florist Who Refused Flowers for Same-sex “Wedding”

  Feb 17, 2017 by  Warren Mass On February 16, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington unanimously upheld a ruling made by a Benton County Superior Court judge in February 2015 stating that a florist in Richland, Washington, who refused to provide flowers to a homosexual couple for their “wedding” violated state consumer … More Court Rules Against Florist Who Refused Flowers for Same-sex “Wedding”

ADF Files Lawsuit for Michigan Students Jailed for Handing Out Pocket Constitutions on Campus

Jan 31, 2017  by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. “Do you like freedom and liberty?” Asking this question of some of their fellow students landed three college kids in jail. Here’s the story. Back in September, members of the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) were handing out pocket copies of the Constitution to their fellow students … More ADF Files Lawsuit for Michigan Students Jailed for Handing Out Pocket Constitutions on Campus

Westin Builds Hotel Next To Austin Music Center ,Then Charges That Music Is A Nuisance

December 30, 2016 jonathanturley There is an interesting case out of Austin Texas that raises the now defunct “coming to the nuisance” doctrine.  There was a time that a defendant could move to dismiss a nuisance case on the basis that the plaintiff moved to the existing nuisance only to challenge it in court.  That … More Westin Builds Hotel Next To Austin Music Center ,Then Charges That Music Is A Nuisance