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  • Why Is Genarlow Wilson Still in Jail?

    A claim that was underlined by President Bush's recent, commutation of White House consort Lewis "Scooter" Libby's sentence for perjury and obstruction of justice in a federal probe of the leak of former CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson's identity. Bush erased Libby's two-and-a-half-year sentence, a sentence Bush deemed to harsh, though lawyers say this is a standard sentence in...

  • Judge Says Homeless Man Unfit to Stand Trial ; Accused Killer Representing Himself

    A homeless man defending himself in a first-degree murder case was declared incompetent to stand trial Thursday. A trial for Douglas Eugene Wilson, 45, was scheduled to start June 15. Fourth Judicial District Judge Thomas Kane, however, agreed with a psychiatrist's finding that Wilson is incapable of understanding court proceedings.

  • Always Remember 9/11/2001

    World Trade Center: Gordon McCannel Aamoth Jr, Edelmiro (Ed) Abad, Maria Rose Abad, Andrew Anthony Abate, Vincent Abate, Laurence Christopher Abel, William F. Abrahamson, Richard Anthony Aceto, Alicia Acevedo Carranza, Heinrich B. Ackermann, Paul Andrew Acquaviva, Donald L. Adams, Patrick Adams, Shannon Lewis Adams, Stephen Adams, Ignatius Adanga, Christy A. Addamo, Terence E. Adderley Jr.,...

  • Safford Unified School Dist. #1 v. Redding, 557 U. S. (2009)

    ... middle school classroom to his office, Assistant Principal Wilson showed her a day planner containing knives and other contraband. ...Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part and ... will be unconstitutional, this being the reason, as Judge Posner has said, that [t]he easiest cases don’t even arise. K. ...

  • Clapper v. Amnesty International USA, 568 U.S. (2013)

    ...J.,and SCALIA, KENNEDY, and THOMAS, JJ., joined. BREYER, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in ...92 Stat. 1783, 50 U. S. C. §1801 et seq.; 1 D. Kris & J.Wilson, National Security Investigations & Prosecutions§§3.1, 3.7 (2d ...In FISA, Congress authorized judges of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) to ...

  • Stern v. Marshall, 564 U.S. (2011)

    ... parties "have died out of it." A"long procession of [judges] has come in and gone out" during that time, and still the suit ... hearts" deemed "essential to goodjudges." 1 Works of James Wilson 363 (J. Andrews ed.1896).Article III could neither serve its ...," citing Murray's Lessee andCrowell).Our decision in Thomas v. Union Carbide AgriculturalProducts Co., for example, ...

  • The Journal Record Legal Briefs: October 10, 2012

    Inductees selected for OU Law Hall of FameNORMAN - Five lawyers will be inducted into the Order of the Owl Hall of Fame at a dinner scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in Oklahoma Memorial Union on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman.Honorees are Thomas R. Brett, U.S. district judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma from 1979 to 2003; James T. Comfort and William T. Comfort Jr., who...

  • Genarlow Wilson: Justice Deferred

    When Genarlow's mom came into my office, if you had said 31 months later we'd still be dealing with this and all of the things that happened, I would have said 'No way,'" said Brenda Joy (BJ) Bernstein, [Thomas H. Wilson]'s attorney. "When I looked at her, I said, 'Oh, we have to get the law changed,'" she recalled. "In retrospect, that was correct and yet a little Pollyanna-th...

  • Harford Lawyer Owes Neighbor $3,613, Rules Md. Court of Appeals

    A lawyer who sued his neighbors for defamation must pay more than $3,600 in attorneys' fees to one of the defendants, even though an insurance company paid the entire legal bill, Maryland's top court held. The Court of Appeals rejected arguments that victims of frivolous litigation should not be awarded attorneys' fees that were paid by an insurer, as the defendants did not personally "incur&...

  • Harford Lawyer Owes Neighbor $3,613, Rules Md. Court of Appeals

    A lawyer who sued his neighbors for defamation must pay more than $3,600 in attorneys' fees to one of the defendants, even though an insurance company paid the entire legal bill, Maryland's top court held. The Court of Appeals rejected arguments that victims of frivolous litigation should not be awarded attorneys' fees that were paid by an insurer, as the defendants did not personally "incur&...

  • District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. (2008)

    ...J., and KENNEDY, THOMAS, and ALITO, JJ., joined. STEVENS, J., filed a dissenting opinion, ...Justice James Wilson interpreted the Pennsylvania Constitution's arms-bearing right, ...840, 850, 852 (CC Pa. 1833), Baldwin, sitting as a circuit judge, cited both the Second Amendment and the Pennsylvania analogue ...

  • Section 2: Judicial Power and Jurisdiction

    ... . That the Framers did not intend for federal judges to roam at large in construing the Constitution and laws of the ... functions which some members of the Convention-Madison and Wilson notably- conceived for them. Thus, proposals for associating the ..., Justice Story for the Court in The Steamboat Thomas Jefferson adopted a restrictive English rule confining admiralty ...

  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ... on state agencies seeking to impose rates which, in a judge's estimation, were arbitrary or unreasonable. This state of ...But, shortly, in Schweiker v. Wilson , in an opinion written by a different Justice, the Court ... Saenz v. Roe, 526 U.S. 489 (1999). . 526 U.S. at 525 (Thomas, J., dissenting). . The right of United States citizens to ...

  • Section 1: Judicial Power, Courts, Judges

    ... Wilson and Madison thereupon moved to authorize Congress "to appoint inferior tribunals," which carried ...In Thomas v. Union Carbide Agric. Products Co. , the Court upheld a provision of the pesticide law requiring ...

  • Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 548 U. S. (2006)

    ...SCALIA, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which THOMAS and ALITO, JJ., joined. THOMAS, J., filed a dissenting opinion, ...All three judges agreed that the Geneva Conventions were not "judicially ...) (indictment in the military commission trial of John West Wilson charged that Wilson "did take up arms as an insurgent and ...

  • Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn., 564 U.S. (2011)

    ...Joseph Burstyn, Inc. v. Wilson, 343 U. S.495, 503 (1952).The most basic of those principles is ... them." Erznoznik, supra, at 213-214.3 ------ 3 JUSTICE THOMAS ignores the holding of Erznoznik, and denies thatpersons under 18 ...As Judge Posner has observed, all ------ 5 The crusade against comic books ...

  • Another Solid Marriage

    MEMORIES: "Show and Tell" (Al Wilson), "I Want Your Love" (Chic), "Rub You the Right Way" (Johnny Gill), "Caravan of Love" (Isley, Jasper, Isley), "Ecstasy" (the Ohio Players), "Optimistic" (Sounds of Blackness), "Court of Love" (the Unifies), "Get on the Good Foot" (James Brown), "The Phone's Been Jumping All...

  • Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates, P. A. v. Allstate Ins. Co., 559 U. S. (2010)

    ...    Justice Scalia, joined by The Chief Justice, Justice Thomas, and Justice Sotomayor, concluded in Parts II–B and II–D:. ...Wilson & Co., 312 U. S. 1, 14. Though a Rule may incidentally affect a ...Predictably, federal judges would be condemned to poring through state legislative ...

  • Alden v. Maine, 527 U.S. 706 (1999)

    ...J., and O'CONNOR, SCALIA, and THOMAS, JJ., joined. SOUTER, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which ... established by the Constitution, 2 Dall., at 454-458 (Wilson, J.); id., at 470-472 (Jay, C. J.); although the others did not ..., shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the ...

  • Graham v. Florida, 560 U. S. (2010)

    ... based only on a discretionary, subjective judgment by a judge or jury that the juvenile offender is irredeemably depraved, and ...Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia, J., joined, and ...Hughes, D. Wilson, & A. Beck, Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, ...

  • Section 2: Powers and Duties of the President

    ... . The pre-war actions of Presidents Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt advanced in substantial degrees the fact ... necessity, leaving the civil courts to be the final judges of necessity. By the second theory, martial law can be validly ...Adams and Mr. Jefferson appointed Thomas Barclay, who went to Morocco and made a treaty, which was ...

  • Boumediene v. Bush, 553 U.S. (2008)

    ...In the first, the district judge granted the Government's motion to dismiss, holding that the ...J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which SCALIA, THOMAS, and ALITO, JJ., joined. SCALIA, J., filed a dissenting opinion, ... Wilson , 346 U. S. 137, 139 (1953) (plurality opinion) ("[I]n military ...

  • Fifth Amendment: Rights Of Persons

    ... independence in England free from control by the Crown or judges. Its adoption in our Constitution as the sole method for ...Wilson , the Court denied a petition for the writ to review a .... Jones v. Thomas, 491 U.S. 376 , 381 -82 (1989). . United States v. Watts, 519 ...

  • First Amendment: Religion And Free Expression

    ...The opinions of Justice Thomas, joined by Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justices Scalia and ...We see no answer to Judge Hays' dissenting statement below that '[i]n both instances the ...New York, 333 U.S. 507 (1948); Joseph Burstyn, Inc. v. Wilson, 343 U.S. 495 (1952); Interstate Circuit v. City of Dallas, 390 ...

  • Section 1: Legislative Powers

    ... of the Senate in the appointment of executive officers and judges and in the treaty-making process. It was to these objections that ...In his book, Wilson continued, following the sentence quoted by the Chief Justice: .... CFTC v. Schor, 478 U.S. 833 , 850 -51, 856-57 (1986); Thomas v. Union Car-bide Agric. Products Co., 473 U.S. 568 , 587 , ...