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The conviction of a Lansdale, Pennsylvania woman was thrown out by the United States Supreme Court on Monday, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. The court unanimously said that federal prosecutors from Philadelphia should not have used a chemical weapons treaty…>read moreNo Comment June 2, 2014
Officials announced Wednesday that, the Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency. The Obama administration’s effort…>read moreNo Comment April 24, 2014
On Wednesday, May 4, 26 states filed a motion with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which is located in Atlanta, in order to try and uphold US District Judge Roger Vinson’s ruling that the main requirement of Obama’s new…>read moreNo Comment May 5, 2011
The recent ruling made by Judge Vinson in Florida is now being asked by the Obama administration to be appealed as quickly as possible, as it challenges the health care overhaul’s constitutionality. The Justice Department has filed a notice of…>read moreNo Comment March 11, 2011
Attorney General Martha Coakley of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit in July of 2009 challenging the Defense of Marriage Act. The state argues that the law forces Massachusetts, the first in the country to legalize gay marriage, to discriminate against gay…>read moreNo Comment February 23, 2010