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Tag Archives: End of the Rule of Law

Court rules defendant must provide laptop password…


I’m no lawyer (though I hope to be some day), but I agree with the Instapundit. The ruling that the defendant must provide the password to her laptop is wrong. It seems to me she’s being compelled to provide evidence against herself, a violation of the fifth amendment.   Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on […]

Small victory for the public in foreclosure mess?


 Maybe.  As Taibbi writes, it’ll depend on the actual wording of the settlement.  I’m less optimistic than he is about it.  I’m also curious where the money from said settlement would go? To the people who were affected by this perjury? Or to the State, for their use (ostensibly) in preventing and/or perusing offenders? Bookmark […]

The rule of law as a bedrock…


Barry Riholtz eloquently sums up my feelings on the rule of law (and where it’s gone) in our country:  “The Rule of Law is yet another bedrock foundation of this nation. It seems to get ignored when the criminals involved received billions in bipartisan bailout monies. The line of bullshit being used on State AGs […]