Judge to Listen to Newtown 911 Tapes Before Decision

ShareThis Judge to Listen to Newtown 911 Tapes Before Decision 08 Nov 2013 New Britain Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott said Friday he will listen to recordings of 911 calls made from Sandy Hook Elementary School — “as little as I may want to do that” — before deciding whether the calls should remain secret […]

Supreme Court doubles down on ‘Citizens United’

ShareThis Supreme Court doubles down on ‘Citizens United’ 25 Jun 2012 The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision Monday to strike down a Montana law that limits corporate spending on elections made clear that the outrage generated by the 2010 “Citizens United” decision has done nothing to change the minds of the justices. Today’s decision boils down […]

Supreme Court strengthens Citizens United decision with Montana ruling

ShareThis Supreme Court strengthens Citizens United decision with Montana ruling 25 Jun 2012 The Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed the right of corporations to make independent political expenditures, summarily overturning a 100-year-old Montana state law that barred corporations from such political activity. The justices ruled in an unsigned opinion that Montana’s law was in conflict […]

Supreme Court rules mandatory juvenile life without parole cruel and unusual

ShareThis Supreme Court rules mandatory juvenile life without parole cruel and unusual 25 Jun 2012 The Supreme Court on Monday limited the use of life terms in prison for murderers under 18, ruling that judges must consider the defendant’s youth and the nature of the crime before putting him behind bars with no hope for […]

Jerry Sandusky found guilty of most charges in landmark child sex-abuse trial

ShareThis Breaking: Jerry Sandusky found guilty of most charges in landmark child sex-abuse trial 22 Jun 2012 A jury on Friday found former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts in his child sex abuse trial. The decision by a jury of seven women and five men came after […]

EL MUNDO: Inculpado 11S: “Ustedes nos van a matar. Nos van a matar y luego dirán que nos hemos suicidado”

Los acusados del 11-S rechazan declararse culpables o inocentes Tras nueve horas de audiencias, los cinco acusados por el ataque coordinado a Estados Unidos han rechazado declarase culpables o inocentes de los cargos que se les imputan y han decidido postergar esa decisión para una fecha posterior. Esta disposición podría prolongar la audiencia del domingo […]

Biosecurity advisory board reverses decision on ‘engineered bird flu’ papers

ShareThis USociopaths are trying to get a bird flu pandemic party started: Biosecurity advisory board reverses decision on ‘engineered bird flu’ papers —New surveillance shows that ‘wild’ H5N1 viruses circulating in chicken flocks overseas contain mutations similar to ones in the lab-engineered strains. 30 Mar 2012 Two scientific papers that describe experiments with a virulent […]

Greeks protest cuts on eve of bailout decision

ShareThis Greeks protest cuts on eve of bailout decision 19 Feb 2012 Several thousand Greeks demonstrated on Sunday against punishing austerity measures to reduce the country’s debt, on the eve of make-or-break talks in Brussels on a 130-billion-euro ($ 171 billion) bailout to avert bankruptcy. Riot police shielded the national assembly, braced against a repeat […]

Decision time for researchers of deadly bird flu

When 22 bird flu experts meet at the World Health Organization this week, they will be tasked with deciding just how far scientists should go in creating lethal mutant viruses ‘in the name of research.’ 14 Feb 2012 The hurriedly assembled meeting is designed to try to settle an unprecedented row over a call to […]

Decision time for researchers of deadly bird flu

When 22 bird flu experts meet at the World Health Organization this week, they will be tasked with deciding just how far scientists should go in creating lethal mutant viruses ‘in the name of research.’ 14 Feb 2012 The hurriedly assembled meeting is designed to try to settle an unprecedented row over a call to […]