Tag Archives: courts

Italy court upholds Berlusconi tax fraud verdict

Italy court upholds Berlusconi tax fraud verdict – long overdue. Continue reading

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Scumballs never stop — patent troll claims to own the Web

Scumballs never stop — patent troll claims to own the Web – WTF? Continue reading

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Congress prepares to declare war on the internet

Congress prepares to declare war on the internet. Continue reading

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English riots blamed on feral underclass of hardcore offenders

English riots blamed on feral underclass of hardcore offenders. Continue reading

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Pakistan upholds rape acquittals – continues to avoid 21st Century

Pakistan upholds rape acquittals – continues to avoid 21st Century Continue reading

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Bobby Fischer’s widow may have his money. Well, that took long enough.

Does this mean that we get to leave Fischer’s body undisturbed, finally? Continue reading

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British Court forces release of documents confirming U.S. torture

Brits forced to confirm CIA torture. Continue reading

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Justice Department offers limits on state secrets privilege

Justice Department responds to forthcoming bills on state secrecy. Continue reading

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Patient does not have right to refuse chemo, judge rules — UPDATED

You’re thirteen, you want to refuse chemotherapy treatments, and your parents support your decision. The government says you must accept the treatments. Who is right? Continue reading

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Republicans prefer no Junior Senator for Minnesota – to losing

Ward-heeler politics is business as usual for Republicans. Continue reading

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