I often hear people arguing that some speech is unprotected under current First Amendment law because it's "hate speech," or asking "Is [X] free speech or is it hate speech?
US — prisoner rights — partial reversal — Krause In a significant prisoner case, a divided Third Circuit panel today ruled in favor of a prisoner whose suit alleged that USP Lewisburg administators retaliated against him for filing inmate grievances by moving him into a cell with another prisoner known for assaulting his cellmates.
The prisoner did not to administratively exhaust that claim with prison officials before filing suit—understandably! The panel split over a second exhaustion issue.
The panel majority held that, with the PLRA as with habeas, a claim is exhausted even if it was not properly presented if it was considered anyway and denied at the highest level of review.
On this point, Judge Scirica dissented. Joining Krause was Fuentes and Scirica in part, with Scirica dissenting in part. Township of Riverdale — civil rights — partial affirmance — Krause Several state troopers and local police officers participated in arresting a man for drunk driving.
The officers — Riverdale police officers Travis Roemmele and Christopher Biro, NJ state troopers Jeffrey Heimbach and James Franchino—all denied that they were the one who kicked the man, and—critically—they all denied having seen who did.
On the bright side: Such is the case here. Joining Krause were Jordan and Greenberg. The District Court denied this petition in its entirety, reasoning that it was not adequately supported and that the requested amount was grossly excessive given the nature of the case.
Joining Greenaway were Restrepo and Bibas. The case was decided without oral argument.Vaclav Havel: Bruce Bawer has a fascinating essay on the life and achievements of Vaclav timberdesignmag.com those who may not know, Havel was a playwright who gave up a potential life of privilege as a government-sponsored writer to become a leader of the dissident movement in Communist Czechoslovakia in the s.
The Colbert Election Experience: Bob Bauer comments on the short-lived Colbert campaign for President at More Soft Money Hard timberdesignmag.com post begins: So the South Carolina Democratic party has concluded that Stephen Colbert may not appear on the Democratic primary ballot.
Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer ARTICLES. Trafficking, Prostitution, and Inequality Catharine A. MacKinnon. A Free Irresponsible Press: Wikileaks and the Battle over the Soul of . The Treason Trials, arranged by the administration of William Pitt, were intended to cripple the British radical movement of the timberdesignmag.com thirty radicals were initially arrested; three were tried for high treason: Thomas Hardy, John Horne Tooke and John timberdesignmag.com a repudiation of the government's policies, they were acquitted by three separate juries in November to great public.
Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer ARTICLES. Trafficking, Prostitution, and Inequality Catharine A. MacKinnon. A Free Irresponsible Press: Wikileaks and the Battle over the Soul of . US v. Thomas — criminal — partial affirmance — Greenaway.
A media company intervened in a criminal case involving aid to a foreign terrorist group, seeking to unseal records from the case including a guilty-plea document and materials involving surveillance discovery.