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Zimmerman Trial LIVE – Jury Selection Day 8 All-Day Coverage

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2013

Zimmerman Trial LIVE – Jury Selection Day 8 All-Day Coverage

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6/19/2013 at 8:00am
Today we will again be covering the Zimmerman Trial Jury Selection live, all day. At day’s end I will post a separate wrap-up discussing major events of the day, and their implications for the case moving forward. Thanks for joining us! To catch up on the lastest events in State of Florida…
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Tell it to the judge

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2013

Tell it to the judge

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6/19/2013 at 7:45am
From Jeff: Good Day Professor, Thought I’d share the sticker from Longmont CO … as seen on MY car. :-)
 

Zimmerman Jury Selection Profiles – “Top 40” Advanced to Next Round

Posted by  ▪  June 19, 2013

Your guide to jurors who will be subject to more intensive voir dire questioning starting today.

Zimmerman Jury Selection Profiles – “Top 40” Advanced to Next Round

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6/19/2013 at 6:50am
At the close of the 7th day of jury selection yesterday (see here for our Day 7 Wrap-Up of Jury Selection) Judge Nelson announced that Court and parties and achieved the goal of having pre-screened for pre-trial publicity a sub-pool of 40 prospective jurors. These 40 jurors will now progress to full…
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O border fence, border fence! wherefore art thou border fence?

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

O border fence, border fence! wherefore art thou border fence?

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6/18/2013 at 9:51pm
Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this? Video via Hot Air: But wait, Senate rejects border fence: Senators on Tuesday rejected building the 700 miles of double-tier border fencing Congress authorized just seven years ago, with a majority of the Senate saying they didn’t want to delay granting illegal immigrants legal…
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Zimmerman Jury Selection — Day Seven Wrap-Up

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

Zimmerman Jury Selection — Day Seven Wrap-Up

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6/18/2013 at 7:45pm
Goal Achieved of 40 Prospective Jurors for Full Voir Dire Today marked an important achievement at this step of the preliminary voir dire of prospective jurors–the desired 40 candidates have been selected for advance to form full-length voir dire, enabling things to progress the next stage of jury selection. Judge Nelson dismissed the…
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Elbert Guillory

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

Elbert Guillory

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6/18/2013 at 6:26pm
The next target of hate. (h/t Ragspierre in Tip Line) Count down, 3, 2, 1, go …
 

“Standing Man” Symbol of Silent Dissent as Turkey Continues Crackdown on Protests

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

“Standing Man” Symbol of Silent Dissent as Turkey Continues Crackdown on Protests

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6/18/2013 at 3:14pm
A lone, silent standing man has become an icon of sorts in the growing movement of anti-government protests in Turkey, as protesters remain defiant against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “creeping infringement on their rights in a secular society.” From CNN: A man stood silently in Istanbul’s Taksim Square for hours Monday night, defying…
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All Ears sample

Branco Cartoon – All Ears

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

Branco Cartoon – All Ears

All Ears sample
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6/18/2013 at 3:07pm
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source. To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 

Supreme Court leaves door open to Arizona requiring additional proof of citizenship – Wait, what?

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

7-2 decision practically invites Arizona to try again using proper administrative procedures

Supreme Court leaves door open to Arizona requiring additional proof of citizenship – Wait, what?

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6/18/2013 at 1:00pm
Most of what you have heard in the media about the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona is incomplete to the point of misleading. It is true that the Court held that Arizona’s Proposition 200 (passed in 2004) requiring documentary proof of citizenship was invalid as contrary…
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Live Updates: NSA Director Testifies Before House Intelligence Committee

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

Live Updates: NSA Director Testifies Before House Intelligence Committee

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6/18/2013 at 10:31am
Director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander, and additional panel guests testify before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence this morning.  The hearing will cover NSA data collection programs and the extent of the damage caused by recent leaks. Watch live streaming video below, and follow this post for continuing…
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Zimmerman Trial LIVE – Jury Selection Day 7 All-Day Coverage

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

Zimmerman Trial LIVE – Jury Selection Day 7 All-Day Coverage

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6/18/2013 at 9:00am
Today we will again be covering the Zimmerman Jury Selection Day Seven live, all day, along with a separate end-of-day wrap-up post. To catch up on the lastest events in State of Florida v. Zimmerman, click here and take a look at our re-cap of yesterday’s events. As usual we will be maintaining…
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James O’Keefe knows how to roll out a new book

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

James O’Keefe knows how to roll out a new book

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6/18/2013 at 8:33am
Today is the official release date of James O’Keefe’s new book which Leslie reviewed this weekend, Book Review: James O’Keefe’s Breakthrough. In honor of the release, I assume, O’Keefe rolls out what is sure to become a viral video (via Drudge/Daily Mail): Here’s the video:
 

Hateher

Posted by  ▪  June 18, 2013

Hateher

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6/18/2013 at 7:00am
From C: Bumper Sticker seen in Athens, TN
 

Lindsey Graham’s “breakthrough” immigration victory math — 2/3 of Republicans vote against

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2013

Lindsey Graham’s “breakthrough” immigration victory math — 2/3 of Republicans vote against

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6/17/2013 at 10:35pm
This is a follow up to my post After passing immigration amnesty, Republicans should go on an overseas apology tour. There’s one sentence in Lindsey Graham’s prediction of a “breakthrough” passage of the Gang of 8 bill which is particularly troubling: “I think we are going to get plus 70 votes,” he said….
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Zimmerman Jury Selection — Day Six Wrap-Up

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2013

Zimmerman Jury Selection — Day Six Wrap-Up

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6/17/2013 at 7:41pm
Today the Court continued its preliminary questioning of prospective jurors, moving through seven candidates by the end of the day.  As was the case yesterday, questions were limited to how much exposure the prospective juror had to the case through the media and other channels, as well as how that may…
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Turkish protesters accuse local media of covering up for Erdogan

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2013

Turkish protesters accuse local media of covering up for Erdogan

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6/17/2013 at 6:30pm
Good thing such media bias in favor of a bullying leader could not happen here. From BBC: Demonstrators in Turkey are taking on the media over the protests surrounding Gezi Park. One of Turkey’s biggest uprisings, the protests began over the government’s plan to build a shopping mall in one of the very few parks…
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5-year old cap gun offender can’t expunge his “record”

Posted by  ▪  June 17, 2013

5-year old cap gun offender can’t expunge his “record”

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6/17/2013 at 5:33pm
We’ve documented disciplinary action taken or threatened against young children who employed “weapons” at school like a pencil pointed like a gun, a Quarter-size Lego piece, a clear plastic toy gun, a Lego Gun, and a Nerf Gun, and who trashed talked other kids about a Bubble Gun and Nerf Gun. And of course, the 7-year…
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