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More Doubt Cast on Lena Dunham’s Rape Story

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

Book publisher to alter text in memoir, pay legal fees of the accused.

As we reported over the weekend, Lena Dunham’s account of being sexually assaulted by a Republican student at Oberlin is the other collapsing campus rape story. New details are emerging which cast a longer shadow of doubt over Dunham’s claims. According to a new report from Paul Bond of the Hollywood Reporter, Dunham’s…
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Rasmea Odeh granted bond pending sentencing

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

Convicted terrorist bomber and immigration fraudster gets sentenced in March 2015.

Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh, the terrorist convicted in Israel of a supermarket bombing that killed two students, was convicted in federal court in Detroit on November 10, 2014, of immigration fraud for lying on her visa and naturalization applications. For details on why Odeh was guilty as charged in Israel and Detroit, see…
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Harvard Law students also demand exam delay due to Ferguson and Garner

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

“This is more than a personal emergency. This is a national emergency.”

Columbia University Law School has granted exam extensions to students who feel under stress due to the failure of Grand Juries to indict in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Now students at my alma mater, Harvard Law School, are demanding similar treatment, as well as excoriating the HLS administration…
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We’ve failed our troops, and horribly

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

Our troops are experiencing a severe morale deficit

The Military Times released what will be the first installment of several on the state of our military. Presidential indecision over whether to deploy to or withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan has fostered an aura of uncertainty. An entire federal agency devoted to our veterans embroiled in scandal and negligence certainly…
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Duke Lacrosse Protest Castrate FIRE Video

We need a Moms Movement to end the campus War on Men

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

My column at National Review.

The Rolling Stone story about a supposed fraternity gang rape has generated a lot of controversy after the veracity of the reporting and underlying complaint was cast in doubt. As part of my continuing effort to reach new audiences, I have a post at National Review, Mothers Must Speak Up for Their…
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Columbia Law School Falls Down the #Ferguson Rabbit Hole

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

#ShutItDown? Don’t mind if we do.

The slacktivists at Columbia Law School have found a new way to exploit the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner to the very convenient benefit of race card hustlers everywhere— they’re canceling finals. That’s right. One of the finest law schools in the country is allowing the collective #outrage of its flock…
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America is a “Bad Boyfriend,” according to College Humor

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

“But I LOVE America.”

Sometimes, the internet’s lack of self-awareness is so stunning that attention must be paid. This is one of those times. College Humor’s latest video, “How America is Like a Bad Boyfriend,” affords us one of those rare opportunities to spend three minutes of our lives watching a video, then turn to…
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Legal Insurrection Semi-Annual Fundraiser

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

If you believe in what we do, please consider a donation.

(Let’s try this again, ICYMI. This post will be “sticky” for a while) Reader donations are a very important revenue source for us. Doing what we do costs a lot of money. Advertising helps, but we’ve resisted going with the most lucrative advertising (pop-ups, pop-unders and so on) because it destroys the…
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Drug testing before welfare benefits? Not so fast.

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

11th Circuit strikes down drug test requirements for welfare benefit recipients.

Last week, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down as unconstitutional a Florida law requiring suspicionless drug testing of all applicants seeking Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. Luis Lebron (with the help of the ACLU) sued the State of Florida after he was denied public assistance after failing…
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Branco Cartoon – Jaw-Dropping

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

Winning the war, but losing the battle.

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 .
 
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#PoliceLivesMatter too

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

The hashtag for all of us.

Yes, I agree that #BlackLivesMatter. So do all other lives, including the lives of police (of all races) who keep us from the abyss. Remember Officer David Smith never lived to tell about enraged perp who stole his service gun. Someone started a hashtag, #PoliceLivesMatter. Seems worth retweeting some of these tweets, don’t…
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#BlackoutHollywood Demonstrators Stage Protest after Police Shootings

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

Focus on Garner case should be on politicians, not police.

Professor Jacobson may be taking a much needed sanity break from the Saturday Night Card game, but the social justice warriors continue to draw from the bottom of the deck. The most shocking aspect of one of the race-based demonstrations that occurred Saturday: It was in the heart of one of the…
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Will Early Elections in Israel End Netanyahu’s Career?

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

What early elections portend for Israel.

Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his finance minister (Yair Lapid of Yesh Atid) and justice minister (Tzippi Livni of Hatnua), both coalition partners, effectively bringing down the current government and forcing new elections now scheduled for March 17. The latest polls suggest that Netanyahu would be able to form the…
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Big Government Serves the Strong

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

George Will explains reality. Progressives hardest hit.

In his weekly column at the Washington Post, George Will points out something that a number of progressives are beginning to notice. Big government doesn’t look out for the little guy: Government for the strongest Intellectually undemanding progressives, excited by the likes of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — advocate of the downtrodden and…
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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

“The unprovoked and dastardly attack”

“To the Memory of the Gallant Men Here Entombed and their shipmates who gave their lives in action on 7 December 1941, on the U.S.S. Arizona.” Those are the words etched in marble at the U.S.S. Arizona memorial. 73 years ago today, at 7:55 am (12:55 EST), the Imperial Japanese Navy…
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Reports: Israel bombs Syrian missile transfers to Hezbollah

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

Not permitting game-changing missile transfers to Hezbollah by Iran through Syria.

Iran recently boasted how it had transferred via Syria game-changing missiles to the terrorist Hezbollah, which controls much of Lebanon and is fighting alongside the Assad regime in Syria. Israel has warned about such missile transfers, and reportedly (without Israel admitting it publicly) bombed convoys and facilities in Syria to stop such…
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Confirmed: “Open Hillel” an anti-Israel fraud (#OpenHillel)

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

Former insider blows the whistle.

Hillel is the international organization dedicated to Jewish students on campus and with a pro-Israel policy. Among Hillel’s policies is that its space on campus is not open to those who argue for the destruction of Israel or support the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement. Hillel does not argue that anti-Israel speakers…
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