Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 39)
 

CUNY National Lawyers Guild actually issued a Statement on “What We Mean When We Say “F*ck the Law'”

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Posted by    Monday, April 23, 2018 at 5:00pm 4/23/2018 at 5:00pm
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The National Lawyers Guild is a leftist group with chapters at numerous law schools.

The City University of New York (CUNY) Law School Chapter of NLG led the protests against and disruption of the lecture by Prof. Josh Blackman, as we documented in 

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Hamas terrorist killed when attack tunnel collapses on him

https://www.alqassam.net/arabic/news/details/13540
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Posted by    Monday, April 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/23/2018 at 12:00pm
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The International Middle East Media Center, a Palestinian news group, reports that Hamas al-Qassam brigade member Tha’er Nayef az-Zare’ey was killed yesterday when a tunnel he was in collapse.

While IMEMC refers to the tunnel as a “siege-busting tunnel,” the location in the central Gaza strip, far from the Egyptian border, demonstrates that...

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Fusion GPS co-founders signal next phase in attempted Trump takedown has started

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Posted by    Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/22/2018 at 9:00pm
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What is known about the Fusion GPS role in stoking and implementing an attempted takedown of candidate and ultimately president Trump is one of the greatest political scandals in memory. But it’s a story that only partially has been told.

We now know that Russian-Collusion-mania had as its source-fuel Fusion GPS opposition...

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Palestinian “scholar” Fadi al-Batsh gunned down in Malaysia was key Hamas military engineer

https://twitter.com/ronenbergman/status/987674972310134785
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Posted by    Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 10:00am 4/22/2018 at 10:00am
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Fadi al-Batsh grew up in Gaza, but had been living in Malaysia for years. Al-Batsh was, by his day job, an academic focusing on electrical engineering in Malaysia.

The Linked-In Profile for al-Batsh, whose name appears transliterated in some reports as al-Batash or Albatsh, listed his current academic employment history.

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PHOTO: Gaza “protesters” loft molotov cocktail on swastika kite over Israeli border

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Posted by    Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:00pm 4/20/2018 at 1:00pm
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Today is the fourth Friday in an ongoing series of clashes at the Gaza-Israel border fence.

In prior coverage we’ve noted how the civilian protests served as cover for attempts to breach and plant explosives at the border fence. These were military terror operations using civilian protests as cover.

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Judge rejects Oberlin College request to move town-gown lawsuit to another county

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Posted by    Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:31pm 4/19/2018 at 8:31pm

Oberlin College and its Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo are defending a lawsuit brought by the local Gibson’s Bakery after in incident in which three Oberlin College students were arrested for shoplifting.

Oberlin students launched protests and a boycott of the bakery claiming racial profiling of the students. The college itself cut off...

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“Why should [prosecutors] get to read Sean Hannity’s communications with Michael Cohen?”

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 7:00pm 4/18/2018 at 7:00pm
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The court proceedings regarding the seizure of materials from the law office of Michael Cohen ended yesterday without a formal ruling on the substance of how the case will proceed as to review of seized materials. The issue is whether a so-called “taint team” from DOJ/FBI will review the rec...

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Boston Marathon Bombing – Five Patriots’ Days Later

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Posted by    Monday, April 16, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/16/2018 at 9:00pm

Today was Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, the day on which the Boston Marathon is run on the third Monday in April.

On Patriots’ Day April 15, 2013, a bomb built within a pressure cooker exploded near the...

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Michael Cohen court hearing: Judge considers Special Master to review seized evidence, Sean Hannity revealed as Cohen client

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Posted by    Monday, April 16, 2018 at 12:30pm 4/16/2018 at 12:30pm
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The federal court in the Southern District of New York is continuing today the hearing on the objections of Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen regarding records seized from his law office and home. For the background and court pleadings, please see the prior post, 

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Trump court filing in Michael Cohen case: Objects to DOJ/FBI “taint team” deciding what is attorney-client privileged

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/
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Posted by    Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 9:40pm 4/15/2018 at 9:40pm
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On Monday, April 16, 2018, the court in the Southern District of New York will continue its hearing on the motion by Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen for return of records seized from his law office and home. In the alternative, Cohen seeks severe restrictions on the government’s ability to...

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Food & Wine mag honors Reem’s Oakland restaurant, ignores wall-sized mural of terrorist

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Posted by    Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7:30pm 4/15/2018 at 7:30pm

Food & Wine magazine recently released its Restaurants of the Year 2018.

The article, by F&W Restaurant Editor Jordanna Rothman, includes Reem’s of Oakland, CA. In the introduction to the article, Rothman notes: “At Reem’s in Oakland, California, I was moved by Reem Assil, a Syrian and Palestinian chef who uses food...

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Israel destroys “longest and deepest” Hamas cross-border Gaza attack tunnel

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Posted by    Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 10:05am 4/15/2018 at 10:05am
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Next time you hear the usual suspects complain about the Israeli military blockade of Gaza, or how Gazans have not been able to rebuild since the 2014 war, keep in mind how many resources the ruling Hamas diverts to missiles, terror, and most of all, attack tunnels.

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Trump attorney Michael Cohen goes to Court to get back seized records

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Posted by    Friday, April 13, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/13/2018 at 3:00pm
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Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen has filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding the records and evidence seized by the government when it executed a search warrant on Cohen’s offices and homes on April 9, 2018.

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Comey “classified” swipe at Loretta Lynch shows he’s untrustworthy

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Posted by    Friday, April 13, 2018 at 9:05am 4/13/2018 at 9:05am

I have been highly critical of Loretta Lynch. I didn’t support her nomination to be Attorney General.

I’ve argued that the tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton smelled like a signal to the Clintons not to worry about the DOJ/FBI investigation of Hillary’s server.

Yet now I come to her defense because of James...

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“F*ck the law” – CUNY Law students attempt shout-down of conservative law prof

Josh Blackman with permission
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Posted by    Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 9:05pm 4/12/2018 at 9:05pm
Josh Blackman with permission

Disruptions of conservative speakers, even at law schools, has become a common tactic. We’ve documented dozens of such incidents.

The tactic, even when it doesn’t prevent the speech completely, is not merely the expression of disagreement. It’s an infringement of the speaker’s right to speak, and the audience’s right to hear...

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The pretense is over that the Mueller investigation is still about Russian campaign collusion

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:15pm 4/11/2018 at 9:15pm
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There isn’t much of a pretense anymore that the Mueller investigation is about alleged Russian campaign collusion.

Maybe it started out about collusion, but it veered off course within a couple of months, when Mueller decided that Paul Manafort needed to be investigated for conduct many years ago having nothing to do...

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Israel: Photographer Yasser Murtaja killed near Gaza border was Hamas military operative

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 9:30pm 4/10/2018 at 9:30pm
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The clashes at the Gaza-Israel border under the banner of the “March of Return” have resulted in approximately 28 Palestinians dead (the figures released by Hamas-controlled authorities vary).

Of those, at least 19 have been confirmed military members of Hamas or other terror groups:

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