Posts Tagged ‘Supreme Court’

Liveblogging The Sotomayor Hearing: Legal Eye For The White Guy

July 13, 2009
Lady Justice Was Also A Dominatrix

Lady Justice Was Also A Dominatrix

Lawyer (n) : “One Skilled In Circumventing The Law.” — Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary.

10:05 – Welcome to the liveblog of Juanita Sotomayor.  Ese.

10:10 – Racist White Democrat from Vermont (Senator Leahy) asking a very short question.  One not loaded with accolades for the judge.

10:11 – Senator Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama, will certainly provide a view for the elitists in New York.  Fuck him.

10:14 – Sessions continues by elucidating a most elusive concept with regard to jurisprudence here in real America — judges should be fair and not bigoted, racist, members of La Raza.

10:15 – Oh yeah!  The “Empathy” domino.  Dominoes are mulattoes by the way.

Sessions is correct.  Empathy is evil — unless it is to empathize with say… white firefighters.

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Justice Thomas Writes Concurring Opinion On Strip Search Case

June 26, 2009

Sorry.

Technically, the other King Of Pop concurred with the dissent on strip search cases.  I apologize.  Like, I’m really sorry.  Legal jargon can be confusing.

BREAKING: Obama To Nominate Judge Janice Rogers Brown

May 25, 2009

janicebrwonsPresident Barack Obama is set to appoint Judge Janice Rogers Brown to The Supreme Court Of The United States after the vacancy left by Justice Souter.   Judge Brown, a single mother and daughter of a sharecropper, worked her way all the way up to the Supreme Court Of California where she served from 1996 until 2003 as an Associate Justice.  In 2005, Brown left The Supreme Court Of California and went to the United States Court Of Appeals D.C. Circuit to become an Associate Justice.  While many scholars predicted women such as, Judge Diane Wood, Solicitor General Kagan, or Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, President Obama opts for a woman with experience in life and in law.

Judge Brown has written many scholarly decisions often butting heads with some of the more entrenched views of noted male conservatives like Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh (also of the D.C. Circuit).  Brown sharply criticized Kavanaugh stating a legal decision of his, “create[s] constitutional problems where there are none.”

Brown grew up in Greensville, Alabama in the heart of the segregated South.  As a child, she was forced to go to a segregated African-American school.  Her family though refused to enter any business that segregated African-Americans and she learned at an early age to stand up for what she believes in.  Certainly Mr. Obama had no worries putting a check mark in the “empathy” box for the 60 year-old contender.  Although some liberals may have wanted a younger nominee, Brown seems to fit the bill.

As a single mother, Janice Rogers Brown worked her way through law school and also attained her L.L.M in recent years.  Judge Brown is extremely vocal on women’s issues, freedom of religion, the role of government, and affirmative action.  Senate leaders have previously articulated their support of Brown as early as 2003 and confirmation should be a breeze.

President Obama is expected to name Brown later in the week.