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How Many Zeros in a Billion?

How Many Zeros in a Billion?

Summary: Do you know how much a billion dollars really is? This article puts the number one billion into perspective. This is too true to be funny. The next time you hear a politician use the word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax money. A billion […]

Walter Scott Lawyer Switches Support From Clinton to Sanders

Walter Scott Lawyer Switches Support From Clinton to Sanders

Summary: Justin Bamberg, the lawyer representing the family of Walter Scott, has officially endorsed Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders. Bernie Sanders’ campaign is gaining more traction, the New York Times reports. This week, the lawyer for Walter Scott’s family announced he had switched his support from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to Bernie Sanders. The lawyer, […]

Trump Toys With Birther Lawsuit Against Cruz

Trump Toys With Birther Lawsuit Against Cruz

Summary: Donald Trump toys with the idea of making lawsuit over Ted Cruz’s legitimacy to run as president. Republican president front-runner Donald Trump continues to push the button he loves to push: the birther issue, as he once did to President Barack Obama. Now he’s after rival Ted Cruz, questioning his eligibility to serve as […]

Why Did the Number of Lawyers in Congress Plummet?

Why Did the Number of Lawyers in Congress Plummet?

Summary: A study has found that the number of lawyers in Congress has dropped significantly. A new research paper has shown that Congress has changed. It’s no longer dominated by lawyers. Instead, career politicians have taken over. ABA Journal reports that Nick Robinson, a visiting lecturer at Yale Law School and a fellow at Harvard […]

Law Professors Weigh In on Cruz’s Natural-Born Citizen Issue

Law Professors Weigh In on Cruz’s Natural-Born Citizen Issue

Summary: Law professors weigh in on whether Ted Cruz is ineligible to run for president because of the natural-born citizen issue. Considering Donald Trump fueled the “birther attacks” against President Barack Obama, claiming he wasn’t constitutionally fit to serve as president, it isn’t much of a surprise that he’s using the same tactic against Ted Cruz, his […]

John Edwards Seeks Key Position in Volkswagen Suit

John Edwards Seeks Key Position in Volkswagen Suit

Summary: John Edwards is one of the 140 lawyers who have applied to be on the plaintiff’s steering committee against Volkswagen. Lawyers are lining up to be on the steering committee against Volkswagen in their emissions cheating scandal, and perhaps the most high-profile lawyer within the crowd is former U.S. Senator and Democratic vice-presidential candidate […]

Obama Offers Tears and Executive Orders for Gun Control

Obama Offers Tears and Executive Orders for Gun Control

Summary: President Barack Obama offers emotional speech amid executive orders to improve gun control. President Barack Obama’s heartfelt declamation of gun violence may have had a stronger emotional effect than legal effect, critics are claiming. While streaming tears and choking up over 2012’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, he said, “First graders….Every time I think […]

Donald Trump May Find Himself Banned from Britain

Donald Trump May Find Himself Banned from Britain

Summary: Although Trump will likely not be banned from Britain, much of the public would rather not see him enter the country again. After making a series of controversial remarks, Donald Trump is finding himself no longer a tolerated guy in places throughout the world. Britain is the latest country to contemplate not letting the […]

Why Is Planned Parenthood Taking So Much Heat These Days?

Why Is Planned Parenthood Taking So Much Heat These Days?

Summary: Planned Parenthood has spent years vilified by the media, recently fueled by an Ohio AG’s report. On Friday, the Ohio Attorney General issued a report that Planned Parenthood had disposed of the bodies of aborted fetuses improperly. Attorney General Mike DeWine said that his report found that “companies hired by all three Planned Parenthood […]

Pennsylvania Governor Keeps Authority to Postpone Executions

Pennsylvania Governor Keeps Authority to Postpone Executions

Summary: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court established that the constitution gives the state governor authority to halt death penalties indefinitely. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Democractic Governor’s ability to postpone executions in the state. Gov. Tom Wolf was given the backing by the state’s highest court to issue temporary reprieves in death […]

Civil War as Sanders Sues DNC For Database Access

Civil War as Sanders Sues DNC For Database Access

Summary: Bernie Sanders’ campaign team have sued the DNC for being barred from a crucial voter database. With the Iowa caucuses just weeks away, Bernie Sanders is in trouble in his plight against Democratic competitor Hilary Clinton. That is why he and his team sued the Democratic National Committee in federal court this Friday, claiming […]

Law Firm Hired to Investigate Bridgegate Scandal Criticized by Judge

Law Firm Hired to Investigate Bridgegate Scandal Criticized by Judge

Summary: Law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher received harsh words from a federal judge for not keeping the notes taken during critical witness interviews of the George Washington Bridge scandal. Despite receiving criticism from a federal judge, the law firm in charge of investigating the George Washington Bridge fiasco was given a break for not […]

Gambling Addiction Gets New Mexico Official in Big Trouble

Gambling Addiction Gets New Mexico Official in Big Trouble

Summary: New Mexico’s former Secretary of State was taking campaign donations to fund her gambling addiction and will face intense public scrutiny for her actions. The former New Mexico Secretary of State may be spending the holidays behind jail. Dianna Duran was sentenced by a district judge to 30 days in jail in addition to […]

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