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Jeff Sessions, mocked then fired by President Trump, returns to Justice for applause and a chair

It was a show of political civility rare in the hyper-contentious capital: Jeff Sessions returned to applause for a Justice Department ceremony.
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'Systematic failure' by police to protect victims of domestic and sexual violence

The Centre for Women's Justice says forces are failing to safeguard [Author: Kirsty Bosley]
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Physical-Realm: The Federal Circuit’s New Machine-or-Transformation

by Dennis Crouch In Bilski v. Kappos, the Supreme Court issued three separate opinions — although all the justices agreed that physicality — machine-or-transformation — offers at least an important clue for deciding the issue. Five Justice majority opinion: “The machine-or-transformation test is not the sole test for deciding whether an invention is a patent-eligible ‘process.’ . . . [Rather, it is] just an important and useful clue.” Four Justice minority opinion: Arguing that a “business me...
Tags: Justice, Supreme Court, Law, Court, United States, Patent, Fed, Microsoft Corp, Federal Circuit, Fed Cir, Vanda, Bilski, Capital One Bank, Intellectual Ventures I LLC, Thales Visionix Inc, McRO


Rosenstein staying on at DOJ 'a little longer' than anticipated

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is planning to stay on at the Justice Department "a little longer" than originally anticipated, according to a Justice official familiar with his thinking.
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Rosenstein staying on at Justice Department 'a little longer' than anticipated

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is planning to stay on at the Justice Department "a little longer" than originally anticipated, according to a Justice official familiar with his thinking.
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Rod Rosentein postpones resignation from justice department – live

No 2 official at DoJ to stay in his post ‘a little longer’Trump attacks Kellyanne Conway’s husband as ‘loser’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 2.16pm GMT A top aide to Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign has signed back on for 2020. CNN reports that Claire Sandburg will be Sanders’s national organizing director.Claire Sandberg led the Vermont lawmaker’s distributed organizing team during his last primary bid and comes on now as the 2020 campaign’s director of org...
Tags: Justice, Republicans, US, World news, US news, Cnn, Democrats, Donald Trump, Vermont, Justice Department, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Michael Cohen, Mueller, Sandberg, Jeff Weaver Sanders


On New Zealand And Dehumanization

One of the most difficult things to do in moments of tragedy is to take time to properly process one’s own thoughts while simultaneously processing the countless messages and calls of community members and multi-faith colleagues from around the world. To the non-Muslim colleagues who reached out, supported, and aided the Muslim friends and communities around the world, showing solidarity against hatred and violence, thank you. To the many police offers, security personnel, and volunteers who sto...
Tags: Politics, Usa, Isis, Justice, Religion, Syria, Resilience, United States, Current Affairs, Terrorism, Islam, New Zealand, Yemen, Muslims, Christchurch, Bill Maher


Thought for the day, March 16, 2019

James Madison, 1804. (Painting by Gilbert Stuart/Colonial Williamsburg Foundation/public domain) James Madison, fourth United States president “Justice is the end of Government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been, and ever will be pursued, until it is obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit.” (from “Federalist Paper,” No. 51, Feb. 1788) March 16, 1751-June 28, 1836 Related Articles Thought for the day, March 15, 2019 ...
Tags: Justice, Sport, Soccer, United States, Local News, James Madison, San Fernando Valley, Thought For The Day, Gilbert Stuart Colonial Williamsburg Foundation


The Death Penalty Could Become a 2020 Issue. But Many Conservatives Disagree With Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Thursday she wants to stop executions at the federal level, drawing further attention to the issue of capital punishment the same week that California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on the death penalty. That will draw a stark contrast on the campaign trail with President Donald Trump,…
Tags: News, Justice, California, Uncategorized, Death Penalty, Kamala Harris, Gavin Newsom, Trump, 2020 Election


As the Congress Turns: In presidential probes, many So Cal reps play starring roles

With Democrats in control of the U.S. House of Representatives, committees are stepping up investigations and oversight of Trump administration practices and policies. Here’s a look at the Southern California reps in position to play the biggest roles in those hearings: Adam Schiff, D-Burbank Role: Chairman, House Intelligence Committee, leading congressional Democrats’ investigation of Russia’s ties to President Trump and his 2016 campaign. Trump has tried accusing Schiff of ethics violations, ...
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‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Brings Back Shannon Elizabeth, Adds Wrestler Chris Jericho

Jay and Silent Reboot is shaping up to be a reunion of almost everyone that Kevin Smith has ever worked with. Not only are stars from the various View Askewniverse movies returning in this one, but cast members from Zack and Miri Make a Porno have made a comeback, too. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back star Shannon Elizabeth is back as Jay’s thief lover Justice. But there is one surprise that comes in the form of WWE wrestler Chris Jericho being part of the c...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Instagram, Justice, Casting, Africa, Time, Sequels, Bob, Smith, Jay, Miri, Kevin-Smith, Jericho, Zack, Shannon


This Mom Went To Prison For Enrolling Her Son In A School Outside Her District

The college cheating scandal that has ensnared at least 50 people, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, has sparked a much needed conversation about privilege and money in the U.S. educational system. And while the scam has also produced lots of funny commentary due to the sheer ridiculousness of the lengths these parents went to get their kids into college (like photoshopping their kids' faces onto stock photos of athletes) and the level of privilege these people have (Lough...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Justice, New York City, Georgia, Harvard, Ohio, Bridgeport, Andrew, Norwalk, Rourke, Huffman, McDowell, Kavanaugh, Loughlin, Lori Loughlin


What Should LSBC’s Futures Task Force and LSO’s Technology Task Force Do?

The Law Society of British Columbia’s E-Brief for January 2019 states that LSBC has established a Futures Task Force: “… to look at the future of the legal profession and legal regulation in British Columbia. The task force is expected to identify anticipated changes that may improve or disrupt the future market for legal services, consider and evaluate the factors and forces driving those changes, as well as make recommendations to the Benchers regarding the implications and how the Law Society...
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Paul Manafort’s Sentence May Start Cleaning Up the Shady Lobbying He Pioneered

Paul Manafort helped pioneer the business of helping foreign governments sway American policy, but his prison sentence on Wednesday may mark the end of the era he helped kick off. For hiding his work advising politicians in Ukraine and the tens of millions of dollars he received for it, the former chairman of Donald Trump’s…
Tags: News, Justice, Uncategorized, Ukraine, Lobbying, Donald Trump, Paul Manafort


The Judge Who Sentenced Paul Manafort Rebuked Him for ‘Lies’

Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Manafort 'it's hard to overstate the number of lies' involved
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Bill C-75 Goes to the Senate, Still Threatens Student Legal Clinics

Bill C-75, the Criminal Code amendment statute, passed the House of Commons in late 2018, and has received first reading in the Senate. The bill could wipe out the criminal law practices in student legal clinics in most provinces across Canada. For decades now, student legal clinics across Canada have been representing low income persons for summary conviction criminal offences. These clients are not eligible for legal aid, and would be unrepresented except for the work done by law students to a...
Tags: Justice, Law, Senate, Canada, House Of Commons, Bill, Legal Education, Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Sen Serge Joyal


Shannon Elizabeth Confirmed for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Shannon Elizabeth confirmed for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Shannon Elizabeth (American Pie franchise, Playing with Beethoven, The Outsider) will be reprising her character of Justice, last seen in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, in the upcoming Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Kevin Smith posted the news with a first look photo on his Instagram, featuring Smith, Elizabeth, and Jason Mewes on set. Check out the post now below! PB = PB || {}; PB.g...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Africa, Time, Beethoven, Bob, Smith, Jay, Kevin Smith, Elizabeth, Shannon, Bob Smith, Jason Mewes, ComingSoon, Movie News, Saban Films


Residents pay respects to Trinity Love Jones, 9-year-old found slain near Hacienda Heights trail

They came singly or in pairs from different Southland communities. One brought a Bible. Two were accompanied by small children. Drawn to a memorial comprised of candles, balloons, flowers and stuffed toys, they paid their respects Monday to 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones, whose body was found partly inside a duffel bag dumped near a Hacienda Heights trail last week. La Habra residents John Magor and his wife, Nerisa, were among those who visited the temporary memorial on Hacienda Boulevard. John ...
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Fox News condemns its own host over comments about congresswoman's hijab

Fox News has condemned its host Jeanine Pirro after she questioned whether a Muslim congresswoman's wearing of a headscarf stood in conflict to the US Constitution. In a rare rebuke of one of its star presenters, the network said: "We strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro's comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar. They do not reflect those of the network and we have addressed the matter with her directly." Pirro suggested on her Saturday show that Ms Omar's religious beliefs may run counter to the U...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Justice, Congress, Israel, US, America, United States, House Of Representatives, Fox News, Nancy, Trump, Omar, Democratic Party, Bret Baier, Jeanine


The First Shazam! Reactions are Calling it Another Win for DC

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The first Shazam! reactions are calling it another win for DC The first round of Shazam! reactions are here, and it’s being heralded as not only another superhero triumph for DC, but a unique, family-oriented story that captures the spirit of the comic book and makes the most of star Zachary Levi’s inherently boyish charm. While the Warner Bros. shared universe has had more than its share of missteps, including Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, movies...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Superman, Beck, Tom Hanks, Justice League, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Robert Zemeckis, Shazam, Pedro, Victor, Billy, Mary, Eugene


Mourners seek justice for unidentified girl found dead in Hacienda Heights

Before her tiny body was found partly inside a black duffel bag along a horse trail in Hacienda Heights on Tuesday, the girl had a name. Yet several days later, her identity still remains a mystery. Inside the Boyle Heights facility of the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, the 4-foot-5-inch, 55-pound girl is known only as “Jane Doe #11.” But for two local teachers who gathered to pray Thursday night in front of a candle-lit memorial near the trail, the girl has name: “Ju...
Tags: News, Justice, Sport, Soccer, Catholic, Caldera, Local News, Marcelo, Colima, Garcia, Martinez, Jane Doe, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Boyle Heights, West Covina, Hacienda Heights


How Donald Trump Led to Paul Manafort’s Downfall

If he had never joined Donald Trump’s campaign, Paul Manafort would likely be a free man today. Instead, the longtime political consultant is facing just under four years in a federal prison, the latest victim of the intense scrutiny that Trump has drawn to those around him for actions in his first two years in…
Tags: News, Justice, Uncategorized, 2016 Election, Donald Trump, Trump, Paul Manafort


The FDA Just Confirmed The Presence Of Asbestos In Makeup From Claire's

In 2017, after growing concerned about the safety of her daughter's glitter makeup from Claire's, a Rhode Island-based mother and lawyer sent samples of the product to an independent lab for testing. Yesterday, more than a year later, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration released a statement confirming those suspicions: Product samples from the brand — as well as fellow teen retailer Justice — have tested positive for asbestos, the dangerous fiber that’s linked to lung cancer, mesothelioma, and ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Justice, Washington, Fda, Dianne Feinstein, Rhode Island, Susan Collins, Claire, Ulta, U S Food Drug Administration, Pallone, Energy and Commerce, Frank Pallone Jr, MonthAshley Graham


Trump to nominate DC’s US attorney for high spot at Justice

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate Jessie Liu, currently a U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, to be associate attorney general at the Justice Department. Attorney General William Barr recommended Liu’s nomination. Barr said Tuesday that Liu has “distinguished herself as a first-class attorney in private practice, in the Treasury […]
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President Trump blasts House Democrats for politically motivated investigations

Is Congress going too far? Reaction and analysis from Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz and 'Justice' host Jeanine Pirro.
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FDA says tests confirm asbestos in makeup from Claire's, Justice

Claire's has refused to comply with a recall request from the FDA for those three products, according to a statement from Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Police Detain 85 at Sacramento Protest Over Stephon Clark Shooting

Sacramento police detained 84 protesters and a reporter at a march Monday night following the country District Attorney’s decision not to charge two police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man, last year. Clark, a 22-year-old father of two was shot by officers who were investigating car burglaries, as he ran…
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I vetted judges and senior Justice officials and never came across anyone like Jared Kushner

Trump son-in-law got a top-secret security clearance despite intelligence community concerns. I was denied clearance for a blog post about hacking.            [Author: Opinion contributor]
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Kamala Harris takes responsibility for California sexual harassment payouts

Justice department employees also alleged retaliationHarris, then state attorney general, was ‘unaware’ of casesThe California department of justice paid more than $1m to employees who alleged they faced sexual harassment or workplace retaliation while presidential candidate Kamala Harris was state attorney general, it was reported on Friday.The settlements involved allegations of inappropriate touching or comments as well as other allegations made from 2011 to 2017. They were disclosed this wee...
Tags: Justice, California, US news, Democrats, US politics, Sexual Harassment, Kamala Harris, Los Angeles Times Continue, US elections 2020


Canadian government allows Huawei CFO’s US extradition case to proceed

Late last year, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver, Canada over alleged violations of U.S. trade sanctions with Iran. This week, the Canadian government announced it will allow for the executive’s extradition to proceed. Officials in the Department of Justice Canada have issued an Authority to Proceed, a proclamation that officially begins the extradition process, which could send Wanzhou to the U.S. to face charges. Wanzhou, who is also the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zh...
Tags: Justice, US, Tech, Iran, Policy, Huawei, Doj, Authority, Vancouver Canada, Ren Zhengfei, The Department, Department of Justice Canada, Meng Wanzhou, Wanzhou