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State Courts: The Darker Side

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On September 18, 2009

For less encouraging news about state judiciaries, we can turn to the state of Texas, where a man was sentenced to death in a trial in which the prosecutor and presiding judge were having an affair. Y

Credit Where Due

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On April 18, 2009
Erik makes an important point; Texas has thus far seceded from two different countries in order to defend the right of white people to own black people. In that context, seceding in order to maintain a low capital gains tax rate would be a substantial improvement. …speaking of treason, insurrection, arcane legal reasoning, and piracy, […]

Missing the Forest for the Trees

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On February 12, 2008
The wingnutty among us are about to go into a frenzy over the fact that a group of volunteers opening an Obama office in Texas (in preparation for actual Obama staffers, who will arrive later this week) placed a Cuban flag with a picture of Che Guevara on the office wall. While considering this crime […]
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