Carpetbagger Texas Judge Blocks Texas Illegal Immigration Law
Bill Quick

Federal Judge Says Texas Can’t Outlaw Harboring Illegal Aliens A federal district judge in San Antonio has issued an order stopping a Texas law criminalizing the harboring of illegal aliens, at least for now. The judge issued the preliminary injunction in … Continue reading

Second Amendment Under Fire In Connecticut
Bill Quick

Judge allows suit against Sandy Hook gun maker to advance | Washington Examiner A Connecticut judge ruled Thursday that a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun used in the Sandy Hook shootings, and other companies, can move forward. A … Continue reading

Politico: Battery Charges Against Trump Manager Lewandowski To Be Dismissed
Bill Quick

Trump campaign manager will not be prosecuted, sources say – POLITICO A Florida prosecutor has decided not to prosecute Donald Trump’s campaign manager for battery after a March run-in with former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields, sources with knowledge of the … Continue reading

Can’t Blame the Coppers On This One
Bill Quick

Video rental past due for 14 years leads to arrest of NC man | Ars Technica “He goes, ‘Sir, I don’t know how to tell you this, but there’s a warrant for your arrest from 2002. Apparently, you rented a … Continue reading

Impeach These Judges
Bill Quick

Court: you can’t deport illegal immigrants just for being drunks « Hot Air Some great news for all of you in the habitual drinking class who may be worried about a visit from Immigration and Customs Enforcement this week. The … Continue reading

Soros: Keep Those Syrian Refugees Pouring In
Bill Quick

Soros-Backed Group Launches Bid to Keep Syrian Refugees Flowing A group masquerading as conservative but backed by left-wing foundations including billionaire George Soros’s Foundation to Promote Open Society (FPOS) has launched an online advertising campaign in defense of bringing Syrian refugees to … Continue reading

Feature, Not Bug
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » DAVID BERNSTEIN REVIEWS PHILIP HAMBURGER’S BOOK, Is Administrative Law Unlawful? Increasingly, the … The Framers of the Constitution were well aware of such claims, and utterly rejected them. Yet, Hamburger argues, modern administrative law embodies … Continue reading

Sotomayor Is Right – There, I Said It!
Bill Quick

Supreme Court justice attacks her colleagues for embracing a ‘shoot first, think later’ attitude – Yahoo Finance The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Texas state trooper who shot and killed a 24-year-old man who fled police in his … Continue reading

Yeah, We’ve Noticed
Bill Quick

The Captain’s Journal » Notes From HPS Let’s forget the issue of how or why the statute was broken (or in other words, the issue of “recklessness”).  This is a trivial question compared the databank of second amendment rulings, and … Continue reading

Bush, Obama Judges Both Trash First Amendment, Rule of Law to Favor Muslim Thugs
Bill Quick

Michigan: County Violated Constitutional Rights of Christians by Siding with Violent Muslim Mob | Creeping Sharia The victories are few and far between but they are possible when people decide to stand up and fight back. If you’re not willing … Continue reading

Law Is the Enabler of Tyranny
Bill Quick

Judge overturns ban on ballot selfies | Ars Technica Indiana lawmakers approved the legislation, which became effective July 1, based on the contention that a ban would prevent vote buying and voter coercion while maintaining the integrity of the electoral process and … Continue reading

More Bullshit From the Security State
Bill Quick

After appellate decision, laser strike “knucklehead” re-sentenced to 5 years | Ars Technica On Friday, a federal judge in Fresno, California re-sentenced a local man to the maximum five years in prison for firing a laser at an emergency transport … Continue reading

A Million 15 Year Old Boys Are Looking For An NFL Cheerleader Like That Right Now
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Well, you won’t do that with consequences like this: Former NF… TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Well, you won’t do that with consequences like this: Former NFL Cheerleader … Continue reading

Social Justices
Bill Quick

Breaking: Los Angeles Superior Court Bars Pro-Life Group From Releasing New Videos About… – Linkis.com Via Sacramento Bee A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing an anti-abortion group from releasing any video of leaders of a California company that … Continue reading

Be Careful Exercising Your First Amendment Rights – You’ve Already Committed Three Felonies Today, You KNow
Bill Quick

Stars And Bars Fanatic Is Now Behind Bars | The Smoking Gun The North Carolina man who responded to the South Carolina church massacre by further covering his property in the rebel flag was arrested and jailed this week on … Continue reading

Clinton Hack Continues to Persecute Dinesh D’Souza
Bill Quick

Dem judge orders psych counseling for D’Souza But Judge Berman, who was appointed by Bill Clinton, disagreed, effectively overruling the judgment of the two licensed psychological counselors the U.S. probation department had approved as part of D’Souza’s criminal sentence. “I … Continue reading

Look Who’s Talking About Words Having No Meaning – Antonin “Raich” Scalia
Bill Quick

Scalia Blasts Obamacare Ruling: ‘Words Have No Meaning’ – Breitbart The dissent, by Justice Antonin Scalia, was blistering. “Words no longer have meaning if an Exchange that is not established by a State is ‘established by the State,’” he wrote. I’d take … Continue reading

Let It Burn – Starting With SCOTUS (Obamacare Is Here Again – This Time For Good)
Bill Quick

Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, rejecting a major challenge to the landmark law in a ruling that … Continue reading

If We Are Wrong, Stare Decisis Requires Us to Double Down On Wrong
Bill Quick

KIMBLE v. MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT, LLC | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute Held: Stare decisis requires this Court to adhere to Brulotte. Pp. 3–18. Can somebody please cite for me the section of the US Constitution which contains this “stare … Continue reading

Guy Yanks Head Out of Rear, Sticks It In Lion’s Mouth Instead
Bill Quick

Angry lawyer-inventor reads “Stupid Patent of the Month,” files first lawsuit vs. EFF | Ars Technica The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been involved in plenty of litigation, but until now, it’s always been the one filing suit—seeking to create change … Continue reading

Is America Dead?
Bill Quick

NYT editorial on the Mohammed cartoon event in Texas is exactly what you’d expect « Hot Air No, actually, not exactly what you’d expect. I would have given even odds that they’d not only dismiss Pam Geller’s event as “hate … Continue reading

We No Longer Have a Legal System. We Have a Legalized Extortion System.
Bill Quick

George Will | When everything is a crime Given the principle — which itself should be reconsidered — of prosecutorial immunity, we have a criminal justice system with too many opportunities for generating defendants, too few inhibitions on prosecutors, and … Continue reading

A Nation In Tyranny Turns You Into a Nation of Criminals – Because Criminals Are Easier to Control
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » MY USA TODAY COLUMN: You’re Probably Breaking The Law Right Now…. No “probably” about it. … Continue reading

Holder: Let’s Have Even More Double Jeopardy Travesties
Bill Quick

Eric Holder: We Might Lower Bar for Civil Rights Prosecutions | The New Republic As his successor’s confirmation nears, Attorney General Eric Holder has been on a farewell tour—giving exit interviews, penning editorials, and preparing for his last day at … Continue reading

Back When the Constitution Actually Meant Something
Bill Quick

Marijuana is 114 times safer than alcohol A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports found that marijuana is, by far, the safest recreational drug. Researchers judged the risk of death associated with commonly used substances, including alcohol, marijuana, … Continue reading

Legal Is Not the Same Thing As Liberty
Bill Quick

Supreme Court denies terror defendant access to surveillance documents | Ars Technica While the appeals court in the Daoud case refused to release records relating to Daoud’s surveillance, the appellate court nevertheless said the surveillance was conducted lawfully. So was … Continue reading

Well, You Did Ask…
Bill Quick

Linda Greenhouse Schools the Supreme Court | National Review Online How did Greenhouse make such basic errors? Why did she make claims that were so blatantly false instead of simply arguing that the government’s arguments were more persuasive? Because she’s … Continue reading

We’e ICE: We Don’t Need No Steenking Constitution. We’ve Got Guns Instead.
Bill Quick

Homeland Security Totally Misunderstands Trademark Law; Seizes Perfectly Legal Sporting Goods Anyway | Techdirt If there’s no likelihood of confusion, then ICE isn’t supposed to be seizing it (and, yes, there is also dilution of trademark, but ICE isn’t supposed … Continue reading