Current Commentary: Broadcast Standards Malfunction By LARRY M. ELKIN

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  The New York Giants get their moment in the spotlight this morning with a ticker tape (actually, a paper shredder output) parade through lower Manhattan celebrating their Super Bowl victory. Attention then will shift to the game’s real stars: the judges, regulators and lawyers who endlessly debate broadcast decency standards. But we should cut the folks in business suits …

eHeziCurrent Commentary: Broadcast Standards Malfunction By LARRY M. ELKIN

Ed Koch Commentary: Committee In Support of the Proposed Udall Amendment to the U.S. Constitution By ED KOCH

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Remember the maxim, “Money is the root of all evil?”  It is certainly true with respect to our electoral politics.  While it is necessary for candidates to raise funds for election campaigns, the fact is the system is now out of control. The vast sums pouring into politics today has corrupted our elections, and decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Committee In Support of the Proposed Udall Amendment to the U.S. Constitution By ED KOCH

Does The Supreme Court Need Reserve Players On The Bench? BY Larry M. Elkin

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A standing-room-only crowd filled the courtroom of Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently when retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor appeared there to help decide three Montana cases. Although it is rare to see a former member of the nation’s highest court fill in on a lower court panel, it is not unusual in the federal court system for …

eHeziDoes The Supreme Court Need Reserve Players On The Bench? BY Larry M. Elkin

Jackson List: More on “Screws v. United States” BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

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 Last Sunday, I sent a Jackson List post about Shirley Sherrod’s March 2010 speech to a NAACP Georgia chapter and her connection to and remarks about Screws v. United States. (That post, slightly tweaked, is now a PDF file in the Jackson List archive see http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/graduate/law/faculty/profiles/Barrett/JacksonList.sju.) Screws was a 1940s lynching case.  Three white men—Sheriff Claude Screws of Baker County, Georgia, a …

eHeziJackson List: More on “Screws v. United States” BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

Jackson List: Shirley Sherrod on Screws v. United States, in 1945, Today & Tomorrow BY PROF. JOHN Q. BARRETT

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On March 27, 2010, Shirley Sherrod, then the United States Department of Agriculture’s Director of Rural Development in the State of Georgia, gave a now-famous speech before the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter of Coffee County, Georgia.

eHeziJackson List: Shirley Sherrod on Screws v. United States, in 1945, Today & Tomorrow BY PROF. JOHN Q. BARRETT

Weir Only Human: Thanks to Otis McDonald and the Supremes BY BOB WEIR

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The most important job of the government is the protection of its people. That protection involves their physical safety and the security of their property. That means providing police presence to deter criminals before they commit crimes and harsh penalties for offenders whose crimes were not deterred. The fact is that most crimes cannot be deterred because the bad guys …

eHeziWeir Only Human: Thanks to Otis McDonald and the Supremes BY BOB WEIR

Ed Koch Commentary: Afghan Forces; Elena Kagan; Mobile Trailers; and the Truth By Edward I. Koch

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 If We Wait for the Afghan Forces to be Ready to Take Over the Security of their Own Country, We are Waiting for Godot The war in Afghanistan goes on with U.S. casualties mounting.  The month of June was the deadliest yet with 102 deaths, the highest since the war began nine years ago.  The war is supported by the Republican leadership, …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Afghan Forces; Elena Kagan; Mobile Trailers; and the Truth By Edward I. Koch

NY Gubernatorial Candidate Redlich Demands Change in Gun Cases

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 Albany, NY, June 30, 2010 —  New York State gubernatorial candidate Warren Redlich today urged Governor Paterson to issue an Executive Order to address the unconstitutionality of the state’s gun laws in response to Monday’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision. Download Redlich Demand of Paterson for Executive Order Regarding NYS Gun Laws 6-30-10

eHeziNY Gubernatorial Candidate Redlich Demands Change in Gun Cases