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Mississippi on Trial

For all the attention being showered on the interminably long campaign leading up to next year’s election, a handful of states around the country are holding important elections for statewide ...
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Turning Out Trial Lawyers, Inc.

The litigation industry in America had a lot riding on last Tuesday’s elections. In addition to running a personal-injury lawyer–almost wholly financed by plaintiffs’ attorneys–for the second highest office in ...
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Kerry-Edwards & Co.

When John Kerry introduced John Edwards as his running mate, he declared, “I have chosen a man who understands and defends the values of America.” The political analysts, or at least ...
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Primary Pass

The Iowa caucus results showed the fluidity of politics, as Howard Dean’s foregone-conclusion candidacy was whisked away as if by the fierce winter winds that howl across the Land of ...
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Fiction to Fact

Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals hastened America’s descent from the rule of law into the rule of lawyers. In Ileto vs. Glock, the increasingly infamous court ruled ...