On May 23, 2022, the Supreme Court issued yet another decision that does greater injustice to the US criminal (in)justice system. It ruled that state prisoners cannot submit claims of inadequate counsel to federal courts, thereby adding yet another barrier to those on death row who are seeking relief amidst serious concerns that justice was not served.
by William Blum
Aug 4, 2009
Keeping track of the empire’s crimes
If you catch the CIA with its hand in the cookie jar and the Agency admits the obvious — what your eyes can plainly see — that its hand is indeed in the cookie jar, it means one of two things: a) the CIA’s hand is in several other cookie jars at the same time which you don’t know about and they hope that by confessing to the one instance they can keep the others covered up; or b) its hand is not really in the cookie jar — it’s an illusion to throw you off the right scent — but they want you to believe it.
Crossposted with permission from The Free Press.
By Marvin Ammori
Save the Internet
July 13, 2009
Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will ask Judge Sonia Sotomayor questions this week and has said he will ask about network neutrality.