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Bill Blum

Bill Blum

Bill Blum is a Los Angeles lawyer and a former state of California administrative law judge. He is a columnist with Truthdig.com, and a regular contributor to The Progressive.

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USAF

“No person shall be…subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb…”—the Fifth Amendment. more

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Is packing the court “necessary to save democracy”? more

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The White House

The Trump Administration lauded Kavanaugh as a judge who “protects American businesses from illegal job-killing regulation.” more

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Impeachment is not limited to indictable offenses. As Alexander Hamilton wrote, impeachment extends to serious violations of “the public trust.” more

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Recent rulings expose the high court’s anti-worker bias. more

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Here’s your recap of the jurisprudential carnage. more

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Franz Jantzen

The case could embolden other states to take steps to disenfranchise minorities, homeless, low-income, and people with disabilities—i.e., those who tend to vote Democratic. more

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The case took aim at deceptive advertising that undermines and confuses women about their treatment options. more

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Skeeze

If the legal theories advanced by Janus’s attorneys seem like a smokescreen to obscure a political attack on unions, that’s because they are. more

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