Category Archives: The Courts

Republican Cheap Shot Biden’s ‘put y’all back in chains’ Comment, and Miss the Real Racist Obama Policy

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Republicans, and their echoes, were all atwitter about Vice President Joe Biden telling a racially mixed audience at a rally that the Republican ticket wanted to ‘put y’all back in chains’.   While the Republican charges that … Continue reading

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Cannibal Culture

Imagine living in a culture where if you and your spouse died then the community would decide to murder and eat your orphaned child.  That actually happened in New Guinea to Wawa, a six year old boy, who had to … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Trumpet: Is Gideon v. Wainwright and Indigent Defense Counsel Still Relevant?

I really enjoy Diana Hsieh’s podcast “Philosophy in Action”, but I think that she insufficiently chewed her reply to the following question: Why is receiving the counsel of an attorney a right while receiving health care is not? In both … Continue reading

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