Author Archives: The Local Crank
Mandatory arbitration clauses allow corporations and big banks to circumvent the 7th Amendment with private bought-and-paid-for judges.
The State is suing injured workers to recover workers compensation payments and the rabidly anti-worker Texas Supreme Court is helping them.
An article from The Atlantic on the growing problem of people skipping jury service and some proposals for change. I agree this is a problem, and some of the ideas presented are worth considering, but I’m VERY leery of things like “streamlining” voir dire. This critical portion of trial is already so “streamlined” in some […]
Hidden video shows a Georgia judge threatening Defendants with jail time if they cannot pay fines and court costs.
North Dakota has enacted a law allowing the police to use armed drones. Armed. Drones.
A heartbreaking story from San Bernadino, California of CPS incompetence, neglect and abuse.
Fascinating article about the Tsilhqot’in Nation’s successful court fight to save most of their traditional land in British Columbia.