Tag: Justice System

Advocates Argue ‘It Is Ludicrous, and Frankly Offensive,’ to Let Impeached Trump Continue Right-Wing Takeover of Courts | Common Dreams News

Trump and McConnell

What’s more ludicrous is there is no seperation of powers in the US judicial system (ODT)

A coalition of 29 national advocacy organizations argued Tuesday that “as long as the cloud of impeachment exists, it would be a grave mistake for the Senate to allow the president to continue making lifetime appointments to the federal judiciary.”

“We cannot allow a president who demanded foreign interference in our elections and obstructed Congress to pack our courts with lifetime appointees.”

via Advocates Argue ‘It Is Ludicrous, and Frankly Offensive,’ to Let Impeached Trump Continue Right-Wing Takeover of Courts | Common Dreams News

Mississippi man freed after 11yrs in jail without a trial — RT America

Steven Jessie Harris allegedly embarked on a violent spree over a decade ago. Since then, he has been in jail, waiting for a trial date, which never came. He was finally released after doctors found him mentally incompetent to stand trial.

Source: Mississippi man freed after 11yrs in jail without a trial — RT America