Glenn Beck Sues…Himself?

Okay, this is weird even for Glenn Beck. He's suing Christopher Balfe, the former CEO of The Blaze and COO of its parent company, Mercury Recording Arts. But those companies are incorporated in Delaware and the laws there require that the company indemnify all corporate executives from actions undertaken on behalf of the company. … [Read more...]

A Ridiculous Ethics Complaint in Alabama

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is facing ethics charges filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center for ordering judges not to follow the Supreme Court's Obergefell ruling on same-sex marriage, so one of Moore's fans has filed a ridiculous ethics complaint against the SPLC's director as retaliation. … [Read more...]

Appeals Court Strikes Down NC Racist Gerrymandering

First an appeals court struck down North Carolina's attempts at suppressing the votes of black people, now another 4th Circuit panel has overturned that state's clearly racist gerrymandering that was designed to pack black voters into a minority of districts to prevent them from getting power in the legislature. … [Read more...]

Klayman Thinks He Has ‘Tremendous Chance of Success’ With Benghazi Suit

Larry Klayman is nothing if not an endless optimist. No matter how many times his lawsuits get dismissed, he's just sure the next one is going to be a success. He told Fox News' Megyn Kelly that there is a "tremendous chance of success" with his latest ridiculous Benghazi suit against Hillary Clinton. … [Read more...]

Judge Orders Beck to Reveal Sources in Defamation Case

A very interesting development in the defamation case brought against Glenn Beck by a Saudi student that Beck repeatedly claimed was the "money man" behind the Boston Marathon bombings even though the FBI and DHS cleared him almost immediately. The judge in that case has ordered Beck to reveal his sources, which he claims were in the government. … [Read more...]

AL Judicial Court Refuses to Dismiss Moore’s Ethics Charges

Last week a federal court dismissed Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's lawsuit over the ethics charges he's facing, and this week the Alabama Court of the Judiciary rejected his motion to dismiss those charges. That means he'll face a full trial on the charges starting in a few weeks. … [Read more...]

Klayman Files Suit Over Benghazi

Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, has filed yet another lawsuit that will be dismissed almost immediately. It's on behalf of the parents of two of the people killed in the Benghazi attack, for wrongful death and defamation. … [Read more...]

MO Governor Forced to Defend Indigent Clients After Budget Cuts

This is one of the coolest things I've ever seen a public official do. The governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, has several times cut funding for the state's public defender system, so the head of that system has now appointed Nixon to represent a client, as he has the power to do under the law. … [Read more...]

Roy Moore’s ‘Civil Rights’ Case Dismissed

When Christian Reconstructionist and Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was hit with a judicial ethics complaint for instructing judges in that state not to abide by the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling, he filed a federal case claiming that the process violated his constitutional rights. A federal court just dismissed that case. … [Read more...]

A Very Interesting RLUIPA Case

The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) was a law passed after RFRA that applies the same strict scrutiny standard to zoning and prison policy. A Unitarian church in Massachusetts has filed a very interesting RLUIPA case involving solar panels. … [Read more...]

Judge Curiel Rules For, Against Trump

In the lawsuit over Trump "University," the judge that Donald Trump launched attacks against that were so racist that Paul Ryan noticed it ruled for him in one motion and against him in another. He refused to dismiss the case and also ruled against the release of Trump's videotaped deposition. … [Read more...]

Reluctant Loss for Obama Title XII Gender Theory

The Obama administration has taken the position that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is already forbidden by Title XII's prohibition on gender discrimination. That argument has won in some venues, but the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals just very reluctantly rejected it. From that ruling: … [Read more...]