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Justice and Judges

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It is a measure of the stature and the significance of Justice Antonin Scalia that, upon the news of his death at a hunting lodge in Texas, Washington was instantly caught up in an unseemly quarrel over who would succeed him.

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Justice Scalia's sudden passing has left the nation with a big political and legal mess on its hands. With the presidential race in full swing, Senate Majority Leader McConnell immediately announced that he would not consider anyone President Obama

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Ron Paul Liberty Report

The Senate is expected to take up legislation to reform federal mandatory minimum sentence laws, but the measure is stalled on Majority Leader McConnell's desk. Republicans are split on the issue between reformers and "law and order" fundamentalists.

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In one week during January 1973, President Richard M. Nixon was inaugurated to his second term, former President Lyndon B. Johnson died, the United States and North Vietnam entered into the Paris Peace Accords, and the Supreme Court legalized abortio

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Schneier on Security

A Brazilian judge ordered the text messaging service WhatsApp shut down. It was a monumental action. WhatsApp is the most popular app in Brazil, used by about 100 million people. The Brazilian telecoms hate the service which entices people away