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In Law, What Is Picketing?

There are many forms of protest available to those who wish to express discontent at a certain idea or practice. People are usually given this ability to protest through their right to freedom of speech and their right to assemble. One form of protest involves assembling outside or within a location...

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What Is a District Court?

The US court system is comprised of a hierarchy of courts, from the lower local courts to the highest Supreme Court. These various levels of court address matters that directly correlate with the court’s scope and function. A district court is a court that operates within the federal court...

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What Is a Bench Warrant?

An arrest warrant is usually issued when a court of law demands the presence of a person in order to stand before the charges brought against him or her. However, different arrest warrants exist to address the varying issues that are necessary to face in court. For example, a criminal arrest warrant...

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Who Is Jimmy Carter?

Jimmy Carter, whose full name is James Earl Carter, was the 39th president of the United States of America. Carter, who was born on October 1, 1924, run under the Democratic platform of racial equality and ecology. In 1946, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland....

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Obama Does the View, Surreal

Obama does The View in a surreal first ever television event.  Obama graced the hit ABC talk show with the panel of hosts to discuss key issues like: pop culture, Blackberrys, Chelsea Clinton's wedding, controversial Shirley Sherrod, race and identiy issues in the U.S., and family life with...

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President Barack Obama's Birthday Is August 4th

Today is US President Barack Obama's birthday.  He turns 49 on August 4th 2010.Barack Obama is one of the youngest US Presidents in recent history.  However, as his birthday is celebrated, the tolls of the presidency are evident as Obama sports more and more gray hair with each passing...

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What Was the Warren Court?

The Supreme Court is the highest court of law in the US judicial system. Whatever decision is handed down by the Supreme Court is considered to be final and binding. This is because the Supreme Court hears cases that have been elevated through a process of court appeals or through relevance or...

President Obama Basketball Injury, 12 Stitches Required

President Obama Basketball Injury, 12 Stitches Required

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has confirmed that President Barack Obama suffered a basketball injury on Friday. President Obama traveled to the Fort McNair location for an early Friday morning game of "five on five" basketball when he suffered an injury. The President was hit with an...

White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

The White House announced Friday, December 3, 2010 that President Barack Obama has pardoned 9 people of for a wide range of crimes. Though officials in Washington, DC, did not comment on why Obama chose to pardon the people of their crimes, White House spokesman Reid Cherlin offered a statement...

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Who Is Sofia Wilén?

Sofia Wilén is one of the Swedish women who has accused Julian Assange of rape, for which he was arrested. Evidence is mounting that Sofia Wilén and her friend Anna Ardin pre-planned "revenge" on Julian Assange by setting him up for false rape allegations. Interestingly, the mainstream media...