The first Monday in October is coming up, and we know what that means: The corn chowder chili soup is back on the menu at Au Bon Pain in the REGJB. And the Supreme Court is back in session too.
Just read the blog and we'll tell you all you need to know about the Supremes. Prediction: Justice Kennedy will be the swing vote on an important case.
Prediction: Justice Thomas will write at least one 8-1 dissent.
Prediction: Justice Scalia will write some acerbic comment that gets some publicity.
How do we know all this will happen? It's just a gift.
Here's a disturbing case about a Tampa police sergeant fabricating a DUI arrest of a lawyer to help another lawyer during a big law suit. The article is here. But what do prosecutors/judges say when we accuse a police officer of fabricating evidence? "Why would this office put his salary and career on the line for some arrest of a defendant he doesn't know?"
Because cops sometimes lie and we don't always know the reasons motivating them. That's why.
There was gunfire near the Capital on Thursday in Washington, DC. But that had absolutely nothing to do with the number of handguns in the US. The disturbed woman tried to ram her car through the White house gates. The Republican response: Presidents should be armed in the future. It's also fun to note that the Capital police responded to the incident, which probably has a whole lot of Tea Party politicians pissed off, because as we all know, they think government should be smaller and do less for its citizens.
A beautiful fall weekend is upon us. Get out and enjoy it. See you in court Monday.
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