No civil forfeiture without criminal conviction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Just in time for the Fourth of July, states are declaring their independence from civil forfeiture. Enabled by civil forfeiture laws, police can seize and keep property more…

Dukes of Hazzard fan to TV Land: 'Ya'll r idiots'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2183245" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Dukes of Hazzard[/caption] Dukes of Hazzard fans took to Facebook to vent their outrage at TV Land's announced intent to stop showing reruns more…

States' rights go front and center, post-SCOTUS

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2182945" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The U.S. Supreme Court[/caption] Fully one third of Americans believe states ought to have the right to ignore federal courts on issues that sets more…

SCOTUS fallout: Let the lawsuits begin

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2160305" align="aligncenter" width="601"] The ACLU sued a Kentucky clerk over her response to the high court's gay marriage ruling.[/caption] The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit more…