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…

Greeks split down middle before bailout referendum

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Greece is divided right down the middle heading into Sunday’s referendum on European bailout proposals, portending even more upheaval for the stricken nation. A poll commissioned by more…

Chinese stocks' biggest decline since 1992

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) The Shanghai Composite Index capped its steepest three-week decline since 1992 as measures to shore up Chinese equities failed to stop margin traders from unwinding positions at more…

Team Obama to Redskins: No new field without name change

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2182685" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Washington Redskins[/caption] The White House has issued an ultimatum of sorts to the Redskins football operation, telling the powers-who-be they can't buy the land more…