Jay Bybee

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Name: Jay Bybee
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rick Perry and the GOP's 'criminalization of politics' scam

The past week has been very kind to Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the Republican Party.That might sound like an odd statement to make after one of the GOP's 2016 highest-profile White House hopefuls was indicted for abuse of power back in the Lone Star State. ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Patriots don’t break laws: Why excusing torture is an American catastrophe

About a week ago, for the first time ever, the U.S. government, through the comments of its chief executive no less, confirmed that “folks were tortured.” Simultaneously, he observed that there ”was little need for sanctimony” given the heightened fears ... [Published Salon - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Nevada prison wrong to deny inmate cataract surgery, court rules

A federal appeals court has ruled that Nevada prison officials may have shown “deliberate indifference” in refusing to allow cataract surgery to an inmate who was functioning with one good eye.A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Telecom Loses Squabble Over San Diego Towers

By WILLIAM DOTINGAPASADENA, Calif. (CN) - San Diego was within its rights to deny permits to cell tower kingpin American Tower Corp., the 9th Circuit held in a partial reversal Thursday.ATC had sued San Diego after city planners declined to renew conditional-use ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ninth Circuit Revives Claim That Guard Violated Prison Inmate’s Rights by Reading Legal Mail

Metropolitan News-EnterpriseTuesday, August 12, 2014Page 1 By KENNETH OFGANG, Staff WriterThe Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday revived a Death Row inmate’s claim that a prison guard illegally read his confidential letter to counsel.Scott ... [Published Metropolitan News-Enterprise - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

9th Circuit revives death-row inmate's suit over prison guard reading mail to defense lawyer

Constitutional LawA federal appeals court says a district judge erred by determining in a preliminary screening that a pro se complaint by Arizona death-row inmate Scott Nordstrom over a prison guard reading his legal mail had no merit and should not ... [Published ABA Journal - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Killer's Suit Over Legal Mail Breach Revived

By TIM HULL(CN) - The 9th Circuit on Monday revived a death-row inmate's claim that a prison guard illegally read his confidential letter to counsel.Facing the death penalty in Arizona, Scott Nordstrom alleges his Sixth Amendment right to counsel was ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Federal appeals court: health law doesn't violate rights

The national health care law's requirement that uninsured American buy coverage or pay a tax penalty does not violate the constitutional right to make one's own medical decisions, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Thursday.The 2010 law regulates ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

The law President Obama did not faithfully execute

With their 225 votes to sue President Obama , House Republicans provided one of the most ironic spectacles in recent U.S. political history.After waves of op-eds by Speaker John Boehner ( here and here ) and his legal puppet master David Rivkin ( here ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Barbarism in the USA: Arizona’s Botched Execution

Arizona Corrections Another state, another botched execution carriedout with secret new drugs. This time: Arizona, where convictedmurderer Joseph Randolph Wood gasped and snorted for more than 90minutes after his execution began. What should have been ... [Published REASON Online - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Arizona Execution Due To Secret Drug Cocktail

CREDIT: AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the state of Arizona not to execute a man named Joseph Rudolph Wood on Saturday, unless Arizona reveals “the name and provenance of the drugs to ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

The entire population, guilty of deliberate indifference

When a group that is viewed with disdain by the public as well as the legal system, this is the sort of thing that happens as a consequence. In 2009, California High Desert state prison inmate Michael Bloom was put in a small cage and told to strip ... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 03 2014]

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Rick Perry and the GOP's 'criminalization of po... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 25 2014]
The Road From Abu Ghraib: 10 years on [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]
Patriots don’t break laws: Why excusing torture... [Published Salon - Aug 16 2014]
Nevada prison wrong to deny inmate cataract sur... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Court rebukes Nevada ‘one-eye’ policy for inmates [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 15 2014]
Telecom Loses Squabble Over San Diego Towers [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 14 2014]
Nevada Erred Denying Inmate Cataract Surgery [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 14 2014]
Ninth Circuit Revives Claim That Guard Violated... [Published Metropolitan News-Enterprise - Aug 13 2014]
9th Circuit revives death-row inmate's suit ove... [Published ABA Journal - Aug 12 2014]
Obama Admits He Banned Only “Some” Of CIA’s Tor... [Published Public Record - Aug 12 2014]
Inmate mail to attorney is protected, court rules [Published Arizona Daily Star - Aug 12 2014]
Killer's Suit Over Legal Mail Breach Revived [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 11 2014]
Court says prison guards not allowed to read in... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 11 2014]
Federal appeals court: health law doesn't viola... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 08 2014]
Obama Admits He Banned Only “Some” of the CIA’s... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 04 2014]
The law President Obama did not faithfully execute [Published Daily Kos - Aug 03 2014]
Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction in Arizona Tri... [Published Metropolitan News-Enterprise - Jul 28 2014]
The Continuing Problems with Lethal Injection [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Barbarism in the USA: Arizona’s Botched Execution [Published REASON Online - Jul 24 2014]
Barbarism in the USA: Arizona’s Botched Execution [Published Hit & Run - Jul 24 2014]
One Hour and 57 Minutes in Arizona [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 24 2014]
BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Arizona E... [Published Think Progress - Jul 20 2014]
“If Windsor Was The Battle of Normandy, This De... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
What Happens To Liberalism When Government Is B... [Published Think Progress - Jun 23 2014]
Brace Yourselves: Marriage Equality’s Going To ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 09 2014]
The Non-Constitutional Non-Crisis [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 05 2014]
The entire population, guilty of deliberate ind... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 03 2014]
GOP's Benghazi mob must support release of Sena... [Published Daily Kos - May 09 2014]
CIA stalling release of Senate report on torture [Published World Socialist Web Site - May 09 2014]
Obama court nominee wrote memos authorizing dro... [Published Ars Technica - May 07 2014]
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Obama Admits He Banned Only “Some” of the CIA’s... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 04 2014]
President Obama: “one of the first things I did was to ban some of the extraordinary interrogation techniques that are the subject of that report.” Forgive the tongue-in-cheek, but it is almost as if the only person who reads and responds to my work ...
Barbarism in the USA: Arizona’s Botched Execution [Published Hit & Run - Jul 24 2014]
<p><img alt="Joseph Randolph Wood" height="207" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14062094717048.jpg" title="|||Arizona Corrections" width="276" style="float: right;"/&gt;Another state, another botched execution carriedout with secret ...
BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Arizona E... [Published Think Progress - Jul 20 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the state of Arizona not to execute a man named Joseph Rudolph Wood on Saturday, unless Arizona reveals “the name and provenance of the drugs to ...
“If Windsor Was The Battle of Normandy, This De... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
One of the long standing debates in the gay civil rights movement – like all civil rights movements – has been a question of priorities. What’s more important: marriage equality or employment non-discrimination? Military service or hate crime laws? ...
What Happens To Liberalism When Government Is B... [Published Think Progress - Jun 23 2014]
“We’re going backwards,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor told a gathering of liberal attorneys at the annual American Constitution Society (ACS) convention Thursday evening. “With the rising cost of education,” Sotomayor explained, “there’s a lot more kids, ...
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