New Judge Named for Jared Loughner Case; Federal Jurisdiction an Issue

By: Thursday January 13, 2011 1:30 pm

A new judge, from outside of Arizona, has been appointed to handle the Federal Criminal case against Jared Loughner, and he will have a substantial issue of jurisdiction on his hands when he first takes the bench on it.

 

Protesting Too Much? Right Attacks AZ Sheriff for His Comments on Vitriol and Bigotry

By: Monday January 10, 2011 6:09 am

There’s an old Bill Cosby routine, called “Shop”, on the album Why Is There Air? that is quite apposite to the events of the past two days. In it, Cosby describes how his junior-high-school shop teacher tricked the guilty party into tacitly confessing to having put a bullet in the shop class furnace — and without directly accusing the kid or even so much as saying his name. With the right-wing attacks on Pima County, Arizona Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, we’re seeing something rather similar play out.

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