July 28, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced 14 neo-Nazis, including a group leader and several teenagers, to jail terms for committing hate crimes against ethnic minorities in the country. The group leader, 22-year-old Dmitry Orlov, was sentenced to life imprisonment for planning hate crimes as part of ...[read more]
January 19, 2010
by JURIST Staff
On January 19, 1970, President Richard Nixon nominated Judge G. Harrold Carswell of the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to the US Supreme Court. The nomination became intensely controversial after a reporter discovered the text of a 1948 political campaign speech by Carswell in which he said " ...[read more]

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