This decade, Wisconsin voters have cast ballots for their state assembly on maps drawn so surgically by Republicans that, in 2012, the GOP captured more than 60 percent of the seats with 174,000 fewer votes.Whether Democrats found themselves “packed” into districts that overwhelmingly went blue or efficiently sprinkled throughout reliably red seats, the end result was the same. Wisconsin’s politics lurched dramatically to the right: Voter ID bills and antilabor laws that lacked voter support sailed easily through the legislature. Uncompetitive districts drew no competition at all.
Justice Elena Kagan added that “it seems wildly more prejudicial when the defense attorney introduces” testimony unfavorable to the defendant. Jurors discount similar evidence introduced by a prosecutor, she explained, because they realize the prosecution “has an interest” in getting the sentence it wants. This dynamic, she said, is directly relevant to Buck’s claim that he was denied effective legal representation, a claim that no court has ever heard in his case..
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The new House speaker was Newt Gingrich, who brought a style of slash and burn politics to the Capitol not seen since the McCarthy era. Flush with victory, House Republicans at first rejected the idea of com promise altogether. But many of the new members owed their elections to Gingrich, so they followed him when he compromised with the president on the budget and other issues.
I really enjoy this discussion. I always been interested in names, and now that I pregnant with 2 it really an opportunity to think about what my child will live his/her life with. A while ago I heard about the Court test for names that is, it easier to imagine a typical name like Elizabeth or Robert making it on to the Supreme Court (or attaining other mainstream professional success) than some of the newer, cuter names.
The fight was turned to a no contest and withheld his money.If everyone replaced everything for free regardless of how it broke, no questions asked even years down the line you wouldn be able to buy anything. Because there no way in hell a dude making paracord cables is gonna be able to actually make money while giving out free shit all the time.Especially when you get into rage slammers and shit like that. 50 off is a good deal.