Daily Archives: April 30, 2009

Justice Souter plans to leave the Supreme Court and Reaction of a ballot access expert

As reported in the NY Times, sources have said that Justice David H. Souter has indicated he plans to retire from the Supreme Court at the end of term in June. Also, comments by ballot access expert Richard Winger on Souter’s career. [read more]

Three independents running for mayor and city council in Hoboken, NJ

Hoboken is a city of about 40,000 that borders Manhattan and has three independent candidates for mayor, who, in the words of the Hoboken Report, will have “their ideas heard,” even if they lose the election.  An article in that newspaper profiles all three independents, and three [read more]

Green Party to Obama: Don’t obstruct justice on Bush Administration torture

The Green Party of the United States (GP-US) says that any attempt by the White House to limit investigation of torture would be an obstruction of justice. The Green Party asks for a special prosecutor to be appointed. On April 30th, in Washington D.C., green party members will participate in a protest organized by Witness Against Torture. [read more]