Court Upholds Convictions of 2012 Ron Paul Campaign Staffers

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the convictions of three top staffers on Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign who were found guilty of arranging for money to be funneled through a vendor to an influential Iowa state senator who dropped his support for another Republican candidate in favor of Paul.

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Hustler’s Larry Flynt Loses Appeal for Missouri Execution Records

Hustler publisher and free speech advocate Larry Flynt lost his appeal to unseal court records on Missouri’s use of lethal injection drugs when the Eighth Circuit ruled Tuesday that the government’s interest in carrying out executions outweighs his First Amendment rights.

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Wrangle Holds Up Confirmation Hearing for 8th Circuit Judge

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s unusual decision on Thursday to delay a vote on a nominee to the Eighth Circuit came after the nominee provided new information that appears to show an American Bar Association report mischaracterized his attempt to disqualify a member of Nebraska’s judicial selection committee.

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