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Update on the “Buxom Woman” Dispute

An AP article yesterday shed more light on the motion to preclude a woman the AP described as "buxom" from sitting at counsel table during trial. (I was a little more direct the other day – has the word "breast"…


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Women’s Suffrage: a “Costly and Dangerous Experiment”?

After I noted that a U.S. Supreme Court justice had said in an interview that the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment doesn't apply to women (hint: it wasn't Ginsburg, Kagan or Sotomayor who said this), someone wrote me to ask why,…



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Tut Murder Cover-Up Continues

An Egyptian investigative team this week said it had found no evidence to support theories that the Pharaoh Tutankhamun was murdered. Egyptian authorities said they would now release Tut's wife and prime minister, who have been held as "material witnesses"…