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Darryl W. Perry: Courts upholding right to film police

Emailed by Boston Tea Party chair Darryl W. Perry to IPR. Also posted at Hammer of Truth, among other places.

When one hears the term wiretapping, normally one thinks of secretly recording phone calls of others; some may have thoughts of Watergate. However, under some crafty interpretations of the legal definition of wiretapping, several people have found themselves as suspects of this offense for filming their encounters with public officials.… Read more ...

Election Officials in Kentucky Arrested for Allegedly Fraudulently Changing Votes

from Ballot Access News
County Election Officials in Kentucky Arrested for Allegedly Fraudulently Changing Votes on Vote-Counting Machine
March 19th, 2009

On March 19, several Clay County officials were arrested and charged with various federal crimes involving elections and election returns. Among those arrested were the Clay Circuit Court Judge and the County Clerk.

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Nader v DNC set for Friday, March 20th in DC

from Ballot Access News
Oral Argument in Nader v Democratic National Committee Set for March 20th

The U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, will hear oral arguments in Nader v Democratic National Committee, on the morning of Friday, March 20, at the U.S. Courthouse at 333 Constitution Avenue. The case number is 08-7074.

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PA Supreme Court revisits fees imposed on candidate

from Ballot Access News
Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Look Again at $80,000 Fees Imposed on Greens in 2006
March 16th, 2009

According to Pennsylvania attorney Larry Otter, on March 16 the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to rehear the matter of whether the Green Party’s 2006 U.S. Senate nominee must pay approximately $80,000 to the people who challenged his petition.… Read more ...

Oregon House Passes National Popular Vote Bill

Thanks to Ballot Access News for this info:

Oregon House Passes National Popular Vote Bill
March 12th, 2009

On March 12, the Oregon House passed HB 2588 by a vote of 39-19. This is the National Popular Vote bill…

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