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Scalia Rocks

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES ROBERT SORICH, TIMOTHY McCARTHY, AND PATRICK SLATTERY v. UNITED STATES ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT No. 08–410. Decided February 23, 2009 The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. McNally v. United States, 483 U. S. […]

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Texas FLDS Case

May 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

This original mandamus proceeding involves the temporary custody of a number of children who were removed from their homes on an emergency basis from the Yearning For Zion ranch outside of Eldorado, Texas.1 The ranch is associated with the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), and a number of families live there. Relators are thirty-eight women who were living at the ranch and had children taken into custody on an emergency basis by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services based on allegations by the Department that there was immediate danger to the physical health or safety of the children.

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Tags: Texas FLDS