Tag Archive | Indefinite Detention

ARE CHEMICAL WEAPONS being USED in SYRIA REASON enough to INTERVENE?

News reports are saying that President Obama has now decided to arm certain rebel groups in Syria in retaliation for the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons in its civil war. I would say first that if either side has used chemical weapons it is morally reprehensible.  There should be some sort of retribution, either […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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WHY the TEA PARTY in VIRGINIA should SUPPORT the APPELLATE DEFENDER BILL sponsored by SENATOR PETERSEN!

People might laugh at this idea, but there are at least three good solid reasons why the Tea Party (I am a member of my local Tea Party group – the Mechanicsville Tea Party!) should support the initiative that Senator Chap Petersen has introduced on the Appellate Defender’s (more details here!) office: 1.  The Tea […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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WHERE DO I SIGN UP? Lawsuit against NDAA in the BIG APPLE! (Remember, we have had INDEFINITE DETENTION of US CITIZENS BEFORE! The guy on the FIVE DOLLAR BILL DID IT!)

I am pleased when people stand up against the liberty/sovereignty killing acts such as NDAA! A class action suit was brought in Manhattan Federal Court to strike down the NDAA as unconstitutional.  Of course indefinite detention of US citizens is unconstitutional, Ex parte Milligan says that.  (I know something about Ex parte Milligan – I […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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HB 1160 PASSES! NOW I ENCOURAGE Governor McDonnell to SIGN IT! ONE MORE THING: MONDAY for COURT of APPEALS!

I have it on fairly good authority that the Governor’s office keeps up with this and other political blogs so let’s use that for this purpose:  I encourage Governor McDonnell to sign the HB1160.  Send a message.  Virginia will not cooperate with unconstitutional indefinite detention without legal counsel.  I believe Governor McDonnell will do the […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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VIRGINIA GOP should VOTE RON PAUL tomorrow!

I was gratified at this blog’s endorsement of Ron Paul and Tom White asked me to share a few words of my own. I am voting for Ron Paul tomorrow.  I am voting for Paul because: I believe liberty is in danger from NDAA military indefinite detention without an attorney for anyone accused of being […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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SUPPORT BOB MARSHALL’s ANTI-NDAA bill! Marshall was greeted like a HERO at Mechanicsville TEA PARTY!

Delegate Bob Marshall’s bill that de-authorizes anti VA official from assisting in the indefinite detention authorized by the NDAA (HB 1160) is being the House again as slightly amended.  Send an email to your delegate and urge him or her to vote yes tomorrow! Del. Marshall, a US Senate candidate, was at the meeting of […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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DISAPPOINTED WITH RIVKIN AND CASEY AGAIN!

David B. Rivkin, Jr. and Lee A. Casey are attorneys who worked in the Bush administration; when virtually all the legal academic articles came out in favor of US ratification of the International Criminal Court, Lee Casey wrote in the Fordham International Law Journal that the Constitution and an ancient Supreme Court case (Ex parte […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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