Transpicuous News June 23 2017: US Legal system hits a new level of stupidity

This time the US Legal system has hit an all time record of stupidity!!  I had to pick my jaw up off of the floor before I could even record this report!!


 

USS Reagan crew can sue Japanese company over Fukushima nuclear disaster – court

USS Reagan crew can sue Japanese company over Fukushima nuclear disaster – court
A federal appeals court has ruled that members of the US Navy can now, in a US court, pursue their lawsuit which alleges that they were exposed to radiation while providing aid after the nuclear crisis in Fukushima, Japan.

On Thursday, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in favor of the sailors who were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation while providing humanitarian aid after an earthquake destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.

The ruling allows sailors, who were aboard the ship at the time, to pursue their lawsuit against the state-owned Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for misrepresented radiation levels in the surrounding air and water. The lawsuit alleges that TEPCO misled them about the extent of the radiation leak. ……

 

Links for this episode:

https://www.rt.com/usa/393665-fukushima-reagan-lawsuit-us/

https://www.stripes.com/news/former-senator-pledges-to-support-vets-in-fukushima-lawsuit-1.426394#.WU0nQet96Uk

Fukushima US Sailor Lawsuit Upheld, Now Includes GE, Hitachi, Ebasco, Toshiba

 

 

 

1 thought on “Transpicuous News June 23 2017: US Legal system hits a new level of stupidity”

  1. Some ninth circus fuckery
    The lawyer representing the State of Hawaii in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the ninth circuit today has stated the collection of data with regards honor killings should be removed from President Trump’s Executive Order in order to “pass constitutional muster”. So cold blooded revenge murder is now constitutionally protected because it is part of religious practices?

    Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers´ previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The decision by the 9th U.S. circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling Thursday that said pay differences based exclusively on prior salaries were discriminatory under the federal Equal Pay Act. That´s because women´s earlier salaries are likely to be lower than men´s because of gender bias

    A controversial federal judge thinks firing squads and guillotines should come back in style as the debate over executions in Arkansas rages on. ninth circuit Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski, in an interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” set to air Sunday, said conducting lethal injections is a sham that masks that fact that people are getting killed. “The use of lethal injection is the way of lying to ourselves, to make it look like executions are peaceful, benign ..

    It´s time to ignore the travel ban, which has become an absurd political football thanks to the moral narcissists of the ninth circuit who take a tweet more seriously than the law.

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