Worst Offenders Want Better Treatment: A lawsuit, styled Bacote v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, seeks to force the federal officials to provide better mental health care for prisoners at America's most famous and secure prison: ADX-Florence in Colorado, The Atlantic reports.The suit argues the violent felons are entitled to be treated in a humane way by government officials under the Eighth Amendment.
Hot Dog Eaters Want Kosher Products: Consumers contend that hot dogs and other products sold under the Hebrew National brand are not kosher in a lawsuit filed against parent company ConAgra Foods Inc., Reuters reports. ConAgra has long used the slogan "we answer to a higher authority" to promote Hebrew National products.
FL Man Wants Obama Off Ballot: A judge heard arguments Monday on a lawsuit from Fort Lauderdale automobile salesman Michael Voeltz seeking to kick the president off that state's ballot, The Associated Press reports. Conservative legal activist Larry Klayman challenged Obama's birth certificate showing he was born in Hawaii, while lawyers for the president and Florida Department of State are asking Circuit Judge Terry Lewis to dismiss the case.
U.S. Attorney Wants Dinosaur Sent To Mongolia: A near-complete Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton valued at over a million dollars is the focus of a civil lawsuit from Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, The New York Observer reports. The complaint alleges that the skeleton was imported into the U.S. improperly.
Astros Owner Wants Clemens: Owner Jim Crane has let former Astro Roger Clemens know he has a job with the team if and when he wants it, now that the MLB superstar pitcher was found not guilty of lying to Congress, CBS News reports. Crane said he would call Clemens on today.