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Criminal Justice System

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theagitator.com

One of my co-panelists was Regina Kelly, a resident of Hearne, Texas who was wrongly arrested, jailed, and indicted based on the word of a confidential informant who not only had psychological problems, but was facing his own robbery charges, and cla

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ABC News

Court-appointed counsel to Deborah Jeane Palfrey argued the government had misapplied prostitution laws, unfairly singled out his client for prosecution, and its charges against her were unconstitutionally vague.

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LA Times

Defense lawyers in a growing number of cases are raising questions about the motives of government lawyers who have brought charges against their clients. Citing the furor over the U.S. attorney dismissals as evidence their cases may have been infect

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AP

His law license lost and reputation in tatters, Mike Nifong seemingly can fall no further. But the disgraced prosecutor who committed "intentional prosecutorial misconduct" in his pursuit of the Duke lacrosse rape case faces an uncertain -

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AFP

A US judge on Thursday ordered former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby to go to jail while his lawyer appeals his conviction for lying to investigators in a CIA leak case.

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Reuters

The US war crimes tribunals at Guantanamo have betrayed the principles of fairness that made the Nazi war crimes trials at Nuremberg a judicial landmark, one of the US Nuremberg prosectors said on Monday. "I think Robert Jackson

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AP

A former high school football star who became a national symbol for the extremes of getting tough on sex offenders was ordered released from prison Monday by a judge who called his mandatory 10-year sentence for consensual teen sex "a grave misc

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AP

Inmates at the federal prison camp in Otisville, N.Y., were stunned by what they saw at the chapel library on Memorial Day - hundreds of books had disappeared from the shelves. The removal of the books is occurring nationwide, part of a long-delayed,

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AP

More than a year after he took the lead in investigating claims 3 men raped a stripper at a March 2006 party thrown by Duke's highly ranked lacrosse team - the Durham County district attorney will stand trial on ethics charges ranging from lying

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Daily Kos

In the US attorneys scandal, all eyes are on Karl Rove as the presumed architect. But, long before Karl Rove began plying his trade, Fred Malek wrote the manual for politciizing the Justice Dept. Malek, a little known but influential Republican ope

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HuffPo

1. In order to foil a terrorist plot, you must first find a terrorist plot. This is not easy. 2. Not just anyone can find and then foil a terrorist plot. You must have an incentive. The best incentive is to be an accused felon, looking at a long pr

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AP

A violent crime spike in four cities led the Justice Department on Friday to dispatch additional teams of federal agents to combat guns, gangs or surging murder rates in Mesa, Ariz.; Orlando, Fla.; San Bernardino, Calif., and San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Daily Herld

An IL man accused by the Environmental Protection Agency of operating an illegal dump was found not guilty Thursday of defying an order by the agency that closed off his property.

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The Jackson Sun - Tennessee

A jury on Friday returned a not guilty verdict for University of Tennessee cornerback Marsalous Johnson, who was charged with assault after an off-duty deputy sheriff accused Johnson of waving a gun at him while driving on an interstate.

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Dunn Daily Record, NC

A North Carolina pit bull owner was acquitted of dog fighting and animal cruelty charges after police were tipped by someone who stated that he saw two men urging pit bull dogs to fight.

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