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Criminal Justice System

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AP

Freedom of speech is no defense for a former nurse who engaged in "lethal advocacy" when he encouraged an English man and Canadian woman to kill themselves after searching for depressed people over the Internet, a Minnesota judge said in delivering a

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NY Times

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, the first former detainee at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to be tried in the civilian system, has avoided being sent to the so-called Supermax prison, where the nation’s most notorious terrorists are typically held, a Bureau of Priso

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Simple Justice

It's not just rare to have a crime lab implode, but unheard of. In Nassau County, the impact of incompetence and deceit that caused closure of the crime lab is just beginning to be felt. To some, it's a slap in the face. To others, it's a caress.

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NY Times

Should a former attorney general be held personally liable for brazenly misusing the material witness statute when he was in office to hold an American man in brutal conditions on the pretext that he was a witness in a case in which he was never call

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AP

Several Rastafarians and other inmates have been moved to a high-security prison as officials try to persuade them to cut their hair, which many refuse to do because it goes against their religious beliefs. Many inmates had spent more than a decade i

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WILLIAM MATTHEWS via PrisonPlanet.com

The Homeland Security Department this summer plans to begin testing a DNA analyzer that’s small enough to be easily portable and fast enough to return results in less than an hour.

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Christian Science Monitor

Former Defense Sec.Rumsfeld is asking a federal judge in South Carolina to throw out a lawsuit filed by former enemy combatant [US citizen] Jose Padilla, who was [prolongly tortured] subjected to harsh interrogation tactics in a military prison.

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The Political Commentator

Everyone has a pretty good idea of what a criminal looks like right? When you take all of the societal biases out of the process, can you really tell who the car thief is? Or who committed a burglary or assaulted a police officer? How about securi

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