The execution of Troy Davis, a Georgia death row inmate scheduled to die in less than a week, should be halted because of "pervasive, persistent doubts" about his guilt, said William S. Sessions, a former federal district judge in Texas and FBI direc
Unfortunately, in public pronouncements about the case, the Orange County DA’s office has sometimes given the impression that the office is on the side of the police, even though the police are the criminal suspects. This is unusual. Usually the DA i
Here is the story about my arrest August 26th, and the reasons for it. I met Chris Nielsen, owner of Electric Cab of Austin, during my recent campaign for Austin City Council.
Although this video of his sentencing was posted in 2010, it should be once again shown to all concerned Citizens. Facism via Prosecutorial and Judicial Corruption and has taken over our nation. Until we stop this, you we a just wasting our time and
. . . why Rick Perry replaced those members of the Texas Forensics Commission, this ought to put them to rest....
Westmoreland was pulled over around 1:10 a.m. Saturday after an officer saw him driving erratically. The arrest was based on a field sobriety test after Westmoreland registered zeros twice on Breathalyzer exams.
Eight members of a traditional Amish sect were behind bars on Tuesday after refusing to pay fines for failure to display orange-red safety triangles on their horse-drawn buggies. The eight were being held in the Graves County Jail, serving sentenc
A New Jersey state trooper pulled over their car as Florence and his family were on their way to his mother-in-law’s to celebrate their new home. He was handcuffed and arrested in front of his distraught, pregnant wife and young son. He spent seve
The Yale Law Journal's Betsy Cooper wrote an essay examining our favorite Jeopardy! champion (and new medical diagnoser) robot Watson, but from a new angle: Could Watson help judges make legal decisions?
Persecution of Muslims in America
Wendy Olson, the “Justice” Department’s commissarina for legal affairs in Idaho, has dropped criminal charges against Jeremy Hill, the heroic father who shot and killed a grizzly bear that threatened his family. This wasn't done in recognition of Jer
My client was found not guilty by a Chicago jury on 2 counts of attempt first degree murder [on cops] with a firearm, 2 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm to a police officer [whom he shot], and 4 counts of Armed Violence. My client was 23 a
A woman in the state of New Mexico is asking cops to cover her medical bill after she was ordered by the Metro Narcotics Agency of Las Cruces, NM to undergo a costly cavity search — at her own expense. The woman, whose name is being withheld, was
Michael Allison is facing 75 years in prison for audio recording government officials while they were acting in their "official capacity."
Jeremy Hill of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, shot and killed a grizzly bear that threatened his children. The federal government is seeking to imprison him for violating the Endangered Species Act.
West is examining Kim Williams, the woman Stubbs was convicted of assaulting. Watch closely at around the 50-second mark, as a bite mark mysteriously appears out of nowhere on Williams’ hip.
Could you be arrested for allowing your 5'th grade child to ride her bike one mile to school? That certainly seems crazy as we try to encourage active life styles for our kids. That certainly seems crazy as we try to promote safe routes to school p
A widening scandal involving two longtime expert witnesses may become an issue in Mississippi's race for attorney general this fall. Incumbent Attorney General Jim Hood has long defended two prolific but controversial forensic specialists who have co
How the federal government and a Malvern lawyer are rewriting the rules on campus hookups—and tagging young men as dangerous predators
A conspiracy theorist who suspected that federal officers writing down license plate numbers in Colorado had something to do with the earthquake the previous day was arrested for refusing to provide identification. It all started when Chris Geo, w
his video has it all. A cocky lemonade protester with a camera. A pushy pseudo-bureaucrat thinking he owns the street. And a bumbling cop who creates his own laws. It starts when activist Garret Ean sat on a public sidewalk during a farmer’s mark
Video images of BART’s police crackdown on Monday evening. (Video from IndyBay on August 22, 2011.)
According to a recent report by the Justice Policy Institute, the U.S.’s two largest private prison companies - Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO Group - pocketed collective annual revenues of 2.9 billion dollars at the close of 2010.
The New Jersey Supreme Court, acknowledging a “troubling lack of reliability in eyewitness identifications,” issued sweeping new rules on Wednesday making it easier for defendants to challenge such evidence in criminal cases.
A Chicago jury has acquitted Tiawanda Moore of felony eavesdropping. This is of course great news for Moore. Her attorney claims she was protected under an exception to the eavesdropping law that allows someone to record evidence of what she belie
A jury awarded a Chicago family $333,000 for the death of their dog at the hands of Chicago police. In February 2009, Thomas Russell III and his brother, Darren, claimed they heard several police officers executing a narcotics warrant in their
A pair of judges put an end Tuesday to the sensational sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, setting him free after prosecutors argued the hotel housekeeper accusing the French diplomat of sexual assault couldn't be trusted. The deci
Deutsche Bank AG knew in 2006 that a mortgage company it was preparing to buy lied to the U.S. government about its mortgages, yet went ahead with the purchase and should be held financially responsible, the Justice Department said on Monday. Acco
In a small courtroom north of Houston, a fourth-grader walked up to the bench with his mother. Too short to see the judge, he stood on a stool. He was dressed in a polo shirt and dark slacks. “Guilty,” the boy’s mother heard him say.
The lawyer for the woman who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault said on Sunday that he would formally ask the judge overseeing the criminal case to disqualify the Manhattan district attorney’s office from the prosecution and appoint a s