It's unsurprising to find Rakoff emerging as a critic of the government's hands-off treatment of Wall Street and banking big shots in the aftermath of the financial crisis: He's never shown much patience for the settlements in which the DOJ
John Stuart is being sentenced on January 3, 2014 at 8:30 am Maricopa County Superior Court South Court Tower floor 5 room 5c at 175 W. Madison St. Phoenix, AZ. 85003-2243 Please be respectful of the Court, come and show your support for John by sh
Kevin Lewis Crouch walked into a tow lot and pulled a gun on a tow truck driver who was trying to help him and demanded money. The driver was struck twice in the head with the butt of a gun. The driver then heaved his wallet against a fence
It is a known fact the FBI is the biggest source of domestic terrorism in America. Since there are no legitimate domestic terrorists for these clowns to catch, they are creating them instead. The reason they are engaging in such ridiculous behavior
A gun from the failed US operation known as "Fast and Furious" turned up at the scene of a shootout between Mexican authorities and alleged cartel gunmen. At least one AK-47 could be traced back to the failed gun-walking scheme
All over America, criminals are using improvised electronic devices to electronically unlock vehicles and steal whatever they find inside. These “mystery gadgets” reportedly recreate the same signals that the key fobs that so many of us carry around
As New Year’s Eve approaches, preparations are made by police across the nation to block the paths of cars. No longer is it limited to drivers who sipped more than the Mothers Against Stuff They Don’t Like think they should, but to those who may hav
The early December discovery of 30 child skeletons in a mass grave on the grounds of a United Church residential school for native children in Port Alberni, B.C. has garnered no mass media excitement. The unmarked graves should have been no surpr
"I'm a good judge" … said judge Gisele Pollack who, it seems, sentenced people to jail because of their drug use…while she, herself, was high on drugs. But, in her defense, "she’s had some severe personal tragedy in her life". And that's why, i
Incoming Utah Attorney General Reyes announced his office intends to appeal the ruling striking down the criminalization of cohabitation in the Sister Wives case. The decision will ultimately send the case to the US Court of Appeals.
For the past several months, gangs of mostly black thugs have been sucker punching mostly elderly white, Asian, and Jewish men and women, even killing several people, in what they call the “knockout game.” Self-appointed “civil rights leaders”
This was a watershed decision, where the court upheld “pretext stops,” a benign phrase meaning police can lie to eviscerate a person’s right to be left alone. Lies were elevated above constitutional rights, because it was an effective law enforcemen
Montana District Judge Todd Baugh is the subject of national criticism (again) in his handling of a criminal case. Baugh previously caused a national uproar over his treatment of a rape of a 14 year old girl who he described as “older than her chrono
Lynn served as the secretary for clergy and was tasked with handling child sex abuse complaints. He was found guilty of felony child endangerment for covering up sex abuse claims brought against priests by reshuffling them to other parishes.
Apparently having 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of its prisoners simply isn’t good enough for neo-feudal America.
As if out of a Charles Dickens novel, people struggling to pay overdue fines and fees associated with court costs for even the simplest traffic infractions are being thrown in jail across the United States.
The original sentence sparked a public outcry because it didn’t require prison time, and prosecutors appealed the sentence. An appeals court ordered a re-sentencing. District Attorney Brian Jones has appealed the new sentence, arguing it is illegal.
Nearly 2 years after Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion was raided by police, US authorities have made their case as to why the man behind Megaupload shouldn't simply go bankrupt like previous copyright violators have—he should go to jail
If you find yourself getting roped into "jury duty," make sure you know what your most important duty is.
It's no secret the US is facing a dilemma when it comes to its prison system. With the largest prison population and incarceration rate in the World....
I recently had the privilege of joining three jury nullification heavyweights on a panel hosted by the International Drug Policy Reform Conference. The discussion focused on how strategic jury nullification can be used to dismantle the War on Drugs.
Russia's outspoken billionaire arrived in Germany, hours after he was released from prison in a shock presidential pardon.
Ohio Man Arrested For Having Hidden Compartment In The Car . . . Without Drugs Or Guns
Reason TV has the story of Charles Samuel Couch, the caretaker of a disabled boy who was embarrassed and humiliated during a ridiculous sex sting operation in Manhattan Beach, California. He had done nothing wrong.
Federal prosecutors told Virginia Gov. McDonnell he and his wife would be charged in connection with a gift scandal, but senior Justice Department officials delayed the decision after the McDonnells’ attorneys made a face-to-face appeal
Police get newspapers from which to declare their false accusations against me. But thankfully we live in the day of the internet - my platform will take the truth further than their newspapers take their lies.
Cruz's attorney said, "After this, everyone should pause about jumping to conclusions when a field test is said to be positive by law enforcement. There are people going to jail on high bail amounts based upon these field tests."
In spite of the fact he has not committed a criminal act, Boise resident Skinner Anderson faces 3 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Wendy J. Olson, the Soviet-grade legal functionary who afflicts Idaho as U.S. Attorney, has wrung a guilty plea
One of the oldest cliché movie scenes of the past half century is the Gestapo agent, wearing a monocle, slapping a riding crop against his gloved hand, saying with a leer, “Ve haf vays of making you talk…..” Unfortunately, that caricature figure has