If this report on a speech Florida State Attorney Angela Corey gave at a luncheon last week is accurate, it paints an alarming picture of a public official who has the power to put people in prison—and in Florida, to send people to their deaths.
Much has happened since we published “Why Was This Prosecutor Never Punished?” which questioned why Charles Sebesta—the ex-Burleson County DA responsible for sending Anthony Graves to death row—had never been disciplined
Nearly 50 percent of black men and 40 percent of white men are arrested at least once on non-traffic-related crimes by the time they turn 23, according to a new study.
This week Queen Elizabeth was implicated in another international child exploitation ring as she handed over responsibilities to Prince Charles for his eventual succession. According to award-winning film producer Bill Maloney who interviewed on the
Lawyers in the U.S. attorney's office in Washington committed "egregious misconduct" in their handling of discovery in a lawsuit that challenges how the Federal Bureau of Prisons treats inmates classified as terrorists, a judge said this week.
As much as we may believe the acquittal is an outrage, and our sense of justice is fundamentally offended by this outcome, it’s time to step back from the emotional reaction and consider the doctrinal consequences of this call for reprosecution.
A former Montana judge who was investigated for forwarding a racist email involving President Barack Obama sent hundreds of other inappropriate messages from his federal email account, according to a judicial review panel
The New York Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the cases of Adrian Thomas and Paul Aveni, addressing the issue of police lying and manipulating an interrogation to obtain a confession.
After multiple appeal efforts and 21 years in prison, the Kellers are finally free. Fran Keller, 63, was released from prison on Nov. 26 on a personal bond, just in time for Thanksgiving.
Catholic Pope Francis Bergoglio faced a UN inquiry this week on his role in child trafficking during the Argentina "Dirty War," plus a Vatican cover-up of the over nine-million-victim Catholic priest abuse scandal. During the "Dirty War" of 1
What I see is the machinations of the government to create plausible deniability, documents sufficient to assure that a witness is never allowed to board a plane but inadequate to be admitted into evidence. What I see is an angry judge who has
Detective Sgt. Scott Biumi, 48, of the DeKalb County PD was caught on video pulling a gun on Ryan Mash, 18, who was at the front a McDonald's drive-thru line, because he felt the young man was responsible for "holding up" the line.
The big banks have laundered hundreds of billions of dollars for drug cartels. See this, this, this, this, this and this (indeed, drug dealers kept the banking system afloat during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis). The HSBC employee who
Kelly Thomas died as a result of being beaten, tasered, and suffocated by a thugswarm of police on the July 5, 2011.
Maricopa, Arizona resident Henry Ricketts, who was released from prison two weeks ago, jumped head-first into a septic tank filled with raw sewage to rescue a two-year-old girl. Like millions of Americans, Ricketts was put into a government cage
The ease of their voices shocked me: a white district attorney and a white police officer shooting the breeze, discussing how they could have killed a black arrestee whose case was causing them trouble.
An Orange County jury found 2 former Fullerton police officers accused of killing a schizophrenic homeless man, Kelly Thomas, not guilty. Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli were charged with striking Kelly Thomas with a baton and a stun gun in a beating
There are times when a jester is a prophet who uses comedy as a delivery vehicle for dangerous truths. Perhaps that’s what happened decades ago when Steve Martin, in one of his stand-up routines, suggested that the crime rate could be radically reduc
A Houston-area man expects to turn himself in to the Harris County jail in a few days after receiving a six-month sentence for failing to pay his child support … which appears to be completely paid up. Hall claims his child support payments had been
Should the Queen of England be allowed to obstruct justice? Queen Elizabeth was allegedly involved in yesterday's imprisonment of British citizen David Compan who was held against his will and sedated in the London Imperial College mental hospit
The New York Times recently noted a new trend in Los Angeles: strict enforcement of jaywalking laws downtown, including the little-known regulation that makes it a crime to enter a crosswalk after the red crosswalk light is flashing
In an interview on CBS, Mayor Bill deBlasio’s new police commissioner (as opposed to Rudy Giuliani’s old police commissioner) Bill Bratton made three points abundantly clear: 1. The NYPD Stop and Frisk program will continue,
But it’s only $30, two-thirds of the panel of life-tenured Article III judges mumbled to themselves as they bumped into walls and muttered, “‘scuse me, madam.” In fairness, Judge Joseph Peter Stadtmueller of the Eastern District of Wisconsin
He was arrested, charged with a drug DUI. But his blood test came back with absolutely nothing illegal in his system. Mac’s attorney Charity Clark from the Law Firm of Marc J. Victor P.C. has been fighting the charge ever since.
JPMorgan Chase, the US bank used by Bernard Madoff who masterminded the biggest fraud on record, has agreed to pay about $2.0 billion to US authorities to avoid litigation. At the time of its collapse in 2008, Madoff Securities claimed it had about
Skin up for the Centennial State. Colorado's cannabis experiment began on 1 January when the state became the first place in the world to legalise the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes.
Last week Catherine Austin Fitts stated the the banks had stolen $40 trillion dollars from the American public during the housing and banking crisis of 2007-2009, and they were happy the statute of limitations is near. I hear crickets, Tea Party!
I am Switchblade, and I will spare no one from the wrath of my rhetorical blade. In the video "Sin City" I ask you to consider that your entire life you have lived in a land where the populace is the most propagandized on the face of the earth.
There are 3,143 counties in the U.S., and each one has a state criminal trial court. To start, Measures for Justice is focusing on such courts, where approximately 21 million cases are considered each year. "Unless you've committed a
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