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Unwise law enforcement

Politicians more and more seem to be using the police as their personal enforcers.  It seems to me that anyone behind the parody Twitter account in this story… 14 more words

Legal

Utah Should Drop its Appeal and Let the Salt Lake City Weddings Begin Again

By MEUSA National Media Director Stuart Gaffney and MEUSA Director of Legal & Policy John Lewis

This article originally appeared in SF Bay Times, April 17, 2014:  505 more words

Analysis & Opinion

'Perry Mason' Moment: "All the Officers Lied on the Stand Today"

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A seemingly routine suppression hearing in a suburban Chicago courthouse last month took an unexpected dramatic turn when video from a police car was introduced that disproved the testimony of five police officers. 401 more words

News

Eyewitness Testimony No Longer a Gold Standard

PORTLAND, Ore. — The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant. 987 more words

News

Judge Tells Murderer How He Really Feels [VIDEO]

Here’s a word to the not-so-wise, if you have been convicted of murder, it’s not a good thing to roll your eyes and laugh while the victim’s family reads their statement during the sentence hearing. 133 more words

ENTERTAINMENT

Judge Tells Murderer How He Really Feels [VIDEO]

Here’s a word to the not-so-wise, if you have been convicted of murder, it’s not a good thing to roll your eyes and laugh while the victim’s family reads their statement during the sentence hearing. 129 more words

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