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Habeas Relief Denied - Trial Judge Given Authority To Limit Questioning of Rape Victims

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a habeas petition for a man who is now on parole after being convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.   441 more words

Lansing Criminal Defense

Governor Perry’s Legal Team File Motion to Dismiss

The two-count indictment against Gov. Rick Perry defies common sense and should be dismissed “immediately if not sooner” as a violation of the U.S. and Texas constitutions, Perry’s legal team told the trial judge. 435 more words

American News

Monday's Quick Clicks...

  • Exoneree Clarence Harrison makes music with his new album “Life Sentence.”
  • Pennsylvania Innocence Project client Han Tak Lee walks free in Pennsylvania on Friday after his arson conviction is thrown out by a federal judge…
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History of established Gun Control

(NDAA) National Defense Authorization Act. What does this mean? It means, It gives the government absolute power to indefinitely detain anyone or any Americans suspected of terrorism. 476 more words

98-year-old woman seeks to overturn 1950 spying conviction

Hysteria often breeds wrongful convictions. The anti-communist hysteria of the 1950s McCarthy era undoubtedly led to some miscarriages of justice, and Miriam Moskowitz says her espionage conviction was one of them. 32 more words

Prosecutorial Conduct (good And Bad)

Love Parade Back In Berlin

Only now they’re calling it the Love Pot Parade. OK, the Hanfparade.

Some 6000 activists have gotten together in the Hauptstadt again to demand the legalization of cannabis. 78 more words


Movie review: The Conspirator

Mary Surratt was the first woman executed in the US, on the grounds that she was involved in the conspiracy to assassinate President Lincoln. Whether guilty or innocent, the movie portrays her military trial as unconstitutional. 328 more words