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California Supreme Court Rejects Jackson Doctor Appeal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson’s doctor, rejecting his lawyer’s petition without comment. 283 more words

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The First Thing(s) I Saw This Morning

Good morrow, my lovelies. I’m so sorry I skipped posting yesterday, but I was in Washington lobbying for legalized man-on-dog marriage and lost track of time. 862 more words

The Double Standard of Blind Justice - Does it apply in China?

First, to keep this issue in perspective: USA Today reported (back in November 2013) that “Fatal hit-and-run crashes on rise in U.S.”

USA Today said, “Crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that the number of fatal hit-and-run crashes ( 682 more words


Murder Was The Tattoo That They Gave Him

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word “murder” across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or cover it up. 101 more words

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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


Community Forum: Muslims and the ADL

As threats of harrasment by the Australian Defence League escalated in past weeks, a community meeting was held in Bankstown on Tuesday to address the situation and allow affected Muslims to voice their concerns. 54 more words


The Revelation

Today’s lesson brought me to the realms of judicial review in the Italian legal system.

In a world where not everything is perfect, I realised how crucial it is for there to be a body to ensure the Constitution is complied with. 263 more words

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