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Second Conviction For Man In East St. Louis Robbery Killing

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A former East St. Louis man granted a new murder trial after questions were raised about the presiding judge has been convicted a second time. 134 more words


Disgraced Illinois Judge Awaits Prison Assignment

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A disgraced former Illinois drug court judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal is getting time to square away things before serving a two-year sentence on heroin and gun convictions. 489 more words


Ex-Judge Gets Two Years in Prison

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A former Metro-East judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal that included a fellow judge’s cocaine death is headed to federal prison for two years. 111 more words


Freedom from Fear

“What does it mean to be free?” – Slavoj Zizek

I have been pondering this question the past month, as I have been dashing off around town to catch various… 281 more words

[Dead Men Talk]

Softly, say it out loud: “Dead – Men – Talk.”

Ponder each word: Dead.Men.Talk.

October 2012, I was at an ACM men’s meeting when I heard this from speaker Robert Grant as he noticeably trembled. 279 more words


Não nos renderemos

Recomendo fortemente a leitura deste ótimo artigo de Michael Cook, editor do MercatorNet, publicado hoje. Apesar de, nos EUA e em outros países desenvolvidos, a oposição à redefinição do casamento parecer por vezes uma causa perdida, Cook consegue renovar o moral dos “soldados” e argumentar que ainda vale a pena lutar contra o casamento homossexual. Não deixem de ler.

Plea Deal Rejected in Ex-Illinois Judge's Case

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a plea deal on heroin and gun charges for a former Illinois judge at the center of a courthouse drug scandal, saying the 18-month prison sentence wasn’t long enough. 414 more words