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Too many laws

A lot of people have written follow-ons to this post by Stephen L. Carter.  The gist of it:

On the opening day of law school, I always counsel my first-year students never to support a law they are not willing to kill to enforce.

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Berkeley protesters smash windows; 2 officers hurt

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Two officers were injured as a Northern California protest over police killings turned violent, with protesters smashing windows and throwing rocks and bricks at police, who responded by firing tear gas, authorities said. 454 more words


Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, a lawyer for the victim’s family said. 426 more words


Rudy Giuliani Finds A Way To Blame African Americans For Police Killings

By: Igor Volsky

Responding to a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Sunday that the black community is more responsible for the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police than the officers themselves.   423 more words


DAILY OBSERVATON (part 1): The Officer Darren Wilson Verdict from a Legal Standpoint.

I feel compelled to deal with Ferguson, Missouri today.

I am inclined to think that the Grand Jury made the correct decision.  They are the only people who reviewed all the evidence and heard all the witnesses.  413 more words