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TRIBUTE TO GENE PESTAINA

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) PASSED TODAY THURSDAY JULY 20 2017.

Mr. Pestaina who has been battling cancer since 2015 has succumb to his illness and died peacefully at his home surrounded by some of his family. 841 more words

After the deluge

While walking from Madrid’s Atocha station to Plaza Mayor, we came to an interesting sculpture in a small plaza. A look at my phone told me that the triangular space was called the Anton Martin Square. 488 more words

History

The Daily Dog: Miscarriages of Justice

As the Trump regime begins to spin out of control, a widening rift is opening between Trump and the nation’s top law enforcement officials. This week, Trump has publicly criticized his attorney general and spoken out against the long-standing structure of the Federal Bureau of Investigations. 690 more words

Commentary

Oregon Wants To Take Your Guns

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” – 2nd Amendment to the Constitution… 693 more words

Current Events

My latest article (“Collective Self-Defense and Japan’s Constitution”) published in Asia Policy

My latest peer-reviewed article … an analysis of the implications of Japan’s landmark 2014 constitutional reinterpretation to allow the limited exercise of collective self-defense (CSD) …  434 more words

Japan

Due process in Sessions

Attorney General (for now?) Jeff Sessions brings back Civil Asset Forfeiture — meaning, all you have to do is be charged with a drug crime to lose whatever property the police say is connected with the drug activity you have NOT been convicted of doing.

Editorial Cartoons

Open Letter

Dear Friends,

Right now, we are hearing a lot, about a lot let’s be honest. Healthcare, Russia, race, police drugs, D.A.R.E. making a comeback, really D.A.R.E.  495 more words

Constitution