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Update: California Appeals Court Overturns Ban on Use of Grand Juries in Police Deadly Force Cases

In a post last year on grand jury secrecy, I wrote about how the state of California had banned the use of grand jury proceedings in cases involving the use of deadly force by police officers. 867 more words

Crime

Charges Dropped Against Former Fort Worth Veterinarian

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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The former Fort Worth veterinarian accused of keeping dogs alive despite telling the owners that the pets had been euthanized was not indicted by a grand jury. 180 more words

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DA: Probe Of Texas House Member To Go Before Grand Jury

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AUSTIN (AP) — Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore says she will present findings of an ethics investigation of Texas House member Dawnna Dukes to a grand jury. 86 more words

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Fight the Power, Part II: The Sheldon Silver Case

In Part I of this series, I pointed out that DOJ uses the media as a tool to punish defendants. It publicizes indictments, without equally publicizing acquittals and dismissals. 2,169 more words

Public Corruption

Several charges against man accused in Portsmouth shooting dismissed

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Several charges against a man accused in a double shooting were dismissed Wednesday.

Martario Gee was arrested in November in connection to an Oct. 78 more words

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No Charges Against Austin Officer In Deadly April Shooting

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AUSTIN (AP) — Travis County authorities say a grand jury has decided an Austin police officer who shot and killed a 29-year-old man earlier this year will face no charges. 117 more words

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Will Obama pardon Clinton?

It’s no secret that President Obama is a complete and total narcissist. He can’t seem to stop himself at times. The last year we have seen quite a bit of his patting himself on the back (usually undeservedly) while out campaigning and now as he is about to leave office (thank you, Jesus) Obama appears to be obsessively concerned about his legacy. 633 more words