- In California, Brandon Price files writ of habeas corpus claiming his conviction for murder should be overturned due to prosecutorial misconduct…
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Clearly not the sharpest knives in the drawer, two Germans who fought for ISIS in Syria are standing trial back home and are now prepared to give “deep insights” into the life of foreign fighters in Islamic State. 67 more words
This is the latest in a series of habeas corpus petitions, uniformly unsuccessful but notable nonetheless, brought by the Nonhuman Rights Project in an effort to have various captive chimpanzees recognized as “persons.” The strategy is that granting habeas relief to chimps necessarily entails recognition of their personhood, since habeas relief is available only to “persons.” As with the others, this petition has been dismissed, but this time not without achieving the minor victory of having obtained a hearing on the merits. 768 more words
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“First of all, law enforcement in America is an oxymoron. That doesn’t even make sense. They are not enforcing the law. What they do is they enforce prejudice.” – Willie D…