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Don't talk to police

Amy and I finished binge watching Making a Murderer on Netflix the other day. I just realized I never posted about these two videos uploaded on June 10th, 2008. 110 more words


Watch this law professor's lecture if you love 'Making A Murderer' | Business Insider

In 2008, Regent University law professor James Duane gave a lecture. The lecture gained traction online over the years (one version of the lecture video is up to five million YouTube views), but now it’s being rediscovered by fans of the hit Netflix show “Making A Murderer” on Reddit. 25 more words

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"Nor Any of the Rights of Citizenship": Indians, Property, and International Law

In the years after the American victory at Yorktown, a series of debates took place over questions of citizenship and international law. Who counted as an American citizen, and what did that mean? 799 more words

American Revolution

QOTD: Are You SURE You Don't Have Something to Hide?

Estimates of the current size of the body of federal criminal law vary. It has been reported that the Congressional Research Service cannot even count the current number of federal crimes… 77 more words

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Talking to the police will not help you

I was recently having a discussion with someone about the 5th Amendment and I thought I would throw an old post up here. This may be the third time I’ve posted it, but the central point is a good one: … 664 more words


James Duane

James Duane (February 6, 1733 – February 1, 1797) was a lawyer, jurist, and Revolutionary leader from New York. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, New York state senator, Mayor of New York, and a U.S. 301 more words

American History