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#BlackLivesMatter: iam_queen_lich

Type in the hashtag Sandra Bland on IG . They filtered it. Only about 20 posts come up. See…. the media, judicial system, corporations, governmen and even social media ALL work together. 50 more words


Movie For the Weekend: Kids For Cash

Movie For the Weekend: Kids For Cash

Documentaries have come a long ways over the last 15 years. Gone are the days of the long, drawn out, oh-so-boring docs. 848 more words


Power Failure: NYC Judges Penalize The Poor

The suicide of Khalief Browder after he had spent three years of pretrial detention in abusive conditions on Rikers catalyzed attention about the desperate need to reform New York City’s bail system. 947 more words

Judging the judges

Are judicial rulings based solely on laws and facts?

The simple answer is ‘no’.

Legal realists have argued for many years that the rational application of legal reasons does not sufficiently explain the decisions of judges and that psychological, political, and social factors influence judicial rulings. 227 more words

Columbia University

Quote of the Day: Justice Anthony Whealy

Just like the Titanic was almost a success, right up to the bit where it hit an iceberg and sank, so it is with rehabilitation of terrorists into the community. 169 more words


Crime and Punishment

The jury is still out on whether the judicial system is for reformation of convicts or a deterrent  for wannabe delinquents. However what is quite apparent is that the quantum of punishment is usually not in line with the kind of person involved. 583 more words

News And Politics

A Case of Judicial Activism-Twice Over

On of my previous posts on the Doreen Hendrickson trial. My thoughts on why each one of us should be concerned with how the justice system works  and it works against us. 13 more words