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Irish Woman Jailed Indefinitely for Illegal Forest

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Ms. Teresa Treacy loves her 100 acres of trees, which is why she's refused the demands of Ireland's state-owned Electricity Supply Board to chop them down to make way for new power lines. Claiming that her homestead is a country haven from city life, she simply does not want the power lines to cross her property, at the expense of trees she's tended for decades.

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Created by celestrion 2 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 30 weeks ago
Category: Disobedience   Tags:
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Racially Skewed NYPD Marijuana Arrests

http://marijuana-arrests.com

U.S. government studies have consistently found that young whites use marijuana at higher rates than young blacks or Latinos. Yet, in 2010, the New York Police Department arrested blacks for marijuana possession at seven times the rate of whites, and Latinos at nearly four times the rate of whites. In New York City 87% of the people arrested for marijuana possession are blacks and Latinos.

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Created by end_the_state 2 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 30 weeks ago
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Police officer shoots and kills unarmed 14 year old kid

http://www.courthousenews.com

A14 year old kid was fighting at a bus stop. When officer Alvarado approached the bus stop, the 14 year old ran away. The police officer was not going to allow someone as dangerous as a 14 year old kid to roam the streets so he chased the kid down and shot him (killing him in the process)

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Created by Razor512 2 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 30 weeks ago
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Man Jailed for Not Standing in Court after Cop-Inflicted Injury

http://www.courthousenews.com

Lynwood Artis was sentenced to 30 days in jail for being the victim of what can only be described as a bizarre display of state power. Mr. Artis was enjoying a taco (probably without a permit) when he was questioned by police officer about a nearby unattended beer. When the cop didn't find Mr. Artis' answer satisfactory, he broke the man's leg and arrested him. After a mere 4 minutes in court, Mr. Artis found himself on his way to jail for "contempt of court" (ie: not standing on his broken leg).

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Created by celestrion 2 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 32 weeks ago
Category: Bad Cop   Tags:
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'Non-lethal' taser kills U of Cincinnati Student

http://news.yahoo.com

University of Cincinnati assistant police chief, Jeff Corcoran claims agitated 18 year old college student ignored orders to halt before being fired upon with taser. Afterwards incoherent, student goes into cardiac arrest after paramedics arrive and is pronounced dead at University hospital.

Entire City of Cincinnati police contact list

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Created by young92782 2 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 36 weeks ago
Category: Unintended Consequences   Tags:
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The Failure of the American Prison System is a Failure of Justice

http://blogs.forbes.com

The Failure of the American Prison System is a Failure of Justice

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Created by troy5570 2 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 36 weeks ago
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Swedish man caught trying to split atoms at home

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

A Swedish man who was arrested after trying to split atoms in his kitchen said Wednesday he was only doing it as a hobby. The 31-year-old Handl said he had tried for months to set up a nuclear reactor at home and kept a blog about his experiments, describing how he created a small meltdown on his stove. Only later did he realize it might not be legal and sent a question to Sweden's Radiation Authority, which answered by sending the police.

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Created by pmfalcon 2 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 36 weeks ago
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Cop Who Killed 2 People In Last 5 years, Caught On Tape Beating Man

http://theintelhub.com

Video footage of Las Vegas Police Officer Derek Colling, who has killed 2 people in the last 5 years including a 15 year boy, caught on tape beating Mitchell Crooks.

Another instance of police brutality caught on camera.

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Created by Alex2245 2 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 36 weeks ago
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Cop assaults and batters other cops, still has a firearm.

http://www.masslive.com

In Massachusetts, those convicted of assault and battery on a cop can't get a firearms license ... unless they're a cop

SPRINGFIELD - Under Massachusetts gun laws, considered by some to be among the most strict in the nation, a person convicted of assault and battery on a police officer could not obtain a license to carry a firearm.

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Created by erics 2 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 37 weeks ago
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Police shoot unarmed 13 yr old 8 times

http://www.foxnews.com

The boy had no weapon in his hand, his hands were in the air when he got shot 8 times.

A police spokesperson said the weapon turned out to be a BB-gun, but added that police acted appropriately because toy guns are often indistinguishable from a real weapon

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Created by willy3211 2 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 37 weeks ago
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