Since the collapse of Arthur Andersen, the government is now afraid to prosecute large companies and banks in particular. Unfortunately, they're also unwilling to prosecute individual employees of those same corporations.Read more »
A Chicago judge was just found not-guilty of battery due to temporary insanity. She was recently reconfirmed by the voters of Cook County.Read more »
CU-Boulder students arrested on 4/20 to fight charges on First Amendment grounds. Peacefully exercising their right to assemble, and freedom of speech on the grass of their own public university; these three honest students were taken to county jail. The students pleaded not guilty, and plan to file motion to dismiss. It may, and will go to a jury trial if need be.Read more »
Prosecutors are arguably the most powerful figures in the American criminal justice system, a system that is not equipped or willing to punish their crimes..
according to attorneys and criminal justice reform advocates, prosecutors across the country are misbehaving -- and getting away with it. While the most common forms of prosecutorial misconduct are hiding exculpatory evidence and engaging in improper examination and argumentation, another form of intentional misconduct is the knowing use of false testimony to win convictions.
This is why the death penalty needs to be abolished where it is still practiced. How many other innocent men have lost their lives to a broken justice system?Read more »
...a regular listener to Free Talk Live, a libertarian/voluntaryist talk show syndicated on 80+ radio stations across America, and by internet and satellite feed around the world. The topic of private production of justice comes up frequently, and while the hosts usually do an excellent job of describing some of the theories of various thinkers on the topic, you can almost feel the disbelief, not necessarily of the callers, but of the other listeners.Read more »
I don't know what is more despicable, the fact that the judge thinks a toddler can be sued or knowing there are people in this country think it is ok to take a toddler to court.Read more »
"There are two administrative law judges at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission: myself and the Honorable Bruce Levine. On Judge Levine's first week on the job, nearly twenty years ago, he came into my office and stated that he had promised Wendy Gramm, then Chairwoman of the Commission, that we would never rule in a complaintant's favor. A review of his rulings will confirm that he has fulfilled his vow.Read more »
A preliminary finding by Seattle police is that the Aug. 30 fatal shooting of a homeless woodcarver by an officer isn't justified, The Seattle Times reported. A source confirmed to seattlepi.com that Ian Birk, the officer who fired the fatal shots, has surrendered his gun and badge.Read more »
Blind justice. Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh... Read it and weep.Read more »
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