Slow weekend? Have some depravity. The police officer who shot and killed teenager Quintonio LeGrier on the day after Christmas will sue LeGrier’s estate. [...] Rialmo’s attorney Joel Brodsky.
You know the criminal justice situation in the US is bad when you open the morning paper and read this paragraph as the lede in a front-section article (that happens.
This'll get your blood boiling. Upon waking up this morning, I read this headline in the NY Times: Despite DNA Test, Prosecutor is Retrying Case.That's right. A Mississippi prosecutor is.
There's something I thought I'd never say. Good news today on the criminal justice front out of Texas. Kenneth Foster came within hours of execution today for the 1996 shooting.
It's time for your weekly installment of Liptak love, wherein I sing the praises of the New York Times' Adam Liptak and his Monday (Times Select-shielded) criminal justice columns. Today,.
First an update on the stitches (not so happily ever after). They came out today but the gash isn't closed, so I'm steri-stripped for the next week. Hopefully they will.
I've expressed my frustration before (in posts I can't seem to find right now) that none of the serious Dem. presidential candidates (apologies to Kucinich and Gravel) appear willing to.
Cara at the Curvature has an interesting post up about women who kill their newborn infants or who allow them to die from neglect. Neonaticide, of course, is nothing new..