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America’s jails

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I just finished reading a great article by Ryan Cooper: How Local Jail Became Hell. www.theweek.com. Ryan makes the point that “the modern American jail primarily houses the legally innocent.” I discuss this issue at length in my book, Arrested: … Continue reading

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COP STEALS POPCORN

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A police officer from Toledo, Ohio, was found guilty Monday of stealing a bag of caramel popcorn from a gas station in the neighboring city of Oregon. Police say that it wasn’t his first time stealing a bag of popcorn. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Student Protesters

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Hong Kong’s Student Protesters The New York Times writes this morning:             “Yet any attempt to remove protesters by force in Hong Kong would inevitably raise parallels with the killing of democracy protesters in Beijing in 1989, an event that … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Protests

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The current crackdown on Hong Kong’s protesters is a reminder to all Americans that any discussion of our constitutional rights as they relate to criminal law in America has to begin with the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Why? … Continue reading

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