Tag Archives: DOJ

ABA Journal lied about Marcus Wellons’ execution. It was botched.

  Prison official faints during execution; sentence was upheld despite jurors’ gag gifts, drug secrecy The execution of a Georgia inmate went off without a hitch on Tuesday, although a prison official fainted during the procedure. via Prison official faints … Continue reading

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DoJ slaps Albuquerque PD’s wrist for repetitive excessive force; recommends policy revisions.

Firedoglake | Justice Department: Routine use of deadly force by Albuquerque result of “Culture of Aggression” “Albuquerque police officers often use deadly force in circumstances where there is no imminent threat of death or serious bodily harm to officers or … Continue reading

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FOCUS | AG Eric Holder Has No Balls | Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Basically, if someone backs a dump truck up to the DOJ and unloads the entire case, gift-wrapped, a contrite and confessing criminal included, a guy like Eric Holder might, after much agonizing deliberation, decide to prosecute. via FOCUS | AG … Continue reading

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Scalia: ‘What Can Obama Do to Me?’ – Reuters

“What can he do to me? Or to any of us?” Scalia said. “We have life tenure and we have it precisely so that we will not be influenced by politics, by threats from anybody.” http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/12690-focus-scalia-what-can-obama-do-to-me The short list of … Continue reading

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Needling Needelman, redux

Wobblier than usual – rife with run-on sentences (and likely many other faults I’ll find later) – but a counterattack nonetheless, complete with gauntlet throw-down … “Don’t outsource your response yet again, Mr. Needelman. Author your own. Your subordinates aren’t … Continue reading

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A Holocaust of FBI Law Enforcement Practices Comes to Light | Prism Magazine

“The right angle to this is huge. The FBI is agreeing to look at 10,000 cases when in fact the FBI taught local, state and federal crime lab personnel this analytical technique for decades. That means in this nation alone … Continue reading

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Needelman needles me back … part deux

When first needled by Needelman’s office, I was unaware that the 5.5-year-old, unsubstantied debt PennCredit was engaged to collect from me had been marked up 40%. There may be no other Florida court clerks engaging in usurious debt collection with … Continue reading

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Conviction Integrity Units – a necessity for every state

Within the knowledge of our Justice Department, thousands of US convictions are clouded by the use of DNA-discredited dog handlers and medical examiners, outdated fire and blood-splatter forensics, the FBI’s self-debunked Comparative Bullet Analysis, and much more. While I’m encouraged … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio’s connections remain unclear

Exclusive: Senator Marco Rubios Chief of Staff Maintains Financial Ties To Lobbying Firm – Republic Report “Rubio’s ties to K Street are extensive.” via Exclusive: Senator Marco Rubios Chief of Staff Maintains Financial Ties To Lobbying Firm. I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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A cheap, disposable workforce … prison labor

Lawsuit Alleges Toxic Exposure at Florida Prison | TheLedger.com “McKinney, 57, said he suffers from internal bleeding, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, skin and brain lesions, nausea, headaches and dizziness. His wife had thyroid problems after washing his contaminated clothing and … Continue reading

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