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You CAN change the world. Demand impeachment of 5 @USSupremeCourt Justices.

Impeach The Supreme Court Citizens United, McCutcheon And Hobby Lobby 5 Another day, another breathtakingly corrupt Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Now they say that corporations, the most amoral legal fictions ever contrived, can impose on their … Continue reading

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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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Towards saving Tommy: let’s talk about the “culture of corruption.”

Grand jury indicts Batterson, Dorworth on violating public records law – Orlando Sentinel In April, Batterson was indicted by the panel on three bribery-related charges for allegedly offering a $5 million-a-year expressway-authority contract to a consultant in exchange for hiring … Continue reading

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Lousiana state hypocritally bases appeal on affects to other Sunbelt states

Appeals court halts Angola death row temp changes | KATC.com | Acadiana-Lafayette, Louisiana A recent order by a federal judge in Baton Rouge requiring the state to immediately begin lowering the temperature at Louisiana State Penitentiary’s death row was postponed … Continue reading

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DeFrancisco’s State Commission on Prosecutorial Misconduct: Mission Impossible?

A first in nation, DeFrancisco to support new commission on prosecutorial conduct | syracuse.com SYRACUSE, N.Y. — State lawmakers will announce bi-partisan support Monday for a bill to create a new state watchdog commission on prosecutorial conduct, which would be … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Justice Review Project Ends After Just One Exoneration

Originally posted on Dare to Think:
The Justice Review Project run by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is being shutdown after just one exoneration (Robert Dewey, left).  The program was started in 2010 to review hundreds of old cases throughout…

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US Supreme Court, Florida governors: On the record as declining to give a damn.

Why Is a Florida Man Facing Life in Prison For Lending a Friend His Car and Going to Sleep? | The Nation Several years ago I read a piece in The New York Times by Adam Liptak about Ryan Holle. … Continue reading

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Unethical AZ prosecutor Richard Wintory suspended for 90 whole days.

State bar suspends prosecutor in handling of Tucson murder case The State Bar found Wintory committed wrongdoing by repeatedly communicating by phone with a confidential intermediary who had been appointed to assist the defense in uncovering mitigation evidence as part … Continue reading

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(An incomplete) Dissent by Chief Judge Kozinski, USA v Kenneth R Olsen. Judge Kozinski is being congratulated on the content of his dissent, although Brady v Maryland (1963) and Connick v Thompson (2011) aren’t the only Supreme Court of the … Continue reading

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Transferring a case to a Seminole County judge, post Zimmerman. Way nuts. And stoppable.

BlueWare case will be heard by Seminole judge | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com A judge from Seminole County — not Brevard — will preside over the trials of former Brevard County Clerk of Courts Mitch Needelman and two BlueWare executives. … Continue reading

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