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Council of Europe condemns ‘cruel’ execution of Ohio killer, calls for protest — RT News

“For a quarter of an hour, Mr McGuire suffered horribly, in front of his wife and children, from pain and panic caused by drug-induced breathing distress,” Schuster said, accordinb to the PACE website. “No execution method is ever humane, but … 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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We pay (and pay) to be surveilled.

Apple follows Facebook’s lead and reveals US surveillance requests | Technology | guardian.co.uk Apple has joined rivals including Facebook, Google and Twitter in calling on the US government to allow it to publish more details of the secret court orders … 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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The case for ex-felon voting rights restoration | Gainesville.com

“March 2011, during their first meeting as the Clemency Board and at the urging of Attorney General Pam Bondi, Gov. Rick Scott and Florida’s three Cabinet members voted unanimously to implement arguably the most restrictive criteria in the nation for … Continue reading

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Prison privatization snake oil such a hard sell that Gov. Scott plans to sellout Floridians in secret

It’s mathematically impossible to involve thousands of unnecessary people in the delivery of a government service and have that involvement result in savings.   Every legislator and governor that claims otherwise should begin hearing the word “recall” from his or … Continue reading

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Want conviction corruption ended? Then prepare to mess with the IRS.

The shortest distance between two points remains a straight line. In ending conviction corruption, the straightest line is ending the Bar’s involvement in law enforcement, which the IRS has the power to make the Bar seek for its own sake. … Continue reading

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