Monthly Archives: January 2012

FTC, DoJ, Bar Association okay with higher DNA test costs keeping killers, rapists free

Over $88M was disbursed last year in federal DNA Backlog Reduction Funding Awards. Years ago (pre-automation that speeds DNA testing and reduces test costs), that $88M+ could be expected to cover costs to test @2,786,025 pieces of evidence, getting a … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Stand with Prisoners! Support the Hunger Strikers in Winning their Demands! The US imprisons over 2.5 million people in jail, prisons, detention centers and juvenile halls, about 150,000 of whom are CA prisoners.…

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Central Florida good cop/bad cop, and two persecuting prosecutors …

Central Florida’s non-profit Court Watch took the time to go into detail on their blog about Seminole County Sheriff’s Sergeant Mark Conway‘s proactive role in protecting an endangered young woman from a stalker who likely would have taken her life, as he’d … Continue reading

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LabCorp, lift-offs, and beat-downs …

Albert Flowers, a 66-year-old man suffering from dementia, was kicked and beaten after an officer disabled his in-car video. Because it happened in Brevard County, Florida, the travesty is tied to conviction corruption that is being further clouded by corporate … Continue reading

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LabCorp, Bank of America, Antitrust and Tinkerbell …

… this email constitutes a timely request that you prevent LabCorp’s intended acquisition of Westcliff Medical Laboratories in addition to undoing LabCorp’s acquisition of Orchid Cellmark, and then breaking both down into entities small enough to compete on price, quality … Continue reading

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Why California’s Prisoners Are Starving Themselves | AlterNet

“Personally, I don’t think I’d get through 15 hours locked up in a concrete box, with no window, bright lights glaring 24/7 and a toilet that won’t stop flushing, but 15 days would certainly be an improvement on 15 years, … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Test of Moral Fiber – RFK, Jr.

As Governor Mitt Romney grapples with his Party’s national banner, the test of his moral fiber will be the vigor with which he resists the dark impulse of ignorance, greed, vitriol, demagoguery and division, and how robustly he safeguards America’s … Continue reading

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Despite clouded conviction, Robert Waterhouse scheduled to die

While Florida’s conviction corruption flourishes, Governor Scott again used the ugly, easy Paper Tiger pretense at toughness on crime … pen swipes on a death warrant. From: Susan Chandler Date: January 9, 2012 5:10:17 AM EST To: Rick.Scott@eog.myflorida.com Cc: ASKDOJ … Continue reading

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DoJ Antitrust Division’s silence on LabCorp’s acquisition of Orchid Cellmark is anything but golden.

The DoJ’s Antitrust Division should have prevented LabCorp’s acquisition of Orchid Cellmark; our government has no right to make justice less available to its citizens, let alone make it less available to the citizens of other nations. There is little … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,000 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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