Monthly Archives: February 2013

DPS Announces It Will No Longer Shoot People from Helicopters…

…unless they shoot first.  Imagine the kind of mindset that lead to this even being an issue in the first place… Advertisements

A Double Standard on Bail Bonds

Disturbing article from the Guardian (UK) on the use of excessive bail to force criminal defendants to accept plea bargains.  In America.  The country where “reasonable bail” is a Constitutional right.  This story focuses on New York but comes as no surprise to any lawyer who has dealt with the criminal justice system.  Here in […]

Who Watches the Watchmen?

The dangers of wrongful arrest, prosecution and/or conviction:  Several chilling examples of what can happen.

Yet Another Reason Why Direct Partisan Election of Judges Is A BAD Idea…

…Judge Cynthia Brim of Illinois was recently re-elected (as a Democrat) despite facing assault charges.  Now, she will retake the bench after she was found NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY.