Judicial

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Study: California’s Background-Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths

The findings—which run counter to the conventional wisdom that gun control saves lives—have received almost no media attention. “A joint study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California at Davis Violence Prevention Research Program found that California’s much-touted mandated background […]

EPA May Finally Be Held Accountable for Mine Spill

“Criminal investigations into the Environmental Protection Agency’s disastrous handling of its Gold King Mine spill are under way. This is a laudable step toward accountability for the agency, which for one year has avoided accountability for conduct that would in all likelihood have resulted in criminal prosecution had the acts […]

City Council Terminates Police Force—Town Doesn’t Descend into Chaos

“The town of Galveston, Indiana just voted to terminate their police department and contrary to popular belief, chaos has not engulfed the city.” “Galveston, Indiana is a small town and the likelihood of a crime wave bursting on to the scenes is rare regardless of police presence. However, we’ve seen […]

Legal Experts Raise Alarm over Shocking Use of ‘Killer Robot’ in Dallas

“Dallas police sent in a drone (with wheels rather than wings) to blow up the suspect in yesterday’s tragic shooting. This is the first time a drone was used against Americans on US soil. He was a suspect and had not been convicted. Will this now become standard practice for […]

A 19-year-old made a free robot lawyer that has appealed $3 million in parking tickets

“It’s a simple bot that helps with court appeals — but could it replace the need for human lawyers?” “Since launching in late 2015, it has successfully appealed $3 million worth of tickets.” Continue reading: A 19-year-old made a free robot lawyer that has appealed $3 million in parking tickets

State Trooper Gets Just 6 Months ‘Whenever’ for Raping a Crash Victim

“In a shocking plea deal, an Alabama state trooper accused of raping a woman who called for help after a car accident gets only 6 months in the slammer… permitted to serve his sentence “in increments at his own discretion.” Continue reading: State Trooper Gets Just 6 Months For Raping Car […]

Police can use illegally obtained evidence in court, SCOTUS rules, sabotaging 4th Amendment

Sonia Sotomayor warned in a scathing dissent the Supreme Court’s pro-police ruling violates constitutional rights “This case allows the police to stop you on the street, demand your identification, and check it for outstanding traffic warrants — even if you are doing nothing wrong” Source: Police can use illegally obtained […]

17 y/o girl faces fine for using pepper spray against sex attacker

“A Danish teenager who said she was sexually assaulted now faces a fine for using pepper spray against her attacker. The man who pulled her to the ground and tried to undress her fled the scene without any charges.” Source: Outrage in Denmark as 17yo girl faces fine for using […]