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Mass. Supreme Court Says Black Men May Have Legitimate Reason To Flee Police

Mass. Supreme Court Says Black Men May Have Legitimate Reason To Flee Police

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Citing police data and an ACLU report, the Massachusetts high court stated that black men have a legitimate reason to flee police officers. WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, reports that “Black men who try to avoid an encounter with Boston police by fleeing may have a legitimate reason […]

Jared Fogle Files Motion Blaming Child Victim’s Parents For Her Emotional Distress

Jared Fogle Files Motion Blaming Child Victim’s Parents For Her Emotional Distress

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle filed a motion this week blaming a child victim’s parents for her emotional distress. Lawyers for imprisoned Subway spokesman Jared Fogle filed court papers accusing the parents of a girl who was secretly filmed by his accomplice of being responsible for the girl’s […]

No Jail Time For Rapist So He Can Enjoy The ‘College Experience’

No Jail Time For Rapist So He Can Enjoy The ‘College Experience’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Another rapist gets a slap on the wrist. 18-year-old David Becker, a former Massachusetts high school athlete, was charged with sexually assaulting two unconscious women at a house party last April: two counts of rape and one count of indecent assault and battery, according to MassLive. Instead of sentencing […]

Bail Or Jail Is Coming To An End If The Department Of Justice Prevails – Video

Bail Or Jail Is Coming To An End If The Department Of Justice Prevails – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The Justice Department says that holding the poor in jail because they cannot afford bail is unconstitutional. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals last week asserting that holding defendants in jail just because they cannot afford bail […]

Medical Marijuana Users Celebrate Well-Deserved Victory In The Ninth Circuit

Medical Marijuana Users Celebrate Well-Deserved Victory In The Ninth Circuit

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Medical marijuana users and supporters celebrate a huge victory this week. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed medical marijuana users a huge victory this week in a ruling barring federal prosecutions. Slate reports that: “On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit handed medical […]

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