A Kansas DA cited stand your ground laws and announced no charges in death of teen in custody

Posted by on Jan 20, 2022 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

My friend and great lawyer, Steve Hampton, sent me this Article, and added, quite correctly: “CO’s in Kansas with license to kill the mentally ill. Especially if they are a minority. In all the descriptions of this incident I see nothing about the CO’s asking for help from mental health. Their policy, like Delaware DOC’s policy, is use force to solve every problem.” Excerpts from the Article: A Kansas district attorney announced he...

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Jail sued for giving inmates ivermectin: ‘They used us as an experiment’

Posted by on Jan 20, 2022 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

I wish I had $1 for each valid instance of prison abuse  – by DOC staff or medial staff – filed in America just last year –  … I’d be a millionaire. Excerpts from the Article: A group of men detained at Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas say that the jail’s medical staff gave them the anti-parasite drug ivermectin last year, without their consent, to treat COVID-19, while telling them the pills were...

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Supreme Court rejects Trump’s bid to shield records from Jan. 6 committee

Posted by on Jan 19, 2022 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

Any lawyer with a brain could have predicted this! Trump continues to waste YOUR money clogging the courts with absurd arguments. Excerpts from the Article: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former President Donald Trump’s bid to use executive privilege to block a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection from accessing a trove of records created by Trump’s White House. The move opens up a trove of documents to Jan. 6...

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ANATOMY OF A MURDER CONFESSION Texas Ranger James Holland became famous for cajoling killers into confessing to their crimes. But did some of his methods — from lying to suspects to having witnesses hypnotized — ensnare innocent people, too?

Posted by on Jan 19, 2022 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

We hear “Texas Ranger” and we think “the ultimate lawman”. I remember posting an article several years ago suggesting that Texas Ranger James Holland was amassing many false confessions, using questionable tactics in his interviews with suspects.  Here, The Marshall Project revisits the issue. I leave most of this Article in tact, not edited.  Read it for yourself and you tell me: is Texas Ranger James Holland framing...

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Pop-up covid test sites have ballooned as demand surges. Officials warn consumers to be cautious.

Posted by on Jan 17, 2022 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

CCC founder and CEO Aleya Siyaj, and all others like him, should be prosecuted criminally; nobody should get away with ripping off folks because of their fear. Excerpts from the Article: First, there were bootleg hand sanitizer, counterfeit KN95 masks and vaccine cards. Now, nearly two years into the pandemic, the scam variant of concern involves testing. Attorneys general in Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and Oregon have issued...

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A 74-year-old woman spent 27 years in prison for a murder she didn’t commit. This week she was exonerated

Posted by on Jan 16, 2022 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

The worst example of how messed up the system is is the conviction of INNOCENT people. Nobody knows for sure, but depending which study you read, there are between 10,000 and 100,000 innocent people in America’s prisons! Excerpts from the Article: A Tennessee woman who was wrongfully convicted of murdering her great-niece and spent 27 years in prison, was exonerated this week. On June 26, 1987, Joyce Watkins, now 74, and her boyfriend at...

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