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Missouri: Edmundson Ran Debtors' Prison, 'Extorting' Poor Black Residents, Lawsuit Says 0 mahatmakanejeeves 10 hrs ago 10 hrs ago 2 174
Happy 227th birthday, the Bill of Rights, enacted on December 15, 1791 2 mahatmakanejeeves 16 hrs ago 14 hrs ago 2 123
Judge orders probe into California whistleblower's claims 0 Eugene 14 hrs ago 14 hrs ago 1 268
TX prosecutors admit swaying jury by showing the surviving victim her husband's autopsy photo 1 mahatmakanejeeves 15 hrs ago 15 hrs ago 0 318
Trump gov't put out a call asking legal immigrants to sponsor some of the 1,000's of kids in cages 0 mahatmakanejeeves Thursday Thursday 5 295
Revealed: FBI kept files on peaceful climate change protesters 0 Eugene Thursday Thursday 4 148
Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses 1 Eugene Wednesday Wednesday 2 126
Happy 293rd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Tuesday Tuesday 1 155
Texas police made more than $50 million in 2017 from seizing people's property 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sunday Sunday 1 231
Former Miami Fire Rescue captain fights to get job back after noose incident 0 Scurrilous Dec 6 Dec 6 3 309
Last vestiges of criminal past erased for wrongly convicted "San Antonio Four" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 6 Dec 6 3 157
Argentina's Macri decrees legalization of lethal force against fleeing suspects 0 sandensea Dec 5 Dec 5 0 226
HS Newspaper Suspended For Publishing Investigation Into Football Players' Transfers 3 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 1 Dec 4 5 441
Argument preview: Justices to reconsider potentially far reaching double-jeopardy exception 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 29 Dec 3 0 292
St. Louis officers accused of beating undercover colleague 0 Eugene Nov 29 Nov 29 2 315
Groups demand end to info-sharing on asylum-seeking children 0 Eugene Nov 28 Nov 28 2 156
Former Biscayne Park (FL) police chief gets 3 years in prison for framing black people 0 Scurrilous Nov 27 Nov 27 5 313
New York top court: Jury trials needed when deportation a risk 1 Eugene Nov 27 Nov 27 2 211
Private prison companies served with lawsuits over using detainee labor 0 Eugene Nov 25 Nov 25 8 309
"I hate to be a grinch, but: this is not a legitimate use of the power to pull people over." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 24 Nov 24 2 617
Boston police face lawsuit over listing hats and selfies as gang symbols 0 Eugene Nov 21 Nov 21 0 238
Justices to consider whether Eighth Amendment ban on "excessive fines" applies to the states 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 21 Nov 21 2 290
U.S. judge orders release of Iraqis detained by Trump administration 1 Eugene Nov 21 Nov 21 14 304
The Atlantic: The ACLU Declines to Defend Civil Rights 38 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 19 Nov 19 2 1126
Trump administration officials suggested sharing census responses with law enforcement, court docume 0 Eugene Nov 19 Nov 19 1 206
Gorsuch, joined by Sotomayor(!), writes that SCOTUS should've taken a Confrontation Clause case 3 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 19 Nov 19 6 936
US civil rights agency decries Trump administration's lax approach to police violence 0 Eugene Nov 15 Nov 15 3 221
Judge Allows Case Against Neo-Nazi Publisher to Proceed 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 15 Nov 15 6 389
Before he is ousted, Sessions limits U.S. oversight of local police 0 Eugene Nov 9 Nov 9 0 274
Motel 6 to pay $7.6 million for giving guest lists to U.S. immigration 1 Eugene Nov 6 Nov 6 1 261
How a police beating in Elkhart, Indiana, unfolded 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 6 Nov 6 8 441
SCOTUS grants cert in first major religion clause case in the Kavanaugh era. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2 Nov 2 1 592
For first time ever, Innocence Project to appear in court on behalf of a prosecutor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 30 Oct 30 4 294
Petition drive ... pays $3 a signature to overturn California's new law ending cash bail 1 Eugene Oct 29 Oct 29 3 358
Deep In The Desert, A Case Pits Immigration Crackdown Against Religious Freedom 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 23 Oct 23 2 350
You can't protest here. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 23 Oct 23 2 470
Lovely article about prison reform in Texas 0 janterry Oct 21 Oct 21 1 425
Sen. Judiciary Comm. questions Trump's 4th Circuit nominee, 36 years old, less than 30 minutes 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 17 Oct 17 2 479
Video shows off-duty Chicago police officer shooting unarmed autistic man 0 Eugene Oct 17 Oct 17 2 380
Need some DU Love Urgently 4 littlemissmartypants Oct 14 Oct 17 10 623
Patch Publishes Completely Unnecessary Sex Offender Maps to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 17 Oct 17 1 340
Ex-Biscayne Park (FL) officers get year in prison for roles in framing crimes on black teen 3 Scurrilous Oct 16 Oct 16 2 560
(October 2) World Innocence Day: "One wrongful conviction is too many,..." 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 16 Oct 16 0 198
World Record for life ruined? Wilbert Jones, 19 when arrested, released after 45 years 7 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 14 Oct 14 32 1887
Our government decides that a 5-year-old child can give informed consent to waive her rights. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 12 Oct 12 7 468
Student asked by school principal to remove jersey during patriotic-themed football game 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 10 Oct 12 0 723
"... some idiot law firm thought it could threaten Something Awful into a settlement...." 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 8 Oct 8 1 774
The people upset by demonstrations on Capitol Hill are incensed by a kneeling athlete. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 7 Oct 7 4 457
Texas Agriculture Commissioner gets police to remove political sign from woman's yard 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 17 792
Pregnant bystander mauled by police dog denied by judge in federal lawsuit 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 3 679
The 2018 Jefferson Muzzles 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 1 297
Warden orders life-support withdrawn. Inmate dies. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 1 568
USC students rallied today demanding prof be fired for championing due process 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2 Oct 2 4 733
"Not in this America, you pharisaical theocratic half-wit." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 29 Sep 29 2 756
Texas Attorney General Defends Law Forcing Kids To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance 3 Eugene Sep 26 Sep 26 1 445
Paxton takes a stand for Cy-Fair ISD in case of student who sat for Pledge of Allegiance 8 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 26 Sep 26 2 343
Prisoner freed after Golf Digest investigation uncovers flaws in trial 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 19 Sep 19 5 492
Blood-Spatter Expert in Joe Bryan Case Says "My Conclusions Were Wrong" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 18 Sep 18 2 356
Amazon's Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Sep 17 3 547
I teach my 1Ls on Day 2 of law school that "I want my lawyer" is the most important phrase in law. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 17 Sep 17 2 441
U.S. reaches agreement over separated immigrant families 3 Eugene Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 538
Last fall, I started writing a series on "prosecution fees," a legal trick used in California cities 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 10 586
When Kavanaugh joins the court, there will be a solid 4 votes to overturn Times v. Sullivan. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 668
Life In Prison 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 518
Your civil asset forfeiture story of the day: West Virginia state trooper seizes $10K in cash.... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 9 831
Prosecutor in Inaug. Protest Trial Sanctioned for Due Process Violations Made Head of Her Department 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 406
cross post: 4 Civil Rights You Lose By Using Legal Marijuana 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Aug 2018 Aug 2018 3 497
Are you protesting KAVANUAGH on Sun. Aug 26th? 7 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 5 646
Anti KAVANAUGH events this week... 1 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 7 625
PROTESTS AGAINST KAVANAUGH Aug 26th... 2 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 6 599
They're Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties 13 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 50 2527
On Tuesday, a woman who couldn't afford her $1,500 bail killed herself in a Texas county jail. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 873
Protect our rights: protests against Kavanaugh, Aug 26th. 0 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 3 416
Forbes: To Catch A Robber, The FBI Attempted An Unprecedented Grab For Google Location Data 1 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2018 Aug 2018 1 378
EFF: "Internet Publication of 3D Printing Files About Guns: Facts and What's at Stake" 17 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 583
Lou Dobbs: Are you in favor of mandatory recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 6 731
As Alabama AG, Jeff Sessions tried to ban public university students from discussing LGBTQ issues 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Aug 2018 1 541
Memphis police accused of using fake accounts to surveil black activists 2 Eugene Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 507
The Trump Administration Is Hiding a Crucial Report on NSA Spying Practices 0 JonLP24 Jul 2018 Jul 2018 5 633
Judge orders L.A. Times to alter story about Glendale cop, sparking protest from newspaper 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 9 949
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