Missouri Attorney General Refers 12 Catholic Priests For Prosecution For Child Abuse

The effort to bring Catholic Church officials to justice for their decades of criminal conspiracy and child abuse continues to move forward.

Maryland Court Upholds Child Porn Conviction Who Sexted Her Own Video

Another nonsense ruling on an issue that doesn’t belong in court to begin with.

Alabama Man Who Spent 36 Years In Jail For Stealing $50.75 Finally Released

From the State of Alabama we get a perfect example of the reason why, at times, the law is an ass.

Florida Jury Rejects “Stand Your Ground” Defense In Parking Lot Argument Case

A Florida jury has convicted a man involved in an argument over a parking space of manslaughter, rejecting his attempt to invoke the state’s ‘stand your ground’ law

Law & Order: Exterrestrial Unit

We may have the first known case of a crime committed in space.

NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo Finally Fired In Choking Death Of Eric Garner

More than five years after the fact, the NYPD officer who applied an illegal chokehold that resulted in the death of Eric Garner has finally been fired.

Jeffrey Epstein’s Death Officially Ruled Suicide

Confirming the original diagnosis, Jeffrey Epstein’s death last weekend has been ruled a suicide.

Epstein Death Leads To Legitimate Questions And Baseless Conspiracy Theories

Jeffrey Epstein’s death by suicide has led to many legitimate questions that should be investigated. It has also led to the rise of a number of baseless conspiracy theories.

Jeffrey Epstein Dead In Apparent Suicide

Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier who was arrested earlier this summer on sex trafficking and abuse charges, has died of what appears to be a suicide in his jail cell.

Attempted Bomber Cesar Sayoc Gets 20 Years In Prison

Cesar Sayoc, the man who started a panic in October when he sent apparent explosive devices to a number of President Trump’s critics, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison

Nine Dead, 26 Injured In Mass Shooting In Dayton, Ohio

Less than twelve hours after the mass shooting in Texas, another one occurred overnight in Dayton, Ohio.

20 Dead, 26 Injured In El Paso Mass Shooting. Hate Crime Suspected.

Another day, another mass shooting and, as is becoming all too common in this country, this one appears to have been racially motivated.

Mueller And The Reality Of Russian Election Interference

While much of the talk about Robert Mueller’s testimony has focused on the Trump campaign, there was another part to his testimony that brings attention to a far more serious threat.

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Cameras and Scanning: A Case Study

Detroit shows how modern technology can lead to a virtual police state.

Jeffrey Epstein Charged With Multiple Counts Of Sex With Minors And Sex Trafficking

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was formally charged with multiple counts of procuring underage girls for sexual molestation.

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Charged With Sex Trafficking Of Minors

Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire investor previously charged with sex crimes involving minors, has been charged with sex trafficking involving minors.

Woman Charged With Burglary After Seizing Abusive Husband’s Guns

A Florida Woman is being charged with felony burglary after breaking into her estranged husband’s apartment to seize his guns and give them to the police.

Texas Bans Red-Light Cameras

Texas has become the latest state to eliminate red-light cameras amid increasing evidence that they are largely counterproductive.

Wife Of Duncan Hunter Jr. Pleads Guilty, Will Testify Against Him

Congressman Duncan Hunter Jr’s defense of campaign law violations against him suffered a big setback yesterday when his wife and co-Defendant entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors.

Florida School Guard Who Retreated From Gun Fire Charged

Scot Peterson, the school resource officer who hid from fire during last year’s school shooting in Florida has been charged criminally. The legal basis for those charges seems flimsy.

Illinois Set To Become 11th State To Legalize Marijuana

Further progress for advocates of marijuana legalization from the Land of Lincoln.

New Hampshire Repeals Death Penalty

Last week, New Hampshire became the latest state to repeal the death penalty. Thus becoming the 21st state to do so.

12 Killed In Shooting At Virginia Beach Municipal Complex

A dozen people died late yesterday in a workplace shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center.

Biden and the Crime Bill

The Democratic frontrunner is being wrongly blamed for an explosion in the prison population.

Stan Lee’s Former Manager Arrested For Elder Abuse

Stan Lee’s former business manager has been arrested on charges that he used his influence over the late Marvel Comics founder to divert funds and alienate Lee from his family in his final months of life.

Five Former Priests Arrested In Michigan Child Sex Abuse Investigation

In the latest development in the child sex abuse investigations in the Catholic Church in the United States, five former Priests in Michigan have been arrested on sex abuse charges.

Julian Assange Indicted On Additional Counts Alleging Violations Of Espionage Act

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been indicted on seventeen counts under the Espionage Act arising out of his role in the Chelsea Manning affair.

John Walker Lindh Released From Prison

John Walker Lindh, the so-called “American Taliban,” has been released from prison but the war in which he was captured goes merrily along.

Former Stormy Daniels Lawyer Charged With Fraud, Other Charges

Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for Stormy Daniels who briefly flirted with the idea of running for President, has been charged with multiple counts of fraud and other charges, some of them in connection with his representation of Daniels herself.

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More “Fat Leonard” Fallout

The way the Navy and Congress have handled this has been abysmal.

Denver Votes To Decriminalize Psychadelic Mushrooms

In a first of its kind move, voters in Denver have voted to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms.

When Max Punishment is a ‘Slap on the Wrist’

Sexual misconduct in the military continues to frustrate observers.

Corruption in Baltimore

This is my shocked face.

Wittes: The President Committed Crimes

A cautious analyst makes a strong claim.

This Week’s Foolishness in Military Justice

In military justice Bizarroland, Rep Duncan Hunter intentionally commits “reverse UCI.”

Sanders Takes Campaign-Killing Position on Felon Voting

Sanders’ position on felon voting is logical, yet politically suicidal.

Federal Appeals Court Rules Chelsea Manning Must Testify Or Remain In Jail

A Federal Appeals Court has rejected Chelsea Manning’s bid to be released from jail notwithstanding her refusal to comply with a Grand Jury Subpoena.

Assange Charged in Computer Hacking Conspiracy

The other shoe has dropped.

Democrats and the Death Penalty

California Governor Gavin Newsome may have put the issue front and center for 2020.

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Sanders: Prisoners Should Vote

As many states contemplate restoring voting rights to felons who have completed their sentence, a leading Democrat wants to go further.

Alabama Showed ‘Flagrant Disregard’ for Cruel Prison Conditions

The Justice Department has issued a damning report.

Supreme Court Rules No Right to ‘Painless Death’

The replacement of Anthony Kennedy with Brett Kavanaugh is already having a significant impact.

Legal Experts Weigh in on Barr Summary of Mueller Report

The Lawfare gang and Popehat weigh in.

Barbra Streisand’s Bizarre Defense of Michael Jackson’s Child Molestation

“His sexual needs were his sexual needs.” And, you know, criminal.

Paul Manafort is Not Having a Good Day

Minutes after a Federal judge added 43 months to his sentence, New York state prosecutors unsealed an indictment that could yield another 7 years.

FBI Arrived with Guns Drawn at Felicity Huffman’s House

An over-the-top police response to a non-violent offense.

50 Charged in College Bribery Scandal

Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are the most famous of dozens of rich folks trying to get their kids into elite schools.

Paul Manafort’s Sentence, Justice, And The Question Of Race

The relatively light sentence that Paul Manafort received is raising eyebrows. Hopefully it will lead to a long-overdue debate on sentencing reform.

Chelsea Manning Jailed For Refusing To Comply With Grand Jury Subpoena

Chelsea Manning is in jail for refusing to comply with a Grand Jury subpoena apparently related to an ongoing investigation of Julian Assange and Wikileaks.

Paul Manafort Dodges A Bullet On Sentencing

Paul Manafort walked into court yesterday facing the possibility of 20 years in prison. He came away with a much better outcome.