- Austin Statesman: "Texas judges misdeeds often kept secret by oversight commission"
- San Antonio Express-News: "SA ties to drug cash detailed" (rare money laundering prosecution offers case study)
- Killeen Daily Herald: "Gatesville prison may trap, neuter and release feral cats" Does your prison have a cat problem?
- Radley Balko, Huffpost: "The unchecked charging power of the prosecutor"
- KENS-TV: "Former President of Mexico calls on US to legalize drugs." "Our business community is moving out with their families to Dallas, Houston, San Diego, Miami, even Toronto," Fox said.
- Via CrimProf Blawg: See an interesting academic paper on the intersection of conspiracy law and "dangerousness"
- At Prawfsblawg, see: "Altering the factual content of memories." Implications are mind blowing. Ditto for "Reducing racial bias pharmaceutically." From the latter, "We may someday confront questions about who can be pressured to use some futuristic "morality pill" as say, a condition of employment, public benefits, or parole." Perhaps improbable, but thought provoking.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
On the unchecked power of cats and prosecutors; the unseen oversight of judges
Here are a few odds and ends that may interest Grits readers:
Posted by Gritsforbreakfast at 7:39 AM