Violators are rarely caught, while the unlucky few who face prosecution can go to prison for years.
The defendants will claim their alleged "racketeering activity" was a sincere effort to rectify election fraud.
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Body camera footage shows that Delaware police cited Jonathan Guessford for flipping them off, even though they later agreed it was his right to do so
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End the government’s plea-bargaining racket with open and adversarial jury trials.
A federal judge ruled in favor of an Idaho death-row inmate who says that the state is "psychologically torturing" him.
The decision casts further doubt on the constitutionality of a federal law that makes it a felony for illegal drug users to own firearms.
The decision supports the notion that victims are entitled to recourse when the state retaliates against people for their words. But that recourse is still not guaranteed.
Better policing could solve the police-recruiting crisis.
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The former Minneapolis officer's 57-month sentence is based largely on the premise that he was "in the best position" to save Floyd.
Cristal Starling lost $8,000 after she missed one of several filing deadlines to contest the seizure of her money by police. A federal appeals court says she and others like her should be given more leeway.
The law makes it harder to record and observe police activity.
When he alleged fraud and sought help from government officials, they say, Trump was exercising rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.
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"You don't have to punish me because I am already punishing myself," says Tabitha Frank.
Etowah County, Alabama, has charged hundreds of pregnant women and new mothers with "chemical endangerment" over minor drug offenses.
His state of mind when he tried to overturn the outcome of the 2020 election remains a mystery, perhaps even to him.
The assault on Mount Carmel was meant to bolster the ATF's reputation. It failed.
Many of the problems the state is experiencing are caused by the continuing impact of prohibition.
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Larkin, 74, took his own life on Monday, just a little over a week before he was slated to stand trial for his role in running the web-classifieds platform Backpage.
The new federal charges against Trump depend on the assumption that his claims were "knowingly false."
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The Legally Authorized Charges Against Donald Trump and Hunter Biden Don't Tell Us What Justice Requires
The nature of their conduct is a better indicator of the punishment they deserve.
When a bystander offered to give the officers flotation devices and a small boat, they refused.
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Even if background check applicants are guilty of wrongdoing, imposing lifetime bans on gainful employment is not a good policy.
Oakland NAACP: "Failed Leadership, Including the Movement to Defund the Police, our District Attorney's
unwillingness to charge and prosecute people who murder and commit life threatening serious crimes, and the proliferation of anti-police rhetoric have created a heyday for Oakland criminals."
In this case, an LA SWAT team destroyed an innocent store owner's shop in the process of trying to catch a suspect.
While it remains unclear how sensitive the documents he retained were, his attempts to conceal them are easier to prove.
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Carlos Pena's livelihood has been crippled. It remains to be seen if he'll have any right to compensation.
He Spent 10 Years Behind Bars Without Being Convicted. He'll Have To Wait Longer To Have the Case Resolved.
Maurice Jimmerson finally got a trial after a decade of pretrial detention. It ended in a hung jury.