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Entries by Bennett L. Gershman from 05/2013

Licensing Crimes

| Posted 05.10.2013 | Crime

Granting criminals immunity for assisting law enforcement officials in convicting dangerous criminals is a well-established, however controversial practice.

'Flash-Bang' Searches

| Posted 05.22.2013 | Crime

Should courts allow police departments in executing search warrants to enter a person's home using military-style tactics, throw exploding flash-bang grenades in rooms near occupants, blindly fire rubber bullets through windows, and kick down every door of every room of a house?

Killing Jody Arias -- Is the Prosecutor Playing God?

| Posted 05.28.2013 | Crime

Arizona, along with California, are the only two states that allow the prosecutor to try again for the death penalty after a jury has been unable to agree on imposing death, and the judge has declared a mistrial of the penalty proceeding.