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Entries by John Rudolf from 05/2012

BP Oil Spill Criminal Investigation May Ensnare Executives In Cover-Up

Posted 05.03.2012 | Green

On April 25, 2010, three days after the Deepwater Horizon rig sank in the Gulf of Mexico, Doug Suttles, a senior BP executive, told reporters the comp...

JT Ready, Arizona Border Vigilante Blamed for Mass Murder, Had State Republican Party Ties

Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

A border vigilante and avowed white supremacist who police believe killed four people and himself in a suburban Phoenix home on Wednesday was once all...

North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Forensics Scandal Grows With New Evidence of Fraud

Posted 05.14.2012 | Crime
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A forensics expert for the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation repeatedly lied on the stand while providing testimony crucial to the 2003 con...

Stop And Frisk Lawsuit Gains Class-Action Status, Judge Slams NYPD Over Policy

Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Opponents of the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program scored a major victory in court Wednesday, after a federal judge gr...

Alabama Women's Prison Inmates Sexually Abused By Guards, Report Says

Posted 05.22.2012 | AOL
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Corrections officers at the only women's prison in Alabama regularly sexually harass, abuse and even rape female inmates with few consequences, accord...

Alabama Women's Prison Inmates Sexually Abused By Guards, Report Says

Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

Corrections officers at the only women's prison in Alabama regularly sexually harass, abuse and even rape female inmates with few consequences, accord...

Pennsylvania Public Defenders Rebel Against Crushing Caseloads

Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

At half past 5 on a cold, cloudy April morning, Ed Olexa kneels by his front door, sorting through stacks of case files for the coming day's hearings....

BP Oil Spill Emails Reveal High-Level Discord Over Flow Estimates

Posted 05.31.2012 | Green

A BP engineering executive warned senior BP management early on in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that internal models did not support estimates of...

Pelican Bay Prisoners Sue To End 'Torture' of Long-Term Solitary Confinement

Posted 05.31.2012 | San Francisco

The prolonged use of solitary confinement at a high-security prison in California "strips prisoners of their basic humanity" and amounts to illegal to...