As technology evolves, the bigger questions are worth considering, because the day when media devices "go dark" and become completely inaccessible to law enforcement may be coming.
Minutes before he would learn his prison sentence for aiding al Qaeda before, during, and after 9/11, Suleiman Abu Ghaith decided once again to threaten the United States.
Zachary Proper, age 15, committed suicide two weeks ago in an adult prison in Pennsylvania. There has been little media coverage of his death, suggesting a disturbing complacency about suicide by youth who would rather take their own lives than endure decades in jail.
Rogue current and former dictators and global bribe-paying giant corporations are enjoying levels of impunity, which only encourage international corruption and money laundering. The G20 needs to use this event to forcefully declare "NO IMPUNITY."
It is hard -- near impossible -- for most of us to believe that innocent people sometime falsely confess to committing horrible crimes. In fact, most people insist that they would never confess to a murder or rape that they did not commit. Not under any circumstances. But Henry Lee McCollum did.
You can't go anywhere--you can't really move left or right in town without someone talking, or just inhaling the word FREIN. It breathes through the trees, the white pine and the oak.
Seventeen states have introduced measures addressing backlogs. What about the others? Has your state or city take any action? Does your police department even know how many untested kits exist?
Despite the U.S. Supreme Court's 1963 ruling holding that a prosecutor must disclose all exculpatory evidence (evidence that helps the defense) there are still too many deliberate failures by prosecutors to disclose important evidence in serious criminal trials.
The recent exonerations of Leon Brown and Henry Lee McCollum in North Carolina again underscore the need to require police to record interrogations of suspects.
Those most deadly to us are those we cannot easily identity as masterminds. Normal people can become evil, and evil people can look normal.
If you were reasonable, and the infraction was not reckless or dangerous to others, you'd usually get a break from me. Once. I had a long memory.
Whenever religion becomes involved, sophomoric stunts by 14-year-old boys become no laughing matter to the offended.
If the "bad actors" are acting badly because of severe, or too many, hits to the head, shouldn't everyone, especially the NFL, want to know it?
Rage has no brain. Rage doesn't stop to think about consequences. Rage acts first and thinks later. It cannot be "treated" punitively.
The retroactive amendment represents a watershed moment in federal drug sentencing that will likely bring relief to tens of thousands of federal prisoners. To clear up some misconceptions on the matter, we're presenting answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.
Obviously, the inconsistency in the League's response to certain violations of the NFL's personal conduct policy is becoming a serious issue.