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5th Amendment Rights

Battlebot: The Denial of Due Process in Dallas

Eoin Higgins | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Eoin Higgins

Due process is an integral part of our legal system, and protects US citizens from over-zealous authorities. For that reason, it is especially important to apply due process protections to suspects when it is most difficult to do so.

The Case of The Missing Transcript Solved - Part III

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 07.15.2014 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

In prior posts on this matter, I have assumed that absent a transcript of precisely what was allegedly said by the judge to lead these defendants to b...

The Missing Transcript Case Becomes More Curious -- Part II

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The defendants languish in prison still asserting their innocence. They deserve a prompt answer to a simple question. Can this issue be resolved without the transcript of what the court said to the defendants?

Radley Balko

The Stop: Bad Cops, Drug Dogs and Trekkies Along I-70 | Radley Balko | Posted 12.15.2012 | Crime

(Photo by Billy Delfs) Last December, filmmaker Terrance Huff and his friend Jon Seaton were returning to Ohio after attending a "Star Trek" conv...