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This Isn't 'Police Brutality' -- This Is Guantanamo

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 04.27.2015 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

Was the creation of a domestic Guantanamo-style "black site" made inevitable by the Pentagon's practice of unloading military surplus weapons on local police departments? Maybe -- but it's remarkable how many inevitable things can be avoided if the people in charge just refuse to misbehave.

Constitutional Rights Do Not Diminsh Where the Crime Is Serious or Strong Evidence of Guilt Exists

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The Boston bombing is so horrific, and the evidence of guilt apparently so overwhelming, that the country might wish to go straight to the punishment stage, but that is not how our system of justice functions.

Sam Stein

Obama And Graham In Talks To Modify Miranda Law | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House has been working with Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to craft legislation that would restructure the amount of time interrogators can...