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Petty Crime

"I Have Forty Paid Enemies"

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Mark Rubinstein

style="float:left;margin:10px" Hell would freeze over before I'd do any cooking back then -- especially since I lived alone in Manhattan. So I ate o...

Immigration Puzzle of the Week: Do We Deport People for Being Mentally Ill?

Laura Murray-Tjan | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Laura Murray-Tjan

Years ago, a particular immigration judge often called our office when the government sought to deport an apparently mentally ill person. Her request was always that we interview the detainee -- not that we represent him. I had the impression was that she wanted to salve her conscience before ordering the impaired person removed.

One Path to Crime Reduction

Adam Clampitt | Posted 02.29.2012 | DC
Adam Clampitt

The reactive approach taken by D.C.'s justice system lets petty criminals off the hook and leaves open the possibility of committing major felonies in the future. Criminals should know that even the most minor offenses won't be tolerated.