We No Longer Have a Legal System. We Have a Legalized Extortion System.
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George Will | When everything is a crime Given the principle — which itself should be reconsidered — of prosecutorial immunity, we have a criminal justice system with too many opportunities for generating defendants, too few inhibitions on prosecutors, and … Continue reading

A Nation In Tyranny Turns You Into a Nation of Criminals – Because Criminals Are Easier to Control
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » MY USA TODAY COLUMN: You’re Probably Breaking The Law Right Now…. No “probably” about it. Like (0) … Continue reading

Holder: Let’s Have Even More Double Jeopardy Travesties
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Eric Holder: We Might Lower Bar for Civil Rights Prosecutions | The New Republic As his successor’s confirmation nears, Attorney General Eric Holder has been on a farewell tour—giving exit interviews, penning editorials, and preparing for his last day at … Continue reading

Back When the Constitution Actually Meant Something
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Marijuana is 114 times safer than alcohol A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports found that marijuana is, by far, the safest recreational drug. Researchers judged the risk of death associated with commonly used substances, including alcohol, marijuana, … Continue reading

Legal Is Not the Same Thing As Liberty
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Supreme Court denies terror defendant access to surveillance documents | Ars Technica While the appeals court in the Daoud case refused to release records relating to Daoud’s surveillance, the appellate court nevertheless said the surveillance was conducted lawfully. So was … Continue reading

Well, You Did Ask…
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Linda Greenhouse Schools the Supreme Court | National Review Online How did Greenhouse make such basic errors? Why did she make claims that were so blatantly false instead of simply arguing that the government’s arguments were more persuasive? Because she’s … Continue reading

We’e ICE: We Don’t Need No Steenking Constitution. We’ve Got Guns Instead.
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Homeland Security Totally Misunderstands Trademark Law; Seizes Perfectly Legal Sporting Goods Anyway | Techdirt If there’s no likelihood of confusion, then ICE isn’t supposed to be seizing it (and, yes, there is also dilution of trademark, but ICE isn’t supposed … Continue reading