Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks to the National Sheriffs’ Association

Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks to the National Sheriffs’ AssociationWashington, DC~Monday, February 12, 2018Remarks as prepared for delivery.Thank you, Jonathan, for that kind introduction.  It’s good to see you again.  I also want to recognize Greg Champagne of St. Charles, Louisiana.Before I say anything else, I have to acknowledge, with great sadness, that we lost …

Canadian billionaire and wife found dead in mansion

By Associated Press   December 16, 2017 | 6:03am TORONTO — Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife were found dead in their mansion Friday, and police said they were investigating the deaths as suspicious.Const. David Hopkinson would not identify the two bodies found at the home of Apotex founder Bernard “Barry” Sherman and …

Louisville drug task force halted amid scandal

USA Today Network Beth Warren, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal Published 7:54 p.m. ET Feb. 28, 2017 | An elite Louisville task force that intercepted shipments of heroin and other illegal drugs at UPS' worldwide hub — considered a "primary" drug pipeline for the region — has been disbanded following a police scandal. Louisville Metro Police had …

Every 25 seconds in the United States, someone is arrested for the simple act of possessing drugs for their personal use…

  Summary   Neal Scott may die in prison. A 49-year-old Black man from New Orleans, Neal had cycled in and out of prison for drug possession over a number of years. He said he was never offered treatment for his drug dependence; instead, the criminal justice system gave him time behind bars and felony …

Appeals court upholds ban on gun sales to medical marijuana card holders

Published August 31, 2016 Associated Press   A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the 2nd Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals applies to the nine Western states that fall under the court's jurisdiction, …

MotherJones.Com "My four months as a private prison guard", by Shane Bauer

Have you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA)."The last riot we had was two years ago," he says over the phone."Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans!" says a woman's voice, cutting in. "We got rid of them.""When can you start?" …

A new report says Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent in jail – a situation so detrimental that a child advocate compares it to abuse

LOUISVILLE - A new report says Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent in jail - a situation so detrimental that a child advocate compares it to abuse. Citing a report released Monday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Courier-Journal newspaper of Louisville reports that 13 …

HB161 Florida house of representatives attempt to set the stage for the governance of dui while using marijuana

September 20, 2015 Sheree Krider On Monday, September 14, FLORIDA State Representative David Kerner, a Democrat, Filed HB161 which attempts to set a standard for measuring (via blood test) Marijuana intoxication.  It sets the "limit" of 5 nanograms per milliliter of blood. Anyone with a blood test showing THC level that is above 5 nanograms …

Santa Ana police officers caught on camera eating marijuana, joking about kicking amputee

By Greg Lee and Jory Rand Friday, June 12, 2015 04:11AM SANTA ANA, CA --   http://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=779882   Surveillance video shows a raid conducted by Santa Ana police officers at an unlicensed marijuana dispensary last month. The edited video shows officers telling everyone to get on the ground. It also shows officers removing surveillance equipment, …

Ten Things Not To Do If Arrested

  I have been practicing criminal law for 24 years and have seen a wide variety of reactions by people who are being arrested. Some of these reactions are unwise but understandable. Others are self defeating to the point of being bizarre. No one plans to be arrested, but it might help to think just …

The following is a true copy of a Facebook Conversation which took place July 17, 2014 between Former IMF Attorney Karen Hudes and Judge Anna von Reitz. Read it and decide for yourselves what you think:

David Andrew Bryson The following is a true copy of a Facebook Conversation which took place July 17, 2014 between Former IMF Attorney Karen Hudes and Judge Anna von Reitz. Read it and decide for yourselves what you think: Anna von Reitz: Karen, I am sure that your intentions are 100% good and that your …

The U.S. Supreme Court Is Marching in Lockstep with the Police State

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/   “[I]f the individual is no longer to be sovereign, if the police can pick him up whenever they do not like the cut of his jib, if they can ‘seize’ and ‘search’ him in their discretion, we enter a new regime. The decision to enter it should be made only after …

Report on America as a Prison Nation, More Criticism of War on Drugs – TalkLeft: The Politics Of Crime

Report on America as a Prison Nation, More Criticism of War on Drugs - TalkLeft: The Politics Of Crime. Human Rights Watch has a new report, A Nation Behind Bars, with facts on the current state of our prison nation and recommendations to reduce our over-reliance on incarceration. Some facts:[More...]   In 2011, more than …

3 Months Later, Here’s What Denver Looks Like Since Legalizing Marijuana – PolicyMic

  Three months following Colorado's decision to legalize the production, sale, possession and use of recreational marijuana — a vote that Denver city officials including Mayor Michael Hancock, among others, fought kicking and screaming — guess what's happened to Denver crime rates in 2014?   According to new data, they've fallen across the board. Property crime is …

D.C. Insider: There’s a Shadow Govt. Running the Country, and It’s Not Up for Re-Election | Alternet

D.C. Insider: There's a Shadow Govt. Running the Country, and It's Not Up for Re-Election | Alternet. February 21, 2014  |    Rome lived upon its principal till ruin stared it in the face. Industry is the only true source of wealth, and there was no industry in Rome. By day the Ostia road was …