Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Snouts in the Trough, Hooves in the Till: Why You Shouldn’t Donate to Police...

The median annual household income in Idaho is roughly $49,000. Mark Furniss, 46, was making almost $20,000 a year in excess of that figure...

‘Qualified Immunity’: What Cops and Slave Overseers Have in Common

Michael Slager, the former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer killed an unarmed man and then attempted to frame the victim, will not be...

‘Justice Has No Expiration Date’: The Continued Wrongful Imprisonment of Christopher Tapp

There were about twenty people gathered in an Idaho Falls courtroom on November 22 for a hearing about Christopher Tapp’s appeal for post-conviction relief....

William C. Bradford and the “Law” of Negan’s Bat

President-elect Donald Trump has thousands of executive branch positions to fill, including the spot in the Office of Legal Counsel once occupied by the...

“Not My President” — No Matter Who He Is

“How small, of all that human hearts endure, that part which laws or kings can cause or cure.” When Samuel Johnson wrote those measured words...

The Regime’s Failed Show Trial in Portland

Cardassia is a fictional planet in the Star Trek universe ruled by a totalitarian state with a court system quite similar to our own....

John Bennett’s Jihad

In seeking a suitable description of Oklahoma State Representative -- and compulsive mosque-baiter -- John Bennett, one must resist the temptation to use the...

The Prohibitionist-Pharmaceutical Axis Strikes: Free Kelsey Osborne!

  If 23-year-old Gooding, Idaho resident Kelsey Osborne is sent to prison for using medicinal cannabis to treat her daughter’s seizures, Governor Butch Otter should...

Sheriff David Clarke: The Warlord of Milwaukee County

Now that Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County faces a possible federal felony conviction that would dislodge him from office, the floor is open...

Who Protects Kids from Predatory Police and Prosecutors?

Raising teenage girls in the age of Snapchat exhibitionism is a challenging proposition – and it’s not made any easier by ambitious prosecutors seeking...
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