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BuzzFeed News: Secret NYPD Files: Hundreds Of Officers Committed Serious Offenses — Including Lies And Violence — And Still Kept Their Jobs

BuzzFeed News: Secret NYPD Files: Hundreds Of Officers Committed Serious Offenses — Including Lies And Violence — And Still Kept Their Jobs. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIworir6zc

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Warrior, Prisoner, Homeless, Lawyer

The Indianapolis Monthly has published a story about a man that overcame combat, prison and homelessness to become a lawyer.  Please click here for the story.

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PAY FOR ENDORSEMENT OR EARN IT

      If you haven’t read the article in the Indystar about Marion County Judges paying a fee to receive the endorsement of their party then click here.  If you do read it, please keep in mind that not … Continue reading

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Ex-State Trooper, David Camm, Not Guilty of Murdering His Family

  After thirteen years and three jury trials, David Camm was found not guilty!  I have no clue on whether he did the crime or not but the State of Indiana’s case seemed weak.  I think the verdict was appropriate … Continue reading

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Indiana Lawmakers Discuss the Right to Resist Police

Justice David of the Indiana Supreme Court An Indiana summer study committee is discussing an Indiana State Supreme Court ruling from earlier this year involving the right to resist police entry into one’s home. Please click here for more details.

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Phallic Lollipops Are Protected Speech

A federal judge has ruled that a northern Indiana school district shouldn’t have disciplined two high school girls (not the two ladies in the stock photo above) who posted racy online photos of themselves posing with phallic lollipops and simulating … Continue reading

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Smart On Crime Sentencing Reform

A new report released by the ACLU touts changes that “tough on crime” states have made to reduce incarceration rates, save money, and lower crime rates. It also mentions Indiana’s efforts in sentencing reform.

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False Expert Helps Convict the Innocent

A known liar that claimed to be an expert in wound patterns, trace metals, gun shot residue, gunshot reconstructions, blood splatters, tool marks, fingernail marks, liquid splash patterns and a crime scene investigator testified in at least 10 different States … Continue reading

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Crack-Cocaine Sentence Reductions Retroactive

Thousands of federal inmates nationally and more than 200 from Indiana could get time shaved off their prison terms for crack-cocaine convictions, after the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to make reductions retroactive starting later this year.

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No More Texting While Driving

Indiana’s ban on texting while driving law goes in effect on July 1, 2011. I’m not sure how they will enforce it but I’m sure once the cops pull you over they will find some reason to justify it.

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