Month: September 2012

Politically Motivated???

Politically Motivated???

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/marines-to-court-martial-2-staff-sergeants-in-urination-on-bodies-of-taliban-fighters-photos/2012/09/24/020722d2-0677-11e2-9eea-333857f6a7bd_story.html

Army Prosecutors Use Recorded Jailhouse Phone Conversations Against Hasan

Army Prosecutors Use Recorded Jailhouse Phone Conversations Against Hasan

Hopefully, the Defense will move to suppress or motion in limine to limit the use of these prejudicial recordings.   During recent litigation about Major Hasan’s insistence on maintaining his beard during court-martial proceedings, Army prosecutors argued the beard was intended to prevent witnesses from identifying Major Hasan at his trial and to align himself with Islamic extremists.…

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California Taxpayers Will Have To Weigh The High Cost Of Death Penalty Cases

California Taxpayers Will Have To Weigh The High Cost Of Death Penalty Cases

Article Title http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/llr/vol46/iss0/1/ Costs of Capital Punishment in California: Will Voters Choose Reform this November? Authors Judge Arthur L. Alarcón Paula M. Mitchell Abstract In a 2011 study, the authors examined the history of California’s death- penalty system to inform voters of the reasons for its extraordinary delays. There, they set forth suggestions that could…

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