Month: March 2013

Mass Murder – No DP

Mass Murder – No DP

United States v. Candelario-Santana, 2013 WL 101615 (D.P.R. 2013) (from a January Atkins ruling) says he pled to twelve murders and some sixty felonies.  There are eight murders (including a pregnant woman) in a bar here.  Nonetheless, the jury was unable to reach a unanimous death verdict.

Puerto Rico Take Another Shot At Ending the DP

Puerto Rico Take Another Shot At Ending the DP

Puerto Rico federal jury spares man from death penalty BY DANICA COTO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARCH 23, 2013 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Puerto Rico man previously convicted of masterminding one of the island’s biggest mass shootings was spared the death penalty on Saturday. The sentencing deliberations for 41-year-old Alexis Candelario Santana ended with…

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Nop Surprise – Judge Nixes Any Guilty Plea

Nop Surprise – Judge Nixes Any Guilty Plea

Link to: Congressional Report: Obamacare Leads to Skyrocketing Premiums, 200 Percent Possible Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/obamacare-healthcare-reform-costs/2013/03/20/id/495564/#ixzz3drCDhbUe

Drone Warfare and Al-Awlaki

Drone Warfare and Al-Awlaki

“Nidal Hassan is a hero,” Al-Awlaki wrote on his widely read blog. “He is a man of conscience who could not bear living the contradiction of being a Muslim and serving in an army that is fighting against his own people.” http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/10/world/middleeast/anwar-al-awlaki-a-us-citizen-in-americas-cross-hairs.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0