Category: Crime

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Hollow Rights & Hollow Points

It doesn’t matter as much if they can’t arrest you if they can just kill you. Rights that are not consistently respected aren’t rights.

constitution 94

There Are No Better People

Superheroes aren’t real. All we have is people, and trading one group for another is not and never will be a cure for systemic flaws

SCOTUS 224

Wednesday Writs for 6/24

A tale of two headlines: Why Trump Keeps Losing at the Supreme Court vs. How the Supreme Court is Quietly Enabling Trump and other law tidbits

MRAPs police 24

How Tan Was My MRAP

With police accountability very much in question, the easy and flippant lip service of “at no cost” and “find a way to use it” are grossly irresponsible

police 171

Altering the Policing Paradigm

Neither of those is literally what anyone wants to have happen, but they fit on a protest sign and can be chanted during a march. So what are the details?

Minneapolis 13

Trouble in Lake Wobegon

Walking around made you wonder if this was Minneapolis or some war-torn city on the other side of the world.

Minneapolis 17

Minnesota Burning

Rioting has broken out among protests in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd.

SCOTUS 27

Wednesday Writs 4/22: Ramos v. Louisiana

This week, the Court delivered its decision in Ramos v. Louisiana, in what must be among the most fractured opinions in SCOTUS history. Let me try to break that down:

yakuza 7

Yakuza and the One Good Mobster

The idea of the “good criminal” is frequently romanticized in fiction. Few games, though, have successfully captured that feeling the way Yakuza does.