Tagged: crime and punishment

The Definition of Insanity

The defendant paused, looked up at the judge, and asked in return, “Are you talking about me, or you?”

It Has Begun

A few quick observations on the indictment of Paul Manafort

Shouldn’t Need Saying

And another thing: it’s really not such a good thing from a vehicular maintenance perspective.

A Sore Test of a New Conviction

Strong is the desire for vengeance. Pretends to be “justice,” vengeance does.

But down that path, no benefit will you find.

On Death And Execution

If the three-drug cocktail used for capital punishment is found cruel and unusual, how ever shall we kill our prisoners?

No Way To Die In California

A judge recently found that California’s death penalty, as it is administered, is cruel and unusual punishment, serving no identifiable purpose. Digging in to the opinion, Burt Likko finds a perverse conflict: an effort to comply with one part of the Constitution leads to a violation of another.