Tag Archives: Crime and Justice

Long look at US Terror prosecutions multiple facts – not fake – The Intercept

Cover Story Part 1 “The U.S. government has prosecuted almost 800 people for terrorism since the 9/11 attacks. Most of them never even got close to committing an act of violence.” with the following links. Trial and Terror Database The 400 … Continue reading

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CSI effect on prosecutors, defense counsel and plea bargains

An important look at the 95% of criminal cases that end up plea bargains. By Garrett and Mitchell However, a CSI effect could be more consequential if it affects how criminal lawyers assess forensic evidence when they negotiate pleas or … Continue reading

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After scandals, Omaha campaign includes move to an independent crime lab

Publicity about police crime lab goofs or worse do have a negative effect on confidences in lab enforcement’s activities. Politics in Omaha includes its’ forensic lab. Related: Independent crime labs could help stop forensic fraud The coming fight over independent crime … Continue reading

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Is there something you’ve always wanted to ask someone who has been wrongly convicted?

Is there something you’ve always wanted to ask someone who has been wrongly convicted? This Thursday, October 24 at 7 pm Eastern / 4 pm Pacific, exoneree Raymond Santana will be on Reddit.com to answer your questions as part of their … Continue reading

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