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Jailed 96 Days on Bogus Charge: It Is No One's Fault?
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, freedoms, law )

- 3 days ago -
Jessica Jauch was held for 96 days in a Mississippi jail without seeing a judge, getting a lawyer or having a chance to make bail.
âEUR~Right-to-WorkâEUR(TM) Is Hot Election Issue Between Unions, Business in Va.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, economy )

- 4 days ago -
The senior executive from the nationâEUR(TM)s largest labor group walked door-to-door through a middle-class neighborhood in Northern Virginia carrying a twin message for union households.
Federal Prosecutors Drop Charges Against the McDonnells
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics )

- 43 days ago -
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Prosecutors will drop all charges against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, according to a motion filed in US District Court.
Judge Dismisses Convictions of 3 Men Imprisoned for 20 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, corruption, humans )

- 65 days ago -
A judge on Monday tossed out murder convictions for three men who spent 20 years in prison in a case that started unraveling when attorneys learned a top county prosecutor deliberately hid witness statements casting doubt on their guilt.
DNA Evidence Exonerates New Jersey Man of 1988 Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, government, freedoms )

- 78 days ago -
With the consent of the Monmouth County ProsecutorâEUR(TM)s Office, a New Jersey court today vacated the 1988 rape conviction of Dion Harrell based on new DNA evidence proving his innocence.
Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

- 121 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s been 15 years since Andrea Yates drowned her five young children in the bathtub of their suburban Houston home in a quintuple murder that gripped the nation.
Obama Cuts Prison Sentences for 42 Drug Offenders
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, humans, law )

- 138 days ago -
The White House said many of them would have already finished their sentences if they had been sentenced under current, less onerous sentencing guidelines.
The False Promise of DNA Testing
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, corruption, ethics, dishonesty )

- 153 days ago -
William Thompson, an attorney and a criminology professor at the University of California at Irvine, told a KHOU 11 reporter, were terrifying: It appears that Houston police technicians were routinely misinterpreting even the most basic samples.
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