Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
This is kind of awesome.
The NY Times editorializes on the NAS forensics study.
“…while fifty per cent of the libertarians would agree to surgery giving them a prosthetic tail if they were paid enough to do so.”
Dark-skinned Asian man “randomly” stopped 21 times in New York City subway.
Barney Frank to reintroduce bill repealing the online gambling ban.
In the wake of the Ryan Frederick case, the Virginian-Pilot looks at the use of jailhouse informants who testify to having heard confessions. This sort of testimony has always struck me as so absurd that it should rarely be allowed. Who just starts confessing to crimes they haven’t yet been tried for to people they’ve just met in a jail cell? As often as informants testify, you’d think it happens fairly often.