Sunday, July 17th, 2011
- Three members of Kansas City SWAT team indicted on federal conspiracy charges.
- Jogger arrested for warning motorists of a speed trap.
- Video of police in California detaining a man who is not violating the state’s open carry law.
- Alabama allows judges to override jury sentences in death penalty cases. Study shows that 92 percent of overrides are when judges impose a death sentence over the wishes of a jury.
- Yes, it’s true. If the government monitors you for every minute of every day, there’s a good chance that if you’re ever falsely accused of a crime, footage from government cameras could get you off the hook. This is not a persuasive argument in favor of government monitoring you every minute of every day.
- Adam Mueller and Pete Eyre go on trial tomorrow in Greenfield, Massachusetts. They’re charged with felony wiretapping for openly recording at a police station.