Monthly Archives: September 2011

A British doctor wants the Florida Supreme Court to stop a lethal injection execution

A British doctor wants the Florida Supreme Court to stop a lethal injection execution scheduled for Wednesday. This raises an interesting point. If the FDA has ruled that it is illegal for the drug to be administered to humans and … Continue reading

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Sentencing Shift Gives New Leverage to Prosecutors

This is an incredible and well written article on the growth of proprietorial power over the last decade. Now, think in terms that there is a finite amount of power in a court room and if the prosecutor has a … Continue reading

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An Indefensible Punishment

In today’s (Sept 25,2011) there is an editorial in the New York Times that speaks to the death penalty. It points out that across the nation: “….Many defendants in capital cases are too poor to afford legal counsel. Many of … Continue reading

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Tainted cocaine causes flesh to rot

Just when you thought you had heard enough about cocaine. Read more:Tainted cocaine causes flesh to rot

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A partial review of Mind Body Stress Reduction in a Florida Prison

The impact of a few people over a long period of time in one Florida prison is the story of Mind Body Stress Reduction m(MBSR) in a Florida prison. This is the story of a few people that have made … Continue reading

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Cocaine use wanes in Miami

This is a very interesting article on the changing trends as they relate to addictions in the state of Florida. However, it misses the point. How can the death of 9,000 people in the state of Florida with drugs and … Continue reading

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Mandatory Minimum

This is an interesting discussion onĀ  mandatory-minimums but evades the core issue which is the addiction issue and process itself. I would and do argue that we avoid any discussion of the drug addiction process because there are too many … Continue reading

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