Author Archives: kcwalpole

Harsh Sentences Are Killing the Jury Trial

My question to any one out there is: Have you ever seen a politician go to jail for a mandatory drug sentence. To the best of my memory, they plead a ‘oh so sorry and its off to rehab. ‘…This … Continue reading

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Meggs: Winston could come “in very near future”

I grew up in a world where law enforcement was depicted by Dragnet and the Defense was characterized by Perry Mason and in a sense that remained by vision till I was about 45 when I moved to Gainesville to … Continue reading

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Woman in controversial Stand Your Ground case out on bond

Woman in controversial Stand Your Ground case out on bond

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Should a split jury be able to recommend death penalty?

Welcome to the stone ages. “…Florida law requires only a simple majority, meaning a 7-5 vote could send Morris to Death Row. Florida and Alabama are the only two states in the country that don’t require a unanimous jury to recommend … Continue reading

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British Army to send 4,000 Buddhist troops to India for meditation to combat PTSD

I think the title of the article says it all. British Army to send 4,000 Buddhist troops to India for meditation to combat post-traumatic stress  

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IRS paid out $132 billion in bogus tax credits over last decade

As you will see in the article, it is an invitation to steal from the government. This is not chump change and the IRS has done nothing to correct the problem. An invitation to identity theft especially so for those … Continue reading

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Sandy-damaged prison to be sold in NYC hotspot

I guess it just goes to show that prisons are only about prisons if the land is not good for much else. ‘…The 153 women — serving time for robberies, assaults and lesser crimes — were evacuated a few days before … Continue reading

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Florida Medical Complaints Gather Dust, Often Allowing The Accused To Continue To Practice

‘…Between 2010 and 2012, it took the Florida Board of Medicine an average 434 days to resolve charges of misconduct against doctors, nurses and other health care workers, according to Florida Department of Health records…’ and then ‘…The reason for the … Continue reading

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When parents get involved, students succeed

Maxwell is a very clear columnist who generally has his ducks in order. This is an editiorial that speaks for itself. When parents get involved, students succeed

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Escaped prisoners grilled: Who helped you?

Makes you wonder just how good our criminal justice system is in Florida. The second question is when you look below the surface, just what kind of laziness and ineptitude exists. You just know that almost every law enforcement and … Continue reading

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