Category Archives: Vigilante Justice

While helping disabled boy, he’s ‘tackled’ in sex sting; now he sues

Getting arrested in this country is only part of the problem. Guilty or innocent it is a branding for life. As you read through, the charges were dropped but the arrest remained a part of his record and it was … Continue reading

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NYC inmate almost as costly as Ivy League tuition

The opening sentence says it all. ”  New York is indeed an expensive place, but experts say that alone doesn’t explain a recent report that found the city’s annual cost per inmate was $167,731 last year — nearly as much … Continue reading

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Fight to the Death

The article points out that some 1,700 men and women have been executed by the state. Makes ya wonder how many were executed without just cause. That is if there is such a thing as just cause. Fight to the … Continue reading

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Dallas County Now Has Its Very Own Bulletproof, “Mine-Protected” Military SUV

Dallas County Now Has Its Very Own Bulletproof, “Mine-Protected” Military SUV Give them a toy and they will have to play with it. The problem is that you put a toy like this on the streets and there are apt … Continue reading

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Inside El Salvador’s secretive prison pits where notorious gangs are crammed together like livestock in cells the size of a shed

The fuel and has ignited the current round of violence is the voracious appetite of the giant to the North for illegal drugs. Yes, there are a ton of cultural, economic, political and religious factors that have laid the ground work … Continue reading

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Judge Rejects New York’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy

There was an old Bob Dillon song that went something like ‘Times are a changing.’ ‘….A federal judge ruled on Monday that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities in the city, … Continue reading

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Families give DNA samples to try to identify remains buried on grounds of now-closed reform school

A couple of years ago this school for boys located some 60 miles from the seat of Florida government in Tallahassee was closed by the Department of Justice for human rights violations with a promise of more investigations in the … Continue reading

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After 40 Years in Solitary, Angola 3 Prisoner Albert Woodfox Ordered Freed for 3rd Time in Louisiana

Talk of vigilante justice in the south but then maybe it is that way in the rest of the country. We only have to look at the case of Veronza Bowers, Jr. to know it reaches into the federal level … Continue reading

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Some cops bend the rules to make arrests, officials say

I barrow this quote from the article and call it vigilante justice: ‘…When people are arrested, they enter the criminal justice system-with all that that entails. From losing their liberty and being held behind bars to having their face appear … Continue reading

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Jailed without conviction: Behind bars for lack of money

‘…About 10 million people are jailed each year for crimes large and small. Most – two-thirds of the 750,000 in jail on any given day – stay long periods without conviction at great cost to the public and to themselves … Continue reading

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