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A statute of limitations makes me boiling mad

Look at this: Disturbing’ False Arrest Claim by US Citizen Against ICE Time-Barred, Divided Panel Says Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal August 2, 2017    A U.S. citizen who was held in custody for more than three years under … Continue reading

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An earlier case of Ferguson, MO cops versus an innocent black man

Usually Lowering the Bar reports on hilariously dumbbell legal matters. And this one Kevin Underhill just posted would indeed come under that rubric. Except it concerns Ferguson, Missouri and its cops. In a case that preceded the recent murder of … Continue reading

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“Woman, 98, wants her McCarthy-era Red Scare criminal conviction tossed”

What a gutsy lady and what an uneasy reminder of the “Red Scare” of 1950s America. So here’s Miriam Moskowitz, 98 years old, bringing a federal lawsuit “after recently unsealed court papers showed the government hid evidence that would have … Continue reading

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