Tag Archives: War on Drugs

Paths Crossed: When drug raids go radically bad

The horrendous police shooting of Breonna Taylor reminded me of a case I once did some work on — a case which demonstrates how cops can miserably fuck up when they investigate illegal drug cases, especially when their warrants depend … Continue reading

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Pot brownies, a verbally abused (napping?) cat and other stuff

From 538’s Significant Digits for today: 4 pot brownies An Omaha man ate four brownies that turned out to be pot brownies his kid left in the back of the car. According to a report in the Omaha World-Herald, the … Continue reading

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Who sues? Some violent lawsuits

Some true stories about violence wrongfully committed on innocent people by government agencies sworn to keep us safe and at peace. Although some of these incidents could be called accidental, they’re still wrong. A lawsuit is a way of getting some justice and establishing a baseline for such dangerous work vis-a-vis average citizens. Continue reading

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