Michael Geist sez, "Hollywood crime dramas are infamous for the scene when an accused is taken to a local police station and permitted a single phone call to contact a relative or lawyer. While the storyline is myth – there is no limit on the number of phone calls available to an accused or detainee – a recent Alberta case established a new, real requirement for law enforcement. After a 19-year old struggled to find a lawyer using the telephone, the court ruled that police must provide an accused with Internet access in order to exercise their right to counsel.
Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones got to turn another courtroom into a bully pulpit and advertising platform yesterday. Jones was appearing in the Connecticut defamation case filed by eight of the Sandy Hook families he falsely accused of hoaxing their childrens' murders. Jones has already been found liable and the jury is determining how much… READ THE REST
Thomas Lane, the Minneapolis cop who held George Floyd's legs while Derek Chauvin choked him to death with his knee, was sentenced to three years imprisonment Wednesday on state charges of manslaughter. The conviction follows an earlier federal charge for which he is already serving a 2-year sentence. Chauvin was convicted in Floyd's murder and… READ THE REST
Two colleagues of Wayne Couzens, the London police officer convicted of raping and murdering Sarah Everard, have themselves been found guilty of "sharing offensive messages" over group chats the men shared. A fourth officer in the chat, William Neville, 34 was acquitted. The "grossly racist, sexist, misogynistic" messages posted by Jonathon Cobban, 35, and Joel… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Hobbies that don't include a hefty price tag are hard to come by, so you might find yourself bored most days doing god knows what on that laptop. What makes boredom even… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Is there any bond deeper than the one between us and our pets? Of course, pet parents know an animal is a special member of the household, but sometimes, we wish there… READ THE REST