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Constitutional Law

18 May

Stopping violence without worsening the poor criminal justice system – Virginia lawyer

Virginia criminal lawyer warns against worsening the criminal justice system in addressing rampant gun violence. Stopping violence must not come at the price of worsening our already unacceptable criminal justice system that overcriminalizes, overarrests, overconvicts, overincarcerates, and oversupervises (through pretrial detention, and often excessive limitations...

30 Apr

“What legitimate purpose does it serve to hold any human being in solitary confinement for 40 years awaiting execution?”

Praised be Justice Stephen Breyer, apparently the United States Supreme Court's strongest skeptic on the death penalty's Constiutionality, who emphasized on April 24, 2017: "What legitimate purpose does it serve to hold any human being in solitary confinement for 40 years awaiting execution? What does...

23 Mar

Prosecutors’ Foregone Conclusion Argument Against Fifth Amendment Opposition to Decrypting Computers

Seizing and searching computers is big business for law enforcement, for such investigations as child pornography, terrorism, and online copyright infringement. At the same time, computer encryption technology continues advancing, to the point that law enforcement cannot always crack such encryption, leading law enforcement to...