Oct 07, 2012 Random thoughts through October 7
On Sundays, I sometimes veer well beyond the law in my blog entries, including the following post that collects my last week’s thoughts on the law, government, and beyond from my Twitter postings at https://twitter.com/jonkatz5 and elsewhere.
THE LAW WORLD
Harvey Silverglate writes of word that John “Silber ripped the prosecutorial team a new a**hole” before Kevin White grand jury.
The Trial of the Chicago 8 is a dramatization that includes commentary by actual defendants from the trial.
JonathanTurley on Minnesota police officer facing prosecution for beating man in wheelchair in detox room.
Why would a professor — of all people — slash a free speech wall, with a boxcutter at that?
NORML founder Keith Stroup revisits the scene of a defining 1977 moment in the battles to legalize marijuana.
BEYOND THE LAW AND GOVERNMENT
Steve Jobs (1995): “When you grow up you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world, try not to bash into the walls too much, try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money. That’s a very limited life.” See and hear the rest here.
Late homeless advocate Mitch Snyder was influenced to nonviolent social change by fellow inmates Dan and Phil Berrigan.