Category Archives: Criminal justice

ProPublica: “I Don’t Want to Shoot You, Brother”

https://features.propublica.org/weirton/police-shooting-lethal-force-cop-fired-west-virginia/

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City Journal’s 10 Blocks podcast: Race Relations, with Shelby Steele

City Journal contributing editor Howard Husock is joined in the studio by Shelby Steele to discuss the state of race relations in American society, the history of black protest movements, and other subjects. Steele is the Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, specializing in the study of race relations, multiculturalism, and affirmative action. His books include The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America (1990), which won the National Book Critic’s Circle Award; White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era (2006); and Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country (2015). He has been honored with the Bradley Prize and the National Humanities Medal, and his work on the 1991 documentary Seven Days in Bensonhurst was recognized with an Emmy Award. Read Steele’s latest essay for the Wall Street Journal, “Why the Left Is Consumed With Hate.”

Source: City Journal’s 10 Blocks: Race Relations, with Shelby Steele

Cato Institute: Coercive Plea Bargaining

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has observed that “criminal justice today is for the most part a system of pleas, not a system of trials.” Although nowhere mentioned in the text of the Constitution, plea bargaining has become the default mechanism for resolving criminal charges in the United States. Indeed, some 95 percent of criminal convictions today are obtained through plea bargains, which raises a n…

Source: Coercive Plea Bargaining | Cato Institute

The Crypto Show: Cody Wilson & Christopher Greene on KFNX

https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/the-crypto-show-cody-wilson-christopher-greene-on-kfnx

Cody Wilson joins in to fill us in on the latest with multi-state retaliation for his victory over the State Dept. regarding gun files on DefCad.org Cody is currently raising funds to battle these predatory States in court powered by Bitcoin and a booster shot by Bitcoin.com