Category Archives: Media Reports

Permalink to Pictures of Exonerees Hugging their Mothers

Pictures of Exonerees Hugging their Mothers

On this past Mother’s Day, the Innocence Project posted photos of exonerees hugging their mothers. It is indeed a heart wrenching scene, especially after all the years of suffering these innocent victims of the criminal justice system have endured. The Innocence Project is a non-for profit organization spearheaded by group of lawyers who are dedicated […]

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Elected Judges- A Corrupt System Exposed

Elections for judges has become a big problem in America.  It is clouding justice and is an open door for corruption and bias. It allows and promotes grandstanding by judges and posturing for higher elected office. John Oliver did a great investigation on this issue a few months ago which really hits hard and exposes […]

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Medical Marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania signed the Medical Marijuana Bill on Sunday April 17, 2016 making PA the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana. This comes after after a 2 ½ year journey for adults and parents of children who see medicinal value in using marijuana to treat illnesses. Finally on Wednesday, April 13, the […]

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Permalink to Look at How Public Defenders are Being Abused Across the Country

Look at How Public Defenders are Being Abused Across the Country

Public Defenders are the most overworked and under-funded people you can possible imagine.  I admire them.  Some handle thousands of cases a year.  Some were only able to spend seven minutes preparing each case because of their immense workloads. It takes me that long to have a coffee and bagel in the morning. John Oliver […]

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Permalink to Bill 1538 to Protect Identities of Officers Involved in Shootings

Bill 1538 to Protect Identities of Officers Involved in Shootings

If this bill passes, police officers who shoot or use force against citizens in the line of duty will not be identified publicly during an investigation. This is a law that may come into effect if Bill 1538 is passed. So far, the bill has made its way to the Senate. If passed, police officers will not be […]

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Permalink to Mandating the Use of Dashcams Can Help Serve Justice Better

Mandating the Use of Dashcams Can Help Serve Justice Better

Most of the time, dashcams are brought up in conversations about protecting citizens against corrupt police officers.  There is another side.  Dashcams protect police officers too. Many times police encounters hinge on the statements of two people: the office and the citizen.  Usually you end up with two conflicting sides of a story.  Dashcams and […]

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Permalink to A conspiracy of none: the imagination of Stacy Parks Miller

A conspiracy of none: the imagination of Stacy Parks Miller

A conspiracy of none: the imagination of Stacy Parks Miller An Opinion Piece about elected officials By Justin J. McShane   According to the fantastic narrative crafted by Stacy Parks Miller and her seemingly complicit boy puppet Bruce Castor, a twelve person conspiracy is at the root of all of her woes, but not her […]

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Permalink to Senator Folmer: Asset forfeiture law violates the constitutional rights of Pennsylvania residents

Senator Folmer: Asset forfeiture law violates the constitutional rights of Pennsylvania residents

In theory, asset forfeiture is a practice is used by police to seize assets and ill-gotten gains from criminal enterprises like drug cartels.  That is the intent behind the law anyhow. Sounds good right? However, the reality is very very different. Police are allowed to seize those assets before any actual crime has been charged or proven. […]

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Permalink to Bad batch of K2 causing problems in PA

Bad batch of K2 causing problems in PA

Synthetic marijuana has been around for years now but a recent “spike” in overdoses has brought it back into the spotlight. Synthetic marijuana products like spice and K2 are illegal in Pennsylvania as well as across the country.  These designer drugs are made in laboratories and sold commercially.  While they are sold as marijuana substitutes, they […]

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Permalink to 5 Ways the Criminal Justice System is Compromised by Bad Forensics

5 Ways the Criminal Justice System is Compromised by Bad Forensics

Fraudulent practices and bad science are nothing new at crime labs unfortunately.  There have been many recent cases which highlight this.  One of the most notorious has been the case of Annie Dookhan.  According to the New York Times: Ms. Dookhan pleaded guilty in 2013 to 27 counts, including perjury, obstruction of justice and tampering […]

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