Tag Archives: criminal justice

State Seeks to Criminalize Illegal Abortions

The Utah legislature is strongly considering legislation that would seek criminal penalties for women who seek illegal abortions. The legislation is being considered in part because of the case of recent woman who paid a stranger $150 to assault her,…

Christmas Day Terrorist Given Miranda Warning After Talking With FBI

Christmas day terrorist Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab spoke with the FBI for over an hour before he was sedated, and then read his Miranda rights after the FBI decided he would no longer talk. After his explosive device misfired, Abdulmutallab was…

Organization that Helped Shape the Death Penalty System Gives Up

The American Law Institute (ALI), which helped shape the current death penalty system, has abandoned their work towards shaping the capital punishment system. The ALI’s work was considered so authoritative it was cited in many key Supreme Court Death Penalty…