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Hidden Camera? Judge Says Ok For Motorist to Tape Cop During Traffic Stop

A Maryland judge has dismissed wiretapping and other charges against a motorist who recorded his traffic stop via a video camera. The motorist was pulled over on his motorcycle for speeding, but taped his encounter with the state trooper via…

Against assisted suicide

A few days ago the Canadian House of Commons rejected an assisted suicide bill. The proposed legislation would allow doctors to help terminally ill patients or people in unrelenting pain to end their lives. Currently, doctors or nurses or anyone else…

Discretion, law, and Rahim Jaffer

When the Crown dropped drunk driving and cocaine charges against Rahim Jaffer, everyone seemed unhappy and suspicious. There was a lot more unity of opinion than when a Canadian woman was stuck in Africa because Canadian officials thought she didn’t look like her…