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What You Need To Know About Gun Laws in the US The United States Constitution, through its Second Amendment, guarantees the right of Americans to bear arms. The right to own a gun, however, is not absolute. There are laws—both state and federal—that cover and limit the ownership of firearms. Here are some facts that […]

“Excessive bail shall not be required…” Eighth Amendment to the US Constitution.  Even so, this very moment, approximately 450,000 people who have not been convicted of a crime are being held in U.S. jails. Many of them are there simply because they cannot afford to pay for their release. As detailed below, bail is inherently […]

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Jay Leiderman on Russia Today Discussing DDoS as Protest Speech Demanding the right to digitally protest: Hacktivists petition the White House to legalize DDoS  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idJbKusVBBc#t=14  Another wonderful article by Andy Panda Blake accompanied this RT story on DDoS as protected speech.  The title is above, here is the unabridged text.  Thanks […]

Petitioner enjoyed the right to raise the defense of personal autonomy and privacy in the bedroom. Petitioner was denied the ability to raise his defense because of the language in People v. Giardino (2000) 82 Cal.App.4th 454 and People v. Dancy (2002) 102 Cal.App.4th 21.  This was accomplished by the reliance upon such phrases as: “Had […]

The trial court did not err by failing to conduct a Kelly hearing on the reliability of fingerprint evidence.  Defendant argued the trial court erred when it admitted fingerprint evidence connecting him to the crimes because the scientific community has rejected the reliability of fingerprint evidence. However, fingerprint evidence is not subject to a Kelly […]

 

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