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Blacks on the witness stand in Georgia in 1962: The Unsworn Statement Jay, I read your your twitter I was very interested in the one picture you posted about how slaves collecting the offering in church had to have one hand behind their back to keep them from stealing. Most jurors didn’t know about the […]

The Dean of Yale Law School pontificates about why law students do not protest and doesn’t know what she’s talking about; a note about the life of C. B. King and other black lawyers in the south in the Sixties Dennis Roberts, 17 July 2017 There was no end to the shit C B King […]

“The district court’s finding that Naranjo was involved in a five-kilogram cocaine transaction does not preclude a finding of sentencing entrapment. We now address Naranjo’s alternative argument that the district court erred in not finding that the government engaged in sentencing entrapment.”  U. S. v. Naranjo 52 F.3d 245 (1995) (sentencing entrapment)   From an email […]

Cop math Dennis Roberts, via email, 9 June 2016 Ahhh, cop math.  Today I read a new story about drug trafficking; a huge marijuana raid involving several grow houses in Oakland and the Sinaloa cartel. 15 were arrested. In one paragraph the police say the marijuana was worth almost $4 million dollars. A couple of […]

Two war stories from legendary civil rights and criminal defense attorney Dennis Roberts on silly prosecutions From an email sent 7 December 2010 by Dennis Roberts I was approached by the girlfriend of a guy who was being charged with counterfeiting AUSTRALIAN dollars in the US. Who gives a shit you might ask. Turns out […]

 

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