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HAVING A BAILIFF STAND BEHIND THE DEFENDANT WHILE HE TESTIFIES VIOLATES THE STATE AND FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONS In People v. Hernandez, (2009) 175 Cal. App. 4th 940, the defendant testified in his Assault with a deadly weapon trial.  He was in custody.  The bailiff took up a position standing directly behind the defendant while the defendant […]

From the New York Times …Out of nowhere, Mr. Ciccarello felt a blow to the back, his daughter Mary Paloglou said, recalling the story she had heard through the years. He hurried from the attacker toward an uptown train, but the pain spread fast. He touched the throbbing spot. A slice through his coat. A […]

After 36 Years, a New York Town Sifts Through Suspicions on a Fatal Fire “Law enforcement officials in Greece, N.Y., say they are close to seeking an indictment in connection with a 1978 motel fire that killed 10 people.” [W]hat Greece lacks in permanent memorials it makes up for in coffee-shop conversations, and opinions, about […]

F.B.I. Is Broadening Surveillance Role, Report Shows “Although the government’s warrantless surveillance program is associated with the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has gradually become a significant player in administering it, a newly declassified report shows.” forget it; all your data are belong to da fedz … That information is in a […]

File this one under truth is stranger than fiction. Apparently these “toxic tush” injections are common in the trans gender community. Who knew? It may shock people to learn that: “[The Accused] injected a concoction made up of silicone, mineral oil, Fix-a-Flat tire sealant, cement and super glue into the buttocks of paying customers who […]