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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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Stop-And-Frisk Around the Country | Mobster James "Whitey" Bulger Found Guilty, Faces Life in Prison | NSA Cyberdefense Plans Stalled Due to Leaks | Greg Louganis on Russia's Anti-Gay Laws & The 2014 Olympics | Will Holder's New Drug Sentencing Policies Transform Criminal Justice? | 

Examining Stop-And-Frisk Around the Country

The policy known as stop-and-frisk allowed police to stop, question, and frisk persons they deemed "reasonably suspect" of committing a crime was found to be unconstitutional. The d...

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Mobster James "Whitey" Bulger Found Guilty, Faces Life in Prison

Yesterday James "Whitey" Bulger was convicted by a Boston jury and found guilty of racketeering, extortion and murder. The 83-year-old mobster now faces a life sentence in prison. Joi...

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NSA Cyberdefense Plans Stalled Due to Leaks

The NSA has long been lobbying Congress and the White House to launch a major defense operation to protect American computer networks from cyber attacks. But because the technology ne...

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City of Austin Appeals to Residents to Fight 5-Year Drought

In Austin, Texas, a drought has plagued residents for five years. Now there is an initiative to replant parts of the city with “native” or “drought-resistant” plants that better suit ...

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Greg Louganis on Russia's Anti-Gay Laws & The 2014 Olympics

Greg Louganis is a gay athlete who won a total of four gold medals in 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympic Games for diving. He also has personal experience with Olympic boycotts. Back in 198...

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Will Holder's New Policy on Drug Sentences Transform Criminal Justice?

As Attorney General Eric Holder made clear in a speech yesterday, drug sentencing about to change. Mandatory minimums revolutionized the justice system, so how will Holder's new guide...

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