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Why Bill Cosby’s Conviction was Overturned

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Why Was Bill Cosby Set Free? Most of you have probably seen by now that Bill Cosby’s conviction for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand was overturned by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Many people are asking why Bill Cosby was set free. The court’s majority opinion alone spans 79 pages, but we’ve pared it…

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Why Civil Rights Are Important

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Foster v. Chatman, a death penalty case where prosecutors excluded every African-American from the jury pool based upon bogus pretexts. The prosecutors even circled the race of the African-American jurors and highlighted the African-Americans as “definite NOs.”  The prosecution excluded one African-American woman because her age was…

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Nevada Supreme Court Strikes Down DUI Implied Consent Law

Nevada Supreme Court Strikes Down DUI Implied Consent Law

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Last week, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that Nevada’s implied consent law, which allows police officers to take blood samples of motorists to determine impairment, is unconstitutional under the 4th Amendment.  Its ruling relied on the US SC  decision in Missouri v. McNeely which held that the Fourth Amendment may require a warrant for a blood test…

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