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  • James Holmes
    James Holmes' parents plea for his life, claim he is not a monster
    Theater shooter James Holmes’ parents penned a letter to the Denver Post Friday stating that their son is not a monster and pleaded for him to be exempted from the death penalty. Holmes shot up a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado in July of...
  • Montezuma County Courthouse
    Colorado man acquitted for fighting back against attacking cops
    A man in Cortez, Colorado was acquitted Monday on charges of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest. Shane French was attacked in his home by six police officers after his mother called 911 on him for “verbally assaulting” her....
  • San Diego Police
    No free speech for California rapper facing life in prison for 'violent' lyrics
    California rapper Brandon Duncan (stage name, Tiny Doo) is now facing 25-years to life for writing lyrics for a music album that law enforcement officials claim “promotes criminal conduct.”Duncan’s latest album, No Safety,...
  • Cleveland police
    Cleveland police kill defenseless woman
    While the nation waits with bated breath for the verdict to come out of Ferguson for the police officer who gunned down Michael Brown, it’s important to remember that it isn’t the only case of a cop killing an unarmed person. Far from...
  • Italy, circa 2014. Probably
    Italian court overturns convictions of scientists scapegoated for earthquake
    A group of six scientists previously convicted of manslaughter saw their six-year convictions overturned on Monday. The scientists were convicted of manslaughter after they failed to predict a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in 2009 that killed over 300...
  • Signing of a marriage certificate
    Same-sex marriage likely headed to Supreme Court
    In the first such loss for advocates of equality, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld bans on allowing same sex marriage. The court ruling was a 2-1 decision, and it overturned lower court rulings in four states, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky...
  • James Neisler
    Man sues prison after losing his toes
    A Littleton man is suing Correctional Healthcare Companies after losing five toes due to neglect in prison, The Denver Channel reported yesterday. James Neisler has diabetes and was refused medical care while incarcerated for a DUI. He repeatedly...
  • Gay rights
    Marriage equality in four states on the docket
    The United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on marriage bans for four states today. The states affected are Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee. There are a total of five challenges being brought by six couples in...
  • Alan Gura, the victorious challenger in Palmer v DC
    Meet the man who took down D.C.’s handgun ban
    Saturday was a great day for gun rights advocates when a federal judge overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home. But did you know that the victorious attorney representing the challengers in Palmer v DC also...
  • Mark Maher, after being assaulted
    Attorney easily confused by video of police brutality
    An attorney in Connecticut rejected an application for an arrest warrant because she couldn’t understand the police report, reported Reason Magazine yesterday. It seems a simple chronology of the events that led fellow officers to attempt...
  • Drone ban overturned
    Court rules FAA drone ban unenforceable
    A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that cease-and-desist orders issued by the Federal Aviation Administration to halt commercial drone use are unenforceable. The ruling opens the door for hundreds of businesses that use unmanned aircraft for...
  • Pastor Loren Sandford
    Pastor says stand in love against shifting cultural winds
    In the wake of a July 10 ruling against traditional marriage in Colorado, a pastor from the Mile High City issued an unusual warning for Christians who uphold the Bible's teachings on sex and other moral concerns including abortion.As much as...
  • Gay Marriage equality
    State of Colorado sues Boulder County clerk over gay marriage
    Colorado Attorney General John Suthers filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall in order to stop her from issuing licenses for same sex couples. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled last week that gay...
  • An overview of the structure of DNA.
    Study reports an increasing use of genetic information in courts
    Criminal and civil courts have begun to add a genetic dimension to the proceedings as new genetic studies offer a high probability that criminal behavior is genetically predisposed. Dr. Paul Appelbaum, who directs Columbia University's Center...
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    Rachel Canning moves home, can 18-year-olds successfully sue parents for support
    Rachel Canning has a name and face many aren’t likely to forget for quite a while. The media has painted her as a spoiled brat who refused to clean her room, dump her boyfriend and moved out before turning 18-years-old, then turned around...