Tag Archives: Justice

Government Thug-ocrats Are Forced To Give Back The Money They Stole From One Man Under "Asset Forfeiture"

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. Government Thug-ocrats Are Forced To Give Back The Money They Stole From One Man Under “Asset Forfeiture” I am someone who is wildly grateful to have been the recipient … Continue reading

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"Your Property Is Guilty Until You Prove It Innocent"

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. “Your Property Is Guilty Until You Prove It Innocent” More on the civil asset forfeiture scam the Institute for Justice is fighting in Federal Court. This is a very … Continue reading

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"Grand Juries Subvert The Criminal Justice System"

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. “Grand Juries Subvert The Criminal Justice System” Terrific post at Techdirt by Tim Cushing on how grand juries turn “the merely accused into de facto criminals, indistinguishable from the … Continue reading

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Andrew Gumbel On The Amanda Knox And Raffaele Sollecito Trials And What Passes For Justice In Italy

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. Andrew Gumbel On The Amanda Knox And Raffaele Sollecito Trials And What Passes For Justice In Italy My friend Andrew Gumbel, a thoughtful and meticulous journalist who spent five … Continue reading

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In Defense of Flogging

Prisons impose tremendous costs, yet they’re easily ignored. Criminals– even low-level nonviolent offenders– enter our dysfunctional criminal justice system and disappear into a morass that’s safely hidden from public view. Our “tough on crime” political rhetoric offers us no way … Continue reading

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