U.S. reporters sentenced to hard labor in North Korea

from Professor Jonathan Turley’s blog U.S. Reporters Sentenced to 12 Years Hard Labor in North Korea Published 1, June 8, 2009 [Female] U.S. reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee have been sentenced to 12 years hard labor in North Korea after being captured while covering the misery of defectors along the China-North Korea border. They […]

Police officer tasers high school student in cellphone incident

Law professor and blogger Jonathan Turley gives excellent coverage of this story, including links to similar incidents. Very worth going to his post. (excerpt from) the blog of Constitutional Law Professor Jonathan Turley Can You Hear Me Now? Police Officer Tasers High School Student In Dispute Over Use of Cellphone Published June 5, 2009 A […]

Law Profs call for Obama to Prosecute Torture

The Society of American Law Teachers—SALT– applauds the long awaited release of four additional operational memos on interrogation methods, issued by the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) during the prior administration.  The release of these documents demonstrates a courage and fortitude that honors the United States and the restoration of the rule of law.  But […]

NY Police under fire for unfair (possibly targetted) arrests in gay community

This is from the web-site of constitutional law scholar Jonathan Turley: (excerpt) NYPD Under Fire For Prostitution Arrests in Gay Community Published 1, February 4, 2009 Constitutional Law , Criminal law , Politics , Society The gay community in Manhattan are denouncing a new campaign by the New York Police Department targeting the gay community […]