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Courts Can't Charge Bail for Traffic Cases
This is something we've been fighting for a long time. Say you get a traffic ticket and you want to fight it. You go to court and demand a trial, only to find that you have to pre-pay the fine as ...
recoveringConservative 05/21/2015 16 20 - -
"Cannibuster" Promises Roadside DUI-Marijuana Test
All 50 states currently make it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or more. These statutes are called "per se" laws because the BAC itself is illegal regardless of ...
recoveringConservative 05/01/2015 28 2 - -
New ACLU App Uploads & Saves Your Cop Videos
A new app for your smartphone promises to change the very nature of police-citizen interaction. The ACLU of California has released the app , called Mobile Justice CA , which allows a citizen to ...
recoveringConservative 04/30/2015 21 22 5 -
Sustainable Forestry Taking Root
The celebration of Earth Day last week once again has made conservation a cause célèbre, if only for a fleeting moment. One of the areas that got a lot of attention this year was the effort at ...
recoveringConservative 04/27/2015 22 24 1 -
Transgender Teen Allowed to Wear Makeup
Originally forced to remove her makeup for a driver's license photo, a transgender teen will be allowed to wear makeup for her driver's license photo like any other girl. The change of position ...
recoveringConservative 04/23/2015 6 13 - -
Justice Ginsburg Skewers Thomas, Alito
Much already has been written ( e.g. , here , here and ...
recoveringConservative 04/23/2015 17 22 - -
Tower Climb to Honor First Responders
Like a lot of folks on the west coast, my family was awakened on the morning of September 11, 2001 to television images we never believed we would see on American soil. I remember telling my ...
recoveringConservative 04/22/2015 1 1 - -
Too Good to Repeal: Preserving Dodd-Frank in the Shadow of the GOP
This morning the House of Representatives passed H.R. 650 , ostensibly a bill to preserve access to affordable manufactured housing. In truth what it does is exempt some ...
recoveringConservative 04/15/2015 3 4 - -
Compensating the Exonerated
Juan Rivera during last week's press conference Last Friday authorities in the northern Chicago suburb of Waukegan agreed to pay Juan Rivera $20 ...
recoveringConservative 03/24/2015 4 6 - -
5 Simple Reasons Even The Rich Should Care About Income Inequality
The problem of income inequality is so apparent it needs no repetition in another diary here. No fewer than three diaries were already published today with words on the subject ( here ,
recoveringConservative 02/23/2015 4 10 - -
Weed Has Turned the Corner and the Tide
It was just over a year ago that laws went into effect in Colorado legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, and similar laws became ...
recoveringConservative 01/19/2015 56 50 2 -
So What’s Up With All These Vehicle Recalls?
I was at lunch with an old friend yesterday who told me that both of his family’s cars had been recalled this year. One was for a relatively minor issue, but one involved a leak in the fuel tank.
recoveringConservative 12/16/2014 7 4 - -
The New Age of Self-Representation
You may not need a lawyer any more It has long been said that one who represents himself has a fool for a client, but a host ...
recoveringConservative 10/09/2014 3 3 - -
Under Representation of Minorities at NYC’s Elite Schools Reflects Flawed School System
Brooklyn Tech, one of eight NYC specialty schools Last week a group of eight prestigious New York City high schools re-affirmed that they ...
recoveringConservative 09/05/2014 25 9 - -
KosAbility: Lunch with Two People who Suffer from Schizophrenia
My daughter with Professor Elyn Saks Some of you will remember my therapeutic (if not cathartic) diaries about my daughter Trina's mental illness (
recoveringConservative 08/31/2014 57 77 - -
Cops Need To Accommodate Psychiatric Disabilities
Professor David Perry In the wake of the killing of Kajieme Powell just a few miles from Ferguson, Missouri and ...
recoveringConservative 08/26/2014 23 12 - -
California Court Limits Nursing Home Verdicts
A California Court of Appeal was in the news recently for a ...
recoveringConservative 08/08/2014 5 8 - -
NY Tort Reform That Just Won't Die
High-elevation workers such as this one at Manhattan's St. Vincent Hospital are protected by a one-of-a-kind law that is currently threatened by industry efforts in Albany. Of course, few ...
recoveringConservative 08/03/2014 4 8 - -
Party with Best-selling Authors in Pasadena Thursday
Best-selling publisher White Whisker Books is throwing a party in Pasadena on Thursday, and all of the Los Angeles Kossacks are invited. The party is to celebrate the launch of TWO new books, and ...
recoveringConservative 03/10/2014 10 10 - -
My Daughter Sleeps in Jail Tonight: How Mental Health Treatment Fails America's Youth, Part II
My daughter sleeps in jail tonight, not because she is a criminal, but because the voices told her to do something that was. Instinctively, I stop at her bedroom door and look in at the stuffed ...
recoveringConservative 03/09/2014 101 154 4 -
Polite Homophobia is Still Bigotry
There is a lively back and forth between Slate 's Mark David Stern and The Atlantic 's Conor Friedersdorf (all ...
recoveringConservative 03/06/2014 10 9 - -
Hangover? Try a Garbage Plate
I'm sure it tastes much better than it sounds. Rochester, New York is famous for many things, and one of them is the garbage plate . There's no actual garbage on it. http://www.huffingtonpost....
recoveringConservative 02/26/2014 23 8 - -
SCOTUS Weakens Search Warrant Requirement for Homes
In a 6-3 decision yesterday, the United States Supreme Court gave police a green light to search residences without a warrant so long as they first arrest any occupant who objects to the search (...
recoveringConservative 02/25/2014 35 40 1 -
UN: "Unspeakable Atrocities" in North Korea
There really aren't words to describe ...
recoveringConservative 02/24/2014 94 120 - -
Ohio: Ballot Measure Divides Gay Marriage Supporters
Supporters of a ballot initiative in Ohio are no strangers to opposition in their quest to make the Buckeye State the nation's first to overturn its own constitutional ban on same sex marriage. ...
recoveringConservative 02/23/2014 94 42 1 -
Dark is the New Green: Lucrative Lobbying from the Shadows
Former Senator Christopher Dodd (D-Connecticut) swore when he retired in 2011 that he would never work as a lobbyist to influence the trove of colleagues he had amassed over a 36-year ...
recoveringConservative 02/23/2014 21 30 - -
Reich: Raising Minimum Wage Creates Jobs
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminds us today of one of those pesky facts that so often get in the way of the conservative polemic against raising the minimum wage , namely, that it creates ...
recoveringConservative 02/21/2014 11 28 1 -
And a fat, old, white guy shall lead them
By now most of us know that Dale Hansen is Dallas sportscaster whose pro-Michael Sam rant against the NFL went viral. What you may not have known is Hansen's pedigree : Hansen has won many awards ...
recoveringConservative 02/19/2014 12 24 1 -
My Daughter Sleeps in Jail Tonight: How Mental Health Treatment Fails America's Youth, Part I
My daughter sleeps in jail tonight, not because she is a criminal, but because the voices told her to do something that was. Instinctively, I stop at her bedroom door and look in at the stuffed ...
recoveringConservative 02/19/2014 49 51 3 -
It's Because of the Gays, Isn't It?
recoveringConservative 02/18/2014 4 35 1 -
Kansas Republicans to Kill Anti-gay Bill
Emily Bazelon wrote for Slate today that Republicans in the Kansas State Senate thought ...
recoveringConservative 02/17/2014 16 18 - -
The Lucky One
As the sun climbs for the third morning out of Balboa Park and warms the facade of our towering hotel, the retreating shadow reveals the face of a tiny 7-11 tucked unobtrusively away in a nearby ...
recoveringConservative 02/14/2014 22 59 - -
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