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Friday, 29 September 2023

Man tied to suspected shooter in Tupac Shakur?s 1996 killing arrested in Las Vegas,

quote [ Las Vegas police have made an arrest for the first time in the 1996 killing of rapper Tupac Shakur. Two people with first-hand knowledge of the arrest who requested anonymity ahead of an expected indictment Friday told The Associated Press that Duane Davis was taken into custody early Friday morning. ]

About damn time. IIRC Davis has been speaking on this for over 10 years now
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+2]
[by rylex@5:56pmGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 25 September 2023

The killing of Richard Oakes

quote [ He was the face of Red Power. The true story of his death has gone untold ? until now ]

Feel the Power of Red
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 7 September 2023

Dozens of ?Cop City? Activists Are Indicted on Racketeering Charges

quote [ Opponents of a police training facility in Atlanta say they are engaged in legitimate acts of protest. Prosecutors accuse them of taking part in a sprawling criminal enterprise. ]

This is not good. whenever you foos want to stage an uprising...

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3 Informative]
[by rylex@5:43amGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 12 July 2023

Connecticut Police Allegedly Issued 26,000 Fake Tickets To Cover Up Racism

quote [ State Troopers in Connecticut were allegedly writing fake tickets to white people to cover up their over policing on non-white people. ]

So something like 500 officers participated in this out of a force of 1300.
and a deeper dive is showing there may be more than 25,000 fake tickets. totally ridiculous
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 WTF]
[by rylex@2:04amGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 24 June 2023

New York lawyers sanctioned for using fake ChatGPT cases in legal brief

quote [ A U.S. judge on Thursday imposed sanctions on two New York lawyers who submitted a legal brief that included six fictitious case citations generated by an artificial intelligence chatbot, ChatGPT. ]

And this is the danger with AI. Granted the attorneys should have done some basic research to verify ChatGPT's legal argument they were attempting to use...
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Informative]
[by rylex@6:46pmGMT] [3 comments]

Tuesday, 9 May 2023

Trials have become an endangered species. A new effort is trying to change that

quote [ Advocates say defendants who go to trial face much longer prison sentences ? a so-called trial penalty. It can even lead innocent people to strike plea deals. ]

Struggled for position in this game, a trail court
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:31amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 13 April 2023

The Case of the Fake Sherlock

quote [ Richard Walter was hailed as a genius criminal profiler at murder trials, at forensic conferences, and on true-crime TV. In reality, he was a fraud. ]

Make shit Sherlock Holmes
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 9 April 2023

If we lose the Internet Archive, we're screwed

quote [ The federal court?s decision is a victory for corporations and a disaster for everyone else. If this decision isn?t reversed, human beings will lose more knowledge than the Library of Alexandra ever contained. If IA?s appeal fails, it will be a tragedy of historical proportions. ]

Always smelling something burning on the copyright front.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@8:02pmGMT] [8 comments]

Thursday, 6 April 2023

Death of Borges? widow Kodama: what will happen with his work?

quote [ Kodama took on her task of universal heir as a true guardian, participating in the decision-making process for every edition. She even blocked some editions, such as the North American publication of ?Borges Sbato Dialogues?, which came out in Portuguese, Italian, and Chinese, but did not have an English edition in the US due to her refusal. ]

Never considered how much legal fighting happens behind the scenes.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@9:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 25 March 2023

Cops Sue Afroman for 'Emotional Distress' After He Made Music Videos of Botched Raid

quote [ The footage came from Afroman's wife and security cameras inside his home. The plaintiffs allege they have faced embarrassment, ridicule, and humiliation. ]

A little ditty, about the Afroman
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+9 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:55amGMT] [3 comments]

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