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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]

Saturday, 11 March 2023

The Medieval Thieves Who Used Cats, Apes, and Tortoises as Accomplices

quote [ The Ban? S?s?n were known for turning animals to lives of crime. ]

Animal great crimes
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:08amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 5 March 2023

How a Giant Egg Farm Made Money Off Women Prisoners in Dangerous Conditions

quote [ During the pandemic, in an unheard-of experiment, incarcerated women in Arizona were moved to a prison camp on a multimillion-dollar private farm, where hazardous, meagerly paid work changed their lives forever. ]

Factory farm fresh egg with those yolks that never run
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:19pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 3 March 2023

How the Biggest Fraud in German History Unravelled

quote [ According to Weiss, Marsalek ?wanted to be a secret agent.? But there?s no concrete evidence that he was. ]

Not much punishment, actually ? full in extended. [edit:] actually, parts in the comments due to the article being longer than the post limit.

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@7:51pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 8 February 2023

US woman has walked around with untreated TB for over a year, now faces jail

quote [ Recent X-rays of her lungs were so bad, doctors thought she had cancer. ]

Now, but, ooh, the T.B's is killin' me
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 27 January 2023

A robot was scheduled to argue in court, then came the jail threats

quote [ The man behind a startup called DoNotPay planned to use AI to help fight a traffic ticket. But professional lawyers shut it down. ]

The lawyers tell me that there are no prohibitions
Against robots making life or death decisions
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:00amGMT] [15 comments]

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