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Kentucky v. King and the abandonment of common sense

Posted by Josh M. Solberg | Aug 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eight of the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court just found no Fourth Amendment violation, in Kentucky v. King, 2011 U.S. Lexis 3541 (May 16, 2011), where officers who entered an apartment without a warrant after they knocked and announced their presence and heard a commotion inside ...

Lindsay Lohan surrenders – Begins House Arrest

Posted by David Rosen | Aug 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I knew you couldn't survive the week without an update in the continuing legal saga of one Lindsay Lohan. She has avoided prison, she has avoided a stalker, but she cannot avoid house arrest. She is now officially confined to her townhouse in Venice, CA.  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/201...

Jails and the sociology of fear

Posted by Josh M. Solberg | Aug 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The L.A. Weekly has begun covering the epidemic of jailer abuse at L.A. County's Men's Central Jail, with this story summarizing sworn statements made by inmates to the ACLU about episodes of abuse (http://www.laweekly.com/2011-05-26/news/prisoners-testify-to-vicious-beatings-at-hands-of-county-j...

Casey Anthony Juror: “I Want to Get Paid Too.“

Posted by David Rosen | Aug 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

A publicist for an unidentified juror in the Casey Anthony murder trial has sent a press release to media outlets soliciting interviews on a pay to play basis.  It appears the strategy has paid off, no pun intended, because there are reports that he has already received multiple offers.  The high...

The inmate housing crisis continues

Posted by Josh M. Solberg | Aug 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The LA Times reports here that the LA County Board of Supervisors have condemned the decision by the State of California to house some state prisoners at county jails and have county probation departments supervise some parolees, claiming that the plan will increase crime, both inside and outside...

Lessons from the ATF’s “Fast and Furious” fiasco

Posted by Josh M. Solberg | Aug 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

This article appears in today's LA Times, detailing new developments in the ATF “Fast and Furious” fiasco, in which ATF agents, in an attempt to uncover a weapons trafficking scheme, provided weapons to traffickers, and then lost track of roughly 1,700 of them: http://articles.latimes.com/2011/au...

Lock Down Your Wi-Fi or the FBI Might Come Knocking

Posted by Eric Chase | Jul 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A New York man learned the hard way that leaving your wireless router open to the general public can have some very negative consequences, and that the authorities tend to act first and ask questions second. You might think it's no big deal to share your wireless network with your neighbors. But...

Attorney Eric Chase comments on Strauss-Kahn release and mai

Posted by Eric Chase | Jul 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Attorney Eric Chase's televised comments on the Strauss-Kahn release given on Bloomberg television are published by the Wall Street Journal.  Chase said the case would certainly be dismissed as the credibility of the maid was called into question.  All three major factors pointing to a false alle...

Attorney Eric Chase Quoted on Obscenity Case

Posted by Eric Chase | Jul 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Attorney Eric Chase wrote a memo in March of 2010 related to his defense of obscenity charges brought against his client for buying Japanese Manga which contained sexual images of minors.  Today, on an unrelated case, comicbookresources.com quoted Mr. Chase's earlier memo, stating “Chase is dead ...

Sex Crime Immediate Check List

Posted by Eric Chase | Jul 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you or a family member has been accused of any type of sex crime these are things that should be on your immediate checklist: Social Media.  Find the accuser's public Facebook and/or MySpace profile, and download or print all the information that is available. Remember, under recent laws, yo...

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