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Daily Archive: December 24, 2010

Dec 24 2010

Jury nullification over pot possession?

I have written before about ‘jury nullification’, the right of juries to decide that a law is wrong and refuse to convict someone of a crime even if the facts are clear that that person is guilty. (See here and here.) I said last year (see the post script to this) that drug laws against …

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Dec 24 2010

Ted Rall’s best cartoons for 2010

One thing I hate about this time of year are the best/worst lists and highlights. But I will make an exception for Ted Rall’s choice of what of his own work he liked the best, because I missed some of them the first time around. (Click on each to enlarge.) Rall is one of the …

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Dec 24 2010

The Inebriati

From That Mitchell and Webb Look.

Dec 24 2010

A day in the life of Bradley Manning

Manning’s lawyer David Coombs (a former Army major who has served in Iraq) describes Manning’s conditions of solitary confinement that have lasted over seven months. Among other things: His cell is approximately six feet wide and twelve feet in length. The cell has a bed, a drinking fountain, and a toilet. … At 5:00 a.m. …

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