Mimesis Law
29 June 2017

February2017

  • Does the Constitution End with a Bullet in Sergio Hernandez Guereca?

    by - Feb 23, 2017
    (Comments: 6)
    February 23, 2017 (Fault Lines) — The story of how 15-year-old Sergio Hernandez Guereca was killed in 2010 by Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa is awful, and presented at its most empathetic by Cristian Farias and Roque...
  • Proposed Texas “Title IX” Laws Make a Bad Situation Worse

    by - Feb 23, 2017
    (Comments: 2)
    February 23, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Baylor University, according to the Dallas Morning News, has an egregious sexual assault problem worthy of codifying the Department of Education’s OCR “Dear Colleague” letters as actual law. If reports...
  • The Ted Frank Rule (And Your Little Dog, Too)

    by - Feb 23, 2017
    (Comments: 9)
    February 23, 2017 (Fault Lines) — A year ago, Denise Krohn suffered a tragedy: Denise Krohn left her home to go shopping around 6:30 Wednesday. She arrived back shortly before 9 p.m. and saw her beloved...
  • Brooklyn Jail “Alarms” and “Appalls” Appeals Court

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    (Comments: 6)
    February 23, 2017 (Fault Lines) – County jails are where denizens of this country are first taken after they’ve been placed under arrest, and the deplorable conditions in these jails* is a national disgrace. Those who’ve...
  • Cross: Roger Pilon, Defending Liberty at Cato

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    (Comments: 7)
    February 22, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Ed. note: David Meyer-Lindenberg interviews Roger Pilon, libertarian luminary and founder and director of Cato’s Center for Constitutional Studies. Q. You were born in Vermont late in 1942 and raised...
  • The Value of Gold Teeth in Georgia

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    (Comments: 2)
    February 22, 2017 (Fault Lines) — WSB-TV went with a sensational but misleading headline for its article about the Georgia Court of Appeals reversing the trial court’s refusal to give Duvall Minor and Robert Clayton a...
  • Death à la Carte

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    (Comments: 7)
    February 22, 2017  (Fault Lines) — Since I handle death penalty habeas cases, I must be careful not to express opinions on the merits of pending or impending cases involving the death penalty. While I discuss...
  • At Long Last, Prosecutors Have Something to Fear

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    (Comments: 9)
    February 22, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Good prosecutors are guided by their conscience. And bad ones are guided by their pride, ambition, and the slight chance of professional consequences if they stray outside the lines. Like...
  • No Bad Cops in LA County

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    (Comments: 0)
    February 22. 2017 (Fault Lines) — Does anyone in the criminal justice realm have a responsibility to disclose the names and disciplinary records of law enforcement officers with a history of misconduct? If you were asking...
  • Tennessee Cracks Down on the Scourge of Unlicensed Horse Massage

    by - Feb 21, 2017
    (Comments: 4)
    February 21, 2017 (Fault Lines) – The Government loves to fix problems. And if it can’t find any, it creates new ones. Tennessee resident Laurie Wheeler is getting a first-hand look at how the government can...

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