• Posts Tagged ‘radley balko’

    The All-Powerful Prosecutor

    by  • January 16, 2013 • Blog, Featured

    The tragic suicide of internet activist Aaron Swartz has brought to the forefront the immense power prosecutors hold over people’s lives.  Aaron Swartz decided to take his own life, partly because he was facing over 30 years in prison for “downloading too many free articles from the online database of scholarly work JSTOR.” This immense power is...

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    What Will the Feds Do?

    by  • December 12, 2012 • Blog

    Now that both Colorado and Washington have legalized an ounce of cannabis for adults over 21 and have started the process of figuring out how to establish a regulated supply system similar to alcohol, all eyes are on the federal government as we wonder how the Obama Administration is going to react.  Several theories...

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