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  • False Accusations of Domestic Violence – Why Do They Happen?
    False Accusations of Domestic Violence – Why Do They Happen?

    Were you recently approached by a police investigator who told you that your spouse, ex, or significant other had accused you of domestic violence? Are you seeing your boyfriend or girlfriend take to ...

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  • The Pros and Cons of Going to Trial
    The Pros and Cons of Going to Trial

    When someone is accused of a crime, the decision of whether to go to trial or resolve their case with a plea bargain may be one of the most difficult decisions that person has ever faced. Compounding ...

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  • The Documentary,
    The Documentary, "Knock Down the House"

    I watched an amazing documentary on Netflix yesterday, “ Knock down the House .” The movie follows four candidates, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush, and Paula Jean Swearingen, during the 2018 ...

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  • A Bit of Good News
    A Bit of Good News

    So often I use this space to write about problems I see in the criminal justice system and the world at large that it can get to feel like maybe I am being a bit of a downer. So when I saw this bit of ...

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  • Who Will Watch the Watchers
    Who Will Watch the Watchers

    As our country and its experiment in democracy continue to grow and evolve, one of the most confounding questions we continue to wrestle with is how to properly regulate and police institutions that ...

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  • The Capture of the Golden State Killer Demonstrates the Ways Privacy is Dwindling in America
    The Capture of the Golden State Killer Demonstrates the Ways Privacy is Dwindling in America

    The capture of the alleged Golden State Killer brought national attention to the relatively new ability of law enforcement to identify suspects by following their genealogical family trees to close ...

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