When it comes to how people see the political parties, Democrats own fairness and Republicans own growth.
But in her economic address in Michigan last week, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton articulated the key narrative Democrats need to embrace:... Susan Collins (R-Maine), who announced last week that she won't back Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for president, said on Sunday that she will take a look at supporting the Libertarian ticket instead."I unfortunately cannot... Will Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton ride her current polling lead to the White House? The answer will be determined by events and, ultimately, the arithmetic of the Electoral College, that vintage...
Democrats see an opening to win a Senate seat in North Carolina amid the electoral turmoil caused by Donald Trump. Richard Burr, had not been expected to be vulnerable this cycle.
Criminal defense attorneys who were never prosecutors themselves often assume that prosecutorial misconduct is rife because prosecution attracts authoritarian personality types.
Although it is surely true that some are natural bad actors, experience demonstrates that prosecutors are strongly influenced to disregard and minimize rights by the culture that surrounds them.
Disciplining or firing miscreants may be necessary, but it's not enough: It doesn't address the root causes of fearful culture and bad incentives.
They were all innocent, as DNA has confirmed since their convictions.
But when former Mc Lennan County Sheriff’s Detective Roy Davis threatened them with the death penalty, Long, Shelton and Pitts signed confessions, then testifieid against Kussmaul.
Kussmaul is still in prison, and all four defendants want their innocence to be a matter of record. Prosecutorial misconduct and the misuse of jailhouse informants are persistent problems in the criminal justice system.
A USA TODAY investigation documented 201 criminal cases across the nation in which federal judges found that prosecutors broke the rules.
The abuses put innocent people in jail, set guilty people free..