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The curious case of the missing name

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Imagine with me that you’ve offered to help a teen-age relative prepare a school report on American politics of the early 1970s. Using the Internet or hieing yourselves down to the local university library, you start reading the 36-year-old reports of the developing scandal that began when some very unusual burglars were apprehended attempting to […]

I told you the Drug Warriors were completely nuts

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Overturning two earlier rulings, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said last week an Arizona middle school assistant principal violated the constitutional rights of a 13-year-old inmate of his government youth propaganda camp (“public school”) by ordering her to be strip searched to determine whether she had in her possession a […]