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8 Disturbing Revelations About Policing in Baltimore Since the Freddie Gray Cops Were Arrested

by Terrell Jermaine Starr We’ve learned a lot about policing in Baltimore since the six police officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest were charged in connection to his death. One of the so-called Baltimore Six has a highly questionable history of abusing his authority; according to the Guardian [3], he tried to get his ex-girlfriend’s husband [...]

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Rolling coal now illegal in New Jersey

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Emissions, Driving, United States, Truck, Diesel New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed a law making rolling coal illegal in the state. The bill was introduced less than a year ago after a pickup belched soot on a State Assemblyman’s Nissan Leaf. Continue reading Rolling coal now illegal in New Jersey [...]

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Expert in Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case Did Research on Drugs.com

Tomorrow, when the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the highest-profile death penalty challenge in seven years, the justices will begin ruling on this question: Does Oklahoma’s use of the common surgical sedative midazolam fail to make prisoners unconscious during lethal injections, thus violating the Eighth Amendment’s protection against “cruel and unusual punishment”? For many [...]

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Google Attempts to Fight Patent Trolls with a Pretty Dubious Strategy

Google’s legal team has just announced that they’ll be buying as many patents as possible in order to “remove friction from the patent market” and defeat patent trolls, companies that buy patents just to sue people on bogus charges of infringement. But there’s a big problem with this strategy. Read more… Continue Reading from the [...]

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You can’t buy a Tesla in Tesla, WV

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, United States, Sedan, Electric, Luxury The governor of West Virginia has signed the bill banning direct sales by automakers into state law. It means that Tesla is not able to open stores there. Continue reading You can’t buy a Tesla in Tesla, WV You can’t buy a Tesla in Tesla, [...]

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Censorship Order That Threatened Websites and Message Boards Overturned

Our right to express opinions online—for instance, to criticize copyright trolls and their demands for money in hopes of scaring them away—are protected by the First Amendment. The Georgia Supreme Court correctly underscored these protections in a ruling late last week about the state’s anti-stalking law. The panel overturned a trial judge’s astonishing order directing [...]

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