What does the Boston Marathon Bombing tell us about Protecting Your Rights?Ever since Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured following the Boston Marathon bombing, there has been continual debate over the decision not to immediately advise him of his Miranda rights. As a...
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Month: April 2013
The Justice System: Federal Sentencing and Mandatory Minimums
In the Justice System, sentencing, and mandatory minimums for federal offenders are hot topics again. In March, 2013 Democratic Senator Patrick J. Leahy and Republican Senator Rand Paul introduced the Safety Valve Act of 2013. If the bill becomes law,...
When Hazing becomes a Violent Crime
Hazing Rituals Cross the Line into Violent Crime Hazing, a method of initiating a person into a group through harassment, abuse, or humiliation, is a common but deadly practice on many college campuses. Due to the severity of injuries that have resulted from hazing...