Category Archives: Legal

House Votes to Approve Resolution to Condemn QAnon

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On October 2, the House approved a resolution condemning QAnon, a movement that promotes governmental conspiracies and who has been encouraged by President Trump. It passed 371-18, with one GOP member voting present. Seventeen Republicans and one independent voted against the resolution. The resolution “condemns QAnon and rejects the conspiracy theories it promotes,” while also encouraging the FBI and law enforcement to focus on violence prevention from these extremists. The resolution was sponsored first by Representative Tom Malinowski, a Democrat running for reelection in New Jersey and second, Denver Riggleman (R-Va.). He claims to have been the target of death […]

Scott Peterson’s Death Sentence Overturned by California Supreme Court

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In 2004, Scott Peterson was convicted of first-degree murder of his pregnant wife, Laci, and of second-degree murder of his unborn son, Conner in California. In 2005, he was sentenced to death by lethal injection. His case was put on automatic appeal to the Supreme Court of California and on August 24, 2002 the death penalty for him was overturned by the court. However, his murder convictions were not overturned. Imparial Jury at Sentencing The court said that the judge’s mistakes led to an impartial jury during sentencing. Some jurors had views on capital punishment that would impair their ability […]

Eric Trump Summoned to Testify

The New York Attorney General, Letitia James, is suing the president’s business, his son Eric Trump and other associates as of August 24, 2020. This is in order to force compliance as they have refused to appear at interviews regarding the matter. “Nothing will stop us from following the facts and the law, wherever they may lead. For months, the Trump Organization has made baseless claims in an effort to shield evidence from a lawful investigation into its financial dealings,” James said in a statement. “They have stalled, withheld documents, and instructed witnesses, including Eric Trump, to refuse to answer […]

Tourist Deaths in Dominican Republic

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More than six tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in the last 12 months. One of which is Robert Wallace who fell ill in April at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana on April 14. He became sick and soon died after drinking scotch from the minibar at the hotel. David Harrison (45) died at the same hotel in July 2018. Recently, Miranda Schaup-Werner (41), Edward Holmes (63), and Cynthia Day (49) arrived at the Dominican Republic on May 25, and all died at Bahia Principe hotels. Miranda Schaup-Werner lost consciousness the day she arrived and […]

Alabama House Bill 379

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Bill HB 379, passed unanimously in the state senate of Alabama awaiting the Governor’s signature would require those who commit certain sex offenses to undergo “chemical castration.” This condition of parole would keep offenders from committing similar crimes. Testosterone-Inhibiting Medication The bill proposed states that the judge must order those convicted of a sex offense involving a child under the age of 13 to receive testosterone-inhibiting medication a month before their prison release. Most of these offenders would pay for this treatment, which will be administered by the Department of Public Health until the judge decides it is no longer […]