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Earlier in January, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced that it was considering charging Harvey Weinstein for two Beverly Hills sex crime cases. The District Attorney has established a special task force to review these cases as well as other cases brought against Weinstein.

The Weinstein scandal broke in the fall of  last […]

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Bad Boys, Whatcha Gonna Do When the Police Cam Catches You?

On January 30, 2015 By

With more and more police departments purchasing body cameras and adopting policies that officers wear these cameras at all times when on duty, one is left wondering what will the effects on the criminal justice system be?

Departments that have implemented the use of body cameras have achieved staggering results.  The police department in […]

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Can’t Touch This

On February 9, 2011 By

Law school has all but ruined my love for the prime-time law drama. No one ever follows the rules. Not only do these shows run fast and loose with the law, but they take great liberties with forensic science. Detectives solve complicated, outrageous crimes quickly and neatly, usually after some geek in a lab coat […]

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While he awaits sentencing, a convicted pornographer continues blogging from his jail cell. Convicted two years ago on charges stemming from distribution of child pornography, he faces up to fifteen years in jail. He posts to as often as he can, via phone calls to friends and relatives who transcribe his words […]

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An American grand jury indicted a German and a Briton last Thursday, beginning the first American prosecution of hackers for distributed denial-of-service attacks. Axel Gembe and Lee Graham Walker are accused of intentionally damaging a computer system and conspiracy, charges that could lead to fifteen years in prison.

A distributed denial-of-service, or […]

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