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28 Sep 2016, 1:08 pm by Andrew Crocker
In the words of colonial lawyer James Otis, general warrants “annihilate” the “freedom of one’s house” and place “the liberty of every man in the hands of every petty officer. [read post]
1 Jul 2016, 7:29 am by Douglas A. Berman
Unsuprisingly, Bill Otis is dancing on the grave of these efforts via this post at Crime & Consequences titled simple "Victory. [read post]
21 Jun 2016, 5:29 pm by Elliot Harmon
Ron Wyden, the bill’s sponsor, posted a video message on Twitter explaining why it’s essential that Congress pass the Stopping Mass Hacking Act. [read post]
8 Jun 2016, 8:19 am by CrimProf BlogEditor
The New York Times has this forum, with contributions by Paul Butler (Georgetown), Tracey Meares (Yale), Bill Otis (Crime & Consequences), and yours truly. [read post]
8 Jun 2016, 2:59 am by SHG
Bill Otis wants to give the judge life plus cancer for such an “unserious” sentence and argues that this proves the need for mandatory minimums. [read post]
7 Jun 2016, 11:38 am by Paul Cassell
  One corrective, raised as a possibility by former federal prosecutor Bill Otis, is that California should adopt mandatory minimum sentences for sex crimes like this. [read post]
16 Mar 2016, 9:54 am by Kent Scheidegger
  Here at C&C, Bill Otis had this post early this morning.I was hoping for a diversity pick. [read post]
16 Feb 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Georgia corrections officers accused of taking bribes, drug trafficking [WXIA Atlanta; compare Baltimore jail guards scandal] More reactions to Justice Scalia’s death: Lee Liberman Otis, Joseph Bottum, Emily Zanotti, David Wagner/Ninomania. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 8:52 am by Douglas A. Berman
Attorneys and Bill Otis and others who have been consistent opponents of any changes to the current federal sentencing status quo. [read post]
31 Jan 2016, 4:48 am by SHG
”  Bill Otis has questioned whether the same “courage” would be praised had the judge deemed the “right thing” to be a substantially harsher sentence, ignoring law and guidelines to mete out severe punishment if that was what the judge decided proper. [read post]
16 Dec 2015, 7:21 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Bill Otis has this post at Crime & Consequences: The crime figures I have been using (and almost all other bloggers and academics use) are taken from the Uniform Crime Reports compiled by the FBI. [read post]
23 Nov 2015, 3:16 am by SHG
I may not have any persuasive force with Chuck Grassley, unlike Bill Otis, but those on the New York Times editorial board who read SJ might want to give me a little more credit than they do for dot-connecting way ahead of them. [read post]
19 Nov 2015, 2:35 pm by CJLF Staff
On the CJLF website, Kent and Bill Otis preform a valuable service by pointing this out. [read post]
11 Oct 2015, 6:09 am by SHG
” And if anyone is going to hype the parody arguments for the prosecution, it’s Bill Otis. [read post]