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15 Apr 2010, 1:53 pm by arizonaplatt
by Charles Platt I don’t much care for libel laws. [read post]
17 May 2010, 5:18 pm by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt In West Virginia, you can lose your license for a year even if there’s no proof that you were driving, or there’s a possibility that you might have done all your drinking after driving. [read post]
8 Oct 2011, 11:12 pm by Charles Platt
From Charles Platt I’m sketchy on this aspect of Constitutional law, but isn’t the Justice Department strongly influenced by presidential policy, formally or informally? [read post]
20 Aug 2010, 11:58 am by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt Both sides are claiming tolerance. [read post]
18 Dec 2010, 11:51 am by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt After Amazon caved in and removed _The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure_, other titles with erotic content are now being targeted. [read post]
9 May 2010, 5:00 pm by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt Recently I was talking to a criminal attorney who handles a lot of drug cases. [read post]
16 May 2012, 3:58 am by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt Yes we have our problems but the UK tends to be that little bit worse. [read post]
18 Feb 2011, 5:57 pm by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt Of course this is only one side of the story. [read post]
6 Jan 2012, 8:07 pm by Charles Platt
From Charles Platt Despite its inflammatory title,This seems a carefully written piece analyzing the powers of indefinite detention under the NDAA. [read post]
15 Sep 2010, 10:59 pm by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt On Good Morning America, Breyer compares burning a Koran to shouting “Fire!” [read post]
24 Feb 2012, 10:51 am by Charles Platt
From Charles Platt A judge in Pennsylvania who just happens to be of muslim faith informed a plaintiff that the 1st Amendment doesn’t necessarily give you the right to “p people off.” [read post]
1 Jun 2010, 7:09 pm by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt The National Hispanic Media Coalition, which contains groups with harmless or even benign-sounding names such as Free Press, the Media Access Project, Common Cause, and the Prometheus Radio Project, renewed its demands earlier this month for the FCC to investigate “hate speech” and “misinformation” in the media. [read post]
14 Sep 2010, 10:44 am by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt Send a drunken email from the UK to the White House, calling the president a prick, and you’re banned from the United States for life. [read post]
4 Apr 2010, 10:01 pm by arizonaplatt
by Charles Platt I have no formal legal training, but emigrated from the UK to the US partly because I liked the First Amendment. [read post]
16 Apr 2010, 10:58 pm by arizonaplatt
by Charles Platt I’d like to extend my previous post on drunk driving to examine the relationship of trust between driver and passengers. [read post]
11 Apr 2010, 10:40 pm by arizonaplatt
by Charles Platt I wonder if anyone else agrees that drunk driving is a victimless crime. [read post]
11 Dec 2010, 11:37 pm by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt The text of the poem is circulating freely online, so, here it is: – THE SNIPER As the tyrant enters his cross hairs the breath he takes is deep His focus is square on the target as he begins to release A patriot for his people he knows this shot will cost [...] [read post]
9 Sep 2010, 11:06 pm by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt Nice piece at cnet by Declan McCullagh summarizes the worsening situation re Craigslist. [read post]
31 Dec 2010, 3:11 am by Charles Platt
by Charles Platt Florida has joined the growing list of states that are raising revenue by stopping drivers at random (not with probable cause) and forcing everyone to be breathalyzed–on the understanding that if anyone refuses, a judge on-site will issue a warrant authorizing the cops to take a blood sample by force, if necessary. [...] [read post]
25 Oct 2012, 12:25 pm by Charles Platt
Contributed by Charles Platt For two weeks, now, UK residents have been stunned by an avalanche of revelations–or at least accusations–regarding the BBC and one of its most famous, nationally revered figures, Sir Jimmy Savile, a disc jockey who hosted shows over a period of decades. [read post]