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Invalid Driver Licenses, Part I

Legislators appear enamored with holding driver licenses hostage. When I started as a lawyer, I discovered at least 17 different ways people could lose their licenses. Licenses can be invalidated for not paying child support, non-payment of surcharges, conviction of possession of marijuana and other drugs, driving while license invalid, refusal to provide a breath [..]

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Institutionalized Bad Faith Forensics

Crime “Labs” in America – Recipe for Corruption What’s worse in the criminal justice system: 1) institutionalized corruption of scientific integrity; or 2) an attempt to manipulate the situation to make it appear one believes scientific integrity is important? Crime lab scandals throughout the United States have become common, with even the vaunted FBI being [..]

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“Us Versus Them” attitudes undermine “Us”

I am eyeballs deep in Dallas Cowboy country, and Sunday was an angry day for many, maybe almost all, Cowboy fans.  You see, the Cowboys lost a heartbreaker to the Green Bay Packers in a close, hard fought game.   Cowboy fans are in uproar because of an unfavorable ruling against their team. They are [..]

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