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How Supreme Court decisions impacted the Ferguson Grand Jury

Nancy Gertner, a former federal Judge, a current Harvard Law professor, and longtime advocate for civil rights has, written a nice and short piece relative to how recent Supreme Court cases made it more likely that the result in Ferguson … Continue reading

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How Rare is It for a Grand Jury not to Indict?

Nate Silver’s “538” website published an article yesterday on how rare it is for a grand jury not to indict, except, of course, when the question involves the indictment of a police officer.  (If you’re not familiar with Nate Silver, … Continue reading

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You Could See This One Coming From a Mile Away

Well, I hate to say it, but you could see this one coming from a mile away. Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the August 9 shooting of Michael Brown. I don’t know if he should have … Continue reading

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