Daily Archives: September 11, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
9/11 Remembered

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, the country continues to honor and mourn the loss of emergency workers and civilians, and its leaders emphasize a spirit of lasting unity and strength. In New York, the day arrived much the same as that crystal-clear fall morning that is indelibly etched into the consciousness of the nation. “It is a solemn day, but it is also a day of service,” says the U.S. Department of Justice in …

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Posted 2 years ago in Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
9/11 Cost You Your Civil Rights

Eleven years ago today airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania in one of the darkest days in our nation’s history. Nearly 3,000 Americans died that September morning, killed by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists who hijacked the planes as part of a global jihad against the United States and Western culture. The consequences of the attack and our response to it still linger to this day, from our heightened national security state, to two …

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Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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Social Media Makes It Tougher to ‘Speak Out of School’ Drama, chatter and gossip between kids doesn’t stop when they leave the schoolyard, and it never has, says ABC Legal Analyst Dan Abrams. Today, social media, instant messaging and texting keep conversation going off-campus. But some schools are instituting far-reaching policies that allow them to discipline students for social media posts made during non-school hours. Find Out More…   Divvying up the Collectibles in a Divorce If you’re getting divorced, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Wisconsin Sikhs Seek Guns After Temple Massacre

In the aftermath of last month’s rampage killing at a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin, some members of the religion are considering arming themselves in order to defend against future attacks. On August 5, Wade Michael Page burst into the temple in suburban Milwaukee and opened fire, killing six before police arrived on the scene. Page, who has been associated with white supremacist groups, apparently committed suicide after he was wounded by an officer. While the Sikh religion is known for …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Sylvia Hsieh  
Stupid Car Thief Posts Video of the Crime on Youtube

It used to be that criminals tried to hide their misdeeds, you know, like so they wouldn’t get caught. But apparently social media has changed all that, and criminals are finding it ever more difficult to resist the urge to broadcast their latest illicit exploits to friends, family, and the viewing public. In one recent case, a gun-toting Vancouver man posted a 4-minute video on Youtube starring himself driving around recklessly in an allegedly stolen car, showing off a 9 …

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