Monthly Archives: November 2012


Posted 2 years ago in News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd  
Man Makes Deathbed Confession, Goes to Prison for Life

LEGAL NEWS OF THE WEIRD — By 2009, James Washington believed he had gotten away with a 1995 murder, but then he had a heart attack, and on his deathbed, in a fit of remorse, he confessed to a confidant. (“I have to get something off my conscience,” he told a guard in the jailhouse where he was serving time for a lesser, unrelated offense.) However, Washington miraculously recovered from the heart attack and tried to take back his confession, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Michele Bowman  
Immigration Program Explodes After Obama Re-election

Now that President Barack Obama has been reelected, even more young immigrants are applying for reprieve under his administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. That’s because Obama and other Democrats have made it an important policy to give a break to undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children. Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney had vowed to kill the program, according to recent reports. Over 53,000 immigrants have been approved to stay in the United States another …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Marijuana Video by Kate Stafford  
Know the Search Laws to Avoid a Pot Bust [Video]

  The new laws legalizing marijuana in some states make an ounce of weed almost as easy to buy as a bottle of beer.  For example, voters in Colorado and Washington made recreational use of pot lawful, it’s still illegal in Oregon. Lawyers.com reporter Kate Stafford explains some of the legal rights of pot smokers. To avoid getting busted, it is essential that you know the laws of search and seizure. Keith Stroup, a criminal law attorney who founded the …

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Honeybaked Ham Can Access Harassed Employees’ Social Media

Representing about 20 women who complained about sexual harassment, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing Honeybaked Ham, but the meat store is fighting back – with Facebook. A federal judge hearing the case in Colorado on Nov. 7  agreed with the company that the women must produce information from their social media accounts as well as their cell phones, which he said could show whether class members were as emotionally and financially damaged as they claim.     …

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Posted 2 years ago in Uncategorized by Laura Kresich  
Happy Thanksgiving!

We will be suspending publication on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 in honor of the holiday. We’ll be back with fresh content on Monday, Nov. 26. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!  

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