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Posted 1 year ago in Crime On the Lighter Side by Betsy Kim  
‘Breaking Bad’: What Sentence Should Walt and Skyler Get? [Poll]

Be the “Breaking Bad” judge and jury. At the bottom of this article, take our Lawyers.com poll. Mark the sentences you’d hand down to Walter and Skyler White, then compare your views to other readers.   Highlights of “Rabid Dog” The last episode titled “Rabid Dog,” referred to a breakdown in the master and servant relationship of Walt, the crystal meth drug lord, and Jesse Pinkman, his dutiful assistant. After figuring out Walt poisoned his girlfriend’s son, Jesse turns on …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime On the Lighter Side Video by Betsy Kim  
Stack Your ‘Breaking Bad’ Analysis Against a Pro [Video]

  In television, when villains hatch psychological plots beyond our notions of human decency, are we amused and perhaps equally reassured, thinking we could never concoct such evil?   What Happened in “Confessions”? In the last episode of AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” Walter White records a confession. But instead of baring his soul on how he built of a crystal meth empire, he fabricates a twisted story, framing his DEA agent brother-in-law, Hank Schrader, as the drug lord, Heisenberg. Walt brings …

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Posted 1 year ago in Marijuana by Josh Crank  
Denial of Marijuana Reclassification Appealed to Supreme Court

Medical marijuana advocates want the United States Supreme Court to hear an appeal that could lead to marijuana’s removal from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Americans for Safe Access appealed a January decision from the District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court that found a lack of “adequate and well-controlled studies” proving the medical efficacy of marijuana. Even though plaintiffs presented more than 200 peer-reviewed studies, the three-judge panel concluded that the studies did not meet certain standards and …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government by Aaron Kase  
Cops Don’t Need a Warrant to Put Cameras on Your Property

Law enforcement agents do not need a warrant to install surveillance cameras on private property, a federal judge affirmed last month. The question came before district Judge William Griesbach in Wisconsin after Drug Enforcement Agency agents uncovered a massive marijuana growing operation with the help of cameras they set up in the yard of the suspected grow house. Defendants Manuel Mendoza and Marco Magana were arrested and face life in prison plus $10 million in fines after the DEA found …

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Appeals Court Considers Marijuana Reclassification

More than 10 years after it was initially filed, the latest petition to remove marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is finally giving the herb its day in court. The current classification lumps cannabis in with drugs such as heroin, LSD and mescaline. The District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments this week in the case of Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration, providing an opening for medical marijuana reform advocates …

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