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New Miranda Warning: Anything You Rap Can and Will Be Used Against You in a Court of Law!

Criminal courts around the country have been witness to a new phenomenon in trial evidence: rap lyrics written or recorded by the defendant used against them in their criminal trials. According to a survey by the American Civil Liberties Union, this evidence was offered in at least 18 reported cases around the country and the […]

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From Cyberbullying to Suicide to Arrest. Only Possible In the FB Generation

I could write about how Tyler Clementi’s suicide was in part fueled by the rampant anti-gay rhetoric of  Tea Party people and their candidates. Or how incredibly sad it is that in 2010 being outted as gay is still something that would drive a talented young man to jump off the George Washington Bridge. But […]