Constitutional Law Criminal Law

SCOTUS Decision on Juveniles is Harsh and Wrong on Many Levels

Where to begin with a discussion on SCOTUS’ 6-3 decision in Jones v. Mississippi that effectively reinstated Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP or LWOP hereafter)? Do I point out that its author Brett Kavanaugh wept crocodile tears before Congress about how mean they were to hold him accountable for actions and indiscretions he did as […]

Criminal Law

Brooklyn DA Walks Tightrope Recommending No Jail in Cop Shooting Case

Brooklyn NY District Attorney Kenneth Thompson is getting heat for recommending no jail time for convicted rookie Police Officer Peter Liang in the shooting death of Akai Gurley. But this case presented DA Thompson with a difficult position from the outset and I think the way he has handled it took a great deal of […]