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Articles by Steve Horn

Cautionary Tale: Visible Fingertips in Cellphone Pictures Can Get You Arrested

by Steve Horn

For those in the U.S. who enjoy taking photos on their cellphones, particularly of illicit activities or potentially illegal ones, the South Wales Police force has sent a warning shot across the Atlantic to beware. Or else.

In March in South Wales, U.K., a kingpin of a ...

New Report: 60 Percent of Exonerations Stem from Official Misconduct

by Steve Horn

The newly released 2017 edition of the National Registry of Exonerations report delivers big findings about the work done by conviction integrity units (“CIUs”), innocence projects, and what some legal experts refer to as the “two-tiered” criminal justice system.

Put together by the University of Michigan Law ...

Prosecutors’ Offices Taking Thousands in Grant Money, Fueling Crackdown on Sex Buyers

By Steve Horn

Investigative articles published on March 24 by the Seattle-based alt-weekly The Stranger and the online publication The Intercept reveal that prosecutors’ offices in King County, Washington and nationwide have taken hundreds of thousands of dollars in private grant money which legal critics and defense attorneys have argued ...

Congressional Spending Bill Provision ‘Clouds’ Constitutional Rights in Criminal Probes

by Steve Horn

Civil liberties advocates have decried a provision tucked into the budget bill recently passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump, as an end-run around constitutional protections guaranteed under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

That provision was originally the stand-alone CLOUD (Clarifying ...

 

 

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