Fault Lines
18 August 2017
  • A NY Parolee’s 4th Amendment Anklet Mess

    by - Jan 12, 2017
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    January 12, 2017 (Fault Lines) — It’s a safe bet Kamal Lambus will never forget May 8, 2013. That’s the day he signed a form consenting to wear an ankle monitor as a condition of his...
  • Five Justices Made A Charleston Memorial Service Constitutional

    by - Jan 10, 2017
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    January 10, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Dylann Roof appeared ready to let U.S. Attorney Nathan Williams lead him to a South Carolina gallows during his sentencing hearing. Williams gladly obliged, bringing thirty-eight witnesses with victim impact...
  • First Fault Lines Friday Fail of 2017

    by - Jan 6, 2017
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    January 6, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Welcome to a new year, and the most wonderful time of the week, the (almost) weekend. It’s time for the first Fault Lines Friday Fail of 2017. Temperatures may plummet,...
  • Policing For PEZ

    by - Jan 6, 2017
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    January 6, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Chuck Canterbury, the head of the Fraternal Order of Police, recently opined at the Daily Caller that civil asset forfeiture was a necessary tool to fight crime and terrorism. He...
  • Minnesota’s Rational Indefinite Commitment of Sex Offenders

    by - Jan 5, 2017
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    January 5, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Minnesotans who receive the label “sex offender,” and are determined either a “sexually dangerous person” or “a person with a sexual psychopathic tendency,” now face the potential for life incarceration in...
  • My Time With Rufus And Rocky

    by - Jan 4, 2017
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    January 4, 2016 (Fault Lines) — When I tell people I used to live and work across the street from a moonshiner, they usually laugh and think I’m exaggerating. Rufus and his son Rocky* were the...
  • Sometimes Prosecutors Have To Say “Sorry”

    by - Jan 3, 2017
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    January 3, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Fault Lines alumnus, Murray Newman, covered the story of Robert Yetman’s mistrial in December of 2015. At the time, Murray was pessimistic regarding any sort of appeal. The new year...
  • Shedding The Trump Ten, Fault Lines Edition

    by - Dec 23, 2016
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    December 23, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Gaining weight this holiday season isn’t a sign of reaching for one too many slices of pie, or indulging a bit too much in the Christmas goose. According to the...
  • Fault Lines Final Friday Fail 2016

    by - Dec 23, 2016
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    December 23, 2016 (Fault Lines) — It’s beginning to look a lot like that most wonderful time of the week, the (almost) weekend, and time for the Final Fault Lines Friday Fail of 2016. While you hung...
  • James Brunson Fought The Law And Won

    by - Dec 22, 2016
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    December 22, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Usually the phrase, “I fought the law and the law won,” is a truism in the justice system. There are, however, rare moments where the little guy fights the law and...
  • Minnesota College Football Players Silenced For Title IX Protest

    by - Dec 20, 2016
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    December 20, 2016 (Fault Lines) — The amorphous blob of a sexual assault law that isn’t, often referred to here as “Title IX,” clashed last week with another major powerhouse on college campuses. College athletics bring...
  • Bunker Hill Cops Quit, Fault Lines To The Rescue

    by - Dec 16, 2016
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    December 16, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Fault Lines Contributor Greg Prickett, a former law enforcement officer, is steadfast in his opinion when cops whine and moan about their difficult jobs. When they start crying about a...
  • Fault Lines Friday Fail

    by - Dec 16, 2016
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    December 16, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Hi, everybody! It may be nine days till the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s already that most wonderful time of the week, the (almost) weekend, which brings...
  • Sixth Circuit To College Kids: “What Due Process?”

    by - Dec 15, 2016
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    December 15, 2016 (Fault Lines) — It’s getting harder to justify the ridiculous kangaroo court system created by Title IX and the infamous “Dear Colleague” letter that mandated “compliance” by creating campus tribunals hearing sexual assault...
  • A Brief Moment Of Compassion For “Sex Offender’s” Rights

    by - Dec 13, 2016
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    December 13, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Courts are starting to realize continued punishment of those labeled “sex offenders” brings lasting consequences far beyond having to register yearly and avoiding contact with children. Federal courts are taking...
  • Ban Christmas For The Public Good

    by - Dec 9, 2016
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    December 9, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Our mean-ass editor* recently sent the Fault Lines contributors an email reminding us the holidays will soon be upon us and Fault Lines will temporarily cease operations for a Christmas...
  • Fault Lines Friday Fail

    by - Dec 8, 2016
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    December 9, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, welcome once again to that most wonderful time of the week, the (almost) weekend, and another edition of the Fault...
  • Harris County: Bad Magistrates, Bad Bond Hearings

    by - Dec 8, 2016
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    December 8, 2016 (Fault Lines) — If you are arrested and charged with a criminal offense, you may be required to post a bond to ensure your return to court. Texas has very detailed laws concerning...
  • Jailing Twitter Troll Babak Taherzadeh Goes Too Far

    by - Dec 6, 2016
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    December 6, 2016 (Fault Lines) — If you’re on social media, there’s a good chance you’ve encountered a “troll,” someone who posts incredibly offensive and inflammatory statements just because they can. Usually the most egregious punishment...
  • Fault Lines Friday Fail

    by - Dec 2, 2016
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    December 2, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Wow. It’s December. Holidays are ahead for everyone. If you’re reading this you’re probably thinking about the two-day holiday you’ve got coming up. That’s because it’s that most wonderful time...