January 5th, 201515There was no reason the Mike Brown case shouldn't have gone to trial. Too many convoluted stories, too many opposing claims; the mere fact that there are different time lines alone proves that the case should've gone to trial.
December 3rd, 2014305Cyril Wecht appeared on CNN to give his take back in November, before defense attorney -- sorry, "lead prosecutor" -- Mike McCulloch got Wilson off the chopping block. His words are a few weeks old now, but worth hearing.
November 28th, 2014187Mix two parts pride, three parts cowardice and .45 caliber of opportunity -- that's the modern police officer. Maybe it's because of that that Darren Wilson's killing of Michael Brown has become such a flashpoint in the United States. It's not because Wilson is exceptionally anything, including possibly even racist; it's that he's...
November 27th, 201486Just when you thought it was safe to go in the loony bin...a Republican thinks a midwestern cop who murdered a black kid should be invited to the White House. It's interesting and telling how Republicans like Peter King have reacted to Wilson's clearing by the Grand Jury. Not to Wilson himself, but more to the whole incident.
November 26th, 2014294After the New York Times posted Darren Wilson's marriage license, right-wingers decided that the writers of the article in which it was included need to receive some 'street justice.'
November 25th, 2014300St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch gave a bizarre statement today in which he attacked social media for pushing a distorted view of the shooting -- and his attack wasn't even over before Twitter users opened fire.