GENDER POLITICS AND MAINE’S CERTIFIED BATTERERS’ INTERVENTION PROGRAMS
In a recent case before Maine’s State Supreme Court (The Law Court), State v. Mosher, 2012 ME 133, Christopher Mosher challenged the 2-year probation term imposed as part of his sentence for a conviction of domestic violence assault. Mosher claimed that the … Read More
U.S. #1 CAUSE OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH, PRESCRIPTION DRUG O.D.
The other day, I ran through some hypothetical twists to illustrate how the Maine criminal statutes treat unauthorized users, furnishers and sellers of even small amounts of the prescription drugs oxycodone and hydrocodone. These drugs are truly a public scourge. … Read More
ITALIAN MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTIONS FOR INADEQUATE EARTHQUAKE WARNING
Below is a link to a story about manslaughter convictions handed down in Italy today against 7 scientists and earthquake experts because they failed to predict and warn the public of an earthquake that resulted in numerous deaths. There is probably no idea, … Read More