• What Is Bail Money Actually For?
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    What Is Bail Money Actually For?

    We’ve all seen the courtroom drama show- the judge hears the initial details of a case and then after a little bit of deliberation, announces that the trial will proceed, and the defendant is told “bail is set at $100,000!”. But what does that mean exactly, and what happens when you post bail? You’re probably familiar with the term “getting bailed out” of something, or being saved from having to do something unpleasant by someone or something else out of your control. In reality, bail is similar, though unlike what some hopeful criminals might think, paying, or posting, your bail does not in any way get you out of your…

  • It’s time for the law to protect victims of gender violence | Laura L. Dunn
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    It’s time for the law to protect victims of gender violence | Laura L. Dunn

    Throughout the United States, there is growing social awareness that sexual violence and harassment are far too common occurrences within our various institutions — occurrences often without any accountability. As a result, the Me Too movement is upon us, and survivors everywhere are speaking out to demand change. Students have rallied against sexual assault on campus. Service members have demanded Congress reform the military, and workers ranging from Hollywood stars to janitorial staff have called out sexual harassment in the workplace. This is a tipping point. This is when a social movement can create lasting legal change. But only if we switch tactics. Instead of going institution by institution, fighting…

  • How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? – Peter Paccone
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    How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? – Peter Paccone

    There’s a job out there with a great deal of power, pay, prestige, and near-perfect job security. And there’s only one way to be hired: get appointed to the US Supreme Court. If you want to become a justice on the Supreme Court, the highest federal court in the United States, three things have to happen. You have to be nominated by the president of the United States, your nomination needs to be approved by the Senate, and finally, the president must formally appoint you to the court. Because the Constitution doesn’t specify any qualifications, in other words, that there’s no age, education, profession, or even native-born citizenship requirement, a…

  • Chappelle’s Show – Tron Carter’s “Law & Order” – Uncensored
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    Chappelle’s Show – Tron Carter’s “Law & Order” – Uncensored

    – HOW WAS WORK TODAY, CHARLES? – OH, SAME OLD, SAME OLD. ACCOUNTING’S COMPLAINING ABOUT US MISLEADING THE STOCKHOLDERS AND BLOWING THE EMPLOYEE PENSIONS AND– WHAT A BUNCH OF BABIES. I MEAN, COME ON, THIS IS BUSINESS, PEOPLE, RIGHT? AND SPEAKING OF BUSINESS, YEAH? [growls] SATCHCO, TAKE A POWDER. AND YOU. – [screams] – [growls] – [meows] – SNUGGLE BUNNY! – [laughs] – GET ON THE GROUND! – [screaming] [dog panting] – SHUT THAT FUCKING DOG UP! [gunshot] GET ON THE FUCKING GROUND! STOP RESISTING, SIR! [phone ringing] – NIGGA, I SAID STOP CALLING HERE, ALL RIGHT? I’M BAGGING UP THE COKE UP AS FAST AS I CAN! – I’M…