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Radley Balko
Opinion journalist, Washington Post. Author of Rise of the Warrior Cop, and The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist. Honorary Duckmaster (3/24/18).
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Michael Freeman 11m
Kentucky bourbon makers being hurt by tariffs no doubt appreciate your sense of priorities on issues to raise.
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Just returned from a hipster coffee shop. Overheard the liberals there whispering that everyone should buy some amazing book called The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist.
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Mona Holland 10h
Can't recommend 's book enuf. (Co-authored w/ Mississippi's Innocence Project director.) Pervasive, discredited junk science joined with systemic racism has resulted in a degree & kind of injustice (much of it nationwide) that wounds the soul. And, frankly, it enrages
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Sean Gunn Jul 21
1. I hope it goes without saying that I love and support my brother James. And I'm quite proud of how kind, generous, and compassionate he is with the people in his life, whether they are friends, family, colleagues, fans, or strangers.
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Defrosting Cold Cases 17h
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Radley Balko 21h
Caught myself unironically using the phrase “surf the web” a couple weeks ago. Having a hard time getting past it.
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Radley Balko Jul 21
Yes. Watch.
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Daniel Dale Jul 21
Woman files domestic violence complaint against ex-fiance accused of beating her son, moves into shelter; ex-fiance files domestic violence complaint against her; ICE arrests her when she arrives at court, citing the fact that she's a "criminal defendant."
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Ruth Graham Jul 20
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Radley Balko Jul 20
Headline of the day: Rick-Santorum-warned-us-about-this edition.
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Steven Hale Jul 20
Nashville recently eliminated pretrial jail fees. But in jurisdictions across the country, pretrial detainees — most of whom are only there because they can't afford bail — are charged a daily fee for sitting in jail awaiting trial. Me at :
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Radley Balko Jul 19
No slight intended. Your study and a couple others have obviously contributed a ton to understanding of these issues. The post wasn’t meant to be a review of the academic research on the FE, but it probably would have been better if I’d included that.
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Radley Balko Jul 19
New at The Watch: Trying to make sense of that USA Today study on de-policing in Baltimore.
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Radley Balko Jul 19
27 Florida death row inmates have been exonerated since 1973 -- more than any other state.
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Radley Balko Jul 19
I guess that's one way to distract from Helsinki.
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Radley Balko Jul 19
Has there been any reporting on who the translator is, or how she was chosen?
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Mike Masnick Jul 19
All of this leads to a world in which Facebook is the arbiter of truth. And that's really bad.
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Jeff Flake Jul 19
The Russian ambassador says that "important verbal agreements" were reached at the Helsinki summit. What are those commitments, Mr. President? Congress needs to know.
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Liliana Segura Jul 19
Love this story by , on what can happen when victims' families refuse to let prosecutors abuse their trust or define justice for them.
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