The Ballad of Sleepy Hollow and Elmsford, Too BY I.M. Cob

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The tribe has spoken and the winner declared.  As we said all along, Detective José Quinoy emerged as the winner of this summer’s “Survival” game.  As was expected and  predicted on this  blog, Federal Judge Karas today ruled José Quinoy would not be retried on a Federal civil rights charge.

eHeziThe Ballad of Sleepy Hollow and Elmsford, Too BY I.M. Cob

Jackson List: More on “Screws v. United States” BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

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 Last Sunday, I sent a Jackson List post about Shirley Sherrod’s March 2010 speech to a NAACP Georgia chapter and her connection to and remarks about Screws v. United States. (That post, slightly tweaked, is now a PDF file in the Jackson List archive see http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/graduate/law/faculty/profiles/Barrett/JacksonList.sju.) Screws was a 1940s lynching case.  Three white men—Sheriff Claude Screws of Baker County, Georgia, a …

eHeziJackson List: More on “Screws v. United States” BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

Weir Only Human: Political Criticism Should be Colorblind BY BOB WEIR

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When the first African-American was elected to thepresidency of the United States one would have thought that race would become a less serious issue for the country to deal with. Au contraire; after only about 18 months in office, accusations of racism rival those of a generation ago when the thought of a black president seemed very remote. It was to be expected that blacks would …

eHeziWeir Only Human: Political Criticism Should be Colorblind BY BOB WEIR