Tag Archives: Law

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Very Much Alive in Beaverton School District

Dyer Sez: Fourth grade teacher Seth Stambaugh has found himself about to be reassigned to another school over the controversy of…admitting he’s gay. According to a story by Wendy Owen of the Oregonian, a conversation initiated by a 4th grade … Continue reading

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Man Found Guilty Of Being A Moron On Facebook And Sentenced….To the Army

Dy’er Sez: Our criminal court system is supposed to be set up to determine one’s guilt or lack thereof, and to assign punishment to those who have broken a law. But, according to an AP story, a new court ruling … Continue reading

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KIDS HAVING FUN OR CRIMINAL CONDUCT?

Dy’er Sez: There are a few things in this story that seem like either the management of the fast-food joint or the police were overreacting. First off, if the kids were really imitating the YouTube video (which is included below), then … Continue reading

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UPDATE: AG DROPS INVESTIGATION OF MICHALE HILTON IN HARDIN/APF FIASCO

Dy’er Sez: After all that has happened, including potential contempt of court charges against ‘capt’ Michael for not turning over documents ordered by the AG, this seems like a complete travesty of justice. My gut feeling is that someone with some … Continue reading

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POLICE HAVE STOPPED OVER A MILLION PEOPLE FOR ILLEGAL SEARCHES

Dy’er Sez: Although the police departments involved claim that this is an excellent crime deterrent and cite the legality of these searches based on a 1968 Supreme Court ruling which came up with the idea of ‘reasonable suspicion’ as a way … Continue reading

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John Sez: It seems that the media attention on APF and the city of Hardin reached enough of a boiling point that the deal, which was clung to very tightly by the parties involved, may just fizzle out.

Dy’er Sez: It seems that the media attention on APF and the city of Hardin reached enough of a boiling point that the deal, which was clung to very tightly by the parties involved, may just fizzle out. After a public … Continue reading

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IN FRANCE: DOWNLOAD ILLEGAL MATERIAL AND LOSE YOUR INTERNET…FOREVER

Dy’er Sez: This is the most draconian proposal (apparently, soon to be a law) I have ever seen concerning people who download copyrighted material illegally. It seems that the recording and movie industry has gone way, overboard (and, just a hunch, … Continue reading

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