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Amanda Billyrock takes a plea

By William R. Toler The trial of Amanda Billyrock didn’t exactly go as planned Monday morning. Instead of making the state prove her guilt in court, she decided it was in her best interest to take a deal and plead … Continue reading

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PINAC founder ‘Not Guilty’

By William R. Toler What is a “real” journalist? According to Miami prosecutors, apparently a “real” journalist is one that doesn’t question the police. And apparently, police and prosecutors don’t think Carlos Miller is a real journalist, as he told … Continue reading

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Cop Block founder faces 21 years for attempting accountability

By William R. Toler A political activist faces a possibility of 21 years in a cage for asking questions and recording answers. Adam Mueller, affectionately known as Ademo Freeman, is charged with three counts of felony wiretapping for recording conversations … Continue reading

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High-profile defendants rejecting plea deals

By Clyde Voluntaryist Never Take a Plea John Edwards did it. So did Roger Clemens. They both rejected plea deals. John Edwards’ plea deal included serving time in federal prison. Roger Clemens rejected a plea deal that would have spared … Continue reading

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Man sentenced for pamphleteering

By William R. Toler A Florida man will be spending some time in jail for activity that is usually allowed outside a courthouse. Mark Schmidter was found guilty of “indirect criminal contempt” Tuesday for passing out pamphlets in Orlando during … Continue reading

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