Fresno criminal defense lawyer Rick Horowitz wrote earlier this week on his blog about some of the disturbing but common abuses of authority committed by police officers. He lays a large part of the blame at the feet of judges, who too often defer to the police in their decisions. Here is an excerpt:
Go look at PZ Myers’ post on Pharyngula with video of a conversation between Congressman John Conyers of Michigan and law professor John Yoo, who had a hand in the infamous torture memos. I have nothing further to add.