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Review Of The Charges

A close look at the law and the allegations suggests that outrage about the Brandon Duncan prosecution may be based on incomplete information. Burt Likko dissects the charges and the law for your review, compares that to the advice of his colleagues, and then finishes his nightcap.

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Associate Dean of Eureka Moments

I wish I was making up that title, but that is the advertisement for a new position at the University of Bristol. I can’t help but think of the job position as “Manager of Spontaneous Discovery.” Perhaps T.S. Eliot will not be offended; We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together…

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This Just IN: Pravda on the Wabash

The Governor of Indiana is about to launch a state-run news service that will compete with agencies such as the Associated Press even as it controls access to public information. It is an idea that is terrible for a number of reasons, the primary one being this:

It might well work.