Ira. Legal news and articles for February 12 - 17, 2016

The People v. O.J. Simpson Morally Corrupt Rankings, Week 3: 'The Dream Team'True StorytellerPhoto: ParamountIn Ireland, a Gangland Murder Implicates an IRA Splinter GroupCrackdown makes progress against downtown crime, Dallas police say40 Years of FBI HarassmentMonday editorial: Honor asylum granted to Michigan restaurant ownerIran bans Valentine's Day in bid to crack down on 'decadent Western culture'Ira Glass is a clear window into the future of radioFamily of man who died in Oakland police custody backing out of settlementLake County team fights for better compensation for crime victimsEx-IRA chief's €5m bill over proceeds of crimeEverything You Need To Know About Dublin's Deadly Drug WarGerry Adams Attacked In Irish Election Debate, Accused of Directing IRA Violence In The Past And Seeking To ...Adams isolated as Irish leaders debate ahead of Feb. 26 vote

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Adams isolated as Irish leaders debate ahead of Feb. 26 vote
KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsFebruary 12, 2016

Adams has stumbled during the campaign over Sinn Fein's pledge to abolish Ireland's Special Criminal Court, a three-judge venue that hears cases involving the IRA and organized crime without a jury. The government is committed to forming a second court ...more »

Irish Deploy Military-Style Checkpoints to Suppress Gang War
ABC NewsFebruary 9, 2016

Police say IRA factions are involved in supplying weapons to, and demanding protection money from, their criminal rivals. The Dublin leader of the Real IRA splinter group was killed in 2012 in alleged retaliation for his efforts to extort money from ...more »

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The People v. O.J. Simpson Morally Corrupt Rankings, Week 3: 'The Dream Team'
MTV.comFebruary 17, 2016

O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story tells the fascinating, tragic tale of Nicole Brown Simpson's real-life killing and the ensuing media frenzy around the murder trial of her famous ex-husband, O.J. Simpson. Once again, in honor of “the morally corrupt ...more »

True Storyteller
Good TimesFebruary 17, 2016

For me, I felt like when we went on the air and began broadcasting I knew that at the very least where our reporting had led us was that this crime did not happen the way the state is saying that it happened. So in that regard, at least, I knew I had a ...more »

Photo: Paramount
A.V. ClubFebruary 17, 2016

A self-destructive gambit like this is certainly news to Baum, but Vennett's really explaining this to the dumb-dumbs in the audience who can't tell an IRA from the IRA. In The Wolf Of Wall Street, a film impossible not to compare to this one, Jordan ...more »

In Ireland, a Gangland Murder Implicates an IRA Splinter Group
NewsweekFebruary 16, 2016

Then, on the same day as the CIRA's claim of responsibility, came another act of violence: Four men entered the Dublin house of Eddie Hutch Sr. (the brother of Gerry Hutch, a former career criminal) and shot him dead in an apparent revenge attack. The ...more »

Crackdown makes progress against downtown crime, Dallas police say
Dallas Morning News (blog)February 16, 2016

Assistant Police Chief Gary Tittle said the arrest of Ira Booker, 17, in the Davis Building attack was evidence of a successful partnership between citizens and law enforcement. A resident tipped off mounted officers that Booker matched a description ...more »

40 Years of FBI Harassment
Indian Country Today Media NetworkFebruary 15, 2016

“Stalking,” a mural by Olympia artist Ira Coyne, based on a painting by Leonard Peltier, greets visitors to Olympia's Artesian Well, located nearby. ... Leonard is an Indigenous Activist imprisoned since 1977 for a crime he did not commit.” On June 26 ...more »

Monday editorial: Honor asylum granted to Michigan restaurant owner
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 14, 2016

An immigration appeals board is reviewing the case as Parlak enters the final month of a 90-day extension granted in December by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Let him stay. ... Why rob him of a decent, law-abiding life? Years after granting ...more »

Iran bans Valentine's Day in bid to crack down on 'decadent Western culture'
Daily MailFebruary 14, 2016

Iran has announced it is banning Valentine's Day celebrations in a bid to crack down on 'decadent Western culture.' On Friday Iranian news outlets reported police released a directive warning retailers against promoting 'decadent Western culture ...more »

Ira Glass is a clear window into the future of radio
The Denver PostFebruary 14, 2016

As the program's staff likes to point out, "This American Life" was the most popular podcast for several years on iTunes — until the show launched its first-ever spin-off in October 2014, the true-crime series "Serial," which supplanted its parent as ...more »

Family of man who died in Oakland police custody backing out of settlement
San Jose Mercury NewsFebruary 13, 2016

When he resisted sitting in a police car, Officer Ira Anderson grabbed him by his shirt, swept his legs out from under him and brought him to the ground, according to Anderson's deposition. While on the ground, numerous officers held Jaramillo down.more »

Lake County team fights for better compensation for crime victims
Chicago TribuneFebruary 12, 2016

Ira Silverstein of Chicago, would amend the Crime Victims Compensation Act to include legal representation for crime victims to defend their rights at no cost to victims or additional cost to taxpayers, Nerheim said. It would ensure that a victim's ...more »

Ex-IRA chief's €5m bill over proceeds of crime
The Times (subscription)February 12, 2016

Irish police are demanding more than €5 million from Thomas “Slab” Murphy, a former IRA commander, as the proceeds of his criminal empire were revealed in an Irish court. Police from both sides of the border found more than €1 million in cash and ...more »

Everything You Need To Know About Dublin's Deadly Drug War
BuzzFeed NewsFebruary 12, 2016

However, another statement sent later that day to the Irish Mirror said the earlier claim was false and made clear the group had “absolutely no involvement in criminal feuds”. There are no IRA links to this feud. While the provisionals killed numerous ...more »

Gerry Adams Attacked In Irish Election Debate, Accused of Directing IRA Violence In The Past And Seeking To ...
Breitbart NewsFebruary 12, 2016

Adams has stumbled during the campaign over Sinn Fein's pledge to abolish Ireland's Special Criminal Court, a three-judge venue that hears cases involving the IRA and organized crime without a jury. The government is committed to forming a second court ...more »

Adams isolated as Irish leaders debate ahead of Feb. 26 vote
KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsFebruary 12, 2016

Adams has stumbled during the campaign over Sinn Fein's pledge to abolish Ireland's Special Criminal Court, a three-judge venue that hears cases involving the IRA and organized crime without a jury. The government is committed to forming a second court ...more »

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