The Guardian has reported that at least six journalists were arrested in the District of Columbia while covering the protests following Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017. The journalists arrested include a journalist from Vocativ, a journalist from RT America, a documentary producer, a freelance reporter, a live-streamer, and a photojournalist. Some of the […]Continue reading

The news is full of celebrities filing restraining orders (or Civil Protective Orders) against their former partners: Denise Richards against Charlie Sheen, Halle Barry against Gabriel Aubry, Kelly Rutherford against Daniel Giersch, and Rihanna against Chris Brown, just to name a few. Now it is possible that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitts’ name might be […]Continue reading

This summer, 175 men were arrested as part of a DC police prostitution sting. The police centered the operation in the downtown area of Northwest DC. The police focused on the customers of prostitution, colloquially referred to as “johns.” Most of the men were charged with solicitation of prostitution. For this sting, the Washington Post […]Continue reading

In every case, the government has the burden to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. “Beyond a reasonable doubt” is a highly debated standard. However, everyone is in firm agreement that the government must have significant evidence that the defendant committed the alleged crime in order to prevail at trial. When the government charges […]Continue reading