Monthly Archives: December 2013

Presumed Guilt and the Media

It kind of all started with Rodney King—a video showing a man beaten nearly senseless by the police, and yet a jury let them off. Since then, the public has practically demanded to be the 13th member of the jury in any high-profile criminal case. But how is that working for us? Mistrust of the…

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How to be a good designated driver

There is always seems to be a reason to paint the town red. Even when it isn’t holiday party season, it’s someone’s birthday, or time to celebrate a job promotion, or even to just rejoice that you have finally made it to the weekend once again. Of course you look forward to going out and…

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“Do you know why I pulled you over tonight?”

You just left a wonderful company party, it’s late at night, and you can’t wait to get home. Not long after getting on the road, though, you are surprised to see lights flashing behind you. You pull over safely and the police officer approaches your window, asking for your license and registration. And then the…

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