Daily Archives: March 23, 2012

Egyptian Policemen who Killed 22 People Given Suspended Sentences

By Sushila Rao In what Egyptian activists condemn as the latest in a series of acquittals and lenient sentences for policemen accused of the deaths of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising, a court in Egypt has handed down suspended one-year sentences to 11 policemen accused of killing 22 protesters and wounding 44 others on…

“Flagrant Conduct” and the Perfect Prosecution Part 2

By David Yin In last week’s post, I wrote about how “perfect plaintiffs” can be outcome-determinative to the resolution of a case, or the crafting of a rule. Today we return to Dale Carpenter’s book Flagrant Conduct on Lawrence v. Texas,and the importance of a “perfect prosecution.” In some cases where plaintiffs seek to challenge unjust laws, the challenge might…

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