The Daily Dog: Extrajudicial Extremism

In the countries where political factions like ISIS, the Taliban, Boku Haram, and other similar extremist groups exist, human rights suffer. The governments of several Middle Eastern and central African nations struggle to maintain civil order and criminal law in a manner commensurate with modern values and developed-world global expectations. Even in industrialized countries where … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Extrajudicial Extremism

The Sunday Dog: A Nation’s Shame

Yesterday, a Wisconsin jury determined that a 15-year-old girl was mentally ill when she participated in the 2014 stabbing of a classmate. Authorities charged Anissa Weier with second-degree homicide when she was just twelve after she and a friend lured another girl to a secluded area and stabbed her at the behest of a fictional … Continue reading The Sunday Dog: A Nation’s Shame

The Daily Dog: Bending the Bars

Yesterday, a panel of the California Parole Board agreed to grant parole to one of the state’s most despised convicts, Leslie Van Houten. The 68-year-old former Manson cult member has been in prison for over 40 years and has been denied parole over 20 times in the past two decades. Described as a “model” prisoner, … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Bending the Bars