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Thursday, October 26, 2006

a buddy of mine was arrested

sp@rky jsut got out of jail, made $1 bail, but is facing from 0 - 501 (yes, 501) years in federal prison. just wanted to point out this news story, since i'm following it closely. i won't comment much further since 1. i don't know much and 2. this is the internet. i just thought it was interesting.

if you are in the bay area, his band is playing in the city this sunday night which i will be attending. details available from me by contact.

4 Comments:

Blogger Sony said...

That guy we played golf with, Tony Cardoza, is a serioulsy kick ass crim defense attorney, if your friend is looking. I think he's had Ed Rosenthal, who also got nabbed, as an expert witness before

10:38 AM  
Blogger A. said...

a buck? My original comment was going to be "I hope they don't play him like Ed, but at least that could have worked out worse". I guess it is working out worse.

2:08 AM  
Blogger A. said...

and speaking of the city, did you hear the one about rene boje?
update: she was denied a claim for refugee status in canada, came back to the US, 8/24/06, got one year probation, which she can serve in Canada

2:30 AM  
Blogger Erik said...

If ever there was a time to employ Jury nullification, this is it.

Let me also add that if Clarence Thomas had his way, this wouldn't even be an issue since the Feds wouldn't be able to trump state law without a better reason. His dissent in Gonzales v. Raich was brilliant:

"Respondents Diane Monson and Angel Raich use marijuana that has never been bought or sold, that has never crossed state lines, and that has had no demonstrable effect on the national market for marijuana. If Congress can regulate this under the Commerce Clause, then it can regulate virtually anything–and the Federal Government is no longer one of limited and enumerated powers."

8:35 AM  

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