Why Do We Lie To Juries?
Commerce Clause and Physics

Protecting Their Own

Sometimes prosecutors and trial judges forget that they are not their locale's fiduciary.  After Kevin Roghneen broke a cancer survivor's arm in three places, he was sued.  Of course, the prosecutor did not dismiss the criminal case (even though the prosecutor's duty is to do justice, and not to insulate the city from liability).  The judge also refused to dismiss the case.  His reason:

I think the fact that there is a ten million dollar lawsuit really means that the court should not be dismissing this criminal case.

Wow.  You can read about the case here.

(Hat tip: CrimLaw.)