A Laborious Labor Day

I received 2000 pages of discovery and a bunch of DVDs for a First Degree Murder Case. Problem is I got all this stuff three days before the pre-trial date. I had to give away my hogs tickets and forgo any Labor Day celebrations. It was worth it. After a contested hearing several people followed ...

A Technique Used to Extract True (and False) Confessions

The “Reid Technique” has been used to extract true and false confessions from suspects in police custody. When an unredacted FBI manual on interogation techniques was mistakenly released to the Library of Congress in 2013, it was revealed that the FBI used the “Reid Technique.” Most if not all American and Arkansas law enforcement organizations ...

The Online Black Market: An Introduction

Prior to the Healthcare.gov debacle, stories about Snowden and the NSA collecting folks’ information were more prominent in the news. As a privacy advocate who tinkers with technology, I naturally followed these stories. When I was searching for a distribution of Linux to use for security testing I came across articles discussing online black markets ...