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Witnessing a Federal Execution

Peter Slevin The New Yorker
In 2001, at the Federal Prison in Terre Haute, I witnessed the execution of Juan Raul Garza. What, I wondered then, does the death penalty accomplish?

Friday Nite Videos | May 3, 2019

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William Barr's Master Class on Hair Splitting. For Pete at 100 | This Land Is Your Land. Elizabeth Warren: Time to Open Impeachment Proceedings. How Quantum Computers Break Encryption. Ady Barkan Testifies on Medicare for All.

Barr Lied to Congress. That’s a Crime. No One is Above the Law

Congressman Jerrold Nadler U.S. House Committee on The Judiciary
The Administration may not dictate the terms of a hearing...Every member of this Committee—Democrat and Republican alike—should understand the consequences when the executive branch tells us that they will simply ignore a lawful subpoena...
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