Category Archives: Fairness

Fairness goes beyond Due Process, but Due Process is an element.

Enhancing Minority Disproportionate Incarceration Rates In Iowa

A minority impact statement is a significant portion of a fiscal note prepared by the nonpartisan Fiscal Division of the Iowa Legislative Services Agency.  In cooperation with the Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning of the Department of Human … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Watch and Release on Sunday

SOAR – Saving Our Avian Resources is excited to announce that an eagle that had elevated lead levels is ready for release back to the wild!  Join us at 2:00 p.m. at Jester Park Lodge, near Granger, Iowa, for a … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Judicial and Legislative Branches

On Monday, July 16, Governor Terry Branstad issued a commutation to 38 of Iowa’s lifers.  That group of lifers consists of those felons who are serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as … Continue reading

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Falsity and Nothing More

Is lying protected by the First Amendment? Well, yes and no. Continue reading

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Suicide by Cop; The Sequel

There is so much wrong with this story. Continue reading

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Knock, Knock; Who’s There?

Imagine renting a home and answering the door to a couple of men in suits.  “We understand you have a few people living here that are unrelated to you.”  How would you respond to that question by someone showing an … Continue reading

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